Friday, August 4, 2017

Lunch and Learn: Going After Those Big Grants

A note from the Research Leadership Academy. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Proposal Development Unit.

Are you ready to tackle bigger grants and seek more funding for your research?

The Research Leadership Academy invites you to a Lunch and Learn seminar. Find out more about how the Proposal Development Unit (PDU) can assist you in landing that next big competitive grant.
Date:  Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time:  Noon- 1 pm
Location:  Duke Energy Hall C & D, Hunt Library
Presenter: Pradip Pramanik

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

College Process for Reviewing Applications to the Non-laboratory Scholarship/Research Support Program (NSRP).

This year the University is inaugurating the new Non-laboratory Scholarship/Research Support Program (NSRP). The University website for this program is at

Our office seeks to ensure that applications to the program are in proper form and that budgets are complete and compliant with University and college rules. We also would like to see proposals before they are submitted so as to avoid potential duplication of effort across projects. Because I, along with other associate deans, will be rank ordering these proposals, it would be very valuable to see these at the college level well before they are submitted.

With this in mind, we are very strongly recommending that all NSRP proposals be submitted first to the Research Office no later than August 31. You may mail them directly to me at with a copy to Joyce Christian, at