Nov. 3, 2016

NEWS YOU NEED

How to Get Published At Nature Research
Nature Research Executive Editor Nick Campbell talks to faculty, students about how to get published in the journals. Read more >>

Important Internal Funding and Financial Disclosure Deadlines Approaching:

Scholarship Catalyst Program application deadline is Nov. 8. Read more >>
Disclosure of Significant Business and Financial Interests deadline for AY 2016-2017 is Nov. 15. Read more >>
Seed Grant for Interdisciplinary Research application deadline is Dec. 22. Read more >>

More News:

Responsible Research: The Growing Need for Transparency

Export Compliance - Why?

Library: Reasons to Increase Your Research Impact

November Faculty Research Club


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

LIMITED SUBMISSIONS
NINDS INstitutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research (P30)
Nov. 15

Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI): Instrument Acquisition or Development
Nov. 15

MULTIDISCIPLINARY OPPORTUNITIES
Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management
Nov. 21

Discovery Research Pre-K - 12
Dec. 5

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
Dec. 9 (Letter of Intent)

Research Coordination Networks - Undergraduate Biology Education
Jan. 1

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Jan. 11

Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
Feb. 2

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
Feb. 15

Minerva Multi-Year University-Led Topics
Feb. 29 (Letter of Intent)

Big XII Faculty Fellowships
Deadline varies (see application)

The Funding Resources and Limited Submissions pages have more listings and information.


TARGETED AWARDS

Please note that the number of external awards for which the university will provide incentives to faculty has been expanded from 29 to more than 200. For more details >>

Newberry Library Long-term Fellows
Nov. 15

Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
Nov. 16

Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
Feb. 1

American Academy of Nursing Fellow/Member
Feb. 13

The Targeted External Awards for Faculty page has a complete listing of eligible awards.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowships Programs for Achieving Excellence in College and University Teaching.
Nov. 10 - Dissertation and Postdoctoral deadline
Nov. 17 - Predoctoral application deadline
Jan. 10 - Supplementary Materials


EVENTS

NOV. 10
How to Get Published at Nature Research

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Formby Room 105, Southwest Collection
Nick Campbell, executive editor and executive vice president for Global Institutional Partnerships at Nature Research, will give a brief introduction to Nature and the Nature journals as well as peer review and editorial decision-making processes at these journals. He will also answer questions. For more information >>

NOV. 30
Budget Basics (Office of Research Services Training & Outreach)

10 a.m. - Noon
Room 151, TLPDC
Participants will learn how to begin the proposal budget process, what to include, what not to include, tips and shortcuts, and how to use the MS Excel ORS budget template. Seating is limited to 15 per session, so please RSVP early. Keep in mind that a minimum of 3 people is needed in order for the training to be conducted. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Bilbao >>

Dec. 7
Research Orientation for New Faculty (Office of Research Services Training & Outreach)
9:30 a.m. - Noon
1:30 - 4 p.m.
Room 333B, Adminstration Building
In order to facilitate a smooth transition to the research process at TTU, the Office of Research Services conducts a research orientation session for all incoming faculty and research staff. Faculty who are new to campus and those who are not-so-new (but have never attended a research orientation) are encouraged to attend. The session will cover proposal development and processing; review of institutional policies and procedures affecting research at Texas Tech; internal and external funding opportunities; and inform attendees about compliance issues. Attendance is not mandatory, but it is strongly encouraged. Sessions will last for approximately 2-1/2 hours. Seating is limited to 15 attendees, so please RSVP early. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Bilbao >>


IN FOCUS

Water: Saving Our Most Precious Resource
The new issue of Discoveries examines the many ways in which researchers in different disciplines work towards the same goal of saving water for our future. Read more >>


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