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Title: Strengthening Grant writing for Early Career Researchers

Join Us for The AFREhealth Webinar hosted by the Research Support Centre (RSC) Technical Working Group (TWG)

Are you an early career researcher looking for funding to enhance your research career? Do you want to maximise your grant writing success rate? This webinar provides an overview of the nuts and bolts of grant writing. It also provides a platform for sharing best practices lessons and opportunities for strengthening grant writing skills for early career researchers.

Date: Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Moderator: Professor Exnevia Gomo, PhD, Immunologist, Research Support Center Director, University of Zimbabwe, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Resources (PDF):
Optimizing administrative support for researchers: A look at soft skills

Grant writing overview: The nuts and bolts


View Speakers' Profiles

Topic  Speaker  Speaker Institution  Duration
Grant writing; Experiences of a female researcher  Dr. Agnes Kiragga, B.Stat, Msc, PhD  Head of statistics unit and senior research scientist at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Uganda  10 Mins
Grant writing overview: The nuts and bolts   Prof Moses Chimbari PhD Pro-Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs, Research and Innovation, Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe   30 Mins
Optimizing administrative support for researchers: A look at soft skills  Mr Antony Matsika, BBS, MBA, PhD student  Program Coordinator, University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Zimbabwe  10 Mins
Panel Discussion/Q & A from the Audience      10 Mins


Supported by NIH-Fogarty Grant No. 1R25TW011217-01 African Association for Health Professions Education and Research

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The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

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