Internal courses and training Workshop on Grant Writing with Angelika Hofmann

03-10-2022 1:00 pm to
04-10-2022 4:30 pm Add to iCal
Online 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: October 3rd, 13.00-16.00

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: October 4th, 13.00-16.30

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. 

Participants admitted to part II will be asked to submit their first page for a research proposal, by September 29th . 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. Non email domains, will not be admited to the event. Information on how to join the event and respective reading materials will be provided upon registration.

Sign-up here

Registration is open until the date of the event October 3rd. Note that there is a limited number of spots for Part II (October 4th) and these will be selected on a "first come, first serve" basis.