Guest Author Perspective The perils of applying for research funding Monica Mastrantonio, PhD An image of a woman, Monica, in a purple sweater at right

The perils of applying for research funding

January 18, 2023
Preface: Throughout 2022, we at scientifyRESEARCH, listened intently to the challenges researchers are faced with when applying for research funding. Time is wasted on research funding applications that are rejected - time that ultimately could be...

Thrasher Research Fund: Perspective from a funder, Brittni Smith, Research Manager

January 11, 2023
Preface: I enjoyed interviewing Brittni Smith, Research Manager at Thrasher Research Fund, to learn more about this incredible research funder. Tell me more about yourself and your role at Thrasher Research Fund? I’m a Research Manager...
Funding your UN SDG Research Guest author: Martina Sollai, PhD

Funding your UN SDG Research – How you as a scientist can benefit and contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 

December 12, 2022
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals In today's ever-changing world, we have all become familiar, to different extents, with concepts such as migratory flow, pandemic, food shortage, water management, ocean conservation, land use, climate change, gender equality,...
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The Letten Prize: Perspective from a funder, Håkon Sandbakken, Letten Prize Coordinator 

November 30, 2022
Preface: We recently were made aware of the Letten Prize, a fantastic international award program for researchers working in health, development, environment and equality in all aspects of human life. Many thanks to Håkon Sandbakken for...
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Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship: Perspective from a recipient, Jaida Elcock

November 23, 2022
Preface: We were delighted to connect with Jaida Elcock recently to learn more about the the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program and also Minorities in Shark Sciences, a nonprofit organization that Jaida co-founded. Could you briefly...
Photo of Martin Cloonan at left. Blue background with white text: The Turku Intersectoral Excellence Scheme (TIES): Perspective from a funder Martin Cloonan, Director of the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS)

Turku Intersectoral Excellence Scheme (TIES): Perspective from a funder, Dr. Martin Cloonan, Director of the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) 

November 15, 2022
Preface: We were recently introduced to Dr. Martin Cloonan, Director of the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS), to talk about an exciting, new interdisciplinary fellowship program. Could you briefly share your career story and what...
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World Diabetes Day: Funders for your diabetes research 

November 14, 2022
The history behind World Diabetes Day  Every year since 1991, the world observes World Diabetes Day (WDD) on November 14. WDD was initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in...

Chemistry Week: Let us discover chemistry research funders worldwide 

November 9, 2022
The history of chemistry week  National Chemistry Week is celebrated to create public awareness and to promote the importance of chemistry in our life. Celebration of chemistry takes place at different times of the year depending...

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