How to Write a Successful Research Grant Application: A by Willo Pequegnat (auth.), Willo Pequegnat, Ellen Stover,

By Willo Pequegnat (auth.), Willo Pequegnat, Ellen Stover, Cheryl Anne Boyce (eds.)

How to put in writing a profitable study furnish Application

A consultant for Social and Behavioral Scientists, second Edition

By Willo Pequegnat, Ellen Stover, and Cheryl Boyce

National Institute of psychological healthiness, Rockville, MD, USA

Over the final fifty years behavioral and clinical examine has been generously supported via the government, deepest foundations, and different philanthropic companies contributing to the improvement of a colourful public healthiness process either within the usa and around the globe. in spite of the fact that, those money are dwindling and to stick aggressive, investigators needs to comprehend the investment surroundings and understand how to translate their hypotheses into examine furnish purposes that reviewers review as having medical merit.

The moment version of How to write down a winning learn supply Application is the one e-book of its sort written by way of federal examine investigators which supplies technical tips for researchers utilising for biobehavioral and psychosocial learn investment and will provide them an aspect during this aggressive setting. The publication presents useful pointers on all elements of the paintings of grantsmanship, together with: easy methods to ensure study possibilities and priorities, easy methods to strengthen different components of an software, how one can negotiate the digital submission and evaluation procedures, and the way to disseminate the findings. Charts, visible aids, internet hyperlinks, an intensive real-world instance of a study notion with finances, and a "So You have been provided Your Grant—Now What?" bankruptcy exhibit potential candidates how to:

  • Formulate a testworthy—and interesting—hypothesis.
  • Select the fitting learn mechanism.
  • Avoid universal pitfalls in thought writing.
  • Develop an sufficient regulate group.
  • Conduct a rigorous qualitative inquiry.
  • Develop the cheap justification of prices.
  • Develop a human matters of animal welfare plan.
  • Write a knowledge analytic plan.
  • Design a high quality control/assurance software.
  • Read among the strains of a precis of the assessment of your application.

Although its concentration is on Public healthiness carrier investment, How to put in writing a winning study Grant is both worthwhile for all learn proposals, together with graduate scholars getting ready a thesis or dissertation notion. provider companies in community-based firms and public future health firms also will locate this an invaluable source in getting ready a suggestion to compete for supply money from nation and group assets, non-government organisations, and foundations.

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Quantitative Narrative Analysis by Roberto P. Franzosi

By Roberto P. Franzosi

Covering a couple of disciplines, together with linguistics, literary feedback, desktop technological know-how, and records, this e-book illustrates writer Roberto Franzosi’s targeted method of the quantitative research of enormous volumes of narrative texts. the writer bases his strategy on a rigorous linguistic thought of narrative, instead of the ad-hoc procedure standard of content material research. targeting statistical strategies that reflect key narrative beneficial properties, the booklet additionally exhibits how quantitative narrative research (QNA) is going hand-in-hand with one other means of qualitative facts research: QCA (qualitative comparative analysis).

Key Features

· Statistical analyses express the best way to research phrases utilizing various statistical approaches.

· A hands-on procedure indicates the best way to use QNA.

· End-of-chapter summaries offer concise statements of what's coated in every one chapter.

· Question-and-answer sections supply easy accessibility to the cloth for the novice.

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People and Work in Events and Conventions: A Research by T. Baum, M. Deery, C. Hanlon, L. Lockstone, K. Smith

By T. Baum, M. Deery, C. Hanlon, L. Lockstone, K. Smith

The a part of the tourism which covers occasions, conventions and conferences is a considerable a part of the worldwide economic climate and gives employment for a really huge variety of humans world wide. The breakdown of staff during this region is complicated - staff may be full-time, informal labour or a part of a volunteer group, and occasions should be as different because the Olympic video games and a neighborhood assembly. This publication examines the function of people that paintings in occasions, conferences and conventions by means of the context within which they paintings, and providing theories, views underlying developments of employment during this region. top authors current overseas examples to extra knowing of the options curious about humans administration in tourism occasions. This ebook should be a tremendous source for college students and researchers of relaxation, tourism and occasions administration.

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Cremona groups and the icosahedron by Ivan Cheltsov, Constantin Shramov

By Ivan Cheltsov, Constantin Shramov

Cremona teams and the Icosahedron makes a speciality of the Cremona teams of ranks 2 and three and describes the gorgeous appearances of the icosahedral team A5 in them. The booklet surveys recognized evidence approximately surfaces with an motion of A5, explores A5-equivariant geometry of the quintic del Pezzo threefold V5, and offers an explanation of its A5-birational rigidity.

The authors explicitly describe many fascinating A5-invariant subvarieties of V5, together with A5-orbits, low-degree curves, invariant anticanonical K3 surfaces, and a mildly singular floor of common variety that could be a measure 5 hide of the diagonal Clebsch cubic floor. in addition they current birational selfmaps of V5 that go back and forth with A5-action and use them to figure out the full workforce of A5-birational automorphisms. because of this research, they produce 3 non-conjugate icosahedral subgroups within the Cremona team of rank three, one in all them coming up from the threefold V5.

This e-book offers updated instruments for learning birational geometry of higher-dimensional forms. specifically, it presents readers with a deep knowing of the biregular and birational geometry of V5.

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Textual Research on the Psalms and Gospels / Recherches by Christian-B. Amphoux, J. Keith Elliott, Bernard Outtier

By Christian-B. Amphoux, J. Keith Elliott, Bernard Outtier

Publication annotation now not on hand for this title...Title: .Textual study at the Psalms and Gospels / Recherches textuelles sur les psaumes et les evangiles..Author: .Amphoux, Christian-B. (EDT)/ Elliott, J. Keith (EDT)/ Outtier, Bernard (EDT)..Publisher: .Brill educational Pub..Publication Date: .2011/12/31..Number of Pages: .272..Binding style: .HARDCOVER..Library of Congress: .2011037998

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Operations Research Proceedings 2011: Selected Papers of the by Andrey Albu, Vladimir Zubov (auth.), Diethard Klatte,

By Andrey Albu, Vladimir Zubov (auth.), Diethard Klatte, Hans-Jakob Lüthi, Karl Schmedders (eds.)

This ebook features a collection of refereed papers awarded on the “International convention on Operations examine (OR 2011)” which happened on the college of Zurich from August 30 to September 2, 2011. The convention used to be together prepared by way of the German conversing OR societies from Austria (ÖGOR), Germany (GOR) and Switzerland (SVOR) below the patronage of SVOR. greater than 840 scientists and scholars from over 50 nations attended OR 2011 and offered 620 papers in sixteen parallel topical streams, in addition to unique award periods. The convention used to be designed in accordance with the certainty of Operations study as an interdisciplinary technology targeting modeling advanced socio-technical platforms to realize perception into habit less than interventions through determination makers. facing “organized complexity” lies within the center of OR and designing invaluable aid platforms to grasp the problem of method administration in complicated atmosphere is the last word aim of our expert societies. To this finish, algorithmic concepts and process modeling are primary competences that are additionally well-balanced in those proceedings.

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Knowledge Acquisition: Selected Research and Commentary: A by Sandra Marcus (auth.), Sandra Marcus (eds.)

By Sandra Marcus (auth.), Sandra Marcus (eds.)

What follows is a sampler of labor in wisdom acquisition. It contains 3 technical papers and 6 visitor editorials. The technical papers provide an in-depth examine a number of the vital concerns and present methods in wisdom acquisition. The editorials have been professional­ duced via authors who have been primarily invited to hold forth. i have attempted to workforce and order the contributions a bit coherently. the next annotations emphasize the connections one of the separate items. Buchanan's editorial begins at the subject matter of "Can desktop studying supply whatever to professional systems?" He emphasizes the sensible pursuits of data acquisition and the problem of aiming for them. Lenat's editorial in short describes event within the improvement of CYC that straddles either fields. He outlines a two-phase improvement that depends on an engineering strategy early on and goals for a crossover to extra computerized thoughts because the measurement of the information base raises. Bareiss, Porter, and Murray supply the 1st technical paper. It comes from a laboratory of desktop studying researchers who've taken an curiosity in aiding the improvement of data bases, with an emphasis on how improvement alterations with the expansion of the data base. The paper describes platforms. the 1st, Protos, adjusts the educational it expects and the help it presents as its wisdom grows. the second one, KI, is a process that is helping combine wisdom into an already very huge wisdom base.

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Instrumentierung der Bioimpedanzmessung: Optimierung mit by Steffen Kaufmann

By Steffen Kaufmann

Steffen Kaufmann entwickelt ein Verfahren zur verbesserten Instrumentierung der Transferimpedanzmessung mit Fokus auf die Anwendung in der Elektroimpedanztomographie (EIT). Die Optimierung wird durch eine Erhöhung des Signal-Rauschabstandes erreicht, gleichzeitig ermöglicht das Verfahren spektroskopische Mehrfrequenz-Messungen, mit einer Auflösung nach Betrag und section. Der Autor entwickelt und evaluiert ein Bioimpedanzmesssystem (BMS), das zu einem Mehrfrequenz-EIT-System erweitert und für unterschiedliche Messungen an Widerstands- und Tankphantomen sowie zur Visualisierung der Atmung eingesetzt wird. Den Abschluss bildet die Konzeption eines parallelen Mehrfrequenz-Aktivelektroden-EIT-Systems.

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Wildlife Science: Connecting Research with Management by Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp,

By Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp, Leonard A. Brennan

Despite the aptitude synergy that may consequence from basing administration functions on effects from study, there's a polarization of cultures among natural world managers and flora and fauna researchers. Wildlife technology: Connecting examine with Management offers recommendations for bridging cultural and verbal exchange gaps among those groups.

Contributors current case reviews highlighting the function of country and federal corporations and personal businesses in administration and learn; the lingering disconnects among grassland birds, quail, and deer examine and administration; in addition to the improvement of administration concepts from box learn, rangelands administration, and ranch administration.

Case Studies:

  • The Disconnect among Quail study and Quail Management
  • Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) and the Disconnect among study and administration on Public Lands within the American West
  • Ecological objectives, no longer Standardized equipment, are had to Create and retain Habitat for Grassland Birds
  • A old viewpoint of the Connectivity among Waterfowl examine and administration
  • Deer within the Western United States
  • Whitetail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) within the japanese United States
  • Impacts of Wind power improvement on flora and fauna: demanding situations and possibilities for built-in technology, administration, and Policy
  • The function of Joint Ventures in Bridging the distance among study and Management
  • Developing administration innovations from examine: the Pushmataha Forest


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