Texas Tech University: Office of Research Services

Training & Outreach

Budget Basics

Learn the basics of proposal budget preparation including how to begin the process, what to include and how to use the ORS budget template. Registration is preferred as seating is limited to 15 per session.

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Cayuse 424 & SP Training

Texas Tech University has partnered with Evisions to bring you the Cayuse Research Suite for proposal preparation and submission. It is entirely web-based and provides for streamlined internal routing of proposals (paper routing is no longer accepted by ORS), ability for multiple users to view proposals simultaneously, approve routing sheets simultaneously, advanced validation of Grants.gov proposals based on sponsor rules, internal tracking of our research proposal and award activity, storing of proposal and award documents, and many more features.

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Cayuse Online Training Modules

Cayuse 424 Training Modules: A series of training modules designed to introduce you to the Cayuse 424 Research Suite are available. These can be viewed and listened to from most internet browsers. Keep in mind that the actual Cayuse system is designed to run only on Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. We expect to have modules for Cayuse SP before the end of calendar year 2013. Access current modules.

Raider Research University

The offices of Sponsored Programs Accounting and Reporting (SPAR) and Research Services (ORS) are proud to launch Raider Research University! Raider Research University (RRU) is a comprehensive education program designed to provide department research administrators and other support staff with the knowledge and competencies necessary for the efficient, effective, and compliant administration of sponsored project funding. RRU ensures a standard level of expertise among those who support the research endeavor. Find out more about RRU here.

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Research Orientation for New Faculty

ORS conducts periodic orientations for new and not-so-new faculty regarding the research process at TTU. While attendance is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. Topics covered include: where to find funding information, internal opportunities, proposal development and processing, responsible conduct of research, internal deadlines for proposals, post award administration and budget issues.

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NSF FastLane

This workshop offers a hands-on experience in using the FastLane system for proposal submission to the National Science Foundation. The workshop is limited to 15 participants so advance registration is required. Online training videos are available here.

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Office of Research Services

Office of Research Services
349 Administration
Box 41035 | MS 1035
Lubbock, TX 79409-1035
(806) 742-3884 ofc | (806) 742-3892 fax