This is your step-by-step guide on how to write successful research proposals in the health sciences, whether it is for a thesis or dissertation review committee, an ethical review committee or a grant funding committee. Using quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research approaches, follow the journey of Liang and Natasha, two fictional researchers who will help you complete your proposal alongside reading the chapters. This practical guide includes top tips from the authors, read-reflect-respond activities and examples of project plans to equip you with all the tools you need to succeed with your research proposal.

Proposal Preparation

Proposal Preparation

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Key terms/concepts

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  • Discipline research conventions
  • Problem statement
  • Writing pitched to the layperson
  • Pre-proposal preparation

What is Involved in Writing a Research Proposal?

A research proposal is a structured plan, a blue print, of a scientific activity. This means that it needs to build a logical argument that is supported by evidence about the research that you want to conduct. Krathwohl ...

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