Writing Competitive Research Proposals that Win Funding

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One of the most pragmatic questions in scientific research is, “How will this research be funded?” The answer to this funding uncertainty often depends on how you present your research proposal just as much as having a good research idea. Fortunately, for researchers good presentation skills are an aptitude that can be learned by everyone. Join Nancy Jensen a Program Manager of the Office of Research Grants at ACS as she focuses on the basic skills and pointers for writing a competitive research proposal.

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What You Will Learn

  • What are some general research proposal writing rules that everyone should follow
  • The mechanics of proposal writing – funding agencies, selecting a topic, and preparing the document
  • Details about proposal evaluation and common misconceptions


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Meet the Experts

Nancy Jensen
American Chemical Society

Joerg Schlatterer
American Chemical Society

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