Questions tagged [research-proposal]

For topics pertaining to writing a formal statement on one's proposed research, usually for the purpose of obtaining funding or acceptance into a faculty position.

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Decline fellowship offer after writing proposal together

I am PhD student in my final months, and I know that I don't want to stay in academia forever. However, I wouldn't mind doing a postdoc for two or three years, because I really like the academic work. ...
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How to demonstrate potential for securing external funding in faculty applications? [duplicate]

Many faculty positions ask applicants to demonstrate potential for securing external funding. For a fresh PhD who has only co-written some grant proposals, how can we demonstrate this potential? I ...
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What is the difference between aims and objectives in a research proposal?

Within the context of research (e.g., research proposal), what makes the Aims and Objectives different to one another? I am looking for a clear and simple answer. When I look around I often end up ...
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Writing a thesis proposal

I graduated last year and had been working on a problem. Now I have some progress and am interested in applying (non US places mostly, mathematical physics). How should I write a thesis proposal? I ...
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Can I deviate from my fellowship proposal?

I got the prestigious Marie Curie individual fellowship (postdoc). The proposal I wrote is good but I'm not sure if I want to stick to it 100%. What is the expectation for such fellowships in this ...