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Research Skills: Income and Funding Generation

Income and Funding Generation skills required of excellent PhD or doctoral students

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12 November 2010

An excellent researcher at doctoral or PhD level:

  • Understands the processes for funding and evaluation of research.
  • Writes individual research proposal.

Looking ahead, a doctoral student can aim to become an excellent early-career researcher who:

  • Has broad awareness and knowledge of key relevant funding sources and grant application procedures.  Recognises and appreciates the significance of income and funding generation for own institution.
  • Applies for small grants/fellowships successfully.

Note: These skills are identified in the UK Researcher Development Framework – where they appear as C3.1 Finance, Funding and Resources: Income and Funding Generation

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