Writing successful project proposals – From idea to project: preparing a draft proposal

April 13, 2021 – April 14, 2021 all-day
Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Bergen

Course leaders: Friederike Hoffmann, Research Coordinator at GFI and EU expert evaluator; Mahaut de Vareilles, Research Advisor at GFI; Nadine Goris, Researcher at NORCE

Time: 13 & 14 April 2021, 09:00 – 16:30 both days

Credit point: 1 (ECTS)

Maximum number of participants: 15 (participants will be prioritized according to these categories: 1. CHESS member, 2. Member of Bjerknes Center for Climate Research, 3. Participants with own project ideas)

Registration form here (registration deadline: 14 March)

Course description

Target group is early career scientists (PhD, Post Doc, young researchers) in climate sciences with little or no experience in proposal writing.

The course will enable you to apply for external funding of your own research. You will learn how to prepare a draft for a successful research project proposal.

Using your own research ideas, you will learn:

– how to plan and structure a draft proposal
– how to develop the different components of the draft proposal
– how to draft a project budget
– where you can apply for funding

The course includes lectures, group work and plenary discussion. During the course, the participants will develop the project ideas of 3 participants into ready-to-use draft proposals.