Finch and his contemporaries would also develop the school into a research powerhouse through both incredible scientific achievements and trailblazing grantsmanship
. This reputation for both high-quality scholarship and research support has aided in the steady recruitment of the field's top faculty throughout the 1980s, 1990s and beyond.
SOTA members can take advantage of the professional development and mentorship opportunities offered by the organization by attending programs including the signature Research BootCamp, the Writing Clinic and Retreat, the Intensive Grantsmanship
Workshop or the "Priming the Pipeline" program for up-and-coming Black women scholars.
Further, the participating staff have gained more experience in global research trends and even forged productive partnerships.Whichever way, however, grantsmanship
should not be seen as the mainstay of university research funding.
Dr Adhra al Mawali, director, Centre of Studies and Research, Ministry of Health, enlightened the prospective researchers in her presentation - Writing for Grantsmanship
: How to write a superior research proposal?
Barbara Floersch is executive director of The Grantsmanship
Center, in Los Angeles, Calif.
Brevity is not only the soul of wit; it is the essence of grantsmanship
. Or, to cite Mies van der Rohe's famous dictum about modern architecture: "Less is more."
Novel research ideas, a dogged work ethic, and clear communication of proposed studies are all essential components of grantsmanship
and the successful acquisition of federal or private funding.
Third, the limited supply of research mentors from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds acts as a disincentive to faculty scholars who want to engage in R&D and grantsmanship
(Moore et al., 2012a; 2012b; Zea & Belgrave, 2009).
The most frequent student comments described improved learning, writing, and critical thinking (N = 107) and increased understanding of the peer-review process and grantsmanship
(N = 96).
Legislators today face a collective-action problem in being forced to spend their days on grantsmanship
. Acting in concert, they could free themselves of these burdens, significantly reduce deficit spending, and turn to larger and more urgent national problems.
Although not a requirement, it's beneficial for nominees to have familiarity with scientific, medical and assistive technology issues related to SCl/D, as well as grantsmanship