Writing Successful Science Proposals

Third Edition
Author: Andrew J. Friedland,Carol L Folt,Jennifer L. Mercer
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300241186
Category: Reference
Page: 280
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An authoritative how-to guide that explains every aspect of science proposal writing This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide to science proposal writing is an essential tool for any researcher embarking on a grant or thesis application. In accessible steps, the authors detail every stage of proposal writing, from conceiving and designing a project to analyzing data, synthesizing results, estimating a budget, and addressing reviewer comments and resubmitting. This new edition is updated to address changes and developments over the past decade, including identifying opportunities and navigating the challenging proposal funding environment. The only how-to book of its kind, it includes exercises to help readers stay on track as they develop their grant proposals and is designed for those in the physical, life, environmental, biomedical, and social sciences, as well as engineering.

Successful Scientific Writing

A Step-by-Step Guide for the Biological and Medical Sciences
Author: Janice R. Matthews,Robert W. Matthews
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316124215
Category: Reference
Page: N.A
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the new edition of this acclaimed and best-selling guide offers a rich blend of practical advice and real-life examples. The authors draw on fifty years of experience, providing detailed step-by-step guidance designed to help students and researchers write and present scientific manuscripts more successfully through knowledge, practice, and an efficient approach. Retaining the user-friendly style of the previous editions, this fourth edition has been broadened to include detailed information relevant to today's digital world. It covers all aspects of the writing process, from first drafts, literature retrieval, and authorship to final drafts and electronic publication. A new section provides extensive coverage of ethical issues, from plagiarism and dual publication to honesty in reporting statistics. Both the text and 30 hands-on exercises include abundant examples applicable to a variety of writing contexts, making this a powerful tool for researchers and students across a range of disciplines.

Successful Grant Proposals in Science, Technology and Medicine

A Guide to Writing the Narrative
Author: Sandra Oster,Paul Cordo
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110703809X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 387
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A practical guide to writing scientific grant proposal narratives, with in-depth examples covering content, organisational alternatives, phrasing and argumentation.

Writing Science

How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded
Author: Joshua Schimel
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199760233
Category: Mathematics
Page: 221
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"Writing Science is built upon the idea that successful science writing tells a story, and it uses that insight to discuss how to write more effectively. Integrating lessons from other genres of writing and years of experience as author, reviewer, and editor, Joshua Schimel shows scientists and students how to present their research in a way that is clear and that will maximize reader comprehension ... Writing Science is a much-needed guide to succeeding in modern science. Its insights and strategies will equip science students, scientists, and professionals across a wide range of scientific and technical fields with the tools needed to communicate effectively and successfully in a competitive industry."--Back cover.

Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412999286
Category: Psychology
Page: 355
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Witten by well-respected editors with proven success in grant writing, this book will provide comprehensive advice on how to build a successful grant proposal, from the top down and from the bottom up. The book provides advice on planning, executing, submitting, and revising grant proposals in order to maximize their chances of success. Features: · Explores general strategies and tactics including laying the groundwork, follow-up, attracting colleagues to participate, revisions, and resubmissions · Examines key mistakes that grant-proposers often make and offers suggestions for how to avoid them · Includes tips for writing specific proposal for various agencies

Drittmittel für die Forschung

Grundlagen, Erfolgsfaktoren und Praxistipps für das Schreiben von Förderanträgen
Author: Stefanie Preuß
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658164522
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 202
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Dieses Fachbuch bietet Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftlern eine systematische Praxisanleitung, mit der sie die Erfolgschancen ihrer Drittmittelanträge substanziell erhöhen. Es vermittelt die Grundlagen des Antragschreibens, erklärt die wichtigsten Erfolgsfaktoren und gibt praktische Hilfestellungen, wie Herausforderungen gemeistert werden können.Schritt für Schritt führt Stefanie Preuß durch die einzelnen Phasen des Antragschreibens: Von der Konzeption eines förderfähigen Projekts und dem Finden eines geeigneten Förderprogramms über das Formulieren eines überzeugenden Antrags bis zum Begutachtungsprozess und dem Ergebnis der Evaluation. Dabei wird auch die Perspektive von Förderorganisationen und Gutachtenden berücksichtigt. Das Buch gibt zu jedem Schritt Insidertipps, erklärt die formalen und informellen Regeln und beantwortet typische Fragen aus der Beratungspraxis. Zahlreiche praktische Übungen und Anleitungen führen die Leserinnen und Leser strukturiert zum abgabefähigen Antrag.

Be a Winner!

