4. No guarantees Increasing likelihood of success Dr Leslie Hicks

In this session Leslie Hicks looked at what research funding applicant should consider when applying for funding. There were plenty of insightful, nuanced and practical tips to think about when constructing your research proposal. Put yourself in the reviewers shoes (as much as possible). Please see link for other pointers:

Session 4 Hicks L WiR talk LH May 2016

There was also a discussion about becoming a reviewer of projects, and you may want to look into this at: http://ec.europa.eu/rea/become_an_evaluator/index_en.htm

3. Research With or Without Funding Dr Zowie Davy

Getting started with or without research funding session started by introducing the fundamentals of starting a doable research project with the resources available to you. Its main message was to try think beyond the normative avenues of research and to think creatively about data collection, collegiate working and utilizing the key players available within the university who can support your development in relation to becoming more research active.

Session 3 Davy Z Research With or Without Research Funding

2, Why research 16th March 2016 Prof. Sara Owen

This session from Prof. Owen looks at the institutional, personal and aspirational aspects of doing research in a vibrant new university. She asks what is it that you want from your career in research and how we might be able to move from asking always about issues for women to questions about what is an effective modern workplace?

You kind find her presentation here: Women into Research March 2016 (1)