PIVOT: Connecting Funding and Research Expertise
Locating and securing research funding is becoming increasingly competitive, as funding opportunities are limited and the number of researchers vying for those dollars continues to grow.
Pivot combines the most comprehensive, editorially maintained database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $44 billion with our unique database of 3 million pre-populated scholar profiles, drawing from Community of Scholars and Community of Science profiles.
Pivot is intuitive and easy to use. It is designed for a researcher – anyone from corporate to academia (faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students) can benefit from using it.
With Pivot, you have access to unlimited technical support available by email, phone, or online along with thorough training and frequent communication for administrators and users.
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UTA Funded Programs:
Interdisciplinary Research Program (IRP)
The Interdisciplinary Research Program is intended to advance interdisciplinary research at UTA in alignment with the four guiding themes of the Strategic Plan: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact and Data-Driven Discovery.
As these guiding themes are inherently interdisciplinary, this program fosters the necessary work across campus to improve our ability to effectively compete for major extramural research grant funding on these topics.
As such, the IRP gives preference to proposals that span interdisciplinary work across groups that don’t typically collaborate. A requirement of IRP award recipients is submission of at least one interdisciplinary research proposal to an extramural funding source by the end of the award period.
See more at: http://www.uta.edu/president/initiatives/irp.php
Strategic Research Appointments for Faculty (SRAF)
The Strategic Research Appointments for Faculty is a program to fund faculty appointments designed to significantly advance our research efforts under the UTA Strategic Plan themes Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact and Data-Driven Discovery. The Strategic Research Appointments for Faculty (SRAF) program will enable faculty members to spend time at another institution or institutions to conduct research while expanding their knowledge and expertise and building key partnerships. As the ability to effectively compete for major research programs often benefits significantly from, or may even require partnerships with other institutions, the SRAF program creates an important new way to help faculty develop research collaborations for UTA while carrying out their research and developing new research proposals.
See more at: http://www.uta.edu/president/initiatives/sra.php