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URMC Clinical and Translations Science Pilot Studies Program

Nov 20th, 2015 -- dmbsrs

The overall goal of the Pilot Studies Program is to provide seed funding for highly innovative translational and clinical research that addresses translational research questions, and provides insights generalizable to other projects.  The RFA and other application materials are available at http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/ctsi/funding/pilot-studies-award.cfm.

NSF Research Traineeship Program

Nov 13th, 2015 -- dmbsrs

Synopsis. The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The NRT program includes two tracks, the Traineeship Track and the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Track. 

The 2016 NRT program has four priority research themes:

1.         Data-enabled Science and Engineering

2.         Understanding the Brain

Grant Writers' Boot Camp Registration

Oct 15th, 2015 -- dmbsrs

Sponsored Research Services is pleased to offer Grant Writer’s Boot Camp again in 2016.  The Boot Camp is a two-day, intensive workshop on the mechanics of persuasive writing and peer review.  Participation involves significant pre-work.  Attendees will prepare a proposal for seed funding in advance of Boot Camp and a limited number of participants will receive awards.  The Boot Camp is designed to introduce new faculty, or those with limited experience in grant writing, to the process of writing and winning external funding.