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Scholarly Messenger
February 5, 2015

Interim Director of the Texas Tech University Research Park Named
Carrie Romo, J.D. will work with many groups and leaders to help attract new clients and university-affiliated business to the Research Park. Read more >>

Travel Stipends Available for Congressional Visits Day
Congressional Visits Day is a two-day annual event that brings scientists, engineers, researchers, educators and technology executives to Washington. Read more >>
President's Excellence in Diversity and Equity Awards Accepting Nominations
These awards recognize faculty, staff, and students who have made significant efforts to promote the value of diversity and the importance of equity at Texas Tech. Read more>>

February Faculty Research Club Sponsored by Political Science
All faculty at Texas Tech and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are welcome and encouraged to attend the Feb. 27, 2015 meeting. Read more>>

Research Development Team

Create the Right Fit
How can you find the overlap between your own research agenda and the goals and mission of external funding organizations? Read more>>

Upcoming Events

Save the Date: NSF Day at Texas Tech
  • May 20
    7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    More details to come
    NSF Days provide insight and instruction on how to compete for and secure NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the NSF, its mission, priorities, and budget. Representatives from NSF will give an overview on proposal writing, NSF's merit review process, and programs that fall within our seven scientific and engineering directorates, as well as funding opportunities that cross disciplinary boundaries. Additionally, NSF representatives will be on hand in breakout sessions to personally engage in discussions with attendees about potential research proposals.
Copyright and Fair Use Essentials for Faculty Webinar Series
  • Feb. 12
    Managing Ownership of your Copyrighted Works
    TLDC Room 151
    After participating in this online training, you will be able to manage ownership of your copyrighted works more effectively. - The what, when, how, and who of copyright ownership - By law - By policy - The rules and tools of copyright management - Publication agreements - Contracts 101 - Negotiating publication agreements and protecting yourself.
    Co-sponsored by the Teaching, Learning and Professional Development Center and Worldwide eLearning.
Princeton Research Scholar Addresses Physicians, Farmers and the Politics of Antimicrobial Resistance SBIR/STTR Webinars
  • Feb. 12
    What You Need to Know About Government Audits
  • Feb.25
    ABC's of SBIR/STTR Funding
  • Feb. 19
    Practical Strategies for Indirect Rate Development
  • Feb. 26
    QuickBooks and Compliance for SBIR/STTR Awardees
  • March 4
    NSF SBIR/STTR Program Overview
  • March 11
    Formatting and Readability Tips for SBIR/STTR Proposals
    For more information on these webinars >>
For more information about SBIR/STTR programs, contact Susan Back, director of the SBIR/STTR Resource Center at susan.back@ttu.edu.

Funding & Award Opportunities

NIH Program Deadlines Targeted Faculty Award Deadlines
Please see the Faculty Targeted Awards Web page for upcoming award deadlines.

Limited Submissions
  • Maternal and Child Health Public Health Catalyst Program
    TTU Internal Deadline: Feb. 10
  • Mobile Messaging Intervention to Present New HIV Prevention
    TTU Internal Deadline: Feb. 10
  • State Offices of Rural Health Coordination and Development Program
    TTU Internal Deadline: Feb. 10
  • Improving Access to Justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    TTU Internal Deadline: Feb. 10
  • Rapid Response Rural Data Analysis and Issue Specific Rural Research Studies
    TTU Internal Deadline: Feb. 12
  • Fiscal Year 2014 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program (FP)
    TTU Internal Deadline: Feb. 17
Please watch the Limited Submissions Web page for upcoming internal notice of intent deadlines:

Community of Science: Community of Science Pivot provides funding opportunities from federal sources as well as foundations.

Funding Opportunities: A listing of external and internal funding opportunities is available on the OVPR's Funding Resources website.

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