“What? You have the best research idea in the world but can’t get a grant?” Writing proposals is the scientist’s life blood. Yet, many scientists are not trained in the art of grant writing and are unaware of what the granting agency is looking for. It’s time to improve your odds by creating standout proposals! Learn how to communicate your ideas clearly and effectively to win that major grant! Join our speaker, Celia Elliott from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for expert guidance and practical tips to creating successful research proposals.
“Creating Successful Research Proposals: Tips from the Trenches” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker, Celia Elliott, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
What You Will Learn
- How to get started writing a proposal—and how to finish one!
- Strategies for proposal writing that will increase your chances for success
- Common mistakes that kill proposals
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Celia Elliott has been assisting faculty to compete successfully for research funding since 1996. Her background in business and her training as a professional science writer, in addition to her hands-on experience with various funding agencies and programs, give her a different perspective on the challenges of creating a successful research proposal.
Meet Your Moderator
Dr. David Harwell is the Assistant Director for Career Management and Development at ACS. In his job, he works with chemical professionals throughout their careers. He is a chemist by training and a career counselor by profession. Before joining the staff of ACS Dave was a faculty member at the University of Hawaii focusing on silicon nanoparticles and supramolecular structures.
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