|RD Group Contact Information:|
|Conrad Monson- STEM RD||Kristen Kellems- FHSS RD|
|275 MB||934 SWKT|
|IDR Conference Room: 270 McDonald Building|
|Conference Room Calendar|
|Sarah Dorff- Administrator||Jaynie Mitchell- MSE RD|
|269 MB||306-C MCKB|
Research Development (RD) supports faculty efforts to find and secure research funding. Increasing competition for limited levels of funding is driving a rapid growth in RD throughout universities in the U.S. and abroad. These funding capture efforts can be defined as
RD is focused on helping faculty obtain a sustainable level of funding to support their research needs. Specifically, our RD group performs the following tasks for Planning, Finding and Securing research funding:
- Help individual faculty and teams of researchers create Plans that describe strategies and tools for finding funding, marketing ideas, and preparing proposals.
- Utilize specific tools and resources for Finding funding opportunities and help faculty use these tools for their own funding searches.
- Help faculty Secure funding by providing a range of resources for finding funders, writing effective proposals, communicating with funding managers, marketing ideas, advocating capabilities, etc.