Introduction to Postdoctoral Research Funding

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This online workshop is aimed at doctoral students considering further post-doctoral research, usually in their penultimate or final year of study, and those who have recently completed a doctorate. 

This session will provide an introduction to postdoctoral research opportunities and applying for postdoctoral funding; it will aim to cover the following: 

  • What is a postdoc.?  
  • Postdoctoral funding schemes offered by major UK and European funding bodies and how to apply to them. 
  • What makes a good postdoctoral project. 
  • The process of putting together a competitive funding application. 
  • About the trainer: 

This session will be delivered by Dr Helen Appleton. Helen is part of the Humanities Division’s Research Facilitation Team, which supports applications for external research funding. 

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