RD Updates

Research Development has some important dates coming up! Make sure you’ve got these on your calendar:

Grant Proposal Writing Bootcamp

  • December 11 | 10 am-12 pm
  • Sign up here to receive Zoom link
  • Sharpen your grant proposal skills by attending this online grant proposal writing workshop. Topics include finding external funding, writing a competitive proposal, promoting your proposal, and advice from the Office of Research Administration.

Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) Origination Award

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  • January 25, 2021- Letter of Intent Deadline
  • February 22, 2021- Full Proposal Submission Deadline

Experiences as NSF/TTP Director Seminar

November 18 | 12-1 pm | 270 MB | Lunch Provided | SIGN UP HERE

Dr. Jose Lage, Mechanical Engineering Professor at SMU, will be presenting on his experiences directing the Thermal Transport Processes (TTP) Program in the Engineering Directorate at the NSF. He will be discussing the NSF mandate (as opposed to “mission”), his interactions with the research community, internal/external role played by program directors, the current view of technology by Congress and what it represents for NSF/Engineering, program budget evolution and its relation to proposal submission, CAREER corruption, “open” submission window, golden evil review process, and how to strengthen the competitiveness of NSF research proposals.