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Workshop “Proposal Writing for Research Projects 2021”

Workshop “Proposal Writing for Research Projects 2021”

Ho Chi Minh City, April 2nd, 2021

Venue: Hoa Sen University, 8 Nguyen Van Trang, District 1, HCMC

Language of instruction: English/Vietnamese

Fees: No participation fee. Lunch and coffee break will be covered by DAAD. Travel costs of participants cannot be reimbursed.

Registration:  Informal application with academic CV and 1-page written proposal concept in English by March 29th, 2021 at the latest to: hcmc@daadvn.org and the trainer, Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong (phong.nguyenthanh@hoasen.edu.vn)

  1. Course Description

The workshop will provide basic knowledge and skills that are needed to design and write a potentially successful proposal for scholarship or research funding (transform a research idea into a proposal) on the basis of lectures, group work and exercises. During the workshop, the participant proposals will be presented, discussed and evaluated.

Attendance and active participation: from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm is required.

  1. Application Requirements

We request that you submit

  1. Academic CV: Please provide a short CV (1 page) of your academic career.
  2. 1-page proposal (approximately 2.500 characters) outlining your intended research project. This proposal should include the following sections and information:

1. Title of the intended research project (approximately 100 characters)

2. Introduction: Please introduce your research idea, a research gap and a need for this gap to be filled.

3.  Aim of the project: Please state the aim of your intended research.

4.  Methods: Briefly describe the methods you are going to apply in order to achieve the aim of your project.

5. Significance/Relevance: Briefly state the expected outcome.

Deadline for applications is March 29th, 2021, 11:00 pm.

30 participants will be selected according to the quality of their proposal and also based on institutional profiles. Applicants will be given a final decision by March 30th, 2021.

  1. Participant Profile

Potential participants are lecturers/researchers in universities in Ho Chi Minh City and Southern Vietnam. Selection criteria are that participants:

– Must hold at least a MSc/M.A. degree or have equivalent research experience

– Possess English language skills, both written and spoken

  1. Trainer Profile
Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong

He obtained his PhD at the University of Bonn, Germany. He is currently a lecturer and researcher at Hoa Sen university, Ho Chi Minh City. His research activities are in the fields of renewable energy, composting and greenhouse gas emissions. He is also a fellow of ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology.

Email: phong.nguyenthanh@hoasen.edu.vn

Dr. Berndt Tilp

He completed his Ph.D. in German Literature and Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) Munich. In 2017, he has been appointed Director of the DAAD Information Centre Ho Chi Minh City and teaches at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH), Vietnam National University (VNU) Ho Chi Minh City.

Email: tilp@daadvn.org

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