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Research Projects and Research Proposals A Guide for Scientists Seeking Funding

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ISBN-10: 0521537169

ISBN-13: 9780521537162

Edition: 2004

Authors: Paul G. Chapin, Alan I. Leshner

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Paul Chapin's guide to writing proposals for scientific research can be used by scientists in any discipline who submit papers to funding agencies to gain support for their research projects. A longtime program officer at the National Science Foundation, Chapin treats the proposal as one part of a larger process of planning a research project, which makes it easier to write and more likely to be effective. The book differs from other guides by treating proposal writing in the larger context of project planning from an insider's perspective. Paul G. Chapin became the first director of the NSF Linguistics Program when it was established in October 1975. He continued as NSF's Program Director…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/19/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 6.46" wide x 9.02" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Paul G. Chapon was director of the National Science Foundation Linguistics Program. He is a member of the Linguistic Society of America and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Selecting a research topic
Project planning
Identifying funding sources
Special funding mechanisms
Writing a proposal
Research and responsibilities
The natural history of a proposal
'We are happy/sorry to inform you'
Managing your grant
Glossary of acronyms
Useful URLS