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Workshop on National and International Funding Landscape

- in collaboration with The Research Support Office

2021.04.06 | Oda Bjørke

Date Fri 11 Jun
Time 10:00 12:00
Location To be decided
Registration has closed

Target group

Postdocs and non-tenured assistant professors from all faculties at Aarhus University with little or no experience in grant writing. PhD students are also welcome to participate.


The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the national and international funding landscape for research and to demonstrate how the landscapes relate to the development of an individual funding strategy. The learnings outcome for this part is for the researchers to be able to distinguish between the various national and international funding opportunities and to relate them to their own publication strategy and research interests.

Workshop content

The workshop will be delivered as a combination of presentations, group work and discussions.  The presentations will cover:

  • Who are the most important Danish and European funders, and what do they support?
  • How do the funding bodies evaluate proposals?
  • What trends and differences between funding bodies are essential?
  • How do grants and academic career paths relate?

Participant requirements

The group work  requires that the participants are prepared:

  • To share and discuss their own funding strategies
  • To enter into constructive discussion of funding strategies with the other participants in the group

Workshop presenters

Two fundraisers from the Research Support Office will hold the workshop

Practical information

Time:                   11 June 2021, from 10.00 - 12.00

Venue:                 (to be decided)

Registration:    Please register via this link by 31 May 2021

Please bring your laptop to the workshop. You need it for the group work.

Due to the form of the workshop, the number of participants is limited. Therefore, please do not take a place from someone else. Make sure to cancel your registration, if you are unable to attend.

We look forward to seeing you at our workshop.

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