Event

Interview training for the ERC Starting Grant

The Swedish Research Council is organising a workshop series for European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant candidates to obtain advice and inspiration for the interview with the ERC panel. Administrative staff at Swedish universities who work with research support for ERC applicants are also welcome to participate.

Date

30 August 2022 - 2 September 2022

Times

30 augusti, kl. 13.00–16.00
31 augusti, kl. 13.00–15.00
1 september, kl. 13.00–15.00
2 september, kl. 14.00–15.00

Place

Digital meeting via Zoom. The link will be sent shortly before the workshop. Only the presentation on 30 August will be recorded.

Registration

Registration is open until the day before each interview training workshop.

The workshops will be held in English.

This ERC interview training workshops are aimed at researchers applying with Swedish host institutions who have applied for an ERC Starting Grant and have progressed to step 2 of the evaluation process.

The workshop series aim to prepare candidates for the interview with the ERC panel. The candidates will have the opportunity to meet and obtain information from previous ERC Starting Grant and Consolidator Grant recipients and to practice their presentation technique with a professional coach.

30 August – communication training

Hands on training on how to present effectively via video chat and how to answer tough interview questions.

31 August – Life Sciences

Opportunity to meet researchers with experiences from ERC interviews (both online and on-site interviews) as well as researchers with experiences from ERC review panel evaluations within Life Sciences.

1 September – Social Sciences and Humanities

Opportunity to meet researchers with experiences from ERC interviews (both online and on-site interviews) as well as a researchers with experiences from ERC review panel evaluations within Social Sciences and Humanitites.

2 September – Physical Sciences and Engineering

Opportunity to meet researchers with experiences from ERC online interview as well as a researchers with experiences from ERC review panel evaluations within Physical Sciences and Engineering.

You can attend as many workshops you want. There will also be an offer to sign up for individual training with the professional coach after this workshop series.

Only the presentation on 30 August will be recorded.

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