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RDS Catalog (UA only)

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
2018-2019 NSF CAREER Grant Preparation Program: "Introduction & Recipients Panel" Webinar_Workshop Handout
NSF CAREER Grant Preparation Program: "Introduction & Recipients Panel" workshop This session is a brief overview of the NSF CAREER Program followed by interactions with a panel of UA’s past CAREER recipients. Although the workshop is targeted towards faculty interested in submitting to the NSF CAREER Program, the workshop is open to anyone (faculty, students, staff) affiliated with UA.
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: " Working with Industry: SBIR/STTR Program Overview" Webinar_Workshop Handout
RDS Brown Bag Series: " Working with Industry: SBIR/STTR Program Overview" The SBIR/STTR program (across federal agencies) sponsors research and development, and technology transfer to small business (often with joint participation by university researchers). This presentation will provide an overview of the programs, how UA researchers can participate in these programs, highlight available (free) resources, and best practices of a SBIR/STTR proposal.
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: "Project Evaluation Basics: Evaluation for Grant Writing" Webinar_Workshop Handout
RDS Brown Bag Series: Project Evaluation Basics: Evaluation for Grant Writing" This workshop will introduce researchers to the basics of formative and summative evaluation. Participants will learn how to develop a robust evaluation plan for their proposed project and will leave with evaluation tools and resources, including contact information for University and external evaluators.
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: " Writing a Strong First Page" Webinar_Workshop Handout
RDS Brown Bag Series, “Writing a Strong First Page” This workshop is presented by Prof. Nathan Cherrington, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies - College of Pharmacy; Prof. Bryan Heidorn, Director, School of Information; and Research Development Services team members. A first page that is detailed yet concise, passionate yet professional, conclusive yet stage-setting serves as an introduction to everything that follows in the proposal. “Writing a Strong First Page” will provide researchers with tips and ideas for capturing reviewer’s attention from the very start of a research proposal and will include agency-specific advice.
2018-2019 RDS Brown Bag Series: "Getting Ahead of the Request for Proposals" Webinar_Workshop Handout
RDS Brown Bag Series: "Getting Ahead of the Request for Proposals" Receiving a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement often requires engagement prior to the release of a solicitation or request for proposals. This session will introduce researchers to some of the more common ways of helping either shape a solicitation or better understand the upcoming solicitation.

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