Tips for writing grant applications: a funder perspective

About this video

In this webinar recording, Annalisa Montesanti will offer an insight into what funders look for when reading grant applications.

You will come away with a better understanding of what to consider when writing a grant application, what makes applications stand out to funders and how you can establish your chances of winning grants as an early career researcher.

About the presenter

Annalisa Montesanti

Programme Manager - R&D for National Health

Annalisa is the Programme Manager managing the Health Research Careers portfolio at the Health Research Board (HRB). She is responsible for developing and managing a portfolio for health research careers in order to develop a coordinated approach to building capacity and support a highly skilled workforce in health research in Ireland. Annalisa is also deeply involved in promoting open science, FAIR data and research data stewardship through also international collaborations.

Annalisa had many years of experience in scientific research. After working several years in Italy after the BSc, she completed her PhD in cancer biology in Oxford, UK and a post doc at UCD, Ireland. She was also awarded a fellowship from the Italian Association for Cancer Research and a Marie Curie Training and Mobility for Researchers fellowship.