OVPR Discussion Series

Robert V. Duncan at the OVPR Discussion Series

The purpose of the OVPR Discussion Series is to create an interactive discussion platform to spur intellectual conversation on topics involving research, ethics and innovation in higher education. The sessions are open to the public, and community members and media are encouraged to attend.

All sessions are recorded and can be viewed on the TTUAcademicsResearch YouTube Channel.

Photos can be viewed on the Texas Tech Research Facebook page.

Spring 2015

OVPR Discussion Series: Environmental Health & Safety


Discussion: How can the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) assist you? The department develops and implements environmental and occupational health and safety programs to support the university's teaching, research, and service to the community.

OVPR Discussion Series: Commercialization


Discussion: How does the commercialization process work at Texas Tech? Representatives from the Office of Commercialization will answer your questions.

OVPR Discussion Series: Research Development Team


Discussion: Is my proposal competitive? How can I gain more external support for my research ideas? Can I respond to major funding prospects? As federal agencies collapse programs, tighten rules and increase proposal requirements, navigating this ever-changing landscape can be bewildering. The Research Development Team (RDT) serves as a resource for mapping your path to proposal success and amplifying your opportunities. Join us for the OVPR Discussion Series to discover tools and tips to improve your competitive edge.