May 5, 2016

Provost Announces 2016 Integrated Scholars
Provost Lawrence Schovanec announces the 2016 Integrated Scholars. See the complete list with profiles and video features of each scholar. Learn more >>

Texas Tech Represented on APLU Safety Task Force
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) Task Force on Laboratory Safety recently released a new Guide to implementing a safety culture at universities. Alice Young, associate vice president for research, responsible research was part of the task force. Read more >>
New Director Named for Center for Biotechnology and Genomics
Professor Yehia Mechref has been named the new director of the Texas Tech University Center for Biotechnology and Genomics (CBG). The center capitalizes on the biotechnology and genomic research at the university and serve the needs of interdisciplinary and disciplinary research partnerships. Learn more >>

2016 Early Investigator Proposal Development Workshop Series
Registration is open for the Proposal Ideation, Proposal Preparation or Revision and Mock Review sections of the Early Investigator Proposal Development Workshop. Register here >>

NSF Offers Two SBIR/STTR Application Process Webinars
Researchers have two upcoming opportunities to attend the National Science Foundation's webinar to learn more about what you would need to submit an application for Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer funding. For more info >>

Department of Defense SBIR/STTR Pre-Release
The Department of Defense has pre-released new SBIR/STTR solicitations. For more information and deadlines >>

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

Imposter Syndrome: No, You Were Not Mistakenly Accepted to Graduate School
How you can handle self-doubt in the complex world of postgraduate studies. Read more >>



UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    May 17
    Room 333B, Administration Building

    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    June 1
    Room 333B, Administration Building

    Researchers have two upcoming opportunities to attend the National Science Foundation's webinar to learn more about what you would need to submit an application for Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) funding. SBIR Program Director Jesus Soriano will walk you through the process and answer questions. Advanced registration is required for these webinars. Discussion will follow the webinar. Coffee, water, and snacks will be served. If you any questions, please contact Susan Back at susan.back@ttu.edu.

  • 2016 Early Investigator Proposal Development Workshop Series
    June 1 - 3
    TLPDC 151
    The Faculty Proposal Development Event Series will consist of four modules corresponding to the various stages of proposal development, which can be taken separately by faculty with different experience levels, or in sets to help guide faculty through the proposal process. For more information and to register >>



FACULTY AWARDS

Targeted Faculty Award Deadlines

National Medal of Technology and Innovation
June 2
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
June 3
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
June 17
NSF CAREER Awards
July 20-22
Faculty Scholars Program
July 28
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

Nominations Needed for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
Deadline: June 17, 2016
PAESMEM is the highest honor bestowed upon mentors who work to expand STEM talent.The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the honorary awards program on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). OSTP selects both individuals and organizations to receive the honor. Each awardee receives $10,000 and a presidential citation at a White House ceremony, among other activities and recognition events held in Washington. For more details >>

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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