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Leverhulme lowdown, art history postdocs, heart-charity top tips, the benefits of critical friends

This week, Phil Ward offers an explainer on everyone’s favourite blue-sky funder, the Leverhulme Trust. We also hear from a Paul Mellon Centre postdoctoral fellow who put her bid together in a week, get some top tips for succeeding with the British Heart Foundation from a former grants committee member, and hear why every academic needs a critical friend or two.

This week in Funding Insight

As a funder that strives to support the research that other funders don’t, the Leverhulme Trust is a perennial favourite with researchers. Phil Ward looks into the trust’s grant assessment structure to understand what kinds of applications are likely to get funded.

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