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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bidding for funding'
April 16th, 2012 · No Comments
March 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment
Why do some funders demand the investment of so much effort and provide such a poor return for most?
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, […]
March 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment
British Academy devotes approximately £630,000 of university funding to making 855 early-career researchers feel depressed.
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 […]