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What are the key considerations and components of developing your proposal concept? What approaches do you take? What are the other questions you try to answer?

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  • helenawilcox Helena Wilcox 29 Oct 2020

    Dr Sylvie's key questions are:
    - What are the aims or researchable questions?
    - What is the significance of the project to the reviewers and funders?
    - What will your project show that we do not know?
    - Why is the information you collect worth knowing?
    - How will we know the conclusions are valid?

  • monisayokomolafe monisayokomolafe 30 Oct 2020

    1. Preliminary sections
    • Title page
    • Abstract
    • Table of content
    • Glossary

    2. Research background and discussion
    • Research problem and the rational for study
    • Discussion/literature review and justification
    • Objectives
    • Significance
    • Scope and limitation of the research area
    3. Methodology
    • Methodology , design and methods
    • Data analysis
    4. Programme/ management
    • Ethical consideration
    • Potential risk or problem
    • Research programme- time frame, budget resources, health and safety consideration
    5. Supplementary sections
    • References
    • Appendices

  • dumburac Cherlynn S Dumbura 31 Oct 2020

    What are the aims or researchable questions?

    - What is the significance of the project to the reviewers and funders?
    it has to be along their scope or area of interest eg . TB,HIV, COVID,maternal health, etc
    - What will your project show that we do not know?
    how does it fill the knowledge gap, or a context never explored
    - Why is the information you collect worth knowing?
    how does it fill the knowledge gap,
    - How will we know the conclusions are valid?
    Quality and strength of methodogy , strength of your research team,

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