Submit a one page description of your chosen research topic, how you plan to examine this topic, and why this topic is significant. Who will benefit from your research and why is it an important topic for death & dying. Choose what population and situation you wish to examine for your research proposal. For example, soldiers coping with death in combat or mothers coping with the loss of a child. Explain why you chose this topic, and the significance of this topic. Your topic has to focus on coping with death – either a specific population or a specific situation.