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Research Office Workshop - Drafting a Successful Grant Application Online

 NOTE: This is a live national session, please check your local time below:
WA (AWST): 11:30pm - 1:30pm 
SYD (AEST): 2:30pm - 4:30pm

  • Researchers
  • Research Development

For researchers who want to improve the quality of their grant applications to make them more informative, persuasive and engaging. 
Writing a good grant application is difficult, which is why we've put together this Module to assist you to develop a strong grant application.

This session will cover:

  • Grants quiz – before you start planning
  • Where would you find grants?
  • Guidelines first
  • What are funders looking for?
  • Project rationale
  • Content building
  • The growing importance of consumer and community involvement in grant application
  • Planning for and communicating consumer and community involvement in your grant applications
  • ARC Discovery Projects Part D Project Description
  • Tips for grant writing
  • Common reasons why applications don’t succeed 
  • Who to ask for help?
  • Additional Resources
  • Questions?

Presented by: Clare Johnson (Research Grants Adviser) and Byron Barnes (Chief Advancement Officer)

Guest Speaker: Kathryn Stewart

Kathryn Employed through the West Australian Health Translation Network, Kat is the Consumer and Community Involvement Coordinator at Notre Dame University. In her role, she supports collaboration and the development of meaningful relationships between health researchers, consumers, and the community, helping connect researchers to involve consumers and the community within their work and providing education to enable this. Previously based at the University of Western Australia and the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Kat understands consumer and community involvement requirements in grant writing and how to plan and implement best practices in research programs and projects.

With over 12 years of experience in community focussed roles, including working within local government and not-for-profit organisations, Kat has worked closely with vulnerable and at-risk communities. In addition, she brings advocacy and education focus through tertiary education in Health Promotion and her time running community-based health and nutrition workshops.


Please register for this workshop using your Notre Dame email address. A reminder email containing a Zoom link will be sent to you 2 days prior to the workshop.

If you have any questions, please contact Research Office Grants team at research.grants@nd.edu.au 

Monday, March 27, 2023
11:30am - 1:30pm
Time Zone:
Perth (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Researcher Development  
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