Why—and How—to Talk with Program Officers at Funding Agencies

Sheila Cherry, PhDgrant funding, research success, scientific writingLeave a Comment

Advice abounds on what to do when applying for research grants, and one common suggestion causes a sticking point for less-experienced PIs: contacting the funding agency’s program staff to discuss the upcoming application. We use this advice across our workshops, Q&A sessions, and one-on-one consultations, and investigators often provide some insight into what prevents them from taking this advice. The … Read More