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Research Funding Toolkit: How to Plan and Write Successful Grant Applications 2ed

by Andrew M Derrington and Jacqueline Aldridge SAGE Publications Ltd
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Securing research funding is core to academic professional success, but the process of applying for and winning grants can feel like a minefield. This book gives you the inside track on how and why proposals are awarded grants and equips you with the tools you need to give your research project the best possible chance of getting funded. Fully revised and updated to cover recent developments in the research funding landscape, this edition features: - A brand new chapter on impact, helping you to demonstrate the real benefits of your work - Tried-and-tested tools, such as the ‘Funding Finder' and the ‘Application Timeline', that give you proven techniques for research grant success - Examples from real funding applications, clearly illustrating the dos and don'ts of constructing research proposals - Targeted advice to keep you abreast with the latest changes in the structure, organisation and policy of the research funding world

Containing all you need to know and do in order to win research funding, the Toolkit clearly explains the task of constructing a successful grant application, and equips you with the means to do so.

Chapter 1 What Kind of Grant
Chapter 2 Where to Apply
Chapter 3 Why You Need a Network
Chapter 4 Collaborations
Chapter 5 What to Do about Impact
Chapter 6 How to Get the Best from Your Institution
Chapter 7 How to Assemble Your Budget
Chapter 8 How Funding Agencies Make Decisions
Chapter 9 Writing Techniques for Research Grant Applications
Chapter 10 Structure of the Case for Support
Chapter 11 Write a Grant application in Ten Steps
Chapter 12 How to Respond to Referees
Chapter 13 How to Test Your Draft Applications
Chapter 14 How to Run Workshops

Jacqueline Aldridge and Andrew M Derrington