August 2021

Scientists and researchers based across developing countries are often unable to compete for funding awards due to scarcity of opportunities but also other reasons, such as lack of writing skills. Our Research Proposal Writing Workshop provides scientists and researchers with the skills and tools they need to write a strong research proposal which is the first step towards securing a funding opportunity.

This workshop was delivered as a 4-day online workshop on the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th August 2021 (see detailed programme). The workshop was organised into open lecture sessions for "observers" and subsequent practical tutoring sessions for "full participants". There was live translation in English and Spanish.

To understand the overall objectives, hypothesis, justification, methodology and expected results of your planned study you can watch all the lecture recordings below. They will guide you through the process of writing a proposal to obtain financing. We also recommend you have a look at the Q&A of the event. There are many interesting questions that you may also have, which are answered by experts. 

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 Day 1

  • Announcements Welcome remarks & Workshop goals
  • Lecture 1 Structure of a Scientific proposal
  • Lecture 2 Research proposal: identifying the problem, objectives and hypothesis (tree of problems)
  • Demonstration Resources for Literature Research and management
  • Exercise Literature search
  • Individual Tutoring Developing your tree of problems to objectives

 Day 2


Facebook video livestream

 Day 3


Facebook video livestream

 Day 4