The Office of Research Development (ORD) is committed to supporting the research and training endeavors of the Tufts research community as they develop groundbreaking proposals for funding, showcasing ideas at the forefront of their fields. The ORD collaborates with Tufts faculty and staff on the development of grant proposals, including individual investigator grants and multi-investigator proposals such as institutional training grants, center grants, and infrastructure- and capacity-building grants. The ORD provides formal and informal training for the research community; grant support for faculty at all proposal submission experience levels; research development activities, such as targeted funding searches and alignment of funding strategies with school, university, and federal priorities; facilitated collaborations; and online resources for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students to develop their grant writing skills and help them identify sources of funding for research and scholarly activities.
Planning to submit a scientific research grant proposal in early 2018? Need useful feedback on your research objectives? If you are a faculty member with a developed research project idea, you are invited to sign up for Developing Your Specific Aims: a Writing Workshop for Researchers. This popular four-session grant writing course will help you develop Read […]
UPDATE: Consulting Hours have been suspended for the summer, but faculty may reach out to ORD by email or contact form. Drop-In Grant Consulting Hours for all Tufts faculty Consult with us on all your grant-related questions, including: Grantsmanship Finding funding opportunities Long- and short-term funding strategies for your research Particular funding opportunities – NSF Read […]
The NSF Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) will host a CAREER Proposal Webinar, Monday, April 17, 2017, 1pm-6pm EDT, to share best practices regarding the development and submission of proposals to the CAREER program. Topics will include: CAREER guidelines and eligibility Tips for proposal preparation Recommendations for integrating research, education and Read […]
The Office of Research Development offers a variety of services related to pre-award research and proposal development to the Tufts community. Services we offer include:
Identification of specific funding opportunities for any research area, and creation of custom funding searches that highlight the types of grants your research team might be looking for.
Assistance with either individual investigator or multi-investigator projects, including project management support, drafting of non-narrative proposal elements, editing of the proposal narrative, and copyediting.