CARTA / ACU Funding Opportunity: Early Career Researcher Training Grants

ACU Funding Opportunity: Early Career Researcher Training Grants

Deadline: 23rd November, 2020

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New opportunity for university staff to organize and deliver training for their early career researchers, including doctoral candidates. 10 grants of a maximum of GBP 1000 each are available to equip researchers with essential skills to enable them to succeed in their careers, whether they remain in academia or utilise their skills in other professional fields. Skills which are in scope of the training include:

·      Presentation skills

·       Time management

·       Public engagement and communicating with non-academic audiences

·       Media training

·       Social media

·       Relationship/stakeholder management

·       Grant writing

·       Career training, including doctoral careers outside higher education

Eligibility: 

Research offices staff at ACU member universities, or any other staff member who leads on providing training for early career researchers, can apply. Universities can use their internal criteria of what defines an ECR, but this must include Doctoral candidates, and the training must be made available to ECRs from multiple disciplines.

To apply, submit an online application form

Amount: 10 grants of a maximum of GBP 1000

Closing date: Monday 23 November at 23:59 UTC.

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