Purpose. The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) seeks to enable RIT faculty to more effectively engage with federal mission agencies in order to further their research agendas. Mission agencies (defined below) are different than peer-reviewed agencies such as NSF. Researchers must personally engage with mission agencies in order to succeed.
Sponsored Research Services is offering an advanced boot camp for early career investigators to improve their proposals to the National Institutes of Health. The NIH Boot Camp is scheduled for January 10, 2018 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center.
The NIH Boot Camp is open to researchers who expect NIH to be a significant source of funding. Seed funding will be available to support pilot studies and other efforts to improve or revise proposals.
Participation is predicated on completion of a seed funding proposal and a completed and approved Proposal Routing Form.
Sponsored Research Services is offering the Grant Writer’s Boot Camp on January 10 and 11, 2018 at the RIT Inn and Conference Center.
The Boot Camp is a two-day, intensive workshop on proposal writing and peer review. Boot Camp is designed for new faculty and those with limited experience in proposal writing. The program is open to faculty from all disciplines. Participants will have the opportunity to compete for internal seed funding awards.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) plays a leadership role in development and implementation of efforts to enhance and improve STEM education in the United States. Through the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) initiative, the agency continues to make a substantial commitment to the highest caliber undergraduate STEM education through a Foundation-wide framework of investments.