Oct. 6, 2016


Applications Now Open for 2017 Scholarship Catalyst Program
$126,000 in Scholarship Catalyst Program grants is available to promote research, scholarship, and creativity in areas not traditionally funded by major federal agencies. Read more >>


Transdisciplinary Research Academy Hosts October's Faculty Research Club

Oct. 24 - Oct. 30 is International Open Access Week at TTU Libraries

Responsible Research: Self-Plagiarism - Can You Steal From Yourself?

Experience Innovation During the Red Raider Startup Workshop

Registration Open for Raider Research University


Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC) (U24)
Oct. 12

Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19)
Oct. 20

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

Naval Engineering Education Consortium
Oct. 10

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

Discovery Research Pre-K - 12
Dec. 5

Research Coordination Networks - Undergraduate Biology Education
Jan. 1

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Jan. 11

Big XII Faculty Fellowships
Deadline varies (see application)

Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences
Deadlines vary (see solicitation)

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


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 >>

National Humanities Center Fellowship
Oct. 18

Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty
Oct. 30

Newberry Library Long-term Fellows
Nov. 15

Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
Nov. 16

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


OCT. 19
NSF FastLane (Office of Research Services Training & Outreach)
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Room 151, TLPDC
FastLane is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) online proposal submission system through which potential and current researchers, reviewers, and research administrators and their organizations relate to the sponsor. Participants will learn how to prepare temporary proposals, assign proposal access to ORS and other users, review and edit their profiles, and keep track of proposals submitted to NSF. The workshop is limited to 15 participants so advance registration is required. Keep in mind that a minimum of 3 people is needed in order for the training to be conducted. Register here >>

OCT. 25
Open Access Week Kickoff Event
1 - 3 p.m.
Room 151, TLPDC
The Texas Tech Libraries will host a panel of TTU faculty who will discuss why they chose to publish open access. Register here >>

OCT. 28
Open Access Week Informal Reception
3:30 - 5 p.m.
Room 309, Texas Tech Library
This reception will feature presentations about library services and information about a bill currently in Congress to grant fair access to research and technology. For more information >>

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

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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 >>


Focus: A New Blog About Creativity and Exploration at Texas Tech
Throughout our university, students, faculty and staff are coming together to solve tough problems, delve into interesting questions and find new ways of making life better for everyone. To catch this activity, the VPR's Research & Academic Communications team created the Focus blog to capture these moments, heralding successes in funding and discovery as well as exploring new innovation and creativity. Read it here >>

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