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Funding your Career in Science: From Research Idea to Personal Grant (Paperback)
  • Funding your Career in Science: From Research Idea to Personal Grant (Paperback)

Funding your Career in Science: From Research Idea to Personal Grant (Paperback)

Paperback 215 Pages / Published: 05/09/2013
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Dreaming of a successful future in science? This practical guide for students, postdocs and professors offers a unique step-by-step approach to help you get the funding to start or consolidate your own research career. From preparing and writing effective career grant applications, to understanding how funding agencies will evaluate them, it provides guidance to enhance your skills and combine them with those of others who can support you on the road to success. Learn how to generate great original ideas for your application, strategically prepare and optimise your plan and resume, develop a convincing title and abstract, convert reviewers' comments to your advantage, and succeed at a selection interview. With numerous valuable tips, real-life stories and novel practical exercises, this must-read guide provides everything you need to optimise your funding opportunities and take responsibility for your own career in science.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107624177
Number of pages: 215
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 10 mm

'This is a well-written text for the purposes of enlightening the readership on proposal writing. I highly recommend it for use by those in the early stages of seeking funding for their careers in science and engineering.' IEEE Pulse
'... a practical guide aimed primarily at early career academics considering the major challenge of writing applications for project grant and fellowship funding. With success rates for proposals reduced to an all-time low, help on how to be competitive is precious ... strongly recommended if you are a postgraduate biology student, postdoc or young group leader.' Andrew Taylor-Robinson, The Biologist
'... offers valuable advice ... Recommended.' J. J. Harrison, Choice

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