A Science Teacher's Guide to Writing Successful Grant Proposals
Author: Patty McGinnis
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781681400013
Category: Proposal writing in research
Page: N.A
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Getting a grant

how to write successful grant proposals
Author: Robert Lefferts
Publisher: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 160
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Career Management for Chemists

A Guide to Success in a Chemistry Career
Author: John Fetzer,John Charles Fetzer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540208990
Category: Science
Page: 266
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John Fetzer’s "Career Management for Chemists" provides ample, common-sense guidance on the key topics such as: Resumés and CVs, Staying Driven & Current, Personal Skills & Traits Networking, Teamwork & Leadership, Speaking & Listening Writing Research Papers, Mentoring, Behavior & Rewards The practical coverage reflects not only his long professional experience but also his insight that, especially in today’s changing workplace, expectations and strategies for career management require constant re-evaluation. Provides real, common-sense, and proven means to enrich and make more rewarding a technical career. Pre-publication comments from colleagues - "Not only the student who is taking his first steps in the scientific world would profit abundantly by mining this book for views and ideas on the different sides of his chosen career. Also the seasoned scientist will be stimulated to scrutinize his own habits and pick up new thoughts, thereby becoming a more skilled instructor of his younger colleagues." J. Andersson, University of Münster, Germany "As one of the international collaborators of Dr. John Fetzer, I want to warmly congratulate him. His efforts nicely summarize very important topics for all who work in scientific activities. But, at the same time, Career Management for Chemists also provides some real insights for many people who are not working in science. This is a nice guidebook on how to enrich our lives and help us to become more successful!! K. Jinno, Toyohashi University of Technology

Guide to Effective Grant Writing

How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Application
Author: Otto O Yang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461415810
Category: Education
Page: 90
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Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant, 2nd edition is a fully updated follow-up to the popular original. It is written to help the 100,000+ post-graduate students and professionals who need to write effective proposals for grants. There is little or no formal teaching about the process of writing grants for NIH, and many grant applications are rejected due to poor writing and weak formulation of ideas. Procuring grant funding is the central key to survival for any academic researcher in the biological sciences; thus, being able to write a proposal that effectively illustrates one's ideas is essential. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, this volume offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples. Included are a number of specimen proposals to help shed light on the important issues surrounding the writing of proposals. The Guide is a clear, straight-forward, and reader-friendly tool. Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant Writing is based on Dr. Yang's extensive experience serving on NIH grant review panels; it covers the common mistakes and problems he routinely witnesses while reviewing grants.

Developing Effective Research Proposals

Author: Keith F Punch
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446200001
Category: Social Science
Page: 176
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Successful research requires effective and thorough preparation. In this expanded and updated Second Edition of Developing Effective Research Proposals Keith Punch offers an indispensable guide to the issues involved in proposal development and in presenting a well-considered plan for the execution of research. Dealing with both qualitative and quantitative approaches to empirical research across the social sciences, the Second Edition comprehensively covers the topics and concerns relevant to the subject and is organized around three central themes: What is a research proposal, who reads proposals and why? How can we go about developing a proposal? and What might a finished proposal look like? New features of this edition include: -Expanded sections covering research strategy, research planning and academic writing -Examples of successful research proposals from across the social science disciplines -A more comprehensive discussion of ethics -A brand new glossary and chapter summaries The Second Edition will be welcomed by all those preparing or evaluating research proposals, and will be invaluable across all areas of social science, both basic and applied, and for students undertaking quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method studies.

Designing Successful Grant Proposals

Author: Donald C. Orlich
Publisher: Ascd
ISBN: 9781416600848
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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Discover how simple it can be to get the grant money your schools needs, following the guidelines and templates provided by an experienced grants writer.

Getting a Grant in the 1990s

How to Write Successful Grant Proposals
Author: Robert Lefferts
Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct
ISBN: 9780671766375
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 239
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Key fund-raising guidelines for artists, writers, researchers; community groups and nonprofit agencies; schools and other institutions.

Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Carolyn M. Driver, Ma.
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1452065543
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 204
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Jumpstart Your Vision! See the Vision! Believe the vision! Write the Vision! Do the Vision! "Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations" A grant proposal is a written document that discusses a proposed plan of projects or programs that are presented to prospective funders. The book explains how to define the purpose, goals, objectives, vision, and mission statements of the organization. The book also explains how to write a compelling grant proposal that states the real problem with clarity and also how to write a convincing needs statement to persuade funders to invest in your organization. This book is a user-friendly basic grant writing guide. It eliminates intimidation and fears. Practice workbook exercises will help build your confidence. Relax and enjoy the journey. Get motivated and excited! Look forward to writing a successful winning grant proposal. This book is a basic guide for beginner grant proposal writers for non-profit organizations. It includes eighteen chapters that discuss and explains the following topics: . Introduction to writing grant proposals for non-profit organizations . The grant writing preparation process. What you will need . Applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status for nonprofit organizations . State goals and objectives for your project or program . Define your vision, purpose, and mission . How to write a letter of intent to funders . How to write your compelling statement of need . How to establish a relationship with funders . Method component . Evaluation component. Understanding the evaluation criteria for funding . Program development . Capability Statement . Budget component- Sample of cost effective budget . How to develop a grant writing team . Sustainability component. How to maintain funding . Executive summary. Discuss the real problem for funding . How to submit your grant proposal to funders . The funder's decision, How to turn your "No into Yes" . Funding resources. Where to seek funding . Legal documents needed to be considered a nonprofit organization. . This book includes a glossary of terms used by grant writers in the field. . Packaging and delivery of proposal. Timing counts- A checklist is provided Workbook exercises are included in some of the chapters to assist the grant writer with some hands on experience. Some of the major components of a successful grant proposal are to write a grant that has clear goals and objectives as well as a well developed planned program or project that the funder can clearly understand. The funder and the grant seeker interests should match. This guidebook will give the grant writer suggestions, recommendations, and ideas for writing a compelling winning grant proposal to increase chances of getting funding. Get started! Dreams do come true! You can be a winner!! Stay the course! Good luck!!"

