Read: The Research Funding Toolkit

“After reading this book you should be able to write successful research grant applications.”

That about summarizes it. The content and, by example, the style. The book reads very much like a set of deliverables that the authors may have promised in their own grant application. That is not a bad thing. Nevertheless, expectations should not be set too high…

The main message I took from the book was to think about who decides and how the decision process is organized. We all know how we may deal with reviewing assignments ourselves. Yet, this is easy to forget when you write your own grant applications. Hence, this reminder alone and the various ‘tools’ to structure one’s process of writing the grant application may make the book worthwhile the read.

Ultimately, I will know only in about year or so…

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