Series of Grant Writing Workshops at Stony Brook University
JULY - EVENT IS FULL AND CLOSED
STRATEGIES, TACTICS, AND WRITING TIPS FOR PREPARING INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH GRANT PROPOSALS
3-part workshop offered on July 12, 19 and 26 from 4-5:30 in the Melville Library, E4340 - Participants should plan to attend all 3 sessions
Speaker: Beth Schachter from Beth Schachter Consulting
Workshop participants will gain a solid understanding of the creative (scientific) and the organizational/administrative aspects of preparing a highly competitive research grant application. They will draft a preliminary scientific plan for their own proposal as well as develop an action plan for completing the project.
SESSION 1 – GRANTSMANSHIP
• Overview of the workshop
• From Bright Ideas to Specific Aims
• Matching the Bright Idea/ Principal Investigator with the right source and category of funding and the best-fit scientific review group
• Basics of the granting process
• Identifying allies and advocates early in the application process
• Beginning to craft the Research Proposal
SESSION 2 – THE RESEARCH PLAN
• Research Strategy – Developing a plan that stays mindful of evaluation criteria
• Mind-mapping and outlining – ways of building the research plan and the administrative action plan for getting the grant submitted on deadline
• Group discussion of funded proposals (abstracts from NIH RePORTER and NSF Award sites)
SESSION 3 – EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
• Writing clearly, persuasively, and to deadline
• Title, Abstract and Key Words – The public face of your proposal
• Visual presentation of your plan, data and ideas
• Group discussion of participants’ Specific Aims page and Action Plan outline.
• Brief discussion of funding sources beyond NIH and NSF
For the first 16 interested and registered Postdoctoral and Junior Faculty participants, Beth Schachter will read and critique a draft Specific Aims page and will be available for a 45-minute consultation about grantsmanship strategies and tactics. This opportunity will hold for up to one year after the completion of the workshop.
Beth Schachter, PhD: A science communications consultant, Beth works with academic scientists,
Participants can pick and choose which workshops to attend.
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