Scientific Writing and Communication

Papers, Proposals, and Presentations
Author: Angelika H. Hofmann, Ph.D.,Instructor for Scientific Writing Angelika Hofmann
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190278540
Page: 768
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Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals, and Presentations, Third Edition, covers all the areas of scientific communication that a scientist needs to know and master in order to successfully promote his or her research and career. This unique "all-in-one" handbook begins with a discussion of the basic principles of scientific writing style and composition and then applies these principles to writing research papers, review articles, grant proposals, research statements, and resumes, as well as to preparing academic presentations and posters. FEATURES A practical presentation carefully introduces basic writing mechanics before moving into manuscript planning and organizational strategies. Extensive hands-on guidance for composing scientific documents and presentations then follows. Relevant and multidisciplinary examples selected from real research papers and grant proposals by writers ranging from students to Nobel Laureates illustrate clear technical writing and common mistakes that one should avoid. Annotated text passages bring the writing principles and guidelines to life by applying them to real-world, relevant, and multidisciplinary examples. Extensive end-of-chapter exercise sets provide the opportunity to review style and composition principles and encourage readers to apply them to their own writing. Writing guidelines and revision checklists warn scientists against common pitfalls and equip them with the most successful techniques to revise a scientific paper, review article, or grant proposal. The book's clear, easy-to-follow writing style appeals to both native and non-native English speakers; special ESL features also point out difficulties experienced primarily by non-native speakers. Tables and lists of sample sentences and phrases aid in composing different sections of a scientific paper, review article, or grant proposal. Thorough attention to research articles advises readers on composing successful manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals from initial drafting to the response to reviewers. Comprehensive coverage of grant writing guides scientists through the entire process of applying for a grant, from the initial letter of inquiry to proposal revision and submission. "

Environmental Science for AP®

Author: Andrew Friedland,Rick Relyea
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319029337
Category: Science
Page: 656
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Written specifically for the AP® Environmental Science course, Friedland and Relyea Environmental Science for AP®Second Edition, is designed to help you realize success on the AP® Environmental Science Exam and in your course by providing the built-in support you want and need. In the new edition, each chapter is broken into short, manageable modules to help students learn at an ideal pace. Do the Math boxes review quantitative skills and offer you a chance to practice the math you need to know to succeed. Module AP® Review questions, Unit AP® Practice Exams, and a full length cumulative AP® Practice test offer unparalleled, integrated support to prepare you for the real AP® Environmental Science exam in May.

Writing for Science

Author: Robert Goldbort
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300117936
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 330
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This book encompasses the entire range of writing skills that today's experimental scientist may need to employ. Chapters cover routine forms, such as laboratory notes, abstracts, and memoranda; dissertations; journal articles; and grant proposals. Robert Goldbort discusses how best to approach various writing tasks as well as how to deal with the everyday complexities that may get in the way of ideal practice--difficult collaborators, experiments gone wrong, funding rejections. He underscores the importance of an ethical approach to science and scientific communication and insists on the necessity of full disclosure.

Essentials of Environmental Science

Author: Andrew Friedland,Rick Relyea,David Courard-Hauri
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319070310
Category: Science
Page: 400
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At just 15 chapters, Essentials of Environmental Science is ideal for a one-semester course. It takes the same non-biased approach as its parent text, teaching students to think critically about data presented. In addition to being briefer, Essentials is even more accessible placing less emphasize on math calculations. The coverage of ecology, agriculture, energy, and water has also been streamlined to provide a more focused treatment of the science concepts.

Proposal Planning & amp;Writing, 5th Edition

Fifth Edition
Author: Jeremy T. Miner,Lynn E. Miner
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829683
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 268
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Not every book merits a fifth edition! An invaluable resource, this thorough and detailed guide will enable anyone charged with grantseeking to submit winning proposals. • Offers advanced writing tips highlighting technological tools that will help writers work smarter, not harder, to increase proposal persuasiveness • Includes an expanded presentation of logic models that graphically display the relationship between situation, processes, and resulting outputs and outcomes • Features a new chapter on sustainability, complete with sample language to help grantseekers answer the dreaded question, "How will your project be sustained beyond the granting period?" • Shares practical tips that have enabled the authors to write winning grants for four decades