2nd ed. - New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009.
xvii, 201 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Previous ed.: 2000.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -197) and index.
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.
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)