CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOPS FOR RESEARCH GRANTS

 Learn how to write winning grants proposal

from renowned national and international experts –

absolutely free and improve your chances to

win upcoming multiple HEC research grants worth up 1,000,000 USD in Pakistan

 

HEC is offering multiple research grants under the Higher Education Development in Pakistan (HEDP) project, to promote research and development to support research excellence in strategic sectors of Pakistan economy. To equip the applicants with appropriate skills and write winning grant proposals, HEC is conducting a series of Grants Capacity Building Workshops. 

  • 2-3 workshops every week by renowned experts, scientists, and researchers
  • Brief online sessions that you can attend from anywhere
  • A unique opportunity to interact with global grant experts via live Q&A
  • Series of sessions covering basics to advance proposal writing skills  


Click here to Register for workshop

Click here to Download Workshop Flyer


Our Experts / Panelists:

Dr. Adil Najam

Dean, Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. (Ex-VC LUMS, Pakistan) 

Dr. Jawwad Dar

Professor, Dept of Chemistry,
University College London, UK

Dr. Afshan Huma

Professor, Allama Iqbal Open University

Ms. Karlee Silver

Co-CEO, Grand Challenges, Canada

Dr. Ali Imran

Professor, Prof. Univ. of Glasgow, Scotland

Dr. Nadeem ul Haq

Vice Chancellor, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Dr. Athar Osama 

Science & innovation policy adviser /consultant, Founder and CEO of Pakistan Innovation Foundation 

Dr. Nicola Lowe

Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Co-Director, IINSFSS, University of Central Lancashire, UK

Dr. Asma Hyder

Associate Professor& and Chairperson Economics Department, IBA

Dr. Sarosh Lodi

Vice-Chancellor NED University of Engineering & Technology

Dr. Graham Harrison

Associate Professor, School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University, UK

Dr. Shaheen Safdar Ali,

Vice Chancellor, National Academy of Higher Education 

Engr. Imtiaz Rastgar

Founder & Chairman of Rastgar Pvt. Ltd, Board member of several reputed organizations

Dr. Syed Noman ul Haq

Dean, Institute of Liberal Arts, UMT, Lahore

Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta

Physician/Professor, University of Toronto & The Agha Khan University, Pakistan

Dr. Parveen Ali

Sr. Lecturer, The University of Sheffield, UK


Dr. Teresa Stoepler

National Academies of Science, Washington DC



Workshops Schedule:


S. No

Topic

Date

Time
Attendees Links to Join Webinars

How to Attend
Workshop/
Q&A
 Recording
1.     
Requirements of a Good GCF Proposal 
Thursday July 2, 20205-7pm 


​Session Recording
2.     Writing A Successful Proposal-I - Elements and Characteristics of a Successful Research ApplicationFriday July 3, 2020


3-5pm

 


Session Recording
3.     What does Good Medical/Social Science/Engineering Research Look Like - Panel DiscussionMonday July 6, 2020


5-7pm

 


4.     

Writing A Successful Proposal II - Developing a Theory of Change

Wednesday July 8, 2020
5-7pm



5.     Applying a Social Science Lens to Grand Challenges- Panel DiscussionFriday July 10, 20205-7pm

6.     Value of Gender and Inclusivity in GCF Research Projects
Monday July 13, 20203-5pmSession 7 Link

7.     Learnings and Best Practices from Other Experiences: USAID DIV Partnerships Wednesday July 15, 20205-7pm
Session 8 Link

8.     Learning and Best Practices from Other Experiences: Grand Challenges Canada 
Friday July 17, 20206-8pm
Session 9 Link
  • Friday's session is conducted online via Zoom.

  • Attendees can attend/view session Live via YouTube/Edu TV live stream, just by clicking at https://edutv.hec.gov.pk/, (and also via HEC official Facebook page), when the session will start i.e. from 06-08 PM (PST).

  • Attendees can also post their questions via commenting on the YouTube stream or Facebook comments till 7:30 PM. Kindly note that to leave a comment (post a question), you have to login there via your Facebook or Twitter ID.

  • Questions will be responded by Presenter(s) in the last 20 minutes of session.

​9.

​Collaboration Workshop for Principal Investigators 

​Saturday July 18, 2020

10 am to 2 pm ​

​Workshop for PIs only  

  • ​Saturday's session is conducted online via Zoom.

  • Workshop participants will be emailed soon. 

10.   

Learnings and Best Practices from Other Experiences: National Centers and Other Initiatives from Pakistan

Monday July 20, 2020

5-7pm

Session 10 Link

  • Monday's session is conducted online via Zoom.

  • Attendees can attend/view session Live via YouTube/Edu TV live stream, just by clicking at https://edutv.hec.gov.pk/, (and also via HEC official Facebook page), when the session will start i.e. from 05-07 PM (PST).

  • Attendees can also post their questions via commenting on the YouTube stream till 6:30 PM. Kindly note that to leave a comment (post a question), you have to login there via your Facebook or Twitter ID.

  • Questions will be responded by Presenter(s) in the last 20 minutes of session.

​Will be available soon

11.   

Learnings and Best Practices from Other Experiences: GCRF UK 

Tuesday July 21, 20205-7pm
​Session 11 Link
  • Tuesday's session is conducted online via Zoom.

  • Attendees can attend/view session Live via YouTube/Edu TV live stream, just by clicking at https://edutv.hec.gov.pk/, (and also via HEC official Facebook page), when the session will start i.e. from 05-07 PM (PST).

  • Attendees can also post their questions via commenting on the YouTube stream till 6:30 PM. Kindly note that to leave a comment (post a question), you have to login there via your Facebook or Twitter ID.

  • Questions will be responded by Presenter(s) in the last 20 minutes of the session.

Will be available soon
12.   Writing Successful Proposals - Value for Money: Linking Budget with Theory of Change

Thursday July 23, 2020

5-7pm 

Workshop for Grant Applicants / PIs only 

  • Saturday's session is conducted online via Zoom.

  • Workshop participants will be emailed soon

Will be available soon

13.   

Writing A Successful Proposal - Forging Effective Research2Policy Partnerships for Impact

Friday July 24, 20203-5pm
Session 13 Link
  • Friday's session is conducted online via Zoom.

  • Attendees can attend/view session Live via YouTube/Edu TV live stream, just by clicking at https://edutv.hec.gov.pk/, (and also via HEC official Facebook page), when the session will start i.e. from 03-05 PM (PST).

  • Attendees can also post their questions via commenting on the YouTube stream till 4:30 PM. Kindly note that to leave a comment (post a question), you have to login there via your Facebook or Twitter ID.

  • Questions will be responded by Presenter(s) in the last 20 minutes of the session


Will be available soon




 

 

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