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Early Career Health Researcher Event: Get Creative and Get Funded

Wednesday 22 May 2024, 10am - 1pm
Worsley Building, 9.58a

Join us to explore strategies for identifying knowledge gaps, mastering grant applications, advancing your career, fostering collaboration, and expanding your health data science network. In this session learn creative thinking and securing your first funding. Participate in groups tackling unique health data projects for an upcoming grant proposal competition. Get feedback and support to craft winning proposals. The best group proposal receives a prize at the final workshop!


  • 10:00-11:00 - How to think creatively for innovative ideas with Dennis Sherwood
  • 11:00-12:00 – How to Get Your First Grant Funding or Fellowship: A Step-by-Step Journey
  • 12:00-13:00 – Lunch and networking (Lunch is provided)

Speaker bio:

Headshot of Dennis Sherwood smiling into cameraDennis Sherwood is a leading expert in creativity and is the author of 15 books including ‘Creativity for Scientists and Engineers’ and ‘How to be Creative – A practical guide for the mathematical sciences’. Dennis's passion for creativity and innovation led him to found Silver Bullet in 2001.