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Research Funding & Grant Writing – SNSF Career: Workshops (September 2019)

Workshops led by Susanne Matuschek, MATUSCHEK CONSULTING

Courses are fully booked.

However in response to high demand, an additional event will be organized at the University of Zurich: Research Funding – SNSF Career: Lecture (2 October 2019)

In the frame of the Gender Equality Action Plan 2017-20, Project II “Research Funding and Academic Careers, we organize two workshops for potential SNSF female applicants from the University of Zurich on 24 and 25 September 2019.

Target Group

Female postdocs and scientists from the University of Zurich, potential SNSF applicants


In these workshops participants will:

  • receive information about funding possibilities with focus on SNSF Career Funding
  • know the importance of being main applicant, and about traps esp. for female researchers
  • find the suitable funding schemes in respect of academic level & career aims: self-check
  • know the differences, goodies and challenges of the SNSF Career Funding Schemes Ambizione, Eccellenza and PRIMA
  • learn how to plan a convincing grant proposal: 4-step-model “golden rules” of the application process
  • have a success orientated application strategy, with a convincing research question


Ms. Susanne Matuschek has more than 16 years of experience in the topic: more than 8 years as program manager at the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) in the Career Division leading two funding schemes for early stage career researchers (e.g. MHV Grants for female researchers). She was Chair of two European Working groups on the topics of a “Conditions of a Research Career in Europe” and “Gender Issues”.

Since 2010 she runs with MATUSCHEK CONSULTING her own company with workshops, trainings, coaching.