Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

December 13, 2016
by Baylor OVPR
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It’s not too late! Register now for the OVPR proposal development seminars!

OVPR Proposal Development Seminar Flyer

Click the image above to download a flyer about the events.

Time is running out to register for the OVPR’s annual proposal development seminars.  Whether you’re a complete grant-writing beginner or you have years of experience, these events will help you to be more competitive for external research funding. The seminars are open to any Baylor University faculty member.

Check out the descriptions of each session below, then click here to access the registration form.

“Write Winning Grant Proposals”
Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Participants will learn about articulating a research agenda, selecting funding opportunities and crafting proposals to turn reviewers into advocates for your project. This session is intended for faculty who plan to apply for funding from agencies such as the NSF, NIH, Department of Energy, etc.

“How to Write a Successful STEM Career Award Proposal”
Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
A half-day session for faculty who plan to apply for STEM career awards like the NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. Faculty who are eligible to apply for the CAREER program and have attended the “Write Winning Grant Proposals” session before (either this year or in a previous year) are invited to this workshop.

“How to Write a Successful Biomedical and Health Career Award Proposal”
Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
A half-day session for potential applicants for biomedical career development programs such as the NIH Career Development Award. The session will cover mentored grants (K series) and fellowship awards for pre- and post-doctoral students (F series). Open to CDA-eligible faculty and their mentors, as well as grad students and postdocs in NIH-eligible fields. Attendees must also have attended the “Write Winning Grant Proposals” session before, either this year or in a previous year.

Our speaker for each of the sessions is Dr. Peg AtKisson of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops. Dr. AtKisson is a neuroscientist and former director of proposal development in the Office of the Vice Provost at Tufts University.

Contact Blake Thomas at 254-710-3153 with questions.