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Writing Successful Science Proposals

Writing Successful Science Proposals

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By (author) Andrew J. Friedland, By (author) Carol L. Folt

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  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 208mm x 18mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 9 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New Haven
  • ISBN 10: 0300119399
  • ISBN 13: 9780300119398
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 9 black-&-white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 561,857

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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

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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.

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"This inexpensive book could prove to be your best investment of the year. It is a step-by-step guide to the preparation of a high-quality research proposal in the natural sciences."-BioScience BioScience "This guide helps writers render a thesis or grant application that stands out from the competition."-Science Science "The volume can be used as a text in class, a guide for a lab support group, or a self-help manual for an individual investigator."-Science, Books, & Films Science, Books, & Films "This little book is a concise guide to the process of writing proposals... The book is a great resource for students writing their first thesis proposal and for practicing professionals at all levels of experience."-Fisheries, A Bulletin of the American Fisheries Society A Bulletin of the American Fisheries Society "A practical guide... Timely issues such as interdisciplinary research, ethical concerns, and intellectual property rights are included. A bibliography and a listing of WebSite addresses for funding agencies add to the usefulness of this very readable title. Recommended ..."-E-Streams E-Streams "... 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 -- C.L. Sagers Ecology "... The chapters have the flavor of class lectures, and exercises at the end of each might be valuable for class work... Readability and brevity make the book a good starting place for one interested in developing skills in grantsmanship."-Martha Davis, Journal of Natural Resources & Life Science -- Martha Davis Journal of Natural Resources & Life "Whether you're a first-time grant writer chasing funding or a seasoned researcher putting tweaks on an existing proposal, Andrew J. Friedland and Carol L. Folt provide invaluable guidance...Every stage of the proposal-writing process is explored."--Kirkus Reviews Kirkus Reviews