NWO debate funding system of the future: “It started a bit chaotic”
The NWO-debat at the VU in Amsterdam on research funding had a lot of visitors. The outcome of the debate: NWO should continue to support different types of research and simplify the application process.
The Recognition & Rewards festival: a different view on scientific excellence
The topic of the scientific festival Recognition & Rewards was: How can we best do justice to the diversity of skills scientists can acquire to be successful? Because we often see these aspects reflected in the drafting of personal CVs and describing consortia, E+M advisers Marlieke and Edine travelled to the festival in Utrecht.
Engagement, communication, dissemination, and knowledge utilisation: what is the difference?
Impact takes an increasingly important role in scientific grant applications. But what is the difference between engagement, dissemination, communication and knowledge utilisation? Marlieke explains the concepts in her blog.