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Applications Open for BactiVac Network Online Courses

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Applications are now open for BactiVac Network online training courses. These courses will support the training development of the BactiVac Network members. The courses include:

Grant Writing Course

Grant Writing Course (November 24 & 26, 2020, 13:00 – 16:30 hours GMT) will benefit researchers with little or no experience writing proposals to funding bodies. Previous experience in writing proposals is welcome but not required. The course will cover how to turn ideas into a written proposal that is interesting and easy for reviewers to understand using real-life examples to complement the theory.

Project Management Course

Project Management Course (December 1 & 3, 2020, 13:00 – 16:30 hours GMT) is aimed at Network members who want to build capacity for all stages of their project cycle, from bid writing through implementation to program closure. The target audience is researchers working on and leading projects, but who may not see themselves as professional project managers. It will also include participant interaction.

Online training courses will be delivered by Dr. Laura Knogler from Scriptoria. The courses will be offered online through Zoom. Scriptoria online courses are highly interactive and engage participants through presentations, group discussions, partnered exercises, and polls. Applications for both courses close at midnight (GMT) on October 11, 2020.

Who is this Course aimed at?

The target audience are researchers with little or no experience of writing proposals to funding bodies. Applicants must be a member of the BactiVac Network, applications for membership can be processed alongside applications to attend this Course* subject to eligibility criteria. Preference for the allocation of places will be given to:

  • Early career researchers (defined as individuals who do not currently hold a substantive position within their organisation)
  • Applicants who are resident in LMIC countries
Application process

Applicants should submit the completed Application Form, together with relevant supporting documents, by 12 midnight (GMT) on 11 October 2020. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application on Monday 26 October 2020. Successful applicants are expected to attend the two online sessions and notify the Network prior to the Course if they are no longer available to attend, so that the place can be offered to another applicant. Failure to do so can prohibit you from applying for future Network funded courses.

For more details and regular updates, please follow BactiVac on Twitter using the hashtag #BactiVacFunding. For queries, contact at [email protected].

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