Internal courses and training Workshop on Grant Writing

26-04-2022 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Solna Lecture hall Atrium, Nobels väg 12B or digitally via Zoom

Learn to organize and compose your thoughts and apply winning writing principles within your next proposal. The workshop is presented by Angelika Hofmann.

Target group 

Postdocs, researchers and final year PhD students at KI.  


Part I:  

The overall goal of this workshop is to teach grant writers how to achieve maximum impact and success with the reader and reviewer in mind.  


  • Types of grant applications 
  • General Overview of Grant writing 
  • Selected, key sections: Abstract, Objective, Specific Aims, and Significance 

Part II 

In Part II participants will learn how to apply essential principles to writing a clear abstract for a grant proposal, including the overall objective, specific aims and significance. Emphasis will be on hands-on composing and revising of these key proposal components and on reviewing and evaluating those of others.  

NB: Limited number of participants in Part II. and prioritization will be given to postdocs and researchers. If you are admitted to part II and are attending in real life setting, remember to bring your computer to the workshop. 

Participants admitted to part II will be asked to submit their first page for a research proposal, by April 20th Instructions will be sent out to admitted researchers. 


About the speaker

Angelika Hofmann, is Strategic Projects and Communications Advisor to the Vice Provost for Research at Yale University and author of two major textbooks on the topic: Scientific Writing and Communication – Papers, Proposals, and Presentations and the recently published Writing in the Biological Sciences.  



This event is organized by KI Career Service



Please use your email when signing up to this event, here.

This is an event with limited spots and selection will be done in a "first come first served" basis. You will receive information about your registration status (accepted or on waiting list) a few days after the submission. Information about joining-in and preparation for Part II. will be provided accordingly.

Registration deadline: April 22nd