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Association of Commonwealth Universities: Early Career Researcher Training Grant

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on October 12, 2021 in Announcements

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently accepting applications for the Early Career Researcher (ECR) Training Grants, which provide up to GBP 1000 to organize and deliver training for early career researchers, including Doctoral candidates.

The training should equip researchers with essential skills to enable them to succeed in their careers, whether they remain in academia or utilise their skills in other professional fields. Options might include:

  • Presentation skills
  • Time management
  • Public engagement and communicating with non-academic audiences
  • Media training
  • Social media
  • Relationship/stakeholder management
  • Grant writing
  • Career training, including doctoral careers outside higher education

Research office staff, or any other staff member who leads on providing training for early career researchers, at ACU member universities can apply. A total of ten grants are available.

More information, including a copy of the application form, can be found online.


Internal: November 1, 2021 at 4:30pm. Contact

Funder: November 8, 2021 at 5pm UTC (2pm AST). Contact