Month: July 2009

Chronicle: How Your Grant Proposal Compares

David A. Stone (director of the Office of Sponsored Projects at Northern Illinois University), writing in The Chronicle of Higher Education, in an article entitled "How Your Grant Proposal Compares," suggests that "positioning" as much as "a good idea" distinguishes the successful grant application: "Sure, good ideas are an essential ingredient of any external grant … Continue reading Chronicle: How Your Grant Proposal Compares

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Ethics and Integrity Conference at the Uniformed Services University

Registration is now open for the 2nd of the 2009 Ethics and Integrity Conferences at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference is sponsored by the USU Office of the President and the Graduate School of Nursing in partnership with Navy Medicine. Title: Understanding Research--The Purpose of Knowledge, The Passion for Discovery Date/Time: … Continue reading Ethics and Integrity Conference at the Uniformed Services University

RoMEO Project: Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving

Time was when you published an article in a journal that was circulated in print, requiring scholars and researchers to find a library that subscribed to the journal or secure a paper photocopy via interlibrary loan. Issues of copyrights and access were relatively simple--but limited. Those days are gone. Now your journal article may be … Continue reading RoMEO Project: Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving

Tutorial for New 6th Ed of APA Style

The new 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual and style guide now has an accompanying Flash video tutorial provided by the American Psychological Association. The Web link to this tutorial is also permanently included in our "blinks" list. This new edition employs a research-to-publication process structure in its organization of the chapters. This new edition takes … Continue reading Tutorial for New 6th Ed of APA Style

NursingWriting: First Anniversary

Earlier this month (while I was presenting a paper at the Making Sense of Health, Illness and Disease conference at Mansfield College, Oxford), NursingWriting marked its first anniversary. Thanks to all the editors, conference organizers and editors who over the past year have sent calls for submissions, conference announcements, and other information relevant to nurse writers. … Continue reading NursingWriting: First Anniversary

CFS: Health and Human Rights: An International Journal

Health and Human Rights: An International Journal, invites manuscript submissions for its theme issue, on “international assistance and cooperation” (deadline: August 15, 2009). A brief description of the issue is below; further information is available at: http://www.hhrjournal.org/index.php/hhr/about/submissions   Issue 12:1 “International Assistance and Cooperation” and Health and Human Rights Obligations Beyond Borders. Submissions due: August … Continue reading CFS: Health and Human Rights: An International Journal