The NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Institute is designed to support faculty who plan on submitting a CAREER proposal in 2021. Topics include the education plan, broader impacts, crafting a persuasive narrative, discussion of funded proposals, and a panel with past awardees. Faculty will be encouraged to set writing goals and to use the PWI as a group resource through the proposal development process.
ORE to Host NEH Workshop Series
Alan Rutenberg, research development manager in the Office of Research and Engagement, will host two workshops to help researchers become more successful in obtaining funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
Successful NEH Proposals
This workshop will discuss the key elements of a successful fellowship proposal and will analyze successful proposals found on the NEH website as models. The discussion will be highly relevant to other applications, including the NEH summer stipend, NEH digital fellowship, and other national humanities fellowships.
TVA Announces University Project Grant
The Tennessee Valley Authority is now accepting applications for the University Project grant. TVA is interested in projects that focus on their identified research gaps and areas of concern, with the hope that these engagements with university partners will lead to additional research collaboration opportunities in the future.
Please review this presentation for additional information about TVA’s research challenge areas. Typical awards are between $75,000–100,000.
How to Apply:
ORE to Host Alzheimer’s Summit
Faculty who are interested in Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia research are invited to a virtual research summit hosted by the Office of Research and Engagement on Thursday, October 1, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
The summit is part of the “Detection, Care, and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia” project funded through a One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grant. The goal is to better leverage the expertise in Tennessee by encouraging cross-campus and cross-disciplinary research collaborations in partnership with patients and their caregivers.
SPARKS: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Faculty who conduct research related to the natural sciences in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) or who are interested in such research are invited to a virtual SPARKS event facilitated by the Office of Research and Engagement’s Research Development staff on Thursday, September 10, from 1–4 p.m.
This event will connect UT researchers with those at the National Park Service to explore and support new collaborative efforts. Paul Super, science coordinator for GSMNP, will summarize the various National Park resources available to researchers.
Please register to attend by Thursday, July 27.