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Target Audience: Academic staff members in Faculty of Science
A mock grant panel is an opportunity to gain an insight into the peer review process used by EPSRC, and to get experience in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of real grant proposals. The panel aims to replicate as far as possible the processes which take place in a real EPSRC prioritisation panel. In participating in a mock grant panel, attendees should understand the function of the panel (as distinct from peer review) better, resulting in improved grant applications.
Attendees at this session will need to complete pre work similar to a real panel member: you will be given previous grant applications to read and score prior to the session itself. This will be distributed not less than 2 weeks prior to the session itself.
Attendees will be organised into mock panels according to their discipline background, reflecting EPSRC prioritisation panels themselves.
The session will be led by ESPRC Regional Manager Dr Derek Craig with additional senior researchers providing support on the day.
This is a one-off event, there is no wait list but is linked to;
*Faculty of Science: Pathways to Impact
*Faculty of Science: Grant Rebuttal and Peer Review Panel Process Information Session
Please use the course booking facility to register your interest in attending this session by 1st April '20.
Places will be confirmed after that date.
Delivered By: Dr Derek Craig, EPSRC Regional Manager
When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk
A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.
*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.
**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.