Category Archives: Bidding for funding

More Wasted Efforts

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. … Continue reading

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Time Wasters

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

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Bidding Frenzy

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 … Continue reading

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No feedback from the British Academy

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

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

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 … Continue reading

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