Tuesday, August 11, 2015

NSF grants conference Nov. 2-3 in Arlington, VA

Learn about new program initiatives, the merit review process, policies and more at the National Science Foundation's grants conference scheduled for Nov. 2-3 in Arlington, VA. Details are available here.

Friday, July 24, 2015

NIH with sea lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

The National Institutes of Health will offer a regional seminar Oct. 14-16 in San Diego, home of Sea World and the San Diego Zoo. Details are available here.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Education grant webinar for new investigators

The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Educational Sciences will offer webinars June 8 and 15 on how to write proposals for its education research and special education research grant programs. Details on registering are available here. These programs support work on literacy outcomes for students, including English language learners, students with disabilities and students at risk for academic failure.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

NSF Day at Texas Tech May 20

Texas Tech in Lubbock will host an NSF Day May 20. It's an opportunity to learn what the agency wants to fund, how to write a competitive proposal and learn budgeting basics. Registration information is available here.




Thursday, January 08, 2015

NIH Grant Seminar May 6-8 in Baltimore

NIH's next Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration will take place May 6-8 in Baltimore. The Orioles' schedule indicates that, alas, they will be out of town, playing the dreaded Yankees. However, faculty who have attended the seminar say it is quite helpful, with or without baseball.

Friday, October 03, 2014

Federal award database

It's getting easier to find information on federal grant awards. The Star Metrics website contains information on awards by NIH, NSF, USDA and EPA.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Weird Al on grammar

Weird Al has released a music video on grammar. Just a reminder that basics like good grammar are important when writing proposals.