ECR Masterclasses: How to write a funding application


This Masterclass is suitable for anyone who is planning to prepare a research funding application. The Masterclass will be interactive, with participants having the opportunity to ask questions and discuss points throughout.  This online session will be a maximum of 3 hours’ duration, which includes ‘stretch and refresh’ breaks when required.

The objectives of this Masterclass are to:

  • provide insight and discussion of the processes involved in developing a research funding application
  • facilitate understanding of what to include in a research funding application (content)
  • provide practical advice about what and how to write.

To register please email [email protected]

Please note to attend this masterclass you will need to be an Academy member.

Meet the speakers

Professor Margaret (Mags) Watson

Mags is the founder and Director of Watson Research and Training Limited. She has 30 years’ experience of academic research and has been a registered pharmacist for over 35 years. She is an internationally recognised and award-winning researcher with extensive experience of working across a range of sectors. She is a certified coach and mentor. In addition to running her consultancy business, Mags also holds Professorial positions with the University of Strathclyde and the University of Bath (honorary). She has a wealth of experience in terms of project development, delivery and evaluation, leadership and career development. Mags’ unique combination of research expertise and qualifications enables her to advise on and undertake research on a wide range of topics, to deliver bespoke training and to provide professional development services to individuals and organisations in academia, healthcare and other sectors.