The Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPRED) promotes research development by maintaining state of the art core facilities and making strategic investments to initiate and maintain programs with promise for success. Through an internal network of grant administrators and support staff we assist investigators and departments in cultivating external research support.
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The Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) provides assistance to the university community seeking external financial support for faculty, staff, and student research, training, and service activities. DSP also provides institutional signature authority to applications, contracts, and material transfer agreements; negotiates terms and conditions acceptable to faculty/staff and sponsor; provides post award administration; provides regulatory compliance; and reports to the Board of Regents, the Legislature, university administration and the general public.
Call the DSP Help Desk (319-335-2123) or search the DSP Staff Directory to find the appropriate contact.
Proposal editing and speech-coaching services are available to Carver College of Medicine (CCOM) faculty. Paul Casella is available to edit documents, provide feedback, meet with authors and/or schedule one-hour coaching sessions.
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Scientific Editing Services provide in-depth editorial review of scientific documents from the perspective of a former laboratory scientist and journal editor. The most common submissions are grant applications, journal manuscripts and the associated correspondence.
The Grant and Research Services Center provides support for grant and research projects, training projects, and service projects in the College of Education (COE) by identifying internal and external funding sources, assisting faculty in the preparation and submission of grant proposals, and providing information and workshops on grant-related topics.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has more than 600 tenured and tenure-track faculty members devoted to teaching, research, and service to their disciplines, the university, and the state of Iowa. To enquire about research development services, please contact Dr. Joseph Kearney, Associate Dean for Research.
The Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC) is a source for interdisciplinary social science research on The University of Iowa campus. The ISRC provides a university-based call and survey data collection center for original social science data collection, professional assistance in identifying appropriate funding agencies for faculty and student research, assistance in preparing grant proposals and budgets to produce high-quality submissions to external funding agencies, and technical support for social science research projects on the University of Iowa campus.
International Programs / Arts & Humanities: The Grant Administrator position for International Programs/Arts and Humanities has been established to provide grant development services to faculty engaged in international projects and to those working within the arts and humanities. Support provided to faculty through this position will include: (1) assistance identifying appropriate external funding opportunities for faculty research and projects; (2) assistance in preparing grant proposals and budgets to external funding agencies; and (3) assistance in internal submission processes through the Division of Sponsored Programs.
The Office of Nursing Research acts as a liaison between College of Nursing faculty and staff and research opportunities within and outside the university, including federal funding agencies and private foundations. Our central goal is facilitating scholarship at the College of Nursing by overseeing and assisting with the development and management of research programs and grants and by advancing the dissemination of findings through publication and scholarly presentations.
The College of Health Research Office seeks to: promote public health research throughout the college and University; facilitate research activities by way of communication with faculty, staff, and students; and work with the college's Executive Committee and College of Public Health Research Council in shaping the college's research mission.
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The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) is home to the National Institutes of Health funded Clinical and Translational Science Award at the University of Iowa and is one of only 55 facilities of its kind in the nation. As a member of the CTSA consortium, we are dedicated to providing the synergy, resources, and experience necessary to enhance and accelerate the "bench to bedside" approach of biomedical knowledge by forging unique networks and developing new cures and treatments for disease. We help establish unique collaborations between clinicians, investigators, and community members alike because we believe everyone plays an important role in advancing the health of our nation and the world.
The Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (OCAS) helps nurture and expand projects. Center Scholars can call on the Center to provide various kinds of funds at critical stages in a project's development, to identify collaborators or consortial partners, to help in pursuing University or external grants, and to accommodate funded projects.
Teresa Mangum, OCAS Director
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The University of Iowa Foundation (UIF) works with individuals and organizations making charitable gifts and grants to benefit the University. The UIF Corporate and Foundation Relations staff work closely with the Office of the VP for Research and the staff in the Division of Sponsored Programs to cultivate relationships with corporate and foundation sponsors on behalf of UI faculty and staff.
Greg Lamb, Assistant Vice President, Corporate/Foundations Relations
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