Aug. 9, 2018

NEWS YOU NEED

"Talent Programs" Legislation
The Office of the Vice President for Research wants you to be aware of legislation that is currently receiving bipartisan consideration in the U.S. Congress. This legislation would create sanctions for faculty at U.S. universities who are associated with Chinese, Russian and Iranian “Talent Programs”. Read more >>

NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Grant Opportunity for Graduate Education
TTU NOI Deadline: August 31, 2018
This program from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. Please note that this program is limited to two proposals per institution. To be considered to submit on behalf of Texas Tech University, you must submit a notice of intent to limitedsubs.vpr@ttu.edu.

International Travel—Not as Simple as You Might Think
In the current diplomatic, economic and political landscape, U.S. policies and regulations are ever changing. Almost daily, new sanctions are imposed or removed from certain countries, individuals, and yes, even universities. Read more >>

Commercialize and Compete for $50,000 I-Corps Team Grant
Mark Your Calendars: Informational Workshop is August 13
The Southwest Node of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) is offering a regional program in Lubbock to help teams quickly and effectively validate their commercialization strategy through tactical collection and analysis of data generated from direct interaction with potential customers. Additionally, this course will provide teams the opportunity to become eligible to apply for a $50,000 I-Corps Team Grant from the NSF. Learn more >>

Faculty Research Club
Come converse and collaborate with your academic peers at this monthly interdisciplinary event! This month's meeting will be hosted by the Retirement Planning and Living Research Initiative. Ashley Guillemette, Charlene Kalenkoski, Catherine Jai, Sarah Asebedo, and Conrad Lyford will be the featured speakers. For more info >>

Nominations Open for the Celebration of Faculty Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity
Mark Your Calendars: Nominations due by October 1
The Offices of the President, Provost, and Vice President for Research are proud to continue our initiative to publicly recognize and celebrate individual faculty and teams of faculty in all disciplines who have been recognized for research, scholarship, and/or creative activity at the national or international level during the preceding year. For more details >>


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

LIMITED SUBMISSIONS

Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) [NSF]
Aug. 22

NRT National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program [NSF]
Sept. 21

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


EVENTS

Aug. 13, 20, & Sept. 7
Southwest Node of the NSF Innovation Corps Program
Innovation Hub at Research Park
The Southwest Node of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) is offering a regional program in Lubbock to help teams quickly and effectively validate their commercialization strategy through tactical collection and analysis of data generated from direct interaction with potential customers. Additionally, this course will provide teams the opportunity to become eligible to apply for a $50,000 I-Corps Team Grant from the National Science Foundation. Contact Weston Waldo for details or apply at this website >>

Aug. 30
August Faculty Research Club
Hosted by Retirement Planning and Living Research Initiative
3 p.m.
Texas Tech Club, Suite Level (Fifth Floor)
The Faculty Research Club is intended to provide a social setting to stimulate interdisciplinary research collaborations, promote informal discussions about research and disseminate information about campus resources to faculty. To stimulate conversation, several faculty members will give a 5-minute summary of their research and opportunities for collaboration. Speakers include:

  • Ashley Guillemette – Center for Financial Responsibility Research and Opportunities for Collaboration
  • Charlene Kalenkoski (Personal Financial Planning) – Director, Retirement Planning and Living Research Initiative
  • Catherine Jai (Hospitality and Retail Management)
  • Sarah Asebedo (Personal Financial Planning)
  • Conrad Lyford (Agricultural and Applied Economics)

For more information, please go here >>

Nov. 15
Annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence in Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity 3 p.m.
Student Union Red Raider Lounge
The Offices of the President, Provost, and Vice President for Research are proud to announce the continuation of an initiative to publicly recognize and celebrate individual faculty and teams of faculty in all disciplines who have been recognized for research, scholarship, and/or creative activity at the national or international level during the preceding year. Additionally, the celebration will provide a forum in which colleagues from across campus and the community can learn about the exciting, high quality research, scholarship, and creative activity that is being conducted at Texas Tech University. Attendees are asked to RSVP by Nov. 5, 2018. For more information on how to nominate faculty or to RSVP, click here >>


IN FOCUS

Texas Tech Research Showcased at TechConnect 2018
Texas Tech scientists, students, and Office of Research and Commercialization staff were given the opportunity to showcase several promising inventions at the 20th Annual TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo in Anaheim, California over the summer. Read more >>

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