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IN PERSON: Grant Writing for Postdocs (for Postdoctoral Fellows Only)

 

About this workshop

During this workshop we will explore scoping for funding opportunities, share essential advice and tips for putting together a successful grant application and; constructing a feasible project plan and budget. The session will be interactive and will include examples to work through.

NB: Attendance at this workshop is limited to Postdoctoral Fellows

 

What previous attendees have said about this workshop:

  • "The workshops that I have attended online and in-person have been excellent, and they are exactly the development programs I wanted when seeking a PostDoc Fellowship. Thank you for everything."
  • "It was worth attending, thanks to the organizers and all facilitators."
  • "I learnt how to my make my project proposal realistic and fundable."

About the presenters

Dr Dheshnie Keswell, Co-ordinator: Researcher Development, Research Office

PhD (Cell Biology), NRF Research Career Award Fellow and have been working in Researcher Development for more than 5 years.

 

Dr Amanda Claassen-Smithers, Co-ordinator: Researcher Development, Research Office

PhD (Exercise Science); Experience working in academia as well as private sector, while maintaining an active research & lecturing profile throughout; joined the UCT Researcher Development Academy in 2022.

 

Dr Alexandra Sutherland, Co-ordinator: Researcher Development, Research Office

PhD (Applied Theatre); 17 years as a full time academic; Active researcher and grant holder.

 

What level of study is the workshop aimed at?

Postgraduate Diploma

No

Honours

No

Masters

No

PhD

No

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yes

Junior Research Fellow

No

 

Which faculty/faculties is the workshop aimed at?

Humanities

Yes

Commerce (including GSB)

Yes

Law

Yes

EBE

Yes

Science

Yes

Health Sciences

Yes

CHED

Yes

 

Requirements

Preparation for the workshop

None

Level of participation at the workshop

Verbal and practical participation.

Registration

When registering for this workshop, you will be prompted to input your UCT credentials, including UCT e-mail address, for security reasons.  A confirmation e-mail will then be sent to the UCT e-mail address with which you registered.

 

Date:
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Time:
9:00am - 2:30pm
Location:
Hlanganani Junction - Level 5 - Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
Campus:
Upper Campus
Presenter:
Dr. Dheshnie Keswell, Dr. Amanda Claassen-Smithers & Dr Alexandra Sutherland (Researcher Development Academy)
Audience:
Postdoctoral Fellows
Categories:
OPGS workshops

Registration is required. There are 44 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Amanda Bessick

 

Contact:

Room 2.04  Level 2 Otto Beit Building

University Avenue, Upper Campus

University of Cape Town

Rondebosch 7700

 

Email Me

 

Social media:

@UCTpostgrads

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