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 Catalog (UA only)
|Title||Resource Type||Related Funding Entity||Description|
|2018-2019 NIH R Series Grant Preparation Program: "Rigor & Reproducibility"||Webinar_Workshop Handout||
NIH R Series Grant Preparation Program: "Rigor & Reproducibility" The Rigor & Reproducibility webinar will provide an overview of the NIH components of Rigor and Reproducibility and how to successfully craft an application to best address the individual requirements. Participants will learn about upcoming changes to the NIH requirements for rigor & reproducibility that will go into effect for applications due on or after 1/25/2019, as well as how and where to emphasize the components of rigor & reproducibility in an application, examples of biological variables, and how to craft the authentication of key biological and/or chemical resources plan.
|Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2020 Newsletters||Proposal Guidance||
Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC Research Development and Grantwriting News - 2020 Newsletters
|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.
|Basic Quad Chart Template - UA Branded||Template||
A basic quad chart template for use by UA Faculty in presenting their concepts quickly to sponsors. Please note that individual sponsors may have a preferred template. To download the template, you must have a UA Box account and be signed in.
|One-Page Research Brief Template||Template||
An outline for summarizing your research in preparation for discussion with sponsored research program directors and officers. Please note that individual sponsors may have a separate template requirement. To download the template, you must have a UA Box account and be signed in.
|2018-2019 NSF S-STEM Preparation Program: "S-STEM Awareness"||Webinar_Workshop Handout||
NSF S-STEM Preparation Program: "S-STEM Awareness" Are you a STEM faculty member who is interested in broadening participation of underrepresented groups in your STEM discipline while providing them with the financial support necessary to graduate? This workshop will help you to understand the NSF S-STEM solicitation and requirements for submitting a competitive proposal. The UA is limited to one proposal (either as a single institution or as subawardee or a member of a Collaborative Research project) from each constituent school or college that awards degrees in an eligible field, so this workshop will help you to be competitive for the internal limited submission competition, and if chosen, an award of up to $5M from NSF.
|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.
|New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding 2nd Edition||General Guidance||
Strategies to help new faculty get off to a successful start in identifying and competing for grants to support their research.
|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.
|IES 101 Grant Development||
Overview of sponsor requirements, grant application components, a suggested timeline, and tips for submission of proposals for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER).