Events and workshops

The Research Support Office is continuously hosting workshops regarding the art of writing an application and information meetings regarding EU or other funders. We are continuouly working on new courses and events, and we welcome your ideas.

Information Meeting: Get to know the Novo Nordisk Foundation

The Novo Nordisk Foundation awards grants for research within biomedicine, general practice and family medicine, nursing and art history, biotechology and early stage innovation. The Novo Nordisk Foundtion awarded DKK 4.2 billion in grants in 2016, and the foundation plans to increase grants funding in 2017.

At the informtion meeting representatives from the foundation will present its funding programmes and answer questions from future applicants.

See the invitation and programme here

Seminar on the Innovative Medicines Initiative

The seminar is an opportunity to learn about the important research and

funding opportunities offered under the IMI2 and to network with potential

consortia partners.

 

See the invitation here.

Registration deadline is 1 May 2017. You can register here.

Information meeting: How to write an application for an ERC Grant

Are you planning to apply for an ERC Grant? The Research Support Office at Aarhus University hosts an information meeting that can help you get inspired and get an overview of the procedures for the coming call for ERC Starting Grants, ERC Consolidator Grants and ERC Advanced Grants, with emphasis on the first two.

The purpose of the meeting is to give you an understanding of the contents of the calls, and the evaluation criteria which will motivate you – and give you a sense of the level of qualifications required.   

The meeting will contain short presentations from a successful applicant (ERC StG Bjørn Panyella Pedersen), an ERC reviewer (Prof. Mogens Nielsen) and the AU Research Support Office.

ERC AdG deadline 31 August 2017

ERC StG expected Oct. 2017

ERC CoG expected Feb. 2018.

More information at https://erc.europa.eu/

Time and venue:

Time: Tuesday 23 May 2017, 10:00-11:00

Venue: Preben Hornungstuen, building 1422, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2

Registration is not required. The seats are allocated on a first comes, first served basis. There is no web broadcast. The information meeting is free. Individual support will be offered by the Research Support Office to all applicants from AU.

How to write an application for a Marie S. Curie European Training Network (ETN)

 

Would you like your research to benefit from joint international doctoral training and form a new generation of researchers through advanced training, international and inter-sectoral mobility? Then you should learn more about Marie S. Curie European Training Networks at a workshop held by the Research Support Office.

 

Marie S. Curie European Training Networks provide opportunities to exploit complementary competences of the participants, and enable networking activities, the organisation of workshops and conferences to facilitate sharing of knowledge, new skills acquisition and the career development of researchers in Europe.

 

Time: 24 October 2017 at 09:00 - 11:30

Venue: Preben Hornungstuen, The Conference Centre, Building 1422, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2

 

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION LINK WILL FOLLOW 1 TO 2 MONTHS BEFORE THE COURSE.

Raising the Quality of your Research Proposal - a Workshop for Senior Researchers

Target group: Researchers with minimum 3 years’ postdoc experience and/or significant experience in writing proposals.

Motivation: The fierce competition for research funds demands proposals of a very high quality in order to secure a favourable evaluation score and attract funding. This workshop will provide input to how you can raise the quality of your research proposals.

When:           8 Nov. 2017 at 12:30 - 15:30

Venue:          Meeting Room 2.3, The Conference Centre, Building 1422, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2

 

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION LINK WILL FOLLOW 1 - 2 MONTHS BEFORE THE WORKSHOP

Good Grantmanship and the Danish Funding Landscape

Target group

International PhDs and postdocs with little or no experience in grant writing.

Purpose

The purpose of the workshop is to give the participants an intensive introduction to the component parts of the grant proposal, how they fit together, and how writers can ensure that each part supports the overall argument and which techniques to use when writing your proposal. The purpose of the workshop is also to introduce the Danish funding landscape and AU internal procedures regarding proposal submission.

Time: 29 November 2017,  2017, 9.00 – 12.00

Venue: Meeting Room 1, The Conference Centre, Building 1422, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2

 

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE AVAILABLE APPROX. 2 MONTHS BEFORE THE WORKSHOP.