Upcoming Events


Write Winning Grant Proposals Seminar

Thursday, September 30 and Friday, October 1, 2021 (half-day virtual sessions)







This two-part virtual presentation is the cornerstone of the Grant Writer's Seminars & Workshops program. It comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. It is appropriate for faculty members, postdoctoral researchers and administrative staff who have had some exposure to writing grant applications, either through training / mentoring or personal experience. 

For additional details including registration: https://research.uiowa.edu/university-iowa-grant-writing-seminar-2021.  

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

Past events


On-going Sessions

The RDO offers one-stop “concierge” services to connect researchers and scholars with research administrators and other resources; accelerate discovery and innovation by supporting collaboration, creation, and proposal development; and minimize the administrative burden of research on faculty and staff.
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.