Writing dissertation and grant proposals [electronic resource] : epidemiology, preventive medicine and biostatistics / Lisa Chasan-Taber.Material type: BookPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (442 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781466512078 (electronic bk.); 1466512075 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Epidemiology -- Research grants | Proposal writing for grants | Proposal writing in medicine | Public health -- Statistical services -- Research grants | Epidemiology -- Research grants | Proposal writing for grants | Proposal writing in medicine | Public health -- Statistical services -- Research grants | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Rhetoric | REFERENCE / Writing SkillsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Writing dissertation and grant proposals.Online resources: Click here to view book Ebook Library | CRCnetBASE | EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Author; Chapter 1: Ten Top Tips for Successful Proposal Writing; Chapter 2: Starting a Dissertation Proposal; Chapter 3: How to Develop and Write Hypotheses; Chapter 4: Conducting the Literature Search; Chapter 5: Scientific Writing; Chapter 6: Specific Aims; Chapter 7: Background and Significance Section; Chapter 8: Summarizing Preliminary Studies; Chapter 9: Study Design and Methods; Chapter 10: Data Analysis Plan; Chapter 11: Power and Sample Size; Chapter 12: Review of Bias and Confounding; Chapter 13: How to Present Limitations and Alternatives
Chapter 14: Reproducibility and Validity StudiesChapter 15: Abstracts and Titles; Chapter 16: Presenting Your Proposal Orally; Chapter 17: Choosing the Right Funding Source; Chapter 18: Submission of the Grant Proposal; Chapter 19: Review Process; Chapter 20: Resubmission of the Grant Proposal; Back Cover
Competition for research funds in epidemiology, preventative medicine, and biostatistics has never been more intense and, at the same time, the grant application and review process at such agencies as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undergoing significant transformation. Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals: Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics targets effective grant proposal writing in this highly competitive and evolving environment. Covering all aspects of the proposal writing process, the text:Provides summary checklists and step-by-s.