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Research Education - REd

decorativeThe 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.

Grant Writing Workshop: The National Science Foundation (NSF)
The REd NSF Grant Writing Workshop is a hands-on workshop held in person (at this time through Zoom) to assist researchers and investigators in developing competitive proposals for the National Science Foundation. The workshop will cover the grant writing process from framing research ideas appropriate for NSF, 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.

Date and Time: Wednesday, July 7th 9am – Thursday, July 8th 12pm
Format: Synchronous
Registration Cap: 20
Criteria for Applicant:

Please CLICK HERE to apply.

Research Education – 2021 Summer Survey

It has been one (1) full year since our office revamped our class offerings. In this last year, we restructured our classes to meet the needs of our various audiences on both campuses (1U4U). We would like to invite you to participate in our summer 2021 survey. Your feedback will enable REd to improve our future classes and educational initiatives. Please CLICK HERE access the survey.

We thank you for your continued support and we hope to see you in future trainings.

The Research Education (REd) Team

REd Upcoming Classes:


Grant Writing Consultation: The National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Friday, June 11, 2021, 2 – 3pm

Source Documentation in Research

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 10 – 11am

Advanced Consideration of the Criteria for IRB Approval of Research

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 2 – 3pm

Grant Writing Consultation: The National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Program

Thursday, June 17, 2021, 10 – 11am

Getting Published: Responsible Authorship and Peer Review (Student)

Friday, June 18, 2021, 9 – 10am

Best Practice Network (BPN): Including SGM Populations in Research

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 2 – 3pm


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Last Updated: 6/8/21