Useful research resources

The following selected links provide useful information for novice and experienced researchers.

Cancer statistics

European Cancer Observatory - cancer statistics for Europe.
+  http://eu-cancer.iarc.fr/

Literature searches

For literature searches, use PubMed - online search tool for peer-reviewed journal articles.
+  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

NB: also check with your local University/hospital or health service library for access to articles.

Proposal writing

Information on writing qualitative research proposals.
+  http://www.qualres.org/HomeGuid-3868.html

Information on writing quantitative research proposals.
+  http://www.epiresult.com/methods/format-for-a-quantitative-research-proposal-2/

Bourne PE, Chalupa LM (2006) Ten Simple Rules for Getting Grants.
+  http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.0020012

Funding sources

For information about other sources of funding see:

Research and Development Funding - searchable database which includes European funding.
+  https://www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/homex (NB: you have to register)

National Cancer Research Institute Grantsmanship Gateway - A UK site with useful information about how to write a good grant application, with some good links to other sites.
+  http://grantsmanship.ncri.org.uk/

Research Professional - database of funding opportunities that can be personalised to reflect your needs and eligibility.
+  https://www.researchprofessional.com (NB: you have to register)

National Institute of Nursing Research
+  https://www.ninr.nih.gov/researchandfunding

European Commission
+  http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html

National Institutes of Health
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/search_guide.htm


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