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#Being13 with Social Media

October 13, 2015
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Dr. Marion Underwood, dean of graduate studies and professor of psychological sciences, helped contribute to a study about cyber aggression and the effects on teens for CNN’s special #Being13 that aired last Monday. Read the full article on the UT Dallas News Center. Photo by R. Gabe… read more



Limited Submissions: Upcoming Deadlines

September 22, 2015
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This fall, we have several popular limited submission deadlines, including the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI). To be considered for these opportunities, please send a letter of intent to Beth Keithly or Alexandra Ferraris by the Letter of Intent (LOI) (internal deadline). The LOI for any internal… read more


Electrically Conducting Fibers

September 15, 2015
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Carbon nanotubes are wrapped around these rubber cores located in the lab of Dr. Ray Baughman, director of the MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute to create stretchy electrically-conducting fibers. Read the full article on the UT Dallas News Center. Photo by Roxanne… read more


Why are Budget Justifications Important?

September 8, 2015
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Budget justifications are like recipes – if it’s your recipe, you know it by heart and don’t need instructions to make it – but if your friend would like to prepare it, they need to know all of the details. Like your friend trying to make the recipe, reviewers need those details in order to… read more


Balancing Details in Your Grant Proposal

September 1, 2015
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“The devil,” the expression goes, “is in the details.” When writing a grant, that is especially true because details in a grant proposal show that you have thought about your project, which is what the reviewers want. However, when you only have a few pages and a lot of ground to cover, getting too detailed,… read more


Get Excited About Your Research and Show It

August 31, 2015
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While it is probably just a coincidence, over the past two weeks, I have heard talks and interviews with several people from the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute including Jill Tarter’s TED Talk. SETI has been looking for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos since 1984 with no success. Despite this, they keep… read more


Influuent

August 12, 2015
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Influuent is a free, online tool that can help you find specific researchers, faculty experts, innovations, and facilities that you need to move your project, research, or idea forward. The platform is also a tool for potential partners to find you and your work. Influuent provides a single search of more than 15,000 faculty from… read more