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[Doriana] *Mr Burns voice* Excellent!

Postby Doriana » Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:29 pm

Yesterday, we received the news that we did not get the multi-million euro, 7-year funding from the German Science Foundation that we had applied for. A lot of work went into our proposal and we were really looking forward to the grant money. However, my co-workers, supervisor and I are actually not too sad that we didn't get it. Why?

we = several collaborating departments at my university
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Postby Balin » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:17 pm

Good to see you here again!

Would you have had to do certain work if you had received the grant? Would you have had to change locations? Travel?
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Postby Doriana » Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:38 pm

Good to see you here again! It's good to be back, although I'm so caught up in work these days that I don't know if this will be a long-term stay or a weekend visit...

Would you have had to do certain work if you had received the grant? Would you have had to change locations? Travel? No to all
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Postby irishelk » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:17 pm

Does not getting the grant money mean that you will get another advantage? Money from another source? Do you expect to have 7 years of funding, or almost the same amount, anyway? Did you reap the advantages of publicity from the application process?

Would you be sad if you did get it?

Is the subject matter of what would be funded relevant? Are you studying the funding process?
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Postby Doriana » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:31 pm

Does not getting the grant money mean that you will get another advantage? [b]noish [/b]Money from another source? no Do you expect to have 7 years of funding, or almost the same amount, anyway? Did you reap the advantages of publicity from the application process? irrel to both

Would you be sad if you did get it? no, but...

Is the subject matter of what would be funded relevant? noish Are you studying the funding process? no
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Postby Balin » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:01 am

Would you be annoyed if you did get it? Angry? Did you think one of the other proposals (the one that did get it, perhaps) should have gotten the grant?
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Postby GalFisk » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:26 pm

Relevant why you didn't get it? Did it go to someone who deserved it more? Relevant who did get this grant? Did anyone get it at all? Will the science get done regardless? If so, by you? By someone else?
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Postby Doriana » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:10 pm

Would you be annoyed if you did get it? OTRT Angry? no Did you think one of the other proposals (the one that did get it, perhaps) should have gotten the grant? irrel

Relevant why you didn't get it? no Did it go to someone who deserved it more? Relevant who did get this grant? Did anyone get it at all? Will the science get done regardless? If so, by you? By someone else? irrel to rest
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Postby Balin » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:26 pm

Did you send a serious proposal to the grant? Did you send the proposal with the intent of wanting the grant money?
Is it relevant who did get the grant money? Was it another department at the same place?
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Postby Doriana » Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:26 pm

Did you send a serious proposal to the grant? Did you send the proposal with the intent of wanting the grant money? Yes to both
Is it relevant who did get the grant money? No, not relevant Was it another department at the same place? Irrel

Clarification: We would have been mostly happy to get the grant money, but we would have been annoyed(ish) about one aspect of getting the grant.
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:04 pm

Aspect related to: criteria for getting it? Obligations for using it? Financial issues? Who will use it?
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Postby Doriana » Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:35 pm

Aspect related to: criteria for getting it? Obligations for using it? Financial issues? Who will use it? No to all
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Postby GalFisk » Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:46 pm

Related to an event? A person? A group? An object? Or type of object? Research? Money? Researchers? An institution? Business? Would getting a grant keep something relevant from being done?
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Postby Doriana » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:53 pm

Related to an event? This for svv of 'event' A person? A group? An object? This for svv of 'object' Or type of object? Research? This Money? Researchers? An institution? Business? Would getting a grant keep something relevant from being done? Not keep from being done entirely, but make it harder to do
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Postby Doriana » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:53 pm

Hint: Think about what we could do with several million Euros.
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Postby trebor » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:44 pm

Would the grant have enabled you to hire more people? Do further research? Buy something(s)?

Relevant what your field of work is? What the end goal of the research would be? Or what the “event” would be? Would the event be the publication of the findings of the research? A formal ceremony at the end of a project?
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Postby Doriana » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:57 pm

Would the grant have enabled you to hire more people? Do further research? Irrel to these Buy something(s)? Yesish, explore

Relevant what your field of work is? One aspect of my field of work is relevant, explore What the end goal of the research would be? no, irrel Or what the “event” would be? Yes, it would be the above-mentioned buying of something Would the event be the publication of the findings of the research? A formal ceremony at the end of a project? No to rest
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Postby Balin » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:58 pm

Is it relevant how you would have received the money? If so, digitally? Through check?
Would you have purchased something tangible? Another building?
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Postby Doriana » Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:31 pm

Is it relevant how you would have received the money? If so, digitally? Through check? Irrel (and I don't know, although I was hoping for one of those huge novelty checks)
Would you have purchased something tangible? Another building? This!
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Postby Balin » Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:58 pm

Longshot pays off!
Would you have to spend lots of time/money getting the building prepared for what you'd need it for? Which would leave less money/time for the actual research?
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Postby trebor » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:26 pm

Is your work related to: Science? Medicine? Social sciences? Fine Arts?

Would the building be used for lectures/classes? To conduct research? Other work that is part of your professional practice? Housing? Storage? Libraries relevant?
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Postby Doriana » Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:45 pm

Would you have to spend lots of time/money getting the building prepared for what you'd need it for? Money irrel; time yes Which would leave less money/time for the actual research? No, but it would still interfere with our research, explore

Is your work related to: Science? Medicine? Social sciences? Fine Arts? I work in psychology (and I don't want to get into a heated debate whether that's science or social science :lol: )

Would the building be used for lectures/classes? To conduct research? Other work that is part of your professional practice? Housing? Storage? Libraries relevant? It's irrel what it would be used for
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Postby irishelk » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:19 pm

Would the new building mean you would have to spend your time in an annoying way? Moving/setting up the new building? Doing work unrelated to your main projects? Teaching? Applying for more grants? Would the commute there be longer?

Is an experimental aspect of your job relevant? Publicity-related? Academic publishing? Clerical/paperwork-y? Would you relevantly have test subjects come to the building? Or patients/clients? Or students? Or tour groups?
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Postby Doriana » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:55 pm

Would the new building mean you would have to spend your time in an annoying way? Moving/setting up the new building? Doing work unrelated to your main projects? Teaching? Applying for more grants? Would the commute there be longer? No to these

Is an experimental aspect of your job relevant? This Publicity-related? Academic publishing? Clerical/paperwork-y? Would you relevantly have test subjects come to the building? Not to the new building, but... Or patients/clients? Or students? Or tour groups?
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Postby Balin » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:10 pm

Would they come to the old building? Is travel relevant to the solution?
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Postby Doriana » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:41 pm

Would they come to the old building? yes Is travel relevant to the solution? no
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Postby Balin » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:48 pm

Would you want people to come to the old building? The new building?
Potential location of the new building relevant?
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Postby Doriana » Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:10 pm

Would you want people to come to the old building? This The new building?
Potential location of the new building relevant? very
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Postby Doriana » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:45 pm

HINT: Find out where the new building is in relation to the old building.
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Postby trebor » Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:04 am

Is the new building adjacent to the old building? Quite a ways away from the old building? Are the two buildings in the same city?
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Postby Doriana » Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:06 pm

Is the new building adjacent to the old building? This Quite a ways away from the old building? Are the two buildings in the same city? yes
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