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Topics in Research Development

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Date: Friday, September 15 - Friday, December 8

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: A004 Blount Hall (BLNT)

Target Audience: Faculty

Topics in Research Development is a brown-bag lunch series every other Friday to discuss topics in research development ranging from career development to quad charts. Topics will be posted in ORE communications and emailed directly to registered participants the week of. To receive these emails, please register for the series.

The series will consist of six sessions held from 12:00 pm-1 pm on the dates below.

  • September 15: How to Maximize the Impact of your Biographical Sketch
    • Greater emphasis is being put on biosketches as a way to evaluate the ability of individual investigators and how they would perform as a research team. We will discuss changes in the biosketch requirements for the National Institutes of Health as well as best practices for developing biosketches for  both the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
  • September 29 (held in Blount 101, 1:30pm)
  • October 20 : How to Pick the Right R-Mechanism for Your Unsolicited NIH Proposal
    • Are you considering applying for NIH funding but don’t know the difference between an R01, an R15, and an R21?  Not sure if you meet the criteria for an “early stage investigator” or if it even matters?  Join us for a discussion about your options when applying for NIH research funding and what factors you need to consider when making the decision about which award mechanism you should apply for.
  • November 3
  • November 17 (held in Blount 113)
  • December 8

Please contact Louise Nuttle at with any questions.

Tags: NSF, Proposal, PWI, Workshop

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