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How to write a good application and get funding

CarrierPlanning

HR tools at iNANO


Professor

Assoc prof

Post Doc

Ph.d.

The career ladder


Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • Academia (university etc.)

  • Industry

  • School teacher

  • Own company

  • Other


Researchers complain about funding


What can a Ph.D. apply for ?

  • A personal stipend for a post doctoral stay in another laboratory.

  • Positions in industry, public services etc.


Research is funded


Funding sources - 1

  • The Danish Research Councils for Independent research (FNU, FTP, FSS)

    homepage : http://fi.dk

    http://en.fi.dk/councils-commissions/the-danish-council-for-independent-research

  • The Carlsberg Foundation

    https://carlsbergfondet-online.dk/vejledninger/Vejledning%20UK.pdf


Funding sources - 2

  • The Lundbeck Foundation

    http://www.lundbeckfonden.dk

  • VillumKann Rasmussen Fonden

    http://www.vkr-fondene.dk

    http://science.au.dk/stillinger-og-stipendier/stipendier/villum-fonden-postdoc-stipendier/

  • And severalothers.


First step

Read and Follow the instructions


Second step – Application form


Research council procedure

Second step – Application form


Typical appendices required


Carlsberg Foundation

  • Application form, containing project title, summary, amount applied for, and period.

  • Mandatoryenclosures

    • Project description (including an optional reference list): maximum 2 pages.

    • Budget: seesection "Specialinstructions for completing the budget enclosure".

    • Curriculum Vitae: maximum 2 pages.

    • List of publications: maximum 2 pages


Just weigh them

CV is King !!!!

  • Publication list

  • High ranking papers

  • Citations

  • Invited talks


Testimonials

  • Competition is very tough

  • Not enough to be good – outstanding is better

  • 2 excellent testimonials are better than

    2 excellent 1 good and 1 less good.

  • Different people have different writing styles


Project desription (long and short)

  • State the objective clearly

  • Write clearly and simply – without side-tracking

  • Avoid overly complicated details

  • Executive summary (start of the long version)


Summary

  • CV is King

  • State objective

  • State method

  • Clear and logical writing


iNANOschool- an interdisciplinary graduate school in nanosciencewith close links to industry

HR ressources at iNANOschool


Do you often feel stressed?

  • Yes, I am stressed all the time and would like to learn how to avoid stress

  • Yes, I am stressed all the time but I have given up trying to learn how to handle it

  • I am stressed sometimes, and would like to learn how to avoid stress

  • I am stressed sometimes, but I don’t need help handling it

  • I am basically never stressed


Are you generally happy with the research environment (quality of supervision, communication with peers, working conditions etc.) in your group?

  • Yes

  • No


iNANO want to help you

  • Contact me for a CONFIDENT IAL talk

  • Contact Peter, Kaj, Sys, Trolle

  • Contact AGSOS

  • Better act now than later.

  • Do not be shy!

  • It is Your PhD degree

  • It is your life!


Carrier Planning


Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • Academia (university etc.)

  • Industry

  • School teacher

  • Own company

  • Other


Objectives

  • To prepare young scientists at the PhD level for careers in science, teaching and industry

  • To facilitate the transition from a post-doctoral fellow to an independent group leader

  • To give young scientists the opportunity to raise the profile of their research and their research groups, and to establish lasting contacts/collaborations with other scientists

  • Match making with industry


Enabling tools

Web site resources

Career development meetings

Mentor system for young scientists

PhD exchange program

Joint PhD committees

Arrangement of interviews


Career development resources

  • Science

    http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_development/

  • Working In

    http://www.workingin-nanotechnology.com/

  • ELSO's Career Development pages:

    http://www.elso-cdc.org/

  • ASCB's Career Development pages

    http://www.ascb.org/index.cfm?navid=126

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    http://www.hhmi.org/resources/labmanagement/


The 6 Key Elements in Carrier Planning

  • Understand Yourself

  • DevelopYourStrengths

  • Workwith the Best

  • ShareYourSuccesses

  • Innovate– don’timitate

  • Alwayseffective and efficient


Questions?


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