I got the prestigious Marie Curie individual fellowship (postdoc). The proposal I wrote is good but I'm not sure if I want to stick to it 100%. What is the expectation for such fellowships in this regard?

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    The question about expectations should be answered by the organization behind the fellowship, rather than by strangers on the internet. – David Ketcheson Apr 16 '18 at 16:11
  • I agree with the comment of @DavidKetcheson and I'd add that the answer will probably depend on how far you want to deviate from the proposal. I can easily imagine the grant agency being much happier with a deviation from set theory to model theory than with a deviation from set theory to differential equations (or to biology, or to archaeology). – Andreas Blass Apr 16 '18 at 20:06
  • What did the grant officer say when you called them? – henning -- reinstate Monica Apr 17 '18 at 21:25
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    @henning: I will let you know when I do. The grant is still to start in a few months, so it's quite early to ask formally now. – Pioneer83 Apr 18 '18 at 0:26
  • I cannot answer for your case, but my experience is that fellowships are generally pretty flexible in terms of what you actually do while on them. – Thomas supports Monica Apr 18 '18 at 3:44

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