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From the archive: Uncovering fellowship myths

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Uncovering the ageless yet unfounded stories that dissuade people from applying for fellowships

What does it take to secure a funded fellowship? A lot of work, certainly. But it’s not a mountain to climb, more likely a steep hill. In the first of two articles originally published in 2018, Kay Guccione, then at the University of Sheffield and now head of researcher development at the University of Glasgow, picks over three of the most common myths that put researchers off even attempting that climb. In the second article, which will be published next week, she applies a dose of reality to dispel them.


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