Research Related

May 1st, 2018

New Profile Tool

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 and networking among leading academic experts, industry, and …read more

April 26th, 2018

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

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) applauds women leaders and inventors whose global contributions …read more

February 8th, 2018

Callisto: Your Evaluative HPC Resource

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 working with the Office …read more

February 6th, 2018

Disclosing Your Invention to OTC

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 Commercialization (OTC) …read more

February 2nd, 2018

Data Management Plans and Tools

Sponsors are looking for a thoughtful data management plan in which data will be properly obtained, analyzed, reported, and published. 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, …read more

January 23rd, 2018

Superheroes Among Us: Dr. Michael Burton Battles Pain

Upon meeting Dr. Michael Burton, assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, you immediately know you’re in the presence of someone special. On first glance, he’s a gentle giant with an easy-going laugh, and his humble, Clark Kent-like identity is only the surface layer of a multifaceted character. Like Kent who wields …read more

January 19th, 2018

Call for Workshop Proposals

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. Proposals for …read more

January 9th, 2018

Applying for a Grant? This Research Might Change Your Approach

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 or Not to Apply: A Survey Analysis …read more

December 18th, 2017

From the Government and Here to Help: NIH Grant Proposal Resources

If a grant proposal to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is in your future, do yourself a favor and spend some time on the NIH website. Whatever you think about the government’s ability to help, the NIH, especially the Office of Extramural Research, has put some real time and resources into tools designed to …read more