English for grant writing

Winning research funding is a competitive business. With much funding now targeted at international cooperation, the ability to write effectively and convincingly in English is a requirement of any researcher. This workshop is designed to help those who do not have English as their native language to improve their ability to write research proposals especially for European funding programmes. Participants will learn how to identify good models and develop effective writing strategies to target an interdisciplinary readership and put their message across in English. Participants will be introduced to the ‘grammar-free’ portfolio approach to developing their writing skills, followed by a ‘hands-on’ practice session.

Target group:

Those who wish to improve their ability to write research proposals in English. The level of English should be intermediate or above.


No new date at present




€500 plus VAT


Virtual, In-house, Tutech Innovation GmbH

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Day 1


Registration and morning coffee


The difference that language can make
Phrases in the bank

13:00 - 13:30


14:00 - 17:00

Practising the craft
The icing on the cake



Timings are indicative only


Contact and information

Dr Margarete Remmert-Rieper
Tel: +49 40 76629 6353
Fax: +49 40 76629 6359
Email: academy@tutech.de

Number of participants

Number of participants is limited to 16.

Workshop language


Workshop presenter

Dr Nina Stedman

Dr Nina Stedman has many years of experience teaching English for Academic Purposes at the Institute of English and American Studies (IAA) at Hamburg University. Before taking up her current position in 2003, she was the director of the theatre workshop at the Institute. She now focuses on British and American politics, media and history and specialises in module and syllabus design, as well as serving on the departmental quality assurance committee and the interdepartmental ‘Ausschuß für Lehre und Studium’. Nina Stedman, who is British by birth and bilingual by upbringing, holds an M.A. in English and modern languages (German and French), and a Ph.D. in English Literature. Beyond her university teaching, her passion for scientific discourse has led her to develop and teach many workshops on a variety of academic language skills, among others at Tutech, DESY, Landesinstitut für Lehrerbildung, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Jahrestagung der Deutschen Shakespeare Gesellschaft, and at the joint British Council/DAAD lecturers’ seminar.


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Contact & further information

Dr Margarete Remmert-Rieper
Tel: +49 40 76629 6353
Fax: +49 40 76629 6359
Email: academy@tutech.de

Dr Margarete Remmert-Rieper

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