The research proposal: How to convince evaluators to fund your research project - focus SNSF

Spezialisiert / Akademisch
02.05.2024 10:00 - 16:00

Description and objectives
The objectives of this workshop are:
• Receive information about funding organizations and suitable funding possibilities especially for women researchers (Switzerland with focus on SNSF)
• Connect information to academic level and career planning of the participants
• Know the most important features about planning and preparing an application
• Know all elements of writing a convincing research proposal and project
• Receive Tipps & Tricks, Do’s & Don’ts – focus SNSF
• Practical exercises: work on the first part of an application towards SNSF. (This part will be prepared by the participants before the workshop and according to the trainer’s requirements)
• Group coaching: participants present and discuss their concept within the group and receive individual feedback by the trainer

• Theory by the trainer combined with interactive exercises
• Practical exercise: individual work, group discussion and feedback
• A lot of time for Q&A
• This workshop will be organized as an online training session (Zoom)
02.05.2024 10:00 - 16:00
Raum Online
Avenue de l'Europe 20, 1700 Fribourg
Service égalité, diversité et inclusion
Manuela Schicka
Vortragende / Mitwirkende
Susanne Matuschek
Coach and consultant
Anmeldung obligatorisch


Anmeldefrist: 18.04.2024


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Description and objectives
Has it ever happened to you that you witnessed a situation where somebody got treated
unfairly and you felt bad because you did not know how to react? Or did a female or
minority colleague of yours complain about being discriminated and you did not know
how to support them?

In this workshop participants will explore how they can stop being passive bystanders
and become active upstanders and allies in situations where others are confronted with
discrimination, sexism and bias. In this workshop participants will learn that they can
have a positive impact in challenging situations and leave with a toolbox of smart
intervention strategies. Knowing how to speak-up for others will also help you to learn
to speak up for yourself with courage and confidence.

The workshop will focus on three elements:
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• Obstacles: Why is speaking up difficult.
• Skills: How to listen, learn and engage towards positive change of behavior without creating aggression and defensiveness.

This workshop is highly interactive. We will play a simulations game to kick off an open
discussion on participants’ own experiences. They will learn from each other and get introduced to various techniques like centering or active listening, that will help them
to become fearless and skillful allies for a more human workplace of dignity, equality
and innovation.
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