MARCS Monday Meeting - 20 July 2020 - Presentation by MARCS Research Development Officer Dr Karen Hutchings as she discusses "Understanding the grants process", specifically aimed at HDR students and early career researchers

Event Name MARCS Monday Meeting - 20 July 2020 - Presentation by MARCS Research Development Officer Dr Karen Hutchings as she discusses "Understanding the grants process", specifically aimed at HDR students and early career researchers
Start Date 20 Jul 2020 11:00 am
End Date 20 Jul 2020 12:00 pm
Duration 1 hour
Description

Join us at the next MMM by MARCS Research Development Officer Dr Karen Hutchings as she discusses "Understanding the grants process", specifically aimed at HDR students and early career researchers. Following the presentation, please join us for an informal BYO lunch.

Zoom ID: 986 9057 6845

11:00am - 12:00pm

Title Understanding the grants process

Abstract This session will outline what you need to know to get started on your research career.  Karen will outline the purpose and types of funding available, how to identify appropriate sources for your research needs, how to position yourself in a competitive marketplace and tips for preparing and writing compelling and successful grant applications, especially within the context of Western Sydney University. There will be time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.


Dr Karen Hutchings is the Research Development Officer at the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development assisting researchers in applying for competitive grant funding including Australian Research Council (ARC), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and other schemes.  For the past four years her role has involved helping researchers to create a research plan, identify appropriate schemes to apply to, mentoring them on crafting a pitch/value statement to funding bodies, creating a budget and structuring their writing.  Karen has a PhD in Australian women’s history and more than a decade’s experience as a Senior Commissioning Editor in educational publishing, producing market leading print and digital content for the tertiary academic sector in the Business and Humanities Disciplines at Pearson Australia.

12:00pm - 12:30pm 

Following on from the MMM presentation stay online and join us in a virtual BYO-MARCS lunch.

The zoom ID is: 986 9057 6845. Link to zoom https://uws.zoom.us/j/98690576845