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- DescriptionSuccess at seeking and gaining funding is w a vital component of building of a successful research career. The book sets out the case for why success at winning funding is so important, from both an institutional and individual researcher perspective. Primarily based on research funding available to researchers in the United Kingdom, the author explores in depth the main forms of research, research funding organizations, and modes of funding. The book takes researchers through the process of applying for funding, and suggests ways in which they can improve their chances of being successful. The book covers research funding in all the key areas: The sciences Life sciences Social sciences Arts and humanitiesAnd it also has a depth of coverage that will be useful to established researchers as well as those in the early stages of a research career. Gaining Funding for Research is vital reading for all academics who need to research to survive in their careers as well as those in research management and leadership positions.
- Author BiographyDianne Berry is Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Reading, UK. She has considerable experience of gaining funding for research (as an individual researcher), sitting on grant awarding bodies of major funders (such as the MRC, ESRC and BBSRC), and working as a research manager and leader within an academic institution. Her other publications with Open University Press are Risk, Communication and Health Psychology (2004) and Health Communication: Theory and Practice (2006).
- Author(s)Dianne Berry
- PublisherOpen University Press
- Date of Publication01/07/2010
- SubjectSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOpen University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight237 g
- Width62 mm
- Height92 mm
- Spine7 mm
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