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  1. How to write a grant Kerin O’Dea

  2. How to write a grant • Which grant? • Will focus on Category 1 • Track record • The research team • Writing the grant • Submitting the grant

  3. Which grant? • Cat 1 – Australian competitive grants • Cat 2 – other public sector research income • Cat 3 - Industry and other research income • Cat 4 – CRC research income • Focus will be on Category 1 • NHMRC – all research relevant to health and medicine • Basic, Clinical, Preventive, Population, Health Services • ARC not open to clinical or ‘health’ research • Social and behavioural science • Basic science

  4. Which grant type? • NHMRC • Project grants are hardest • NHMRC Partnership grants • Type of partnership • Applications assessed as fundable get funded • Applications accepted any time and assessed 4 times/year • ARC Linkage • Do fund in the health area • Need co-funding (not just in-kind support)

  5. What do you need to demonstrate? • Clearly defined question • Importance of the health issue • Quality research team • Good track record of success • Combined expertise covers all bases • Well argued grant • Preliminary data is a great help • Good value for money also helpful

  6. Track record • Needs planning • Publications are important • Original research and first author status valued most highly • Case studies • Systematic reviews • Awards/recognition: PG Scholarship, invitations or awards for conference presentations • Mentorship • Generous mentor with outstanding track record

  7. Writing the grant • Start well in advance – ideally 12 months before submission • Identify the question and conduct a thorough literature review • Collect preliminary data if possible • Draft the proposal 6 months in advance • Leaves time for expert input and refinement of proposal in consultation with mentor/s and collaborators • Seek expert external review if need be • Make it easy for reviewers: clarity of expression, avoid jargon, clearly layed out, thoroughly proof-read

  8. Before submission • Check all requirements are fulfilled • Approvals • Attachments if required • Careful selection of potential referees • On-line components of all CI’s are updated • Publications, grants etc