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AsiaEdit Author Success Webinar 3Preparing An Effective Research Proposal – Your Guide To Successful Funding Application

01 September 2021 | AsiaEdit

About the webinar

This webinar helps you recognise and plan the essential elements of a successful application to secure competitive research funding. Focusing on applying for a grant from the annual Hong Kong Research Grants Council’s General Research Fund (GRF), we discussed best practices and effective strategies for preparing a compelling and winning proposal.

The webinar is about 60 minutes long. The final 15 minutes will be set aside for live Q & A.

Planning your
research project

  • Approach to planning
  • Project cycle
  • Defining projects
  • Research question frameworks
  • Research proposal
  • Approach to funding

Planning your
grant application

Tips for preparing
your proposal

  • Proposal structure
  • Project objectives
  • Research project statement
  • Pathways to impact statement
  • Abstract
  • Advice from funder

About our Host:

Dr Trevor Lane

Education Consultant, AsiaEdit

Dr Trevor Lane is a publishing and education consultant and an elected Council Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. He has 25 years of experience helping authors publish their research in peer-reviewed academic journals.

His previous positions include senior editorial and publishing roles in medical and social science journals in Asia and the United States, as well as teaching research communication and publishing ethics at the University of Hong Kong. He holds an MA in Biochemistry and a DPhil in cancer genetics from the University of Oxford.


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