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Research4Life-PRC-Webinar-3-Writing-winning-grant-proposals.pptx

  1. 1. Publishing and Research Communications (PRC) Webinar Series Webinar Three Writing winning grant proposals 8 June 2022 Research4Life is a public-private partnership of five programmes
  2. 2. What is PubMed? Structured along a simple research life cycle model Vaughan KT, Hayes BE, Lerner RC, McElfresh KR, Pavlech L, Romito D, Reeves LH, Morris EN. Development of the research lifecycle model for library services. J Med Libr Assoc. 2013 Oct;101(4):310-4. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3794687/figure/mlab-101-04-13-f01/
  3. 3. What is in PubMed? 6 educational webinars, aligned with the research life cycle Idea Development Research Landscape Funding + Proposals Disseminating: research impact Disseminating: writing and publishing research output Conducting: publishing ethics
  4. 4. ● Collaboration among multiple Research4Life partners ● Target audience ○ webinar attendance: Research4Life eligible countries ○ recordings and materials will be freely available on the Research4Life website: https://www.research4life.org/training/webinars/#prc ● Challenges facing LMIC/R4L users will be discussed Highlights
  5. 5. What is in PubMed? Topics for today Outline 1. Introduction to the webinar series and the webinar 1. Presentation 1. Open Q&A 1. Wrap up
  6. 6. Alsayed Mashaheet, PhD Training Consultant, CABI Assistant Professor, Damanhour University, Egypt Presenter today
  7. 7. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Dr. Alsayed Mashaheet Consultant, CABI & Assistant Professor, Damanhour University a.mashaheet@cabi.org +201227507027 Writing Winning Grant Proposals: Get your research successfully funded!
  8. 8. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Participants Responses!
  9. 9. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Yes 50% No 50% Have you written and submitted a research grant proposal before?
  10. 10. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE PI / Co-PI 41% Researcher 17% Graduate Student 17% Technician 8% Other 17% What was your role in your submitted grant proposal?
  11. 11. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Yes 37% No 63% Are you currently working on a grant proposal?
  12. 12. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Yes 100% No 0% Do you plan to start writing a grant proposal soon?
  13. 13. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  14. 14. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants?
  15. 15. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Professional reasons! Key Qualification for faculty positions!
  16. 16. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Professional reasons! Expected form postdocs!
  17. 17. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Financial reasons! Financial support to various activities! Salaries Researchers Students Technicians Research expenses Equipment Chemicals/ Supplies Outsourcing Events Training/ Workshops Outreach Conferences Publication Papers Reports Extension documents Travel Domestic International Institutional infrastructure New Buildings New equipment Programs
  18. 18. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  19. 19. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Identifying Funding Sources!
  20. 20. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE What are your funding sources? Know your funding sources! Feel free to ask! Institutional Funds:
  21. 21. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE What are your funding sources? Know your funding sources! Feel free to ask! National Funds:
  22. 22. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE What are your funding sources? Know your funding sources! Feel free to ask! International Funds:
  23. 23. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  24. 24. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Call Selection!
  25. 25. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Know the target TRL! 9 Actual system fully proven/commercialized 8 First actual system complete, qualified 7 Prototype demonstration in operational environment 6 Prototype demonstration in relevant environment 5 Application/Technology validated in relevant environment 4 Application/Technology validated in the laboratory 3 Experimental Proof of Concept/application 2 Technology/Application/Concept Formulated 1 Basic Concept/Idea Observed/Reported Idea Development Idea Validation Prototype Production
  26. 26. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Suitable Announcement/Deadline schedule! Prepare ahead!
  27. 27. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Frequent calls! Repeated chances! Cal-7 (2018) Cal-8 (2019) Cal-9 (2020)
  28. 28. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Call objectives! Matching/consistent call objectives! Cal-7 (2018) Cal-8 (2019) Cal-9 (2020)
  29. 29. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Eligibility requirements! Matching eligibility!
  30. 30. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Advantageous Evaluation Criteria! Your treasure trove!
  31. 31. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select a grant call! Suitable Contract terms and conditions! Watch out! Know all contract terms and conditions in advance!
  32. 32. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Matching applicant’s objectives! Building research capacity!
  33. 33. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Supporting current research! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  34. 34. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Supporting students’ research Matching applicant’s objectives!
  35. 35. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Funding Travel Costs! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  36. 36. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Funding scientific events organization! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  37. 37. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Funding publication fee! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  38. 38. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Funding international collaboration! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  39. 39. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Funding technology development! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  40. 40. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Why Grants? Additional income! Matching applicant’s objectives!
  41. 41. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  42. 42. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Selecting The Research Topic!
