Wasted efforts : centuries wasted on unsuccessful grant applications : new study

Riches, Chris & Barnett, Adrian G. (2013) Wasted efforts : centuries wasted on unsuccessful grant applications : new study. Grants Management Quarterly, 2, pp. 11-13.


New Australian research has found scientists spent the equivalent of 550 working years applying for grants from the country's largest health and medical research grants scheme in 2012, and that around 75% of this time was spent on unsuccessful applications.

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study also found that spending more time on a funding proposal did not equate to a greater chance of success.

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ID Code: 60965
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
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Deposited On: 27 Jun 2013 23:05
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2013 04:58

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