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Perspectives on an academic environment: a collaborative blog by Gill Clough & Rebecca Ferguson

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Entries Tagged as 'Bidding for funding'

More Wasted Efforts

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Like Rebecca in her Time Wasters post, I too applied for a British Academy Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. The bid went in in November 2011, and I had set up collaborations with 4 other academic institutions. Like Rebecca, my bid was unsuccessful. In their response, The British Academy highlighted the high level of competition: One of the […]

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Gill

Time Wasters

March 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Why do some funders demand the investment of so much effort and provide such a poor return for most?

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Rebecca · Reflections

Bidding Frenzy

January 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Life is getting tough in the world of academia, with fewer funding calls and more competition for those that are available. The Institute of Education Technology (IET) is putting in a huge number of bids in January, about 12 I think. Those involved have been working day, night and weekends to get the bids written, […]

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Gill

No feedback from the British Academy

March 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

British Academy devotes approximately £630,000 of university funding to making 855 early-career researchers feel depressed.

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Rebecca · Reflections · Time Mangement

Fruit Flies are Little People – Bidding for Funding the Writing Process

November 20th, 2009 · No Comments

This workshop was facilitated by Robert Sunders & Anne Adams. It was a combination of workshop activities where we put together titles and abstracts for a bid which we then pitched to the group for comment. Listening to the abstracts from others from different disciplines was very interesting and getting an informed critique from Robert […]

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Tags: Bidding for funding · by Gill · Workshops