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Writing Successful Science Proposals

Handbook / ManualNew Edition

By: Andrew J Friedland(Author), Carol L Folt(Author), Jennifer L Mercer(Author)

261 pages, 13 b/w illustrations

Yale University Press

Paperback | Sep 2018 | Edition: 3 | #242535 | ISBN-13: 9780300226706
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About this book

This fully revised edition of the authoritative guide to science proposal writing is an essential tool for any researcher embarking on a grant or thesis application. In accessible steps, the authors detail every stage of proposal writing, from conceiving and designing a project to analyzing data, synthesizing results, estimating a budget, and addressing reviewer comments and resubmitting. This new edition is updated to address changes and developments over the past decade, including identifying opportunities and navigating the challenging proposal funding environment. The only how-to book of its kind, it includes exercises to help readers stay on track as they develop their grant proposals and is designed for those in the physical, life, environmental, biomedical, and social sciences, as well as engineering.

An important, engaging, and substantive book. The authors lead the reader through the proposal maze logically and clearly. David Schimel, National Center for Atmospheric Research


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Biography

Andrew J. Friedland is an environmental and ecosystem scientist in the environmental studies program at Dartmouth College. Carol L. Folt is an environmental biologist and chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jennifer L. Mercer is an earth and atmospheric scientist and has served as a science program manager at two federal agencies.

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