D4.A. Proposal - 10 Apr 2022

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 If your matricule is 12345, the name of the pdf should be "12345_Proposal.pdf".



D4. Research proposal: (writing)

  • The proposal will memic the NSERC CGS M Outline of Proposed Research. It should include: A detailed description of your proposed research project. Specific as possible, without being too jargon-laden

    • Objectives, Outline, Methods, Procedures, Significance

  • The proposal is a maximum of 1 page 8 ½" x 11" (216mm x 279mm) with 1 additional page for Bibliography/citations only and must adhere to the presentation standards available in online CGS M instructions

    • Pages must be single-spaced, with no more than six lines of type per inch; 

    • All text must be in 12 pt. Times New Roman font  

    • All margins must be set at a minimum of ¾" (1.87 cm)

  • Each proposal will be peer-reviewed by another student.

  • 20% for your proposal and 10% for peer-reviewing other proposals.


Q&A

Q. How long should the proposal be and does that include references?
A. The proposal is a maximum of 1 page 8 ½" x 11" (216mm x 279mm) with 1 additional page for Bibliography/citations only.
     The proposal must adhere to the presentation standards available online for CGS M instructions.
     Notice: I am allowing one page of references (if needed). 
    • –  Pages must be single-spaced, with no more than six lines of type per inch; 
    • – All text must be in 12 pt. Times New Roman font  
    • –  All margins must be set at a minimum of ¾" (1.87 cm)


Q. What are the main components of the proposal?
A. Title, Motivation, Objectives, Methods, Procedures, Significance


Q. Do I need to include related work? 
A.  Yes, you need a few sentences (e.g., two sentences) to position your work within the literature. 
      However, you are not required to provide a related work section.

Q. Is there a guide on how to write a good proposal?
A. https://www.dropbox.com/s/s9trfwfd5lu6of2/nserc_writing_guide_pres.pdf?dl=0


Q. What are the evaluation criteria?
The ability to communicate scientific concepts clearly and logically in written formats. This includes
• –  The ability to communicate scientific concepts clearly and logically in written and oral formats
• –  Quality of contributions to research and development
• –  Significance, feasibility, and merit of the proposed research
• –  Ability to think critically
• –  Ability to apply skills and knowledge
• –  Originality
• –  Initiative and autonomy
• –  Adherence to the format