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KFAS-AAAS Competitive Research Proposal Writing Workshop 5 - 7 December, 2016


Please note that participants are expected to attend all sessions over 3 consecutive days. Early registration is highly recommended as seats are limited. Selected individuals will be notified via e-mail by the end of November, 2016.
Further queries can be forwarded to or directly to 22278100 Ext: 1656/1623.

Who Should Attend

The workshop will be geared towards early-career investigators and members of the scientific community who are new to the research grant-seeking process.


In a collaborative partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Research Directorate at KFAS will host a 3-day workshop that builds on the fundamentals of proposal writing; engaging the research community in exciting and constructive discussions.

Program Objectives

Over the course of three days, participants will learn to formulate and structure key components of a grant application including, a successful research proposal, project implementation plan and a comprehensive budget. Further topics of focus include Research Ethics and Mendeley Citation Management. As members of a mock review panel, participants will engage in an interactive session to gain a glimpse into the merit review process and identify errors that commonly culminate in grant rejection.