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Scholarly Messenger

July 2, 2015

Investigation Closed After 2010 Laboratory Explosion
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board accepts Texas Tech's changes to improve lab safety. Read more >>

New Department Combines Financial Services and Tax and Office of Research Accounting
Two departments merge into one to improve the efficiency in the university's accounting and fiscal processes. Learn more >>

NSF CAREER Proposals Due in July
The Office of Research Services is happy to assist applicants with their NSF CAREER proposals, but deadlines are quickly approaching. Read more >>

Texas Tech Newest Member of NSF's I-Corps Node
The program fosters entrepreneurship that will lead to the commercialization of technology previously supported by National Science Foundation-funded research. Read more >>

The Safety Side of the Visual and Performing Arts
The College of Visual and Performing Arts is addressing the safety issues involved in creative production. Read more >>

Chancellor and Presidents Develop New Initiative for Collaborative Research Across the University System
A new effort hopes to expand collaborative sponsored federal research across TTU, TTUHSC. and TTUHSC El Paso. Up to $50,000 can be awarded for projects involving faculty from at least two out of the three participating system institutions. Learn more >>


New Interim Director Announced for the Office of Research Commercialization
The OVPR announced a reorganization of the Office of Research Commercialization. Read More >>


Data Archiving and Sharing
We could all benefit from a bit of instruction. The challenges facing raw data retention and the resources available to address them. Read more >>


Why is Data Management Important?
A recent story about missing data that led a published paper to be retracted highlights the importance of data management. Read more >>


  • NSF CAREER Application Deadlines
    • July 10
      Draft budget due
    • July 16
      Finalized budget due
    • July 20
      BIO, CISE, and EHR final proposal packages due
    • July 21
      ENG final proposal packages due
    • July 22
      GEO, MPS, and SBE final proposal packages due
  • SBIR/STTR Coffee/Webinar - Step One: How to Get Registered
    July 15
    Noon - 1:30 p.m.
    Room 333A, TTU Administration Building
    Join us for an Introductory SBIR/STTR Webinar sponsored by the TTU Office of Research Commercialization and Vice President of Research. Drinks and snacks will be served. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.
    For further information, you may contact susan.back@ttu.edu.


Targeted Faculty Award Deadlines

Please see the Faculty Targeted Awards page for upcoming award deadlines.


Limited Submissions

  • Academic Community Partnership Conference Series
    Internal Deadline: July 6
  • Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program
    Internal Deadline: July 8
  • Dr. Ernest J. Ring Academic Development Grant Program
    Internal Deadline: July 13
  • NSF Mid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences
    Internal Deadline: July 14
  • NIH Career Development Programs in Diabetes Research for Pediatric Endocrinologists
    Internal Deadline: July 20

Please watch the Limited Submissions 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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