A Self-fulfilling Prophecy
Building a Successful Career in Health Research
By (author) Simon Stewart
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Self-fulfilling Prophecy by Simon Stewart
Book DescriptionTo date, non-medical researchers, particularly those working in nursing and allied health, have suffered from a general lack of good, strategic advice on how to build their careers. Designed to assist readers in building their careers, A Self-fulfilling Prophecy: Building a Successful Career in Health Research, is a fascinating insight into author Simon Stewart's, career as a health researcher. Using his unique experiences as a basis for the book, Stewart helps identify and overcome the many different obstacles of building an effective career framework. The book breaks down the key to a successful career in health research, through a systematic analysis of how you can improve your curriculum vitae and positively influence external factors that will determine the eventual success of your career. PhD candidates and Post-Doctoral Fellows provide insights into how they have developed their own research careers, thus providing evidence that it is possible to achieve something substantive if you are able to think and judge your career in a critical manner. A Self-fulfilling Prophecy: Building a Successful Career in Health Research offers guidance on the following issues:* How to choose an attractive research topic* How to benchmark yourself against peer competitors* How to compose a competitive research grant application* How to improve your overall skills as a health research* How to break the mould and stand out as a health researcher This book will be a useful and informative read for anyone who is starting a career in both non-medical and medical health research or for readers who are looking for direction and inspiration in their existing career.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470060711
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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This book explores sociological debates in relation to culture, taste and value. It argues that sociology can contribute to debates about aesthetic value and to an understanding of how people evaluate.
Chronic Cardiac Care, Paperback (February 2006)
This is a practical book for nurses on the management of patients with chronic cardiac disease. With the number of patients who have survived a heart attack but need continuous monitoring increasing, the role of nurse specialists is becoming ever more important. This book provides the necessary information for them to fulfil the role.
Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure, Paperback (May 2004)
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Chronic Cardiac Disease, Paperback (August 2002)» View all books by Simon Stewart
Diseases affecting the heart represent a major burden to both society and to the individual. Both intermediate coronary syndrome and chronic congestive heart failure are associated with unacceptably high levels of morbidity and mortality. This book addresses some of the determinants of suboptimal therapeutic response in both these conditions.
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Author Biography - Simon Stewart
Simon Stewart - Head of Preventative Cardiology, Baker Heart Research Institute
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