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Tom Birkland

Apr 2, 2024

SciENcv resources for researchers

The Monthly Funding Opportunities newsletter from the Research Development Office includes links to these SciENcv resources. This are important for faculty to know because these tools are used to create biosketches for NSF and NIH proposals. Please review these resources as you prepare your grant proposals. To see these and other resources, we strongly urge… 

Mar 9, 2024

Update: William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program

Last month we shared news about the WIlliam T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program. As noted in that post, our college can nominate only one junior faculty member for this competitive program. Because the application deadline for this program is July 3, and we want to ensure that our designee has the time to write a… 

Mar 2, 2024

Envisioning Research: Research Image Contest

NC State is calling on graduate students, undergraduate students, postdocs, faculty and staff to take part in Envisioning Research, the university’s 9th annual research image contest. Help us highlight the beauty and importance of the work being done at the bench and in the field, both on campus and around the world. All submissions are due by… 

Feb 27, 2024

NSF CAREER Workshop for Junior Faculty

The NSF’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program is a particularly important way for junior faculty to lay the foundation for a first-rate research program. Our college recently landed two of these awards–the first of their kind in the college’s history–so we encourage junior faculty to pursue these awards. Contact the research office if you… 

Feb 27, 2024

Library Workshops for Researchers

The university libraries are holding these excellent workshops that will be of considerable interest to our college. The first of these is a workshop on managing qualtiative data, which will be particularly useful. Freel free to contact the libraries for more details. Managing and Sharing Data from Qualitative Research Tuesday, March 26, 202412 – 1… 

Feb 26, 2024

William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program

It is now timely to begin developing proposals for the W.T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program. As described at their website, The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. The application… 

Nov 28, 2023

SciENcv Training Resources

We have received links to these remarkably useful training resources for using SciENcv to develop materials for NSF proposals. This is the required way in which investigators create materials for proposals. If you are new to SciENcv or to NSF funding and are planning to develop a proposal you will find these resources to be… 

Nov 6, 2023

Two Important Events for Researchers from the University Libraries

As part of its ongoing efforts to support our faculty, the NC State Libraries are hosting these events. They will help you to better manage data and to ensure it is properly archived. Click on the links below for more details. Introduction to Research Data Repositories: Finding a Home for Your Data Have you recently found… 

Oct 17, 2023

Resources for Understanding SciENcv

The National Science Foundation is requiring researchers to use SciENcv tool to develop biographical sketches and current and pending support. These links, provided by the university’s Office of Research and Innovation, will help you understand this requirement. SciENcv Training Resources 

Oct 6, 2023

Game-Changing Research Incentive Program for Economic Access and Opportunity (GRIP-EAO)

This announcement comes from the Poole College of Management and the university Research Development Office. This is an excellent opportunity for our faculty to attract resources for timely and important research. Please let me know if you have any questions about this outstanding opportunity. Special Announcement:Game-Changing Research Incentive Program for Economic Access and Opportunity (GRIP-EAO)…