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By: Joshua Fester, Mesha Arant, Becka Dunbar, and Kevin O’quinn
Companies Companies pay scientists to do scientific research for such things as….. Foods and nutritional supplements Medicines and medical supplies Hygiene products Ergonomics in general, etc.
The Government The U.S. government is also one of the biggest contributors to scientific research, spending up to 15 billion dollars a year. Sometimes chooses more than one team of researches to maximize validity of results. Federal agencies that conduct most of the research include…….
Universities Fund studies….. Merely for the sake of knowledge; basic research To educate their students To compete with other schools in scientific research
Interest Groups Funds come from organizations and single private donors concerned about a particular issue….. Christopher Reeves Foundation American Cancer Society Muscular Dystrophy Association Alzheimer’s Association
Grant Proposals Experience Previous work and publications Preliminary Results Research plans Purpose Justification Timeline Budget: how the money is spent and allocated Supplies Transportation Lodging
What are the four main sources of funding for scientific research? What sort of things might a grant proposal entail? How does the federal government get involved in scientific research? What might I do as a scientist to improve my chances of getting grant money?