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Grant Writing: Writing Your Specific Aims Workshop

  • Monadnock Room - 2nd floor (map)

A clear and well structured set of specific aims is an essential part of a complete grant package. Postdocs may receive training on writing a manuscript or journal article, but are rarely asked to write specific aims until they apply for faculty positions. This workshop will guide participants through the process of generating a first draft for their specific aims based on their preliminary data, previous publications and research interests. Participants will be asked to bring a draft of their specific aims to the workshop. Following a brief overview describing the structure and best practices for writing specific aims, participants will be provided examples of excellent and poorer specific aims for a group discussion. Participants will work in groups to apply the best practices discussed to their own aims. Participation is limited to 30 attendees and a draft of their specific aims must be submitted to by June 3rd.

Earlier Event: June 17
Meet the Scientists
Later Event: June 17
Coffee Break