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Get Funded! : A Practical Guide for Scholars Seeking Research Support from Business - Dorin Gardner Schumacher

Get Funded!

A Practical Guide for Scholars Seeking Research Support from Business

Paperback Published: 1st February 1992
ISBN: 9780803944411
Number Of Pages: 304

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In a time of shrinking government support for academic research, this manual for academics and researchers on how to persuade private businesses to sponsor research projects and programmes will be most welcome. It includes practical, down-to-earth suggestions for locating an appropriate company, making the initial contact, negotiating a research grant and writing and reporting research results. As well as this, <B>Get Funded! </B>establishes a wider context of university-industry ethical concerns and makes the case for a true partnership between academia and business.

The Key to it All
A Personal Approach
An Introduction to the Corporate Environment
Why Companies Support University Research
Criteria for Selecting a Company
The Industrial Research Environment
Some Lessons in Corporate Politics
Strategies for Success
Where to Find Corporate Contacts
How to Make a First Contact
Company Visits
Making the Deal (as Painless as Possible)
Are You a Special Case?
Programmatic Approaches
How to Organize University-Industry Programs
Effective Research PR
An Industry Relations Service for Faculty
A Chapter for Administrators
Past and Future
Ethical and Historical Perspectives
Looking Ahead
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ISBN: 9780803944411
ISBN-10: 0803944411
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st February 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.39