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Research Development Services provides a variety of services for faculty seeking support for research, performance, public service and scholarly projects. These include funding source information dissemination, assistance with proposal development and management of internal research support programs. RDS is the central coordinator for most external competitions in which a limited number of UO submissions is allowed. RDS also coordinates funding information, develops proposal workshops, and provides other research-related services. We welcome researchers to contact any of our staff members to discuss research goals, strategy, and potential funding sources.

RDS Updates

National Endowment for the Humanities workshop

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Oregon Humanities Center was pleased to host a  workshop on developing competitive proposals for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Daniel Sack, Senior Program Officer in the Division of Research Programs, provided an overview of NEH programs and initiatives, offered strategies for application writing,...

Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I 3) Awards

The Vice President for Research and Innovation invites faculty members from all academic disciplines to apply for 2019 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives (I 3) award.

Applications are due Monday, March 4th by 5pm.  Notification of awards will take place in spring of 2019. 


Conover names new director

Sept. 12, 2018

David Conover, UO's vice president for research and innovation, named Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni as the new Director of Strategic Research Initiatives in Research Development Services. She begins officially on Monday, October 15, 2018.

"Kate will play an important role in our efforts to increase externally sponsored research funding," Conover said in an...

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