An indispensable resource for early- and mid-career researchers in academic and non-academic settings. This is the first practical guide to creating, evolving, and sustaining a successful program of research in applied health, social sciences, and education fields.
With insights from established and experienced researchers, this book serves as both a practical handbook and a behind-the-scenes look at how to develop a program of research.
Enriched with practical exercises, international case studies and thought-provoking questions.
Discover how accomplished researchers from a variety of disciplines developed their programs of research, built interdisciplinary networks, and worked with decision-makers to maximize research impact.
Learn how to navigate the key roles and structures of research centres and institutes.
Develop an understanding of the interplay between the priorities of funding agencies and researchers’ programs of research.
This is the essential guide for anyone who is exploring—or revisiting—the challenging and rewarding process of developing a research program. It is also valuable reading for those who lead organizational research units, centres, and institutes, and for those who educate and mentor early- and mid-career researchers.