Extended Programs

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U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Early Career Research (ECR) Program

UNH’s DoE ECR support program begins with an information session for eligible untenured, tenure-track assistant or associate professors with no more than 10 years beyond the Ph.D., working in areas of interest to DoE’s Office of Science.  The session includes an overview of the Program, pre-application requirements, and resources available for pre-application assistance.  A subsequent session covers how to write a competitive DoE ECR full application.  Individual assistance is available to UNH faculty applicants from a former DoE program manager.

When: TBD following DoE’s expected Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) release in late Fall 2019
Where: TBD

How to apply: RSVP to announcement distributed in the late fall or early winter
For more information: Contact Kathy Cataneo

 
Making Your NSF CAREER Proposal Count

This UNH program for pre-tenure, tenure-track faculty considering submitting an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) proposal consists of workshops, seminars, and consulting assistance from November through mid-July. Research Development Office staff and guest speakers/panelists deliver content about the strategies to structure and integrate research and education plans, develop program officer relationships, peer review, and craft proposal components. Other “Counts” highlights include internal mentors, dedicated writing and consultation time, and external technical draft proposal reviews. A day trip to meet NSF Program Officers is mandatory.

Schedule:

Strategic Thinking about the NSF CAREER Program: An Introduction Session
When: Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: TBD
How to apply: RSVP to invitation distributed to eligible faculty during the fall semester or from Master Calendar posting
NOTE: This program is limited to tenure-track faculty considering submitting an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) proposal prior to tenure consideration

For more information: Contact Kathy Cataneo

 
PUSH USDA     

This UNH program helps researchers position themselves to be competitive for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant programs, especially those offered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). This year's program consists of a single session that will focus on (1) selecting the best project type and program, and (2) constructing the best possible application, whether it’s a new one or a resubmission.

PUSH USDA: Optimizing Your Project's Chances for Funding by the USDA

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2020  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Where: TBD
How to apply: RSVP to announcement distributed during the fall semester or from Master Calendar posting

For more information: Contact Lynnette Hentges

 

UP-2-NIH

UP-2-NIH is UNH’s academic-year-long program of monthly seminars and workshops to promote competitive applications to the National Institutes of  Health (NIH) by researchers at any career level whose research activities are in the biomedical or behavioral sciences.  Faculty at any career level are nominated by department chairs in late spring, and apply during the summer for UP-2-NIH consideration. Selected participants attend monthly 3-hour workshops and seminars from September through May, aiming for NIH submissions within 8 months of program completion.  Program hallmarks include internal and external mentorship, external mentor campus visits, travel to an NIH Regional Seminar, and stipends upon NIH application submission. 

An information session for the 2020-2021 session of UP-2-NIH will be held in late spring 2020.

For more information: Contact Kathy Cataneo

Contact Information

Kathy Cataneo
Director, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-0357
k.cataneo@unh.edu

Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-2002
lynnette.hentges@unh.edu

Michael Thompson