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By The Charlesworth Group on June 06, 2017

How to Cite Funding in Research

Funding, like many jobs, takes a long time to obtain. This is true for writing and individual funding grants, and for the amount of grant proposals required to secure funding.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 11, 2019

Charlesworth Knowledge research integrity training: Reviewing a grant application

As well as acting as a peer-reviewer for scientific papers in your field, its also common to be asked to review grant applications. Our Charlesworth Knowledge workshops provide training in how to perform reviews effectively and ethically.

 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 05, 2019

Want to win grant funding: It’s better to be a man, with lots of friends. What’s going on?

Recently published surveys have actually suggested that your chances of winning funding are higher if people know you, view you favourably within your field, and if you are a man. Things have to change.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on May 16, 2019

Successfully manage your research funding with Charlesworth Knowledge

Securing funding for your research can be both a blessing and a curse.

 

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 16, 2020

The art and science of successful grant writing

Winning funding has become a very important component of ‘success’ for researchers; academics are usually measured by universities and research institutes on the basis of their publications and grant income (to a greater or lesser extent depending on country).

 
 
 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 09, 2020

Writing Effective Grant Proposals: Why is your Research Important and Significant?

As a researcher, you know what questions you want to address and which problems you want to solve: the key hypotheses that you want to test and why these issues are important to you and your colleagues. One of the major barriers to writing successful funding applications is transferring your own passion for a particular research question to a wider audience: why should a funding agency or a set of reviewers find your research important and significant? Once early career researchers develop this essential persuasive skill, they can look forward to a successful academic career; after all, obtaining grant money is often one of the most important steps in getting any research project started.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 25, 2021

How to avoid the common pitfalls when navigating the Grant Application process

Writing a competitive grant proposal is time-intensive and challenging, especially when you are applying to a competitive grant program. The tips in this article serve to highlight some of the pitfalls that catch us out when first embarking on writing a grant proposal.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 27, 2021

Understanding Institutional Review Board Application Process: Human Subjects Research

Many research projects involve human subjects. Most institutions have an Institutional Review Board to ensure that research projects at the institution are in compliance with regulations for research that includes human subjects. When you are conducting a research project, you are required to submit an application for review to the IRB at your institution and receive approval before beginning the research project. Funders will ask about IRB approval when you submit an application, and you will be required to show a letter of approval by the time a grant is funded. It is important to understand how to prepare your IRB review application.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 27, 2021

A Guide to Finding the Right Funding Agency for your Project

So you have a new research idea you want to investigate. You are ready to engage in a project of significance and all you need now is the funding to move forward. So how do you find the right funding agency for your project? There are a number of decisions to make, such as how much funding do you need? Is your project more appealing to a public or private funding agency? And what is the process for submitting an application? Investing time and conducting research to determine the right funders for your project is well worth the effort. Submitting to a funding agency that aligns with your goals will increase your chances of success and also make the proposal writing process easier. Read on for some tips to help you find the right funder for your research project.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 11, 2021

How do I develop a competitive research design?

Applying for grant funding is very competitive, especially when submitting research proposals. The research design section of the proposal narrative is central to a successful grant application. The research design and methods are the core of any research project and therefore have the largest impact score during the reviews. So, what are important things to consider when developing a competitive research design?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 17, 2021

How do I develop a Grant Budget?

The budget and budget narrative are key components of your grant application packet. The budget is very important for the review process. The review panel will want to see that your research project is cost-effective, but also that your research project is properly resourced. You may have support from your institution to help you develop a budget and complete any budget forms that are required by the funder. Here are some useful tips to help you when developing your project budget.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Writing Competitive Grant Proposals: Module 1- Unpacking the Request for Proposals

Through our course on "Writing Competitive Grant Proposals", we try to simplify Grant Proposal Writing for you. Module 1 outlines the process, helps you understand the parts of a Request for Proposal (RFP) and explains what to consider while drafting your Grant Proposal.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Writing Competitive Grant Proposals: Module 2- Choosing the Right Funder

This module on Grant Proposal Writing explains how to identify the right funders for your research. It also talks about Grant databases and provides guidelines on how to seek and access the right Grant Fund.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Writing Competitive Grant Proposals: Module 3- Structuring the Proposal

Module 3 describes the structure of a Grant Proposal and talks about the tasks that need to be completed before drafting the proposal. It also advises on how to set project timelines, and provides guidelines for drafting and writing the Grant Proposal.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Writing Competitive Grant Proposals: Module 4- Developing a Grant Budget

Module 4 is about developing a Grant Budget. It takes you through the budget elements, budget narrative and summary.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 09, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: Writing Competitive Grant Proposals: Module 5- Resubmit or Process Award

This module helps you understand how to rewrite the Grant Proposal in case you need to resubmit it. It provides you helpful tips on fulfilling the post award tasks. It also sheds some light on how to manage your grant efficiently.

 

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