Grant applications

With due dates

So soon after Pride month

Are homophobic

That big grant that I spent a month on, where I actually stood a good chance of getting funded for 4 years as a junior research group leader

It was just cancelled thanks to this:

I spent ~ a month on it for literally nothing


@bgcarlisle It is sad that this law is having negative consequences. I still hope it can trigger a necessary change in academia in Germany and the EU.

@jorge Yup, there's a hiring freeze in a lot of places and nobody knows what's going on because now, nobody can hire anybody legally, unless they have $ Forever money to do it with

I wouldn't say it's "sad"

It's irresponsible and it's having exactly the opposite of its intended effect because they provided $0 more funding

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Scholar Social

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.