Wednesday, November 16, 2016

NIH Regional Seminar Presentations

We just had an excellent presentation about the ins and outs of NIH funding today from three outstanding colleagues, and I am posting here, as the first among several resources, a link to presentations given at the most recent NIH Regional Seminar in Chicago. 

Also, NIH has confirmed its 2017 Regional Seminars as follows: May 3-5, 2017 in New Orleans and October 25-27, 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

November Research Development and Grant Writing News

The November 2016 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. Please forward this message to all interested parties within the NC State community.

Monday, November 14, 2016

From the Office for Faculty Development: Writing a Proposal Summary

Writing a Powerful Two-Page Statement or Proposal Summary
(Tuesday, November 15, 11:45 A.M. - 12:35 P.M., 405 Clark Hall): Join a discussion, part of OFD and OIED’s Assistant Professors’ Community, led by faculty colleagues who have found success in writing powerful 2-page statements for proposal summaries. Learn how to marshall resources, conceptualize a good statement, make your main point stand out, and present ideas in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner.

You can register for this and other events at

Friday, November 11, 2016

RTI University Scholars Program

The RTI University Scholars Program provides support—one-half of each Scholar’s salary and fringe—for distinguished academic researchers to spend scholarly leave time at RTI International, actively collaborating with RTI experts. Applications are due 1/9/17. I strongly encourage any of our scholars, particularly in the social and behavioral sciences, to look into this opportunity. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

DARPA Opportunity: Forensic Social Science Supercolliders

Dear Colleagues,

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is developing a new program tentatively titled "Forensic Social Science Supercolliders." If you are interested, now is the time to start dialogue with the program officer.

NSF Grants Conference Live Webcast

Dear Colleagues:

We are pleased to announce that the Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference Plenary (General) Sessions will be webcast live at no cost to the research community. NSF staff will speak to the state of current funding; review new and current policies and procedures; and provide updates on pertinent administrative issues.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

2016 Post-Election Panel, November 15, 6 PM: All are invited!

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the 
School of Public and International Affairs 
welcomes students, faculty, staff, and the community 
to a discussion on 

The 2016 Elections: Reflections and Consequences
Featuring Political Scientists
Prof. Michael Cobb
Prof. Steven Greene
 Prof. Andrew Taylor 

Tuesday, November 15
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Caldwell Lounge