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#1 Nephrite

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 12:45 AM

Dear all, hello!

 

I make my first attempt for a major scientific project.

I am not experienced in this and unfortunately I have nobody to ask or discuss what I don`t understand in the requirements. 

 

Here they are:

 

Chapter 2:  Project objectives, hypotheses and approaches for accomplishment of project objectives

 

2.1. Project objectives and hypotheses - this I know it.

 

2.2. Approaches for accomplishment of the research goals - not sure what I should write here.

It is not the methods and techniques, because they are requested in a separate chapter.

Maybe I should write a description how do I plan to achieve the objectives and to prove the hypotheses mentioning also the methods with all necessary argumentation, or?

 

2.3. Justification of the type of planned research (fundamental or applied) - no idea what I should write here. This session supports only fundamental research. Then, am I requested to justify that the proposed research is only fundamental, or?

 

Can anybody help, please?

 

 

 

 



#2 bob1

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Posted 04 August 2016 - 06:46 AM

2.2 Is about the fundamental science behind the idea, where your ideas come from, and how you might approach these questions from a scientific side - not methodology, but testable questions. An example (made up...) is: Research shows that gene X responds to stimulus Y (cite paper if possible), we there hypothesize that gene Z, which belongs to the same gene family as gene X, and has a similar function under conditions A, B and C, would also respond to the said stimulus.

 

2.3 is why you should get funded, what makes this significant research in terms of outcomes...is there a potential to use the research to design a drug or further understand a disease? Could this help people or the environment? Those sorts of questions.



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Posted 10 August 2016 - 01:38 AM

Thank you a lot, bob1!






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