Funding bids: Who do you need to convince and what are they looking for?

In this blog I discuss the importance of connecting with different audiences when writing funding bids, based on my previous experience as a funding manager at the UK Research Councils. To get practical support, feedback and experience to help you develop your bid-writing skills please join our forthcoming ‘Putting the buzz in your research bids’ workshop, Friday 28th January, 11.30 – 13.30 (GMT). BOOK HERE Developing convincing arguments to successfully secure research funding is a real skill, and bid writing differs substantially from other types of academic writing that you typically get more experience with during the earlier phases [...]