The University of Arizona

Resources for Faculty Researchers

These workshops, programs and online resources are designed to help faculty researchers successfully navigate the full research cycle, from finding and securing funding, negotiating contracts, and managing the award, to ensuring compliance with relevant laws and policies and publishing research results. For more information, please contact or call 621-0598. 

Career Support Programs

NIH K Award Grant Preparation Program

The Mentored K Program provides a series of workshops for early career faculty interested in applying to the NIH K funding opportunities. The workshops will include the following topics: overview session, mentor/collaborator statements, environment/institutional commitment session, research plan: specific aims session, as well as individual coaching. The program is scheduled to begin during the Spring of 2016. Stay tuned for program announcements on the Research Development Services page.

NSF Career Grant Preparation Program

Offered by Research Development Services, a unit of Research, Discovery & Innovation this series of workshops provides an overview of the NSF Career Grant program and proposal development assistance to those that chose to submit a full proposal to NSF. Learn more about the NSF Career Grant Preparation Program

NEH Summer Stipend Program

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends program provides awards for individuals to pursue scholarly work in the humanities during the summer. Awardees typically produce scholarly articles, books, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, and more in either print or electronic formats. Research Development Services is providing an overview session of the NEH Summer Stipends program and will provide individual assistance for those applying. Learn more. 

Research Compliance & Ethics

Training & Workshops
Conflict of Interest
Export Control
Human Subjects Protection Program
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Health Information Privacy and Security
Radiation, Chemical and Biological Safety
Responsible Conduct of Research

Online Resources
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
Committee on Publication Ethics (CORE)
The Office of Research Integrity

Research Development

NIH K Award Grant Preparation Program
NSF Career Grant Preparation Program

Finding Funding

Online Training
Engaging DARPA
PIVOT Training Webinars
UA Experts (SciVal® Experts)

Research Administration

Award Transfers to/from the University of Arizona / Slides
Contracting for Research: An Introduction
Electronic Submission Systems
Financial Compliance Overview and Audit
Intro to Cost Sharing

Intro to Effort Reporting
Life Cycle of A Sponsored Project
Proposal & Budget: Responding to the RFP
Sponsored Projects vs. Gifts vs. Sales & Services Accounts
Standard Research Terms and Conditions (NSF, NIH, and More)
Supplemental Compensation
When to Route a Proposal / Slides


Online Resources
Managing NIH Public Access Compliance
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)