The Research Funding Guidebook / Edition 1

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Overview

This hands-on guide begins at the point many grant seekers can identify with - rejection. Part One emphasizes how to resubmit unfunded applications to make them more competitive. The material contained in this section is invaluable, especially since funding sources are now limiting the number of times the same application can be resubmitted. Part Two highlights the practical issues of a project after funding has been obtained. The authors provide a map of the people and places that must become part of a researcher's daily and weekly routine, a checklist to aid the newly funded researcher's progress, and guidance on the essential but often overlooked feature of research funding, time management. Subjects of other sections of this volume incl

Topics incl. contending with reviewers' comments, selecting project personnel, related research issues, etc.

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This comprehensive guide to the acquisition and maintenance of external funding is intended for small business owners, and individuals young in their careers. Part one emphasizes how to resubmit unfunded applications to make them more competitive, while Part two highlights the practical issues that arise once a project has been approved, such as time management, and securing invaluable connections. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761902317
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Leukefeld is Professor of Behavioral Science, Psychiatry, Oral Health Science, Social Work and Public Health; and Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science, with a graduate appointment in Sociology. He came to the University of Kentucky in 1990 to establish the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse where he filled administrative and research positions. Dr. Leukefeld has published over 200 articles, chapters, books and monographs. He is a consulting editor for 6 journals. His research interests include treatment interventions, outcomes, HIV prevention, criminal justice sanctions, health services, and rural populations.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Getting It, Managing It, and Renewing It
PART ONE: RESUBMITTING A NOT FUNDED APPLICATION: ISSUES AND DECISIONS
Not-Funded? Identify the Reasons
Contending with Reviewers' Comments
Modifying the Application
PART TWO: FUNDED! PRACTICAL ISSUES
Taking Advantage of the Award's Rights and Responsibilities
Build Effective Organizational Relationships
PART THREE: FUNDED! WELCOME TO THE SMALL BUSINESS WORLD
Designing an Organization for the Project
Establishing Financial Procedures
Selecting Project Personnel
Communicating With Organizations and With the Scientific Community
PART FOUR: CONTINUING A PROJECT BY SUBMITTING A COMPETITIVE APPLICATION
Strategies to Identify a Continuation Project
Selecting a Funding Mechanism for a Continuation Project
PART FIVE: APPLICATION PREPARATION
What to Include in a Project Application
Writing to Be Competitive
Seeing It Through the Reviewers' Eyes
PART SIX: OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
Related Research Issues
Thinking as the Heart of Science

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