The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has commenced its Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training Programme, which is ongoing.
The biannual programme is in collaboration with NIMR Foundation.
The objective is to build an adequate and sustainable network of committed early career researchers with inter-disciplinary and multi-institutional collaborative approach and proficiency in developing high quality, competitive grant writing and capacity for healthcare research and development in Nigeria.
According to NIMR, the Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training Programme will cover Understanding of health services research methods, Formulation of research questions and hypotheses, Selection of appropriate statistical tools for data analysis, Ethics and Ethics Permission in Research, Writing compelling grant proposals, among others.
A 21-day residential workshop will be held at the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research at 6 Edmund Crescent Yaba, Lagos. The dates for the training are between October 9, 2022 and October 30, 2022.
For the 21-day period, the successful candidates will be tutored through hands on practical sessions on successful grants proposal writing.
NIMR states that the workshop will be guided by the National Grantsmanship and Mentorship Training Programme Curriculum developed by the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research for the sessions.
To be eligible, aside being a citizen of Nigeria, you must be an early career investigator (junior and mid-level researcher) and you must have been awarded a research doctorate (PhD/DPhil/MD) from a recognized academic institution normally within the past 6 years.
The deadline for applications is September 11, 2022.
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