EMPIRICAL Research Development can provide a range of support including:
Career development & guidance
Are you questioning your career direction? We can help to:
Understand your transferable skills
Define your career values
Map out your options
Develop an action plan
grant writing & CRITICAL REVIEWS
Do you need help with funding applications? We can help with:
Developing your project idea to fit the opportunity
Costing it out
Selling your story
Do you need another 'set of eyes' on your application? We can look at:
Readability – are you thinking about the right audience?
Selection criteria – are they addressed?
Structural and copy editing - does it flow?
Proofreading – the I’s the t’s and z’s!
Budgets and justifications – does it make sense and is it sensible?
Track records – right team, right expertise, right mix?
PO contributions – are they relevant, are they feasible, are they sufficient?
Eligibility and compliance – is it both?
Big bid DEVELOPMENT
Do you need someone to help you manage a large and complex application? We support:
Aligning funding opportunities & strategic planning
Proposal planning and development
Navigating administrative processes
Budget development & costings
Drafting of letters of support
Proposal flow and structure advice
Writing of budget justifications, track record sections, etc.
Critical and detailed review of whole applications
Liaison with funding agencies
RMS/RGMS or other online data entry
Do you need a part-time or short-term manager for your virtual centre or large project? We offer:
Facilitation of collaborative workshops
Operational advice e.g. staffing, resource management
Budget analysis, forecasting & risk mitigation
Data collection and analysis
Milestone monitoring and reporting
Progress & Annual report writing
Governance meetings & minuting
Newsletters and web content management
Career Development for Researchers
Or ask us about a topic you have in mind!