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I won (update from a year ago)

  1. Apr 14, 2014 #1

    Monique

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    I won!!! (update from a year ago)

    Remember, a year ago I was unfairly rejected for a grant application?

    It appeared my career would be over, indeed I even started getting news that I was kicked out of programs that I was already accepted to. I appealed the decision, was shocked by some appalling statements in my dossier, a respected committee sided with me in a hearing and apologies were made at that stage. Two independent experts evaluated the case and couldn't find any reason why the application would be eligible for rejection.

    After a struggle of 9 months the decision now has been made that the grant will be awarded :smile: My supervisor found out I was among the 2–3 best interviews and so I think I can be happy/proud that there has been justice.
     
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  3. Apr 14, 2014 #2

    drizzle

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    Congrats Monique! :D

    The only thing I find hard to believe is that it's been a year since the incident. T_T
     
  4. Apr 14, 2014 #3

    Lisa!

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    Congratulations!!!
    Hope you'd have to work less now...
     
  5. Apr 14, 2014 #4

    Borek

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    Congrats!!!
     
  6. Apr 14, 2014 #5

    Borg

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    Congrats, Monique. That was a tough struggle.
     
  7. Apr 14, 2014 #6

    George Jones

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    Fantastic that it worked out; shameful that it took so much time and stress to make it work out.
     
  8. Apr 14, 2014 #7

    ZapperZ

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    Well done, Monique!

    Zz.
     
  9. Apr 14, 2014 #8

    lisab

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    Good news! Congrats :smile:.
     
  10. Apr 14, 2014 #9

    dlgoff

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    Good news Monique. :thumbs:
     
  11. Apr 14, 2014 #10

    Evo

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    I'm so proud of you!! You knew it was wrong and you stood up to them. I am so glad that the people involved in the appeal were honest.
     
  12. Apr 14, 2014 #11
    Congratulations!
     
  13. Apr 14, 2014 #12

    Dembadon

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    This is great news, Monique. Thank you for sharing, and congratulations!
     
  14. Apr 14, 2014 #13

    D H

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    Congrats, Monique!
     
  15. Apr 15, 2014 #14

    Curious3141

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    Congratulations. The deserving always get their reward in the end.
     
  16. Apr 15, 2014 #15

    Borek

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    Sounds too good to be true.
     
  17. Apr 15, 2014 #16

    Monique

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    Thanks all, goes to show you should never let your head down even if the going gets tough. All the new opportunities, this is great!
     
  18. Apr 16, 2014 #17
    Sad that you had to fight for this and it took that long but super duper happy for you that you got it!

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  19. Apr 17, 2014 #18

    Curious3141

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    It is, but it's just one of those platitudes. At any rate, I'm glad Monique got hers.
     
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