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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 Descriptionsort descending
2018-2019 NEH Fellowships: "Humanities Research in the Mid-21st Century" Webinar_Workshop Handout
2018-2019 NEH Fellowships: "Humanities Research in the Mid-21st Century" Humanities scholars across fields will explore methods and approaches to develop competitive proposals for the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships program. Considering recent trends in NEH funding and the agency’s increased focus on rigor and impact, faculty will: 1) explore methods to situate humanities research within a mid-21st century funding context; 2) examine strategies to adapt individual research goals to effectively address NEH guidelines and review criteria; and 3) review tools and resources available to strengthen proposals. In addition, a NEH Program Officer will be available (participating by Zoom) to respond to questions from interested faculty.
2018-2019 PIVOT Funding Database Training Webinar_Workshop Handout
2018-2019 PIVOT Funding Database Training Pivot training workshops are open to campus (faculty, staff, and students) interested in obtaining an introduction to the funding database. The database includes, on average, more than $50 billion in available funding opportunities covering all research, creative, and scholarly activity. Users can create custom searches, save those searches, identify potential collaborators, and use the Pivot Advisor – a profile specific list of funding opportunities. Pivot is available for free to UA employees and students.
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: "Faculty Honors & Awards" Webinar_Workshop Handout
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: "Faculty Honors & Awards" The Honors and Awards Brown Bag will introduce the audience to the importance of honors and awards to their academic career. Faculty will receive tips on how to target and apply for - or be nominated for - prestigious prizes, awards, and fellowships.
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
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 - 2019 Newsletters Proposal Guidance
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2019 Newsletters
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.
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.
Best Practices for NIH Proposal Development Webinar_Workshop Recording
Faculty Development Seminar: Best Practices for NIH Proposal Development
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."

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