RDS Quarterly Update: January 2016

Orientation for New UO Researchers Scheduled for March 3rd

Research Development Services will host an orientation session for new researchers at the University of Oregon. Scheduled for March 3rd from 3:00 – 5:00, the session will furnish an overview of the research service units, including Research Development Services, Sponsored Project Services, Research Compliance Services, and Innovation Partnership Services, with an emphasis on the range of services each unit provides and how best to work with them. The session will also review the organization of the units reporting to the Vice President for Research & Innovation. An optional introduction to the Electronic Proposal Clearance System (EPCS) will follow the session. If you’d like to attend, please contact Research Development Services, at rds@uoregon.edu.

Navigating NIH and NSF for Early Career Researchers to be held Spring Quarter

Research Development Services is offering an information session for early career researchers interested in learning more about applying for grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. This intensive session will focus on navigating the policies, procedures, and practices of these two federal agencies and alerting you to helpful resources as you establish your independent research career. In addition to RDS staff, the session will feature guest presentations from UO community members and agency insiders who can help shed light on guidelines and review criteria. To register for this session, please contact Research Development Services, at rds@uoregon.edu.

Vice President for Research and Innovation announces FY 2016 Incentive Programs

Interim Vice President for Research & Innovation Brad Shelton has announced three incentive programs for researchers who submit applications and proposals between December 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. The incentive programs target tenure-related faculty in the humanities and social sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences and in the Planning, Public Policy and Management department, NTTF faculty across all Schools and Colleges, and postdoctoral scholars and fellows. Eligibility criteria, guidelines and applications for all three incentive programs are available on the Research Development Services website.


Research Development Services
Research Development Services provides a variety of services for faculty seeking support for research, performance, public service and scholarly projects.

Phone: (541) 346-6391           E-mail: rds@uoregon.edu