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Tuesday

9:00 - 9:30 NWO Rubicon Grants

The Rubicon grant scheme enables young researchers to spend a post-doc period abroad (application within one year within completion of PhD). In this session, a Rubicon expert provides in- depth information about the scheme and the do’s and don’ts of applying, and a Rubicon laureate tells about his/her own experiences with the application process and the stay abroad.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Lou de Leij, dean of Groningen graduate schools Chair
Prof. Jan Komdeur, Faculty of Science and Engineering/GELIFES Expert
Dr. Gert Stulp, Faculty of behavioural and social sciences Rubicon Laureate

9:45 - 10:15 NWO Veni grants

The Veni grant scheme enables young researchers (within 3 years of completion of PhD) to conduct independent research for a period of three years. In this session, a Veni expert provides in-depth information about the scheme and the do’s and don’ts of applying, and a Veni laureate tells about his experiences with the application process and the role of the grant in his career.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Lou de Leij, dean of Groningen graduate schools Chair
Prof. Jan Komdeur, Faculty of Science and Engineering/GELIFES Expert
Prof. Michel Vols, Faculty of Law Veni Laureate

10:30 - 11:00 Marie Curie Individual Fellowships

Marie Curie Individual Fellowships fund researchers looking to enhance their career development and prospects by working abroad. In this session, a Marie Curie expert provides in-depth information about the scheme and the do’s and don’ts of applying, and a laureate tells about his experiences with the application process and the stay abroad.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Lou de Leij, dean of Groningen graduate schools Chair
Dr. Nicolien Wieringa, UMCG Expert
Dr. Niek Verweij, UMCG Marie Curie laureate:

11:30 - 12:30 NWO Vidi en ERC starting grants

Vidi and ERC starting grants enable researchers (3-8 resp. 2-7 years within completion of PhD) to develop their own innovative line of research. Two external experts from the relevant funding agencies and a laureate provide inside information about these schemes, and tell about the do’s and don’ts when applying.

Speaker Roles
Dr. Sonja Pyott, UMCG Chair
Annelein Stax (NWO representative) Expert Vidi

prof. dr. Armagan Kocer, UMCG

Comparing Vidi and ERC Starting Grant
Dr. Pratika Dayal, Faculty of Science and Engineering Laureate ERC starting grant

13:00 - 13:45 Scientific editing (lunch lecture)

Scientific editing can substantially contribute to funding success. In this lunch session, a scientific editing expert presents different ways of working with a scientific editor when applying for a grant, and a researcher tells about his experience with scientific editing and how it contributed to his successful Vidi grant application.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Herman de Jong, dean, Faculty of Economics and Business Chair
Ms. Heidi Disler, RUG Talent Development Scientific editing expert
Dr. Jan Anton Koster, Faculty of Science and Engineering Laureate with scientific
editing experience

14:00 - 15:00 NWO Vici and Consolidator grants

Vici and ERC consolidator grants enable researchers (8-15 resp. 8-12 years within completion of PhD) to consolidate their independence by establishing a research group. In this session, an external expert, a panel member and a laureate provide inside information about these schemes, and tell about the do’s and don’ts when applying.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Herman de Jong, Dean faculty of Economics and Business Chair
Dr. Esther Verhoeven, RVO Expert ERC consolidator
grants
Prof. Marieke Wichers, UMCG Laureate ERC consolidator grants
Prof. Jan-Wouter Zwart, Faculty of Arts Member Vici panel
Annelein Stax (NWO representative) Expert Vici

15:00 - 16:00 Interactive session for supervisors

Supervisors – group leaders (assistant/associate/full professors), institute directors and others – can have a positive impact on their researchers’ funding successes. This interactive session, chaired by the University’s dean of talent development, is for group leaders, directors and deans, and explores strategies and best practices for supervisors to make the most of their group’s or institute’s funding potential.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Ritsert Jansen, Dean of talent development Chair

Prof. Barteld Kooi, Vice-Dean faculty of Philosophy

Prof. Ingrid Molema, RUG talent development/ UMCG

Prof. Marcel Broersma, Faculty of Arts

Contributors best practices

16:00 - 17:00 Interactive sessions on ERC advanced grants

ERC advanced grants enable leading senior researchers to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects. This interactive session, chaired by the University’s dean of talent development, is for senior-career researchers only. The dean of talent development, a recent laureate and a panel member discuss with participants how to strategically plan and execute an application.

Speaker Roles
Prof. Ritsert Jansen, Dean of talent development Chair

ERC advanced grant laureate: Prof. Claartje Mulder, Faculty of Spatial Sciences

ERC advanced panel member: Prof. André Aleman, UMCG

Contributors
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