Part of the job in academia is to do a large amount of writing for grants and for publications. The links on writing have been further divided into categories on the process or writing, activities to support writing, and then writing grants.
Process of Writing, Reviewing, and Submitting
This booklet is a set of tips on how to best apply for grant funding. Examples include "create an application timeline" and "Do not try to do everything at once.
This document is a one page agenda on the topic of publishing with events such as lunch and instructions, presentations, questions and answers, and evaluation.
Iowa State has been fortunate in its ability to attract top-rank scientists. But Iowa State University is not hiring, retaining, or promoting women faculty at the same rate as men faculty. This reflects a nation-wide trend identified by the National Science Foundation as a critical concern of universities struggling to attract and retain female students and faculty in STEM fields.
This document is a list of thirteen tips on how to become a prolific writer.
Publication is a critical component of modern science. By publishing their findings, scientists can ensure that their results are disseminated and substantiated. This brief report analyzes the publication and citation histories of American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fellows to elucidate different styles of productivity in the geosciences community. AGU Fellows are arguably the most eminent Earth scientists, recognized by their peers for their leadership within and outside the community.
For over 20 years, my main goal has been to encourage greater access, interest, participation, and leadership in quantitative science, particularly among women and minorities. This effort involves contributions to: research, teaching, leadership and service, all aimed at promoting psychological science, teaching, health, and inclusion.
Raising external funds to support research is a crucial career step for junior scientists. At Lamont, 95% of research funds come from the federal government, and 75% come from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Executive Branch oversees the budget for all federal agencies, including NSF.
A semester-long comprehensive Grant Writing Assistance Program (GWAP) for junior women scientists at CUNY can help you. As part of a newly awarded grant from NSF to Hunter College and CUNY, the Gender Equity Project GEP) has developed a program to provide 6 full-time junior women with the resources and information they need to write a successful proposal.
This handout covers tips on how to write grants. Examples include: "The panel that you submit to matters; some groups will be more receptive to your work than others" and "Find out for each funder whether you will submit a hard or electronic copy.
This presentation from the 2009 PI Meeting covers: publication bias, temporal and journal bias, bias in peer-review, potential for bias in reviews, and gender bias.
A Writing Group is composed of junior and senior science faculty (at least one of each being female) who gather to provide one another with the opportunity for mentor-style relationships.
This webpage is a list of resources to help with writing grants. Examples include: The Grant Application Writer's Workbook, and The Foundation and Corporate Proposal Writing Book.
Sample titles of slides from this presentation are publishing in a context, keep your eyes on the prize, publishing and your career as a scientist, and writing research papers.
This document is a list of websites with advice on how to write successful grant proposals. Sample sections include application procedures, writing a proposal, grant review process, managing awards, and the CUNY office of sponsored research websites.
This document is a handout for an event on writing and publishing as a faculty woman. Sections of this paper are handouts, readings, discussion, take home exercises, and references.
Scholarly publications are the primary means for disseminating information and advancing research. However, while we may like to think that our motives for engaging in research are solely altruistic, it is also the case that one’s publication “profile” is heavily scrutinized in promotion and tenure decisions, salary decisions, and employment decisions.
This document is a one page agenda for a seminar on writing grants.
This webpage is a list of event information for writing retreats, skills workshops, and chair workshops.
This document is a one page agenda of an event on writing and publishing as a faculty woman. Session titles are program administration, presentations, handling rejection and publishing patterns for faculty women, and workshop evaluation.
This document is a list of tips on how to publish and handle rejection. An example tip is, "Rejection happens to everyone (senior authors are no exception).
This document is the extended description on the topic of publishing with events. Parts of the document include readings, pre-workshop activities, presentations, discussions, and references.
This webpage shows an assessment of the GAIN Writing retreat.
This document is divided into tips for writing and editing.
Do yourself a favor - carve out some time. Join your colleagues in focused and quietly-inspiring 3-hour writing sessions, each introduced by a short, 15-minute presentation by successful writers and publishers at URI.
This document is divided into the sections of comment writing occurrences, types of writers, kinds of support, and a writing scenario.
This presentation covers a background on the ADVANCE Program at Brown University, Resources for writing grants, and some data on the current research funding climate.
The Summer Writing Retreat will provide a means of supporting the research career of STEM-SBS female faculty by providing a circle of faculty who focus on completing either a refereed paper or proposal during the summer. The goal is to redefine the role of female faculty in STEM-SBS by strengthening their research and writing knowledge. Ultimately, this component can be used to support all pre-tenure faculty, as part of the university’s promotion/tenure review process.