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Grantsmanship writing tips: background, hypothesis and aims

Published:February 15, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2019.02.002
      In the current article, we discuss the effective writing strategies for research grant proposal's background/introduction and specific aims/objective sections. These key components are often found in the beginning of the proposal and highlight the needs for the project and funding.

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