Blog posts:

The one thing you can’t get wrong when you cost a (research) project

A key risk faced by many projects is they didn’t make sure that they had enough staff to deliver what they promised.

I’ll tell you why this is such a big deal to funders and managers, and how you can change your approach to better manage this risk.

How much startup time do you need for research projects? You might need more than you think

In my experience the key thing delaying the start of research projects is staff availability – whether you have access to the people you need, or if you need to recruit and how ready to recruit you (and your organisation) are.