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Resource Guide

On- and Off-Campus Resources to Aid in Proposal Development

PROPOSALS WRITER'S GUIDE

Comprehensive instructions on developing research proposals that are well-written, convincing, organized, considerate of the unique sponsor, and which remeber not only to describe but also market the research idea. The guide also touches on common pitfalls and reasons for rejections. From the University of Michigan

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PROPOSALS WRITER'S GUIDE

Comprehensive instructions on developing research proposals that are well-written, convincing, organized, tailored to the sponsor, and also market the research idea. The guide also touches on common pitfalls and reasons for rejection. From the University of Michigan

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COLLABORATION & NETWORKING

Information on tools researches can use to find collaborators, as well as on building and maintaining collaborations for multi-PI and multi-site projects.

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OUTREACH & DIVERSITY RESOURCES

A directory of University, State and Federal resources for outreach, education and diversity. Includes contact information and descriptions for resource offices for women and diversity, K-12, mentoring, special education and disability services. 

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BROADER IMPACTS RESOURCES

Broader Impact activity and outreach ideas for communicating science with the public. Includes suggestions for K-12, students,  the general public, and underserved groups. Also see the Broader Impacts Guiding Principles from the National Association for Broader Impacts Working Group (NABI).

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FAR & Find-a-Researcher

FAR is a suite of tools that collect and report faculty activity data. 

PURE EXPERTS - UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH PROFILES 

Pure Experts

University of Utah Research Profiles is a profiling and research networking tool that makes it easy for researchers to find other researchers within the University and across institutions. It also works synchronously with SciVal Funding, allowing researchers to setup automated funding searches based on research goals and experience.

 

Uspace

Uspace is the University of Utah's open access institutional repository. Uspace collects and archives intellectual articles, papers, research and other scholarly endeavors.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. The University of Utah-specific Google Scholar Tutorial walks you through how to use Google Scholar.

Research Mentoring

The Mentoring Network is a mentoring resource for faculty, staff, postdocs, and students. 

Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR)

OUR facilitates and promotes undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research
throughout campus.

 

University of Utah

Office of Budget and Institutional Analysis (OBIA) provides statistics on enrollment and diversity at the University of Utah. You can search by college and department, as well as university-wide. Information is available from 1975.

UTAH

Utah Women and Education

State of Utah Demographics & Statistics

Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED)

Utah State Office of Education (USOE) Data

U.s.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

US Census Bureau

Longitudinal Employer - Household Data

Federal Demonstration Project

global

UK Snowball Metrics - Global Standards for Institutional Benchmarking

STEM & EDUCATION

National Center for Science & Engineering Statistics (NCSES)

NSF WebCASPAR (institution-specific time series data)

Science & Engineering Indicators

NSF Education Related Programs Background on Funding

NSF Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering Statistics

National Science Board

STEMcentral - a collection of resources for the community working to improvoe undergraduate STEM education 

STAR metrics - Science and Technology for America's Reinvestment measures the effect of research on innovation, competitiveness, and science

National Center for Education Statistics

NAE: Improving Measures of Science, Tech and Innovation (Interim Report)

NCES Report Card

TIMMS Benchmarks Internationally in STEM

Data.gov Teacher Shortage Areas

 Data Management Guide

Data Management Plan libguide is the most comprehensive site for data management plans and related information.

Data Management Plan Tool

A group of major research institutions has partnered to create a flexible online tool to help researchers generate data management plans. This provides a sponsor-specific guidance and resources for writing a data managment plan.

 

Additional Resources from the OFFICE OF SPONSORED PROJECTS:

Grant Development Toolbox

Includes proposal checklists, guidelines on proposal preparation by sponsor, and templates for biographical sketches, budgets, and other common NIH and NSF components are found below.

Grant Life Cycle

An overview of the proposal submission and administration process. 

 

 

Last Updated: 11/2/17