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Research Education - REd

The Office of Research Education (REd) provides “comprehensive training and learning opportunities and resources for faculty, students and staff engaged in responsible conduct of research at the University of Utah.”  The primary goals of the REd Office are to:


  • Offer up-to-date courses and seminars linked to the research enterprise
  • Ensure that faculty, students, and staff develop the necessary skills to implement best practices for research
  • Provide faculty, students, and staff with access to resources and tools to implement best practices for research

Please contact Research Education with questions regarding the below events and resources. For more information about REd classes and certificates, please visit Research Education website.

NSF Grant Writing Workshop
Friday, October 30th, 2020
11:00am to 5:00pm (MST)
Register here!

The Vice President for Research Office of Research Education (REd) is pleased to announce
The NSF Grant Writing Workshop – a one-day, hands-on (virtual) workshop to assist researchers  and investigators in developing competitive proposals for NSF. The course will cover the grant writing process from framing research ideas, outlining and drafting the core proposal elements, and addressing intellectual merit and broader impacts review criteria. Participants will share and receive feedback on their project ideas, research questions, and broader impacts activities from both peers and experienced grant writers. This six-hour workshop is designed for sharing ideas and obtaining professional feedback. The Grant Writing Foundation: The National Science Foundation (NSF) course must be completed in Canvas before attending the live workshop. A follow-up meeting will be held a couple weeks after the workshop to further develop proposal outlines and drafts. Enrollment is limited.
Please register HERE.

Onboarding for New PIs: Submitting proposals at the University of Utah

We like to remind investigators that the course Onboarding for new PIs: Submitting proposals at the University of Utah is required for all PIs submitting proposals for the first time. This course guides new PIs through the process of preparing and submitting proposals, and describes campus resources for finding sources of funding, preparing proposal documents, and submitting proposals to all external sponsors.
Please enroll HERE.

Upcoming REd Classes & Best Practice Networks:

Class Title



Getting Published: Responsible Authorship and Peer Review

Tuesday, October 13th

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Proposals: How to Prepare and Submit

Wednesday, October 14th

10:00am – 11:00am

Rigor, Transparency, and Reproducibility in Research

Wednesday, October 14th

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Best Practice Network: Cost Share

Thursday, October 22nd

10:00am – 11:00am

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