Upcoming workshops

NSF CAREER Award Information Session

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Such activities should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.


Information Session


The Research Development Office is sponsoring an information session on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon in John Pappajohn Business Building, Room S401.  All UI faculty considering a proposal submission to the NSF CAREER program are encouraged to attend. Sign up for the session at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nsf-career-workshop-registration-44572701149

Additional NSF CAREER information

Seminar: Planning and Writing Successful Grant Proposals

grant workshop

October 24, 2017
Register here

The AtKisson Training Group (ATG) day-long seminar focuses on the fundamentals of writing proposals—the why beneath the how—while also providing concrete and actionable tools that can impact both the proposal and the person.


Visit the UI events calendar for a list of upcoming professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office of Research & Economic Development. Please contact leslie-revaux@uiowa.edu with questions about OVPR&ED workshops and other events.

Past events


On-going Sessions

These meetings, facilitated by the Grant Accounting Office and the Division of Sponsored Programs, are intended to improve communication and identify ways to improve business processes related to grant administration.
The Division of Sponsored Programs offers a variety of training opportunities for faculty, staff, and students involved in proposal submission and project management. 
The University of Iowa Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Human Subjects Office (HSO) offer a variety of training and educational opportunities for investigators, delegates and research team members. 
These research seminars are highlighted by the CCOM Office of Research.

Proposal Preparation Resources

Utilize the proposal preparation resources offered by The University of Iowa and by external sponsors in developing an application for external funding. Review examples of successful projects by searching sponsors' award databases. 
The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has as its goal the support and advancement of research, scholarship, and creative activity on our campus. Learn more about the resources available from the OVPR and other units across campus.