Application writing and interview skills

A selection of presentations and other resources to help you prepare funding applications.

Getting published

How to write papers that editors will want to publish, 14 October 2016

Download a presentation from Dr Trish Groves, Director of Academic Outreach, BMJ and Editor in Chief, BMJ Open which gives an insight into why journal editors reject papers and top tips on writing papers. 

Example fellowship interview

A video taken at the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre Annual Trainees meeting which illustrates what is needed for a successful research proposal presentation and interview:

Interview help

Do you have a fellowship interview coming up? Please get in touch, we can help you set up a mock interview.

Grant writing tips

The NIHR Research Design Service (RDS) provides design and methodological support to health and social care researchers to develop grant applications to the NIHR and other national peer-reviewed funding programmes.

12 top tips for writing a grant application

Dr David Crosby, Programme Manager for Methodology and Experimental Medicine outlines his top tips.