July 7, 2016

Take Advantage of Programs Designed to Support Faculty Success
Texas Tech University offers a host of programs to support interdisciplinary research, proposal development, external awards, and other faculty initiatives. See the list of resources here >>

The SBIR Road Tour Travels Across America
The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through SBIR/STTR programs. Learn more >>

Are You Ready to Take the GLEAMM Challenge?
The GLEAMM Challenge is coming in September. The GLEAMM Challenge is an energy technology competition where you or your team have a chance to showcase your world-changing ideas. For more information >>


RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH

University Bureaucracy: Research Facilitation or Compliance?
It's sometimes easy to forget that researchers and research facilitators are part of the same team working for the same goals. Read more >>



UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Overview: U.S. Intellectual Property Rights and the SBIR-STTR Stakeholders Webinar
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 11
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Chief Counsel for NIST Henry Wixon will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • Making your Word Documents Accessible
    2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    July 12
    Room 152, TLPDC
    Part of the TTU Worldwide eLearning "Steps to Online Accessibility" Series. This workshop teaches you simple steps to make word documents accessible to students who utilize screen readers. Learners will receive instruction and guided time to practice their new skills. Register online at events.tlpd.ttu.edu.

  • Accessible Power Points
    3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    July 12
    Room 152, TLPDC
    Part of the TTU Worldwide eLearning "Steps to Online Accessibility" Series. This workshop teaches you simple steps to make your PowerPoints accessible. Learners will receive instruction and guided time to practice their new skills. Please bring a PowerPoint to work on. Register online at events.tlpd.ttu.edu.

  • Basics US Patent Practice for the SBIR-STTR Stakeholders
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 12
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Michael Razavi from the Office on Innovation Development will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • Trademarks in the US
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 13
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Trademark attorney Scott Baldwin will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • Copyright (Domestic and International)
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 14
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Copyright attorney Susan Anthony will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • The International Trademark Portfolio
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 18
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Copyright attorney Susan Anthony will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and Hague Strategies for Filing Abroad
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 19
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Deputy Director of the International Patent Legal Administration Michael Neas will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • Intermediate/Advanced US Patent Practice for the SBIR/STTR Stakeholders
    12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    July 20
    This webinar is part of a series on intellectual property for small business and is hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Patent examiner Oleg Asanbayev will be the presenter. These webinars have been designed specifically to address the most common IP issues facing small businesses funded by the SBIR/STTR programs. Space is limited to 200 people per webinar. Register here >> If you have any questions, contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • Mock Review Panel: Faculty Proposal Development Series, Module 4
    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Aug. 23
    Room 333B, Administration Building
    Fine tune your proposal with this mock review session hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research. In this event, participants will review proposals of others to give and get feedback prior to submission. A mock panel will decide whether the proposal is fundable. Proposers who have completed workshop modules may also serve as reviewers. Other faculty who have experience with proposal writing may participate as reviewers only, even if they do not have a proposal to be reviewed. To participate in a mock review you must submit the project summary (e.g., specific aims, abstract) and main narrative (e.g., project description). You may also submit other proposal components on which you would like feedback. For more information and to register >>



FACULTY AWARDS

Targeted Faculty Award Deadlines

NSF CAREER Awards
July 20-22
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Aug. 1
Cottrell College Science Awards
Aug. 1
Cottrell Scholar Awards
Aug. 15
Beckman Young Investigators
Sept. 2
Sloan Research Fellowships
Sept. 12
Guggenheim Fellows
Sept. 18
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
Sept. 23

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


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

National Endowment for the Arts Releases New Research Labs Program
Deadline: July 12, 2016 (Proposal)
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has released a new program entitled “National Endowment for the Arts Research Labs” (NEA Research Labs). Through this program, NEA seeks to “support a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike.” For more details >>

Limited Submissions & Internal Deadlines

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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