Successful Grant Proposals in Science, Technology, and Medicine: A Guide to Writing the Narrative

Successful Grant Proposals in Science, Technology, and Medicine: A Guide to Writing the Narrative

by Sandra Oster, Paul Cordo

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ISBN-13: 9781107659308
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2015
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Sandra Oster is a discourse linguist and a freelance scientific writer and editor through Oster-Edits, specializing in grant proposals and research papers. She has worked for over thirty years in grant writing, eleven years of which were at Oregon Health and Science University. She continues to give seminars on grant writing, research paper writing, and scientific English within and outside the USA.

Paul Cordo is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Oregon Health and Science University and Chief Technology Officer for AMES Technology, Inc., a medical device start-up company that he founded. He has been funded by NIH grants for over thirty years as a basic and clinical neuroscientist, and brings practical expertise - as a writer, reviewer, and manager of grants - to this book.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. The scientific grant proposal and its narrative; 2. The aims section; 3. The background section; 4. The preliminary studies/progress report section; 5. The methods section, part 1; 6. The methods section, part 2; 7. Other prose considerations; 8. Technical features of sentences; Glossary; Index.

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