Insight into Academia: finding and applying for research funding

Winning research funding is a core part of being an academic. As an early career researcher, or a researcher new to the UK, it can be difficult to know where to find opportunities to apply for funding and practice this skill. In this instalment of the insight into academia series we will introduce you to the people, tools, and resources that you can use to find the most relevant funding calls for your career stage and research area. At the end of this session, you will have a greater understanding of the range of funding types that are available, can reflect on the most appropriate sources of funding for you at your career stage and leave armed with tools to find a suitable funding opportunities and knowledge of the processes and people involved in supporting these types of applications.

Session objectives: * Introduce the range of funding types available and how they align with your career stage. * Finding internal university funding opportunities. * Review tools and resources for finding relevant external funding opportunities. * Review the timelines that you need to consider when applying for funding calls. * Identify the support available at the University for researchers applying for funding.