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RDS offers faculty development programs and research funding workshops to help you successfully navigate the process of applying for grants. Enhance your chances for funding by exploring the resources available to you below.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Texas A&M-FAPESP (Brazil) Writer’s Workshop - September 3, 2019
 
  • This workshop has information on the Texas A&M-FAPESP (The São Paulo Research Foundation) Collaborative Research Program. This internal, international seed funding program seeks to build research cooperation between A&M faculty and the State of São Paulo, Brazil. The workshop also provides information on collaboration, eligibility, proposal submission, and best practice. Open to all disciplines. Monica Holder
Texas A&M-CONACYT (Mexico) Writer’s Workshop - September 10, 2019
 
  • The workshop will familiarize faculty with the Texas A&M-CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) Collaborative Research Program. This internal, international seed funding program seeks to build research cooperation between Texas A&M faculty and higher education institutions in Mexico or CONACYT research centers. Information to include collaboration methods, eligibility, proposal submission, and best practices. Open to all disciplines. - Monica Holder
Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals - September 26, 2019
 
  • John Robertson, Consultant from GWSW
A Strategic Approach: Writing Proposals and Publishing Your Work - October 10, 2019
 
  • This seminar is to offer new faculty a strategic approach to meetings their goals for successfully acquiring needed research support funding and publishing the results of their research. A submission plan will be drafted that links with other campus resources. – Jorja Kimball
PIVOT Workshop - October 15th and October 16th, 2019
 
  • Pivot allows research administrators, research development professionals, and individual faculty members the ability to search and track the right research funding opportunities — quickly and easily. This is for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students. – Bruce Hurbert
Grants: They have a Language All Their Own - October 21, 2019
 
  • This seminar is designed for graduate students and postdocs as an overview of strategic proposal design and best practices that lead to more competitive research proposals. The information is applicable to all proposals irrespective of funding agency. - Jim Izat, DoR & OGAPs
Writing Successful Proposals - October 23, 2019
 
  • A seminar designed to offer faculty an overview of strategic proposal design and best practices to create competitive research proposal. Information applicable to all proposal types. - DoR
NIH Specific Aims Virtual Workshop - October 23 & November 6, 2019
 
  • Participants in this interactive two-part workshop will have opportunity to provide and receive feedback on NIH Specific Aims pages, as well as receive feedback from experienced NIH peer reviewers. - Christina Howard
Hanover Webinar: Multidisciplinary, Multi-PI, and Multi-Institutional Proposals - October 24, 2019
 
  • Discussion with Q&A on planning and developing a multi-PI plan. Includes best practices for collaborative proposal development.
Demystifying the NIH - October 29, 2019
 
  • The purpose of this seminar is to provide a broad overview of NIH organization, how to identify NIH funding opportunities, the proposal submission and review process, and strategies for building a competitive NIH proposal. - Christina Howard
Hanover Webinar: Foundation Outreach, Cultivation, & Proposal Development - November 5, 2019
 
  • Introducing development officers and research deans to the nuts and bolts of fostering and sustaining relationships with foundations who sponsor research. This workshop is perfect for all levels of experience. – Shannon Eyre
NSF Proposal Supplementary Documents - November 20, 2019
 
  • Designed to familiarize faculty with the many types of NSF documents required to be included with NSF research proposals. - Jim Izat & DoR
Texas A&M-FAPESP (Brazil) Writer’s Workshop - February 4, 2020
 
  • Explains the internal, international seed funding program, Texas A&M-FAPESP (The São Paulo Research Foundation) Collaborative Research Program, that seeks to build research cooperation between A&M faculty and researchers in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Information provided on eligibility, proposal submission, and best practices. Open to all disciplines. - Monica Holder
NIH Specific Aims Virtual Workshop - February 12 & 26, 2020
 
  • Participants in this interactive two-part workshop will have opportunity to provide and receive feedback on NIH Specific Aims pages, as well as receive feedback from experienced NIH peer reviewers. - Christina Howard
NSF CAREER Writing Groups - Initial Meeting - March 5, 2020
 
  • The purpose of this meeting is to familiarize faculty with the goals and organization of the 6th Annual TAMU NSF CAREER proposal peer writers’ group. Participants will receive resource materials, participate in Q&A session, and schedule writing meetings March – May. - Jim Izat & DoR
Filling Your NIH Toolbox: Using RePORT to Your Advantage - March 18, 2020
 
  • Participants will learn how to leverage NIH RePORT to help target NIH applications, identify key contacts at NIH and potential collaborators, and more. Participants are asked to bring their laptops for this workshop. - Christina Howard
Demystifying the NSF: NSF Funding Opportunities, Proposal Preparation and Review Process - March 25, 2020
 
  • This seminar is designed to offer faculty an overview of the NSF organization, aid in identifying appropriate NSF programs, and an overview of NSF proposal types and proposal review at NSF. - DoR

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