Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Strategies for Finding and Competing for Research Funding

Strategies for Finding and Competing for Research Funding, a workshop by the Office of Proposal Development, October 3, 2007, 1-3 PM. Overview 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., 601 Rudder.

Overview of topics and generic strategies to enhance proposal competitiveness to federal agencies and foundations, including types of university research and educational proposals, identifying research opportunities, analyzing the research solicitation, understanding the funding agency research culture and mission, and understanding their view process. Simultaneous Breakout Sessions 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Simultaneous breakout sessions focused on specific funding agencies and topics. (Aimed at researchers who are new to these agencies. Subjects such as agency mission, organization, culture and funding mechanisms will be discussed.)*

NSF (National Science Foundation), 601 Rudder *
NIH (National Health Institute), 301 Rudder *
Earth, Environmental, Ecological and Agricultural MissionAgencies, 292B MSC *
Social & Behavioral Sciences and Education Funding Agencies, 401Rudder *
Department of Defense and Department of Energy (includingNational Labs), 206 MSC* Note: This seminar will focus on strategic decisions that will enhance competitiveness of proposals.

Mechanics of the proposal-writing processare covered separately in a one-day "The Art of Proposal Writing"workshop that is offered each semester.

Registration for this free seminar is encouraged by not required. To register, please e-mail Libby Childress with subject line: Strategies for Research Funding, your name and department.