The Office of Research offers resources and events to stimulate proposal/book writing, develop a support network of accountability and encouragement, receive feedback on early drafts, and more. See below to explore and register for these opportunities.
NIH Proposal Writing Group
Dates: New session starts January 4, 2023.
The NIH proposal writing group is held on Zoom and meets weekly on an ongoing basis.
In this group, members read each other's drafts and offer feedback. Meetings will be scheduled around participants’ availability.
Faculty are welcome to join at any stage.
- Register here
NSF Career Proposal Writing Group
Dates: New session starts January 2023.
In order to best help faculty prepare their NSF Career proposals, the writing group begins in mid-January each year and is scheduled to meet around participants' availability.
Participation in the writing group improves funding outcomes through:
You do not need to have a draft or absolutely plan to apply this year to participate.
Book Proposal Group - dates TBD
Writing retreats are hosted by our office 2-3 times per year, in January and June/July. Faculty in any discipline and level are welcome to attend. The full-day retreats take place on campus, and the format is open and informal. We provide you with the time and space to focus on your proposal, manuscript, or other writing you are working on. Coffee, snacks and lunch are provided.
Winter 2023 Writing Retreat Dates:
Join us in EWFM 520, 9am-3pm:
Monday January 9th
Tuesday January 10th
Organized Writing Groups
We can help you organize a writing group with faculty on a common topic or interest area. Check out these Tips for Creating a Writing Group. Email us at email@example.com if you are interested and include your research idea or area of interest. Check out these Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.