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Writing Successful Science Proposals, Second Edition

Author: Andrew J. Friedland,Carol L. Folt

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300181396


Page: 224

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This fully revised edition of the most authoritative guide to science proposal writing is essential for any scientist embarking on a thesis or 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. Praise for the first edition: "This exceptionally useful and affordable handbook will serve as a refresher to seasoned writers and as a guide and source of encouragement for first-time authors."--C. L. Sagers, "Ecology" "This inexpensive book could prove to be your best investment of the year."--"Bioscience"

Writing Successful Science Proposals

Author: Andrew J. Friedland,Carol L. Folt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780300081411

Category: Science

Page: 171

View: 8383

Writing a successful science proposal can seem intimidating and even baffling. What makes one proposal stand out from the tens of thousands that are submitted each year to government agencies, private corporations and foundations, and academic committees? This book explains every aspect of proposal writing, from conceiving and designing a project to analyzing data, synthesizing results, and estimating a budget. It is a step-by-step guide to writing an effective and competitive scientific proposal.

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.

Writing Successful Grant Proposals from the Top Down and Bottom Up

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412999286

Category: Psychology

Page: 355

View: 2909

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

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

View: 5350

A practical guide to writing scientific grant proposal narratives, with in-depth examples covering content, organisational alternatives, phrasing and argumentation.

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.

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

View: 5281

"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.

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

View: 2854

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: 0387277498

Category: Education

Page: 94

View: 4955

Guide to Effective Grant Writing: How to Write a Successful NIH Grant 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.

Essentials of Environmental Science

Author: Andrew Friedland,Rick Relyea

Publisher: WH Freeman

ISBN: 9781319065669

Category: Science

Page: 444

View: 9732

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.

Writing for Science

Author: Robert Goldbort

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300117936

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 330

View: 1679

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.

Environmental Science for AP®

Author: Andrew Friedland,Rick Relyea

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319029337

Category: Science

Page: 656

View: 9294

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.

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

View: 1300

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. "

Designing Successful Grant Proposals

Author: Donald C. Orlich

Publisher: Ascd

ISBN: 9781416600848

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 6006

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.

Guidelines for Writing Successful Grant Proposals for Nonprofit Organizations

Author: Carolyn M. Driver, Ma.

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1452065543

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 204

View: 9164

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!!"

Successful Scientific Writing Full Canadian Binding

A Step-by-Step Guide for the Biological and Medical Sciences

Author: Janice R. Matthews,John M. Bowen,Robert W. Matthews

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521789622

Category: Medical

Page: 235

View: 8835

A user-friendly guide to good writing in the biological and medical sciences.

Environmental Science: Foundations and Applications

Author: Andrew Friedland,Rick Relyea,David Courard-Hauri

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429240296

Category: Science

Page: 650

View: 8135

Watch a video clips and view sample chapters at Created for non-majors courses in environmental science, environmental studies, and environmental biology, Environmental Science: Foundations and Applications emphasizes critical thinking and quantitative reasoning skills. Students learn how to analyze graphs, measure environmental impact on various scales, and use simple calculations to understand key concepts.With a solid understanding of science fundamentals and how the scientific method is applied, students are able to evaluate information objectively and draw their own conclusions. The text equips students to interpret the wealth of data they will encounter as citizens, professionals, and consumers.

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