Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Reminder: Internal Preproposals Deadline April 12

As a reminder,  Internal pre-proposals for UNC Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI) and Inter-Institutional Planning Grant (IPG) programs must be submitted to ORIED via InfoReady Review by 5:00 pm on Wednesday 4/12/17Please follow the pre-proposal guidelines laid out in the RFPs. As in previous years, the Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development will prioritize pre-proposals from NC State following an internal competition that will be managed by ORIED. Contact Jon Horowitz with any questions. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Department of Homeland Security; Major Center Funding

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a funding opportunity that might be of interest:
  • DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Lead (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $3,500,000 (subject to availability of funds) per year for 10 years
  • DHS S&T Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense – Partner (link) – Due August 4, 2017 – Up to $500,000; total will be distributed over the two-year period of performance (Subject to availability of funds and project execution)

Saturday, March 18, 2017

March 2017 Issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The March issue of Research Development and Grant Writing News has been posted to: 

The Research Development Office maintains an institutional-level subscription allowing us to distribute freely within NC State University. 

New Funding Opportunities from the Research Development Office

To view previously announced funding opportunities, visit the RDO website.

Faculty Development Opportunity: NIH Grant Writing Workshop


ORIED’s Research Development Office and the Proposal Development Unit are pleased to announce a new NIH-focused workshop that will provide insider insights into the perceptions and thinking of NIH study section grant reviewers.  The workshop will be held on May 30 and 31, 2017, in Textiles Room 2431 on NC State’s Centennial Campus.  This event is free but registration is required. 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Scholarship of Community Engagement Institute

I received this from the Office of Faculty Development. Please share with anyone with an interest in community engagement.

Scholarship of Community Engagement Institute
Are you interested in exploring how to connect your scholarship to the community or to design effective projects in collaboration with community partners? Do you want to study how integrating service learning into your course can improve student learning outcomes? Are you interested to learn about research methods useful to conduct engaged scholarship? These are just a few of the topics that you could explore by attending the Office of Faculty Development’s Scholarship of Community Engagement Institute. Applications are available now through April 24.

NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Internal Competition Dates

The University has announced its process for the NSF's Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program (see below). Our college typically does not have a large number of labs with needs for major research equipment or instruments--but we do have some, and this is an opportunity to compete for funds to acquire needed instrumentation. Please see the process below for submitting internal letters of intent to my office, and, as always, please send any questions or ideas to me.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Grant Writing: Taking Your Research Funding to the Next Level

From the office of Faculty Development: Grant Writing: Taking Your Research Funding to the Next Level (Friday, March 31, 11:45 A.M. - 12:35 P.M., 405 Clark Hall): Join this session to hear how faculty can succeed in moving from leading smaller or single-site grants to larger or multi-site grants. Examples include securing funding for centers and/or institutes such as NSF or NIH training or research centers. This event is part of the Associate Professors' Community, a partnership with OIED.

You can register for these and other OFD workshops at