The University of Arizona

Other Opportunities

In addition to the regularly scheduled grant-specific programs, Research Development Services offers a variety of programs suitable for faculty and researchers interested in pursuing extramural funding.

Early Career/Young Investigator Programs
Grantsmanship Workshops
Additional Opportunities

Early Career/Young Investigator Programs

Research Development Services is offering open panel discussions and seminars on the NSF CAREER program, NIH R Series, and NEH Fellowships in Academic Year 2018-2019. Although the sessions are open to all, sessions are targeted towards early career faculty. 

Grantsmanship Workshops

Structuring NIH Proposals Workshop

April 16, 2020
Now being presented virtually, via Zoom
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Back by popular demand, Research Development Services (RDS), a unit of Research, Innovation & Impact (RII), is hosting AtKisson Training Group,LLC for this event on April 16, 2020. The event is free to attend, but participation is limited to 80 and available on a first-come-first-serve opportunity for UA faculty and postdocs. Participants will receive an electronic copy of workshop materials and handbook valued at $50.00, with registration.  Registration closes April 1, 2020.
 
This full-day workshop will combine a lecture format and engagement activities to convey the fundamentals of proposal writing for NIH opportunities. Both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to proposal writing success will be addressed. There will be morning, lunch and afternoon breaks.

NIH "K" Award Proposal Workshop

April 17, 2020
Now a 90-minute workshop being presented virtually, via Zoom
Time: 9:00am-10:30am

Back by popular demand, Research Development Services (RDS), a unit of Research, Innovation & Impact (RII), is hosting AtKisson Training Group,LLC for this event on the morning of April 17, 2020 exact time, TBD (will be between 7am - Noon). The event is free to attend, but participation is limited to 40 and available on a first-come-first-serve opportunity for UA faculty and postdocs. Participants will receive an electronic copy of workshop materials and handbook valued at $50.00, with registration.  Registration closes April 1, 2020.
This 90-minute workshop will focus on all parts of writing a competitive K award proposal.
 
IES 101 Grant Development Workshop
 
April 22, 2020 
Most likely this will now be conducted virtually, via Zoom. If we are able to return to work by April 22, the location is Marshall Building, Room 539
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm 
 
Research Development Services (RDS) will host an introductory workshop for faculty interested in developing proposals for the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER). The workshop is designed for investigators who are new to this federal sponsor or who plan to resubmit an application.  RDS will provide a roadmap for development that includes an overview of sponsor requirements, grant application components, a suggested timeline, and tips for submission. Presented by Courtney Coffey, Ph.D.,  and Aimee Jo Gibney, Ph.D., Research Development Associates. Please register to attend
Note: The IES funding opportunity announcement for FY 2021 should be released in June 2020 with a deadline for proposals in August 2020.

 

Additional Opportunities

 NEH Fellowships Preparation Program Workshop

October 24, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Marshall Building, 531

Following up on Dr. Russell Wyland’s visit to UA, Carol Brodie, Research Development Associate will be presenting this workshop. Humanities scholars will explore methods and approaches to develop competitive proposals specifically for the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships program.  Faculty will be able to 1) examine strategies to adapt individual research goals to effectively address NEH guidelines and review criteria; and 2) review writing approaches to strengthen proposals. Workshop participants interested in developing an NEH Division of Research Programs Fellowship proposal for the April 2020 deadline will have the opportunity to be one of a maximum of six faculty in an accountability writing group that will begin in November. Please register here to reserve your seat at the October 24th Workshop!  Open to all faculty but space is limited.

HORIZON 2020 Research Opportunities in Europe Information Session (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Free Information Session on grants and fellowships for researchers of all nationalities and research fields

November 21, 2019
9:00am-1:00pm (speakers 9-12, networking lunch 12-1)
Student Union- Kachina Room

Europe has a vibrant and exciting science and technology culture and offers many excellent and generous career funding opportunities for researchers and innovators (R&I), no matter where they come from in the world. Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation funding program, is the world’s largest multinational R&I program. In addition to funding collaborative research projects, it offers opportunities to individual researchers. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions and European Research Council grants are open to researchers from public and private organizations, who would like to spend time in Europe, regardless of their nationalities, careers stage, or field of research. Experts will present these opportunities and guide the audience through the options and practicalities of application. Erasmus Mundus and the Euraxess Network will also be presented.

PIVOT Funding Database Training

Campus-wide Training
October 18, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Marshall 531

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.

College of Education Training
February 28, 2019
Contact Courtney Coffey, Coordinator, Grants-Contracts, College of Education, for registration information

RDS Brownbag Series
Research Development Services offers monthly themed brownbag events throughout the Academic Year. You can find the full schedule here.