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LIDC – IOE Grantsmanship Seminar

May 16 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

LIDC and UCL Institute of Education (IOE) are delighted to hold a Grantmanship Seminar from 11.30 – 14.00 on Thursday 16 May in Room 804, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AL. The event will highlight current grant opportunities, particularly in international development research, among post-PhDs.

The seminar will comprise presentations and an interactive session that explore the funding landscape in the UK and provide practical advice for researchers to apply successfully for funding. We will also showcase successful projects and illustrate the role that the LIDC and its network can play.

Furthermore the event will provide an opportunity for attendees to make connections and explore collaboration with likeminded researchers.

Indicative Agenda

11.30 – 11.35: Introduction from Professor Claire Heffernan, Director, LIDC

11:35 – 11.50: Overview of the UK funding landscape including key funders and research funded. Presenter: Dr Ana Antunes-Martins, LIDC Research Programme Manager

11.50 – 12:00: Tips for writing a successful application. Presenter: Steve Morrison, IOE/SLASH Research Facilitator

12.00 – 12:10: Tips for budgeting. Presenter: Loleta Fahad, Research Operations Office, IOE Research Operations Manager

12.10 – 12.25: Break

12.25 – 13.10: Interactive group activity on scoring an application. Facilitator: Ana Antunes-Martins

13.10 – 13.40: Presentations from current grant holders. Presenters: Dr Amy Harrison, Lecturer in Psychology, IOE, Dr Mandy Sadan, Reader, SOAS, and Dr Melanie Bunce, Senior Lecturer, City, University of London

13.40 – 14.00: Lunch

To RSVP, please register here.

NB. Attendance at this event is reserved for post-PhD academics at LIDC member institutions.


Room 804, UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL