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MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships - Applicant Workshop 2022

Online workshop for applicants for a Marie Curie Fellowship (European and Global) to be implemented at UiB. The course is also open to potential supervisors at UiB who want to learn more about how to write a competitive MSCA proposal.

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Welcome to Bergen! The University of Bergen campus is centrally located in Bergen. This is the University Museum of Bergen, Natural History building, located on campus.

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The University of Bergen (UiB) welcomes highly talented early career researchers who wish to develop their scientific vision, network and skills abroad and who wish to benefit from attractive working conditions at an institution that fully embraces the principles of Charter and Code.

UiB has several highly profiled research environments and world-class research infrastructure among a large portfolio of disciplines and welcomes also interdisciplinary and innovation-oriented projects. Research at UiB

UiB is dedicated to supporting potential MCSA fellows, in both the proposal and project implementation phases. 

We offer a training course on writing a competitive MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship proposal for applicants interested in a fellowship with UiB and their supervisors. The course is open to applicants who fulfill the eligibility criteria and who have identified a potential UiB supervisor willing to support the application. If you have not yet found a supervisor for your project and are interested in the University of Bergen, please contact us

NOTE: Applicants who wish to apply for a MSCA fellowship with another host institution than UiB should seek assistance and support for their application from this institution.

Preliminary programme

9:15-9:30 Welcome and Introduction, Corina Guder FIA, UiB & Peter Sheard, Trend 2000 Ltd.

I.    The MSCA PF program
-    Background and basics
-    The proposal structure
-    The evaluation process

10:30-10:45 Questions and short break
-    Preparing to write your project proposal
-    Concept development

11:30-12:15 Questions and lunch break

II.    Excellence
-    Clarity of Objectives
-    Novelty and Ambition
-    Methodology
-    Supervision
-    Training
-    Your CV and skill set

13:15-13:30 Questions and short break

III.    Impact
-    Your career perspectives
-    Explaining Impact
-    Maximizing Impacts

14:00-14:15 Questions and short break

IV.    Implementation
-    Deliverables and Milestones
-    Work Plan
-    Risks
-    Questions

-    Final tips
-    Presenting clearly
-    Discussion 

15:30 Session close