Funding and grant writing in Research

Via Swans on Tea:

“Real Lives and White Lies in the Funding of Scientific Research”

An excellent article explaining the problems faced by research groups, especially small ones, when a large portion of allocated researcher time is dedicated to writing grant proposals.

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One thought on “Funding and grant writing in Research

  1. dark_daedalus says:

    I call it the Work vs. Meta-Work i.e. Work to do your work; problem.

    It unfortunately occurs in Industry too, when project budgets, planning, management tasks etc. take far more time than the work you are _meant_ to be doing…

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