Research Funding Insights

With Research Funding Insights, we bring you the latest news and information on research grant funding, to guide you one step closer to even more funding success.

When you type in “project management tools” in your search bar, you get a seemingly endless number of results. In the past few years, more and more project management tools have been launched and the decision for the right tool for you to manage your projects became harder and harder. The goals of project management tools are almost always the same – to make your life easier by planning, organizing, … Read more

July 6, 2022

Are you exploring your career options and thinking about starting a PhD? Are you excited about the prospect of spending time and energy on a subject that you are passionate about? Are you fascinated by discovering new things and even more by the process of discovery? If so, it sounds like doing a PhD might be a suitable next step in your career path.   A PhD is the highest … Read more

June 8, 2022

April 29 is the International Day of Immunology. These days, we know the immune system can do amazing things – from fighting against infections to harnessing the power of the immune system against cancer. The knowledge that we have today does not come free – every year, billions of dollars are spent on biomedical research. But even the best-funded immunologist will tell you, the competition for research funding is fierce. … Read more

April 25, 2022

Are you a woman in research and sometimes feel that the cards are stacked against you? As a women-built and women-driven start-up helping researchers with research funding, we are passionate about empowering women, especially women in science. To celebrate International Women´s Day on March 8, we take a closer look at gender disparity in research careers and propose some workable solutions through innovative funding schemes that address gender imbalance and … Read more

March 1, 2022

When we talk about biomedical research funders, we tend to think about the major governmental funders, such as the NIH, the European Commission, or the UK MRC. We also know that the majority of public funders fund research within their borders, and some of these research funders further impose restrictions based on citizenship or to those with permanent residency rights. While citizenship and location restrictions are common among governmental biomedical … Read more

November 3, 2021

International mobility has long been accepted among academic researchers and it is quite normal for a research laboratory to have at least half a dozen nationalities among its members. There are many perceived advantages to this international exchange of academic talent and on an individual level, it is seen as the established route to an independent research career. Among the top choices for international postdoctoral training is the USA. In … Read more

September 22, 2021

When it comes to writing successful grant applications, it seems that the internet is full of advice and recommendations. In addition to blog posts, the peer-reviewed scientific literature is also an abundant source of information. With all these information, how do you decide what is good advice? While researching “how to write successful grant applications”, I came across the paper Recommendations for Writing Successful Grant Proposals by Jennifer Wisdom, Halley … Read more

August 19, 2021

For those in academic research, it may seem like a no-brainer to apply for your first grant as soon as possible. For many reasons however, many PhD students don´t get around to applying for grants, and all too soon graduation is around the corner and you are scrambling to find a postdoc position to continue your training. Well, I hate to sound like your mother, but I cannot emphasize enough … Read more

June 8, 2021

Welcome to scientifyRESEARCH! I am so glad that you´ve decided to explore this new platform for scientists. You may be asking, what makes this different from the other platforms out there? Maybe we can start with a story – I too was once a scientist like you. At some point, I realized that I can do more for science by helping other scientists and I became a science editor at … Read more

May 25, 2021