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Writing successful science proposals / Andrew J. Friedland and Carol L. Folt.

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Author/Creator:
Friedland, Andrew J., 1959-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
2nd ed. - New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvii, 201 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Note:
Previous ed.: 2000.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-197) and index.
Contents:
  • Getting started
  • Authorship from start to finish
  • Basic organization and effective communication
  • Developing your conceptual framework and significance statement
  • A title may be more important than you think
  • The project summary guides the reader
  • Objectives, hypotheses, and specific aims : an exhaustive list is exhausting
  • Lay the foundation in the introduction
  • Experimental design and methods : what will you actually do?
  • Plan for expected and unexpected results
  • The timeline is a reality check
  • References in detail : how many and how recent?
  • Preparing a budget
  • Submitting and tracking your proposal
  • The three R's : rethink, revise, and resubmit
  • Consider private foundations for funding of innovative research
  • Team science for tackling complex problems
  • Ethics and research.
Publisher's Summary:
A guide to science proposal writing. Suitable for scientists embarking on a thesis or grant application, it explains steps of the proposal process in detail. It includes chapters on private foundation funding and interdisciplinary research.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Folt, Carol L., 1951-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780300119398
0300119399

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