  43. 43. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select the research topic! Smart Research Topic! Chose a topic they want to fund! Wheat  Self-sufficiency Water Desalinization  Cost-efficient or Solar-powered Climate Resilience! Smart Agriculture!
  44. 44. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  45. 45. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Selecting the Research Team!
  46. 46. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select the research team! Competent Research Team! Qualification-based Relevant Publication!
  47. 47. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select the research team! Competent Research Team! Qualification-based Multi-disciplinary Team All the needed disciplines! Name of Res. Team Member Role in the project Position/Title & Specialty Alsayed M. S Mashaheet PI Assistant Professor / Environmental Stress Samia A. Madkour Consultant Emeritus Professor / Plant Physiology Ghoname M. Amer Researcher A Lecturer / Fungal Plant Diseases Raed S. Shehata Research Assistant A Teaching Assistant / Plant Pathology Khaled R. Elmezalaa Research Assistant B Graduate Student / Plant Pathology To be named Student Worker Undergraduate Student / Plant Pathology To be named Student Worker Undergraduate Student / Plant Pathology
  48. 48. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select the research team! Competent Research Team! Qualification-based Multi-disciplinary Team Multi-generation Team All Generations! Name of Res. Team Member Role in the project Position/Title & Specialty Alsayed M. S Mashaheet PI Assistant Professor / Environmental Stress Samia A. Madkour Consultant Emeritus Professor / Plant Physiology Ghoname M. Amer Researcher A Lecturer / Fungal Plant Diseases Raed S. Shehata Research Assistant A Teaching Assistant / Plant Pathology Khaled R. Elmezalaa Research Assistant B Graduate Student / Plant Pathology To be named Student Worker Undergraduate Student / Plant Pathology To be named Student Worker Undergraduate Student / Plant Pathology
  49. 49. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to select the research team! Competent Research Team! Qualification-based Multi-disciplinary Team Multi-generation Team Career Development Potential Young researcher & students! Name of Res. Team Member Role in the project Position/Title & Specialty Alsayed M. S Mashaheet PI Assistant Professor / Environmental Stress Samia A. Madkour Consultant Emeritus Professor / Plant Physiology Ghoname M. Amer Researcher A Lecturer / Fungal Plant Diseases Raed S. Shehata Research Assistant A Teaching Assistant / Plant Pathology Khaled R. Elmezalaa Research Assistant B Graduate Student / Plant Pathology To be named Student Worker Undergraduate Student / Plant Pathology To be named Student Worker Undergraduate Student / Plant Pathology
  50. 50. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  51. 51. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  52. 52. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Title! Attractive and informative title!
  53. 53. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  54. 54. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Abstract! Effectively answers all the questions! Use all the magic words! From you treasure trove!
  55. 55. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Abstract! Effectively answers all the questions! What is the research problem? “Simply & effectively” How important is it? “direct/indirect cost $$$”
  56. 56. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Abstract! Effectively answers all the questions! What do we know about it? “State-of-the-Art” What do we need to know about it? “knowledge gaps”
  57. 57. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Abstract! Effectively answers all the questions! How could we address knowledge gaps? “Potential Specific options” What do we propose to address knowledge gaps? “Selected options/Proposed research”
  58. 58. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Abstract! Effectively answers all the questions! How is the project related to the call’s objectives? “Show case direct matches”
  59. 59. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to align your proposal with a call! Proposal Abstract! Effectively answers all the questions! Clear concluding paragraph! “Bring it home”
  60. 60. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  61. 61. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  62. 62. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! Problem definition! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Simplicity & effectiveness! What is the research problem?
  63. 63. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! Problem importance! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Clear language! Avoid sophisticated terminology Use layman language Write for a board with diverse members Why should we study it?
  64. 64. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! Problem economic impacts! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Evidence-based! Avoid exaggeration Use understandable scales ($$$) Cover different types of impacts Why should we invest in studying it?
  65. 65. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! State of the art! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Previous and current work in brief Supported by relevant/most recent references Up-to-date Fair review ! Identify knowledge gaps (Introduce objectives). What do we know? and what do we need to know?
  66. 66. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! State of the art! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Relevant previous work (research, achievements, pilot studies, …) conducted by team members. Research team contribution! Place them as experts Why this research team should study it?
  67. 67. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a compelling research Background! Proposed research novelty! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 National & international Novelty! The position of proposal within the context of the international and local attempts to address/solve the problem Identification of the added value of the proposal Why this research proposal in particular?
