The reviewer perspective: what evaluators expect to find in your proposal
In this lecture we will discuss what is important for the reviewer to positively evaluate your grant proposal. During this session, you will learn a number of tips and tricks to design and execute your grant writing process in a way that responds to the call’s specifications. As a result, you will be ready to give the reviewers what they are looking for: a good read and answers to the questions they are instructed to find.
How to implement a convincing writing style
This one-hour-long lecture will give you the necessary skills to write well-structured, clear, concise, reader-friendly and persuasive grant proposals. I will give you tips and techniques on how to improve your story line to enhance the clarity, structure, cohesion and simplicity of your text. This workshop will show you how to produce a grant narrative that convinces and enthuses a grant committee of educated, yet non-expert reviewers.
Grant writer and postdoc, Amsterdam UMC and Founder, MedScribo
Dr. Silvia Calpe is a researcher at Amsterdam UMC, where she specializes in the conception, design and writing of scientific (translational and clinical) projects in the gynecological oncology field. During her graduate and post-graduate studies, she has gained extensive experience in grant writing at both the national and international level. During her PhD and first postdoc in the United States, she familiarized herself with US-based grant proposals. At Amsterdam UMC, she is mostly focused on Dutch, Belgian and European grants. She is also a consultant at MedScribo, where she edits and advices on scientific projects at both the national and international level. Finally, she has been an expert evaluator of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions of Horizon 2020, for the past three years.