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Research Development


assistant vice chancellor for research development in UT’s Office of Research and Engagement, has been named president of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP).

With approximately 1,000 members, NORDP is a professional organization dedicated solely to research development (RD). The discipline encompasses a set of strategic, catalytic, and capacity-building activities that advance research, especially in higher education. RD professionals help researchers become successful advocates for their research and institutions create programs that spur discovery.

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Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) through the Office of Research and Engagement’s Proposal Writing Institute.

Diana Moyer, research development manager, says that this year’s format will be slightly different and geared to getting an early start in the process. The PWI will include one-on-one consultations, discussions with department heads, and creating a concept paper. This new format is based on a similar program that Harry Richards, research development coordinator for the Tickle College of Engineering, teaches.

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