Almost 30 PAGES of New Grant Opportunities - UPDATED WEEKLY!
The Internal Research Grants Call for Proposals Is Out!
Proposals are now being accepted for all internal research grants - faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The deadline for all proposals is November 18. The updated guidelines and forms can be found through the links below. Contact Steve McLean (651-2983) with any questions or find him in the Killgore Research Center, Room 176.
University Receives Over $2 Million Title III Grant from Department of Education to Support Student Retention
Under the leadership of Dr. Angela Spaulding, Vice President of Research and Compliance and Dean of Graduate School, WTAMU received a five-year grant to provide retention coaches to the University's five colleges and one school. Read more about this exciting grant here and here. Congratulations, Dr. Spaulding!
Cloning Research Innovation for the Cattle Industry
Research by Dr. Ty Lawrence makes advances toward high quality/high yield cattle for the beef industry. Read the latest announcement here.
Exciting work by Nelson and Starcher
Introduction to Bioenergy, co-authored by Dr. Vaughn C. Nelson and Kenneth Starcher, explores the production, conversion and use of solar and bioenergy. Read the article here.
Congratulations Dr. Rogers!
WTAMU's Dr. Jim Rogers named associate editor of Ecotoxicology, an international journal devoted to environmental issues and management. Read about this honor here.
Serving Every Texan, Every Day
Culminating a seven-year plan, The Texas A&M University System announced partnerships to expand veterinary education, research, and undergraduate outreach into several regions of the state through four A&M System universities. The partnerships are between the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and West Texas A&M University, Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and Tarleton State University. Read the entire PDF announcement here.
Grant-Writing Workshop 2016
Our team of grant specialists spent the day discussing how we assist WT's faculty, staff, and students navigate the often confusing world of research grant funding. Bryan DeBusk from Hanover Research conducted presentations on the topics: Proposal Planning, Proposal Writing, and Resubmitting a denied Proposal. These talks were recorded and the video links are provided in the easy access table below. Keep this in mind - Make our team of experts your FIRST stop in funding your research!
Is WT an HSI?
While WTAMU does have an Hispanic student population of more than 25%, explaining exactly what that means can be confusing. This short description, "What is an HSI?" should help.
WTAMU Faculty Researchers Benefit from Collaboration
Through the efforts of Sponsored Research Services and Hanover Research, faculty members at WT have secured almost $3 million in grant funding. Hanover provides support in key areas of proposal development and has success in attaining awards from a variety of agencies and entities. If you have interest in finding potential funding programs to support your area of research, submitting a research grant application, re-writing and re-submitting a previous proposal, or any other area related to external research grant funding, please contact Steve McLean (651-2983).
Below are a few links to the video recordings of the Grant-Writing Workshop Hanover presented for us back on October 31st, 2014.
|Funding Sources Overview and Good v. Fundable ||The Difference Between Scholarly and Grant Writing ||Sharp and Perri - Two Reviewer's Experiences ||An Overview of Various Review Processes |
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WTAMU Receives $239,965 MRI Award from NSF
For the second consecutive year, West Texas A&M University is the recipient of a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase a high-temperature X-ray diffraction system (HT-XRD) for research on nanotechnology and resilient-building materials. The equipment will be housed in the University’s new core lab in the Palo Duro Research Facility. Read more about the grant here.
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WTAMU and AGEP
West Texas A&M University has joined with the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) to bring the Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program to our campus. This opportunity endows graduate students with extra money in the form of Performance-Based Scholarships and Conference Travel Funding. It also provides resources for Social and Collaborative Networks across TAMUS - 11 Universities total - in addition to Professional Development and Grant-Writing Workshops. Get more AGEP info here.
New F&A Rate Announcement
Article on Revisions to the Conflict of Interest Regulations
Current list of Proposal Development Materials, Workshops, and Webinars
Grant Writing Tips and Other Helpful Articles
Travel notes: Mileage reimbursement rate is 54 cents per mile as of 1/1/2016. The University has adopted Mapquest for the official mileage reimbursement guide (some exceptions apply). Each travel voucher must have an attached copy of the Mapquest mileage calculation for mileage reimbursement.
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