FYI Posts

New Profile Tool

May 1, 2018
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The Office of Research is pleased to announce Profiles, a new faculty profiling tool. Profiles provides new options for updating and maintaining university-wide content. Data feeds are now available for school and university websites. Providing external visibility and access to leading research experts, this platform promotes knowledge sharing… read more


Q&A: Meet IP Leading Lady Dr. Shalini Prasad

April 26, 2018
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World Intellectual Property Day (April 26th) celebrates the importance of contributions in technology and culture while promoting the significance of intellectual property (IP) rights. These rights help foster future innovation, stimulate the economy, and enrich our quality of life. This year, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)… read more


Callisto: Your Evaluative HPC Resource

February 8, 2018
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The Office of Research (OR) is proud to announce the upcoming broad availability of Callisto. This 640 core High Performance Cluster (HPC) – made possible as part of university restructuring – is now available as a research resource for evaluating methods, technologies, and processes to enhance funding submittals. OR is actively… read more


Disclosing Your Invention to OTC

February 6, 2018
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Do you perform research? Have you ever wondered what to do when you make a novel discovery? While your instinct may be to publish such findings quickly, there are oftentimes when a different perspective on invention management could yield greater scientific impact and mitigate potential risks. To this end, the Office of Technology… read more


Data Management Plans and Tools

February 2, 2018
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Most funding agencies now require a Data Management Plan (DMP), but almost any research project would benefit from having one in place prior to collecting a single data point. A complete DMP outlines the processes, strategies, and overall architecture of the security, processing, and publication of data involved in your research project. The… read more


Call for Workshop Proposals

January 19, 2018
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Deadline for proposal submission: March 9, 2018 In an effort to promote collaboration, the Office of the Provost at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) is supporting the development and implementation of workshops that bring together faculty and students from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and UT Dallas.… read more


Applying for a Grant? This Research Might Change Your Approach

January 9, 2018
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If you’ve applied for federal funding for your research, you know the importance of understanding your sponsor’s goals, writing clearly and concisely, and paying close attention to deadlines. Yet, a well-prepared proposal doesn’t guarantee you’ll receive funding. According to researchers Ted and Courtney von Hippel’s article, “To Apply… read more




Descendants of the Old Forest

October 17, 2017
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The son of peanut farmers, Dr. Anthony Cummings, assistant professor in the geospatial information sciences program at UT Dallas, walked the forests of Guyana, South America as a boy. In the tropics of the Caribbean, he learned to use a bow and arrow, and entertained the dream of becoming a professional cricketer. While he pursued… read more