Getting research funding, from both government and the private sector, is becoming increasingly more competitive in an environment of shrinking resources. This useful book is designed to help both beginning and experienced researchers approach the grant application process and develop a successful application. The authors discuss: making initial choices; making key contacts; assessing research environments; what to include on, and when to write, an application; writing a persuasive application; targeting the application; and what to expect when an application is or is not accepted.
Dr. Leukefeld is Professor of Behavioral Science, Psychiatry, Oral Health Science, Social Work and Public Health; and Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science, with a graduate appointment in Sociology. He came to the University of Kentucky in 1990 to establish the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse where he filled administrative and research positions. Dr. Leukefeld has published over 200 articles, chapters, books and monographs. He is a consulting editor for 6 journals. His research interests include treatment interventions, outcomes, HIV prevention, criminal justice sanctions, health services, and rural populations.
Introduction PART ONE: MAJOR COMPONENTS: GETTING STARTED The Principal Investigator The Competitive Project Application PART TWO: KEY CONNECTIONS: OPENING MOVES Funding Mechanisms and the Review Process Formal Resources Informal Resources Funding Sources PART THREE: RESEARCH IN THE REAL WORLD: THE PLAYING BOARD Research Environments Relationships and Interactions PART FOUR: WHAT AND WHEN TO WRITE: RULES OF THE GAME Research Details What to Write Supporting Details Work Plan PART FIVE: HOW TO WRITE: UNIQUE MOVES Writing to Be Competitive PART SIX: CHECKING FOR INFRACTIONS: PREPARING FOR THE AUDIENCE Seeing It through the Reviewers' Eyes PART SEVEN: THE REVIEWERS' DECISION: ENDGAME Funded Not Funded
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