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NDSU Research Updates
  September 2010  |  Volume 1, Issue 2
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New Resource for Funding and Research Management

Whether you are a new faculty member or a seasoned one, you are likely expected to compete for research and education funding from federal agencies and foundations. We have help for you! With this issue of the newsletter, you will notice an addition to the links in the right column. The Research Office (RCATT) has recently subscribed to Research Development & Grant Writing News, which provides articles and resources to assist you in your efforts to obtain research funding and manage your research program. Check it out, and watch for future issues linked to this newsletter.

ND EPSCoR Invests in Faculty and Student Researchers

Whether funding student research, infrastructure, faculty start-ups or technology resources, ND EPSCoR has one goal. Originally established as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) program, the North Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) works to increase the state’s competitiveness for merit-based grants and contracts in support of science and technology research from federal funding agencies. Funded through federal-state-private sector partnerships, ND EPSCoR manages a comprehensive research development plan that involves:

For more information about ND EPSCoR’s current investment in NDSU, click here.

Upcoming Events

R&D Showcase
September 28–29, 2010
Alerus Center—Grand Forks, ND
A two-day conference featuring research projects and initiatives in the Red River Valley Research Corridor.
For more info, see the R&D Showcase Website

ND EPSCoR 2010 State Conference
September 29, 2010
Alerus Center—Grand Forks, ND
Watch for more info at http://www.ndsu.edu/epscor/news/index.htm

Grant-Writing Workshop—NDSU Gear-Up-for-Grants Fall Kick-off
October 6, 2010
NDSU Memorial Union Century Theatre (note room change!)
Presented by Dr. Joseph Danek and Dr. Thomas Taylor, The Implementation Group, Inc.
To register, email kay.sizer@ndsu.edu

Milestones and Horizons Summit—Energy Independence Through Integration of Research and Technology
October 11, 2010
Holiday Inn—Fargo, ND
See http://www.milestonesandhorizons.com/

NDSU Inventors Basic Training Boot Camp
October 13–14, 2010
Kelly Inn—Bismarck, N.D.
For more info, see http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/manufacturing/events/ndsu-inventors-basic-training-boot-camp

Office of Research, Creative
Activities & Technology Transfer
1735 NDSU Research Park Drive
P.O. Box 6050—Dept. 4000
Fargo, ND 58108-6050


Phone 701.231.8045
Fax 701.231.8098