Writing Successful Science Proposals

Writing Successful Science Proposals

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by Andrew J. Friedland, Carol L Folt
     
 

This fully revised edition of the most authoritative guide to science proposal writing is essential for any scientist embarking on a thesis or a grant application. Completely updated and with entirely new chapters on private foundation funding and interdisciplinary research, the book explains each step of the proposal process in detail. See more details below

Overview

This fully revised edition of the most authoritative guide to science proposal writing is essential for any scientist embarking on a thesis or a grant application. Completely updated and with entirely new chapters on private foundation funding and interdisciplinary research, the book explains each step of the proposal process in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300081411
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.42(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew J. Friedland is professor in the environmental studies program at Dartmouth College. Carol L. Folt is dean of the faculty and professor in the department of biological sciences at Dartmouth College.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Note to the Reader1
Ch. 1Getting Started5
Ch. 2Authorship from Start to Finish18
Ch. 3Basic Organization and Effective Communication29
Ch. 4Developing Your Conceptual Framework and Significance Statement37
Ch. 5A Title May Be More Important Than You Think53
Ch. 6The Project Summary Guides the Reader62
Ch. 7Objectives and Hypotheses: An Exhaustive List Is Exhausting81
Ch. 8Lay the Foundation in the Introduction91
Ch. 9Experimental Design and Methods: What Will You Actually Do?106
Ch. 10Plan for Expected and Unexpected Results124
Ch. 11The Timeline Is a Reality Check128
Ch. 12References in Detail: How Many and How Recent?133
Ch. 13Preparing a Budget140
Ch. 14Submitting and Tracking Your Proposal147
Ch. 15The Three R's: Rethink, Revise, and Resubmit152
Ch. 16Ethics and Research158
App. 1: Additional Reading163
App. 2: Web Addresses for Funding Organizations165
References167
Index169

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