Assistance to FWO and Special Research Fund applications

The faculty wants to assist its researchers when they apply for mandates and projects at the FWO and the Special Research Fund (BOF). It therefore organizes various information sessions for its researchers every year.

Faculty information sessions

  • Introductory information session on mandate applications (predoc and postdoc) and project applications at the FWO and the BOF
    Who? Stef Slembrouck (LW research director) i.c.w. DOZA, members of the Research Council and members of the FWO CULT panels
    When? Friday, December 1, 2017, 11:30
    Where? auditorium 2 (Franz Cumont, Blandijn)
    Access? free
  • CULT-1: specific information session about FWO applications
    Who? Mark Janse, Liliane Haegeman (CULT-1 panel members)
    When? Thursday 7 December 2017, 11:00
    Where? faculty meeting room, Blandijn
    Access? free
  • CULT-2: strategies for writing FWO mandate applications
    Who? Gert Buelens, Elizabeth Amann (CULT-2 panel members)
    When? Friday 8 December 2017, 10:30
    Where? faculty meeting room, Blandijn
    Access? mandatory registration
  • CULT-3: coaching session for FWO applicants
    Who? Steven Vanderputten, Eric Vanhaute, Frank Vermeulen (CULT-3 panel members)
    When? Tuesday 12 December 2017, 9:00 - 11:00
    Where? meeting room 1st floor, UFO
    Access? free
  • CULT-4: specific information session about FWO applications
    Who? Ann Heirman, Peter Van Nuffelen (CULT-4 panel members)
    When? Thursday 7 December 2017, 15:00
    Where? classroom 110.046, Blandijn
    Access? free
  • CULT-5: specific information session about FWO applications
    Who? Gertrudis Van de Vijver, Bart Vandenabeele (CULT-5 panel members)
    When? Monday, December 4, 2017, 15:00
    Where? classroom 110.060, Blandijn
    Access? free

UGent information sessions

  • Explanation of FWO regulations: predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers
    Who? Department of Research Affairs UGent i.c.w. FWO
    When? Monday 4 December 2017, 16:00 - 18:00
    Where? auditorium C, campus UZ Gent
    Access? mandatory registration
  • Explanation of FWO regulations: projects and researcher grants
    Who? Department of Research Affairs UGent i.c.w. FWO
    When? Monday, February 5, 2017, hours not known yet
    Where? not known yet
    Access? not known yet

Documentation and examples

Examples of previous successful applications

Like last year, there are examples of previous successful applications (thanks to colleagues who provided them). These examples are illustrative and provide a first insight into what is expected of a good application.

  • Do not copy anything from these examples. Copying is plagiarism and plagiarism will be recognized.
  • The examples are purely for internal use.

Other useful information

  • Powerpoint of the general session
  • Percentile values of students
  • Exporting my Biblio bibliography to the FWO-portal
  • Assessment forms used by the FWO
  • ...

Where can I find this additional information?

  • faculty intranet > bestuur en beleid > commissies > commissie wetenschappelijk onderzoek > referentiedocumenten > FWO en BOF