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.

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

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