Research support

VIDI training

INFORMATION

Course code

VDI-1604

Dates 2016

1st: 12 April
Individual meeting: 12 or 17 May
2nd: 14 June
3rd: 8 or 13 September 

Time and Place

9.00 - 13.00 in building Drienerburght

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

Group size

Maximum of 20 participants

Trainers

Ir. Erik Prins, independent advisor and Dr.ir. Aya van den Kroonenberg, senior grants consultant.

Course materials

Course materials will be provided during the training.

FOR WHOM?

Excellent researchers (3-8 years after promotion) with an excellent idea for research, who consider applying for a NWO-VIDI grant.

RESULT

Awareness on the context of NWO-VIDI grants:

  • Further development of your ideas for doing research
  • A sound proposal for the grant
  • Good presentation of your research proposal
  • Increased chances for funding

CONTENT

Context of the 'NWO vernieuwingsimpuls':

  • Developing the VIDI project idea
  • CV presentation
  • Writing a VIDI- grant proposal
  • Proposal review by peer course members and trainers
  • Presentation skills (when reaching the second round)
  • Support from the University of Twente

If you reach the second round: training on presentation skills.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Training parallel to proposal writing.
First half-day:

  • Theory and instruction on developing a project idea, CV presentation and panel discussion
  • Individual advice from experts on project idea

Second half-day:

  • Improving presentation of project idea and CV against the evaluation criteria and instruction for proposal writing

Third half-day:

  • Improving the proposal

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Not applicable

Further information
Marjolein Rietman
Career Development Centre HR

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