Expectations for your Research Proposal

1) Title Page (1 page)

2) Abstract (1 page max)

  • Explain the research questions
  • Detail the significance of your research with regard to societal, economic, political, etc., implications.

3) Literature Review (2 pages minimum)

  • Explanation of the applicable anatomy & physiology principles (for your reader to understand the underlying mechanisms of the issue)
  • Overview of the historical scientific contributions
  • Describe the most recent, directly relevant research studies that pertain to your major question(s)
  • Specify the major gaps in knowledge remaining and the future direction of research

4) Figures (1 figure minimum)

5) References (no page minimum)



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