Research Tracks

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

Upcoming event: Learn to search for research funding opportunities at the OVPR’s COS Pivot workshop


The Office of the Vice Provost for Research, in conjunction with Baylor University Libraries, presents a hands-on workshop to help faculty search for funding opportunities more effectively using the COS Pivot database.

Pivot is an online system that contains thousands of funding opportunities from a wide range of sponsors including federal agencies, private foundations, non-profit organizations and more. The workshop will cover a number of topics including:

  • Establishing a Pivot account.
  • Viewing pre-selected funding opportunities based on prior research.
  • Searching for currently available opportunities and narrowing results with advanced search techniques.
  • Setting up weekly funding alert emails with newly listed opportunities.

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
12:20 – 1:10 p.m.

Moody Library
Room G-42

All Baylor faculty members are invited to attend, but seating is limited.  To RSVP for the event or for more information, contact Blake Thomas by email or by phone at 710-3153.

Can’t make it in person?  The session will also be presented as a live webinar session using Blackboard Collaborate.  Contact Blake Thomas for login information.

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