Former ERC evaluator Petra Franitza tells Robin Bisson how she spotted promising proposals
Many young biologists’ first bids are to the Federation of European Biochemical Societies’ Summer Fellowships
An excellent grant idea will not get far if the panel doubts its successful execution
Japanese universities can be excellent bases for research in many fields
The latest research funding news from around Europe
'Creativity' is not an empty buzzword; it is essential for academic success
Successful collaborations of all sizes require diligent groundwork
The education and learning funder gives its fellows space to stretch out with their research
How to handle multiple postdoc fellowship applications
Canadian funder looks for scientists keen to break down barriers for its Azrieli Global Scholarships
Techniques used in a high-pressure Consolidator Grant bid may be applied to other ambitious schemes
The Lady Tata Memorial Trust offers small grants to young leukaemia researchers each year
Dance Your PhD competition entrants learn more than just how to refine their rhumba
Researchers may have a rocky road ahead, but there will be waymarks to guide them
Ten European countries have joined up to support humanities and social science led bids
The Baird Society Resident Scholar Programme supports scholarship on rare books and special collections
The UK Academy of Medical Sciences’ professorships scheme helps international arrivals set up shop
If you have a long commute, laying down the law is essential for survival
The Padi Foundation takes the plunge with marine research projects other funders might refuse
With public speaking, feel the fear and do it anyway, says David Gauntlett
The Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse offers three-year postdoctoral fellowships in several fields
Four tips to take on board before talking with commercial counterparts, from James Brooks
The Melanoma Research Alliance welcomes bids from anywhere in the world
A well-fitted fellowship for art and visual culture researchers
National Academy of Education and Spencer Foundation’s Postdoctoral Fellowships aim to help education researchers’ careers
Academics tempted to join the research office shouldn’t be discouraged by inexperience, says Jonathan O’Donnell
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Researchers have a duty to ensure aftercare of participants, findings and themselves, says Helen Kara
Research ethics should not be confined to how research is undertaken, says Helen Kara
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