RIT has purchased an institutional license agreement for the New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding by Mike Cronan and Lucy Deckard. This electronic resource covers the core questions most often raised by new faculty starting university research careers, and plenty of useful information for mid-career and senior researchers.
RIT Researcher News
As the process of obtaining external funding becomes increasingly competitive, proposals must be outstanding in every way in order to succeed. You can improve the likelihood of being funded with a well-written, carefully edited proposal. Sponsored Research Services is pleased to offer editing services to interested PIs. If you would like to use proposal editing services, please submit your narrative to Rebecca Sumner, PhD, SRS Proposal Development Specialist at least 10 business days before the submission deadline. Your document will receive thorough editing and
RIT has received approval on the new benefit rates for use on federal projects. The recently approved rates will be effective July 1, 2014 and applicable to all federal government projects with salary dollars expended after July 1.
Here is a link to the updated Standard Proposal Information Sheet that includes the new rates: Standard Proposal Info Sheet (updated May 29, 2014)
RIT has received a new F&A rate agreement approved by DHHS for use on externally funded projects. New projects effective July 1, 2014 or later will utilize the following F&A rates:
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In an effort to streamline the award process for New York State agencies, NYS has developed the New York State Grants Gateway System - https://grantsgateway.ny.gov/IntelliGrants_NYSGG/module/nysgg/goportal.aspx . This is a “one-stop” repository for various tax and insurance forms, certifications, and general information that businesses and colleges in NYS must update at least yearly.
Google Research Awards are one-year awards to universities to support the work of world-class full-time faculty members. Google has two funding rounds in 2015, with deadlines of April 15 and October 15.