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This table of RDS resources includes general guidance, templates, RDS webinar slides and handouts, RDS recorded webinars, and other resources. Some files are for internal UA use only and require a UA NetID to login to Box to view or download. Have questions or have a resource to share? Please contact RDS.

RDS Resources

Title Resource Type Related Funding Entity Description
NSF Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan Template Template
Each proposal that request funding to support postdoctoral researchers must upload under "Mentoring Plan" in the supplementary documentation section of FastLane, a description of the mentoring activities that will be provided for such individuals. In no more than one page, the mentoring plan must describe the mentoring that will be provided to all postdoctoral researchers supported by the project, regardless of whether they reside at the submitting organization, any subrecipient organization, or at any organization participating in a simultaneously submitted collaborative proposal.
NIH NOT-OD-19-029 Letter Template Template
Institutional letter required for NIH institutional training grants (T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TL4). Per NOT-OD-19-029, "applications...must include a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a key institutional leader that describes the institutional commitment to ensuring that proper policies, procedures, and oversight are in place to prevent discriminatory harassment and other discriminatory practices."
Finding Funding: Using Pivot Presentation
Presented by Daniel Moseke, Research Development Services Program Manager. Introduction to Pivot workshops are open to campus (faculty, staff, postdocs, and students) interested in learning how to navigate the funding database. Pivot access is available for free to UA employees and students. Learn how to identify, save, track, and share relevant funding opportunities. Pivot contains listings for over $70 billion in funding opportunities and over 11,000 federal, non-federal, and international sponsors.
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2019 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2019 Newsletters
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2018 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2018 Newsletters
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2017 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC - Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2017 Newsletters
NSF HSI Limited Submission Webinar Webinar_Workshop Recording
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program) - an Informational Webinar on the NSF HSI Limited Submission
RDS Brownbag Series - NIH Attachments Webinar_Workshop Handout
The NIH Attachments webinar will provide an overview of the supplemental documents required for most NIH applications including the Biosketch, Authentication of Key Biological and Chemical Resources, Resource Sharing Plan, Vertebrate Animals section, and the Human Subjects attachments for clinical trials and clinical research. Participants will learn the information that must be provided in each attachment, how to distinguish between the information to be included in the Research Strategy versus the attachments, and how the information contained in the attachments factors into the Overall application score.
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: " Large and Complex Proposals" Webinar_Workshop Handout
Collaborating across disciplines has become critical for advancing science and addressing complex questions. Research funding opportunities from most federal sponsors have reflected this shift to "team science" with calls for multi- and inter-disciplinary proposals. This session will provide an overview of preparing for and submitting these often large and complex proposals.
Best Practices for NIH Proposal Development Webinar_Workshop Recording
Faculty Development Seminar: Best Practices for NIH Proposal Development

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