  68. 68. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  69. 69. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a captivating research objectives! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  70. 70. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a captivating research objectives! Main objectives! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 In a logical order! Knowledge gaps • Knowledge gap (1) • Knowledge gap (2) • Knowledge gap (3) Main objectives • (1) Main Objective • (2) Main Objective • (3) Main Objective
  71. 71. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write a captivating research objectives! Specific objectives! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Detailed sub-objectives! Knowledge gaps • Knowledge gap (1) • Knowledge gap (2) • Knowledge gap (3) M./Specific objectives • (1) Main Objective • 1.1. Specific Obj. • 1.2. Specific Obj. • (2) Main Objective • 2.1. Specific Obj. • 2.2. Specific Obj. • (3) Main Objective • 3.1. Specific Obj. • 3.2. Specific Obj.
  72. 72. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  73. 73. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write an interesting research approach!
  74. 74. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write an interesting research approach! Statement/summary of Research! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Simple List of research tasks! Knowledge gaps • Knowledge gap (1) • Knowledge gap (2) • Knowledge gap (3) M./Specific objectives • (1) Main Objective • 1.1. Specific Obj. • 1.2. Specific Obj. • (2) Main Objective • 2.1. Specific Obj. • 2.2. Specific Obj. • (3) Main Objective • 3.1. Specific Obj. • 3.2. Specific Obj. Statement of R. Approach • 1. Task (1) • 1.1. Activity • 1.2. Activity • 2. Task (2) • 2.1. Activity • 2.2. Activity • 3. Task (3) • 3.1. Activity • 3.2. Activity Detailed R. Approach • 1. Task (1) • 1.1. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 1.2. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 2. Task (2) • 2.1. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 2.2. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 3. Task (3) • 3.1. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 3.2. Detailed Activity • Expected results
  75. 75. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write an interesting research approach! Detailed research approach! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Detailed tasks & expected results! Knowledge gaps • Knowledge gap (1) • Knowledge gap (2) • Knowledge gap (3) M./Specific objectives • (1) Main Objective • 1.1. Specific Obj. • 1.2. Specific Obj. • (2) Main Objective • 2.1. Specific Obj. • 2.2. Specific Obj. • (3) Main Objective • 3.1. Specific Obj. • 3.2. Specific Obj. Statement of R. Approach • 1. Task (1) • 1.1. Activity • 1.2. Activity • 2. Task (2) • 2.1. Activity • 2.2. Activity • 3. Task (3) • 3.1. Activity • 3.2. Activity Detailed R. Approach • 1. Task (1) • 1.1. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 1.2. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 2. Task (2) • 2.1. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 2.2. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 3. Task (3) • 3.1. Detailed Activity • Expected results • 3.2. Detailed Activity • Expected results
  76. 76. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write an interesting research approach! Detailed research approach! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Detailed tasks & expected results! How the task will be carried out • Use UpToDate methods • With appropriate reference • Use visuals to assure clarity The input needed for the task • Available inputs • Inputs to be funded through the proposed project The team member assigned • Relevant member expertise • None-experienced + Training = career development • None-experienced + Experienced Personnel = knowledge transfer + Plan B Expected results • What are the expected results form sub-task • How these results will contribute to achieving the objective • How these results will address knowledge gap
  77. 77. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  78. 78. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget!
  79. 79. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Adhere to the provided template! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Ask for one if needed!
  80. 80. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Adhere to item categories! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Use best category for each item!
  81. 81. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Adhere to item categories! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Use best category for each item!
  82. 82. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Adhere to item categories! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Use best category for each item!
  83. 83. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Provide balanced details! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Enough details to prove competence!
  84. 84. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Adhere to allowed maxima! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Do not go for the maximum!
  85. 85. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Don’t round numbers! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Use real numbers!
  86. 86. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-calculated budget! Double check math! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Use a second eye!
  87. 87. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  88. 88. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart!
  89. 89. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart! What is a GANTT Chart! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Birds eye view of the project! Project management tool for displaying activities (tasks or events) against time. It answers the following questions: • What are the various activities? • When each activity begins and ends? • Where activities overlap with other activities? • The start and end date of the whole project?
  90. 90. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart! Use the provided template! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Ask for one if needed!
  91. 91. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart! Use consistent tasks numbers! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be consistent!
  92. 92. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart! Use consistent tasks numbers! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be consistent!
  93. 93. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart! Be strategic! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Keep the birds eye view! in selecting start/end dates
  94. 94. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare a well-thought GANTT Chart! Be strategic! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Keep the birds eye view! in distributing personal duties over time
  95. 95. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  96. 96. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare an insightful project management plan!
  97. 97. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare an insightful project management plan! What is the project management plan! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 The game-plan! Put the pieces together • Tasks/Activities • Personnel • Instruments/facilities • Timing Tasks Time Instruments/ facilities Personnel
  98. 98. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare an insightful project management plan! Use Work packages, or tasks/activities structure! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Consistency!
  99. 99. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare an insightful project management plan! Use chronological order! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Clear Timeline! Whenever possible, the tasks/activities should be listed in the order in which they will be executed.
  100. 100. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to prepare an insightful project management plan! Clear definition of team members’ roles! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Accountability! State clearly the role of each research team member in the different tasks/activities. Describe in detail the progress measurement (listed in the Gantt Chart) Roles of young team members should include a development/learning opportunity
  101. 101. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  102. 102. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write clear data management plan!
  103. 103. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write clear data management plan! Specific plan for: a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be specific! Data collection and original raw data files. Data entry, and verification. Data Storage. Data Access and sharing.
  104. 104. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  105. 105. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write inspiring project outcomes!
  106. 106. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write inspiring project outcomes! List of specific expected project’s outputs! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be specific! - Tangible products, such as: know-how (patent), product(s), prototype, State-of-the art facility, instrument, infrastructure
  107. 107. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write inspiring project outcomes! List of specific expected project’s outputs! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be specific! - Publication: International journal articles, Abstracts MSc and PhD theses, Graduation Projects Extension documents Stakeholder summaries Public summary
  108. 108. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write inspiring project outcomes! List of specific expected project’s outputs! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be specific! - Career development of team members Team building Training Learning new techniques Establishing international connections
  109. 109. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write inspiring project outcomes! List of specific expected project’s outputs! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Be specific! - or any other specific, clear, and measurable outputs. Avoid general benefits and focus on specific, measurable benefits only.
  110. 110. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write the financial feasibility & Socio-economic Impact?
  111. 111. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write the financial feasibility & Socio-economic Impact? Direct benefits of outputs to the society/market! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Provide a financial feasibility study for your project, reflecting why the funding agency would choose to invest in your project. Potential investment opportunity for the project’s output. Potential interest in the project’s output.
  112. 112. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write the financial feasibility & Socio-economic Impact? Indirect benefits of outputs to the society/market! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Provide a financial feasibility study for your project, reflecting why the funding agency would choose to invest in your project. Return on investment of raising awareness of the public Return on investment of raising awareness of the stakeholders
  113. 113. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to write the financial feasibility & Socio-economic Impact? Indirect benefits of outputs to the society/market! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 By funding this project, the …funding agency… will … …. … ...
  114. 114. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  115. 115. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  116. 116. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Careful review of the complete proposal before submission!
  117. 117. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Careful review of the complete proposal! Be an early bird! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027 Team effort! - All team members - Non-team members
  118. 118. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  119. 119. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to successfully submit the grant proposal!
  120. 120. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to successfully submit the grant proposal! Timing (at least one day before deadline) Use template Review guidelines, Make your own check list a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  121. 121. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  122. 122. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to navigate the proposal review!
  123. 123. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to navigate the proposal review? Appreciate the reviews Be objective Think win-win! Make changes within the approved budget a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  124. 124. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  125. 125. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to get the contract signed!
  126. 126. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to get the contract signed! Read the contract Can I reject the contract? a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  127. 127. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  128. 128. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to get funded!
  129. 129. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE How to get funded! Opening a bank account! a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  130. 130. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Writing Winning Grant Proposals Why Grants? Funding Sources Call Selection Research Topic Research Team Title Abstract Research Background Research Objectives Research Approach Budget GANTT Chart Project Management Plan Data Management Plan Outcomes and Impacts Project Review Project Submission Conditional Acceptance Project Contracting Receiving funds
  131. 131. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Q & A a.mashaheet@cabi.org 01227507027
  132. 132. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Detailed Grant Proposal Writing Series Session 1: https://youtu.be/0kWoC-IXdJg Session 2: https://youtu.be/kogTRcwqNFk Session 3: https://youtu.be/cvYjWzFm090
  133. 133. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Resources for searching funding sources https://www.elsevier.com/solutions/elsevier-funding-solutions https://www.authoraid.info/en/funding/ Library guides produced by universities - example: https://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/publichealth/grants Commercial products – example: https://exlibrisgroup.com/products/pivot-funding-opportunities-and- profiles/
  134. 134. KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, People’s Republic of China CABI is an international intergovernmental organisation, and we gratefully acknowledge the core financial support from our member countries (and lead agencies) including: xie-xie zikomo thank you urakoze terima kasih ke itumetse dhanyawaad merci efharistó ‫جزيال‬ ‫شكرا‬ tak kiitos शुक्रिया ありがとう gracias zikomo danke asante obrigado a.mashaheet@cabi.org +201227507027
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  136. 136. Wrap up - Let us know what you think ● Post webinar survey ● Recordings and presentations will be available at: https://www.research4life.org/training/webinars/#prc
  137. 137. What is in PubMed? Next webinar on Wednesday, 29 June

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