PhD Doctor of Philosophy
Research grant proposal
For this project you will explore how to write a success small research grant proposal from conception to submission. You will come up with your own novel research question, design an experiment to carry it out, and write a research proposal to seek your own funding. This is a terrific exercise in understanding (i) what makes a good research question, (ii) what techniques are available to answer questions that intrigue you, and (iii) how to effectively communicate your ideas to special and non-specialist audiences. Proposals are typically short (approx. 500 words and < 1 page) and will hone your ability to understand what research entails and how to concisely convey all necessary information.