2. Outline. My Background (or Why Listen?)ScopeShould you bother?A Researcher\'s PerspectiveA Review Committee Member\'s PerspectiveThe ApplicationDealing with the Outcome. 3. My Background. Written many grant applicationsCurrently funded by SSHRC and NSERCPreviously served on (and chaired) the Industrial Engineering Grant Selection Committee of NSERCCurrently a member of the peer review college of EPSRC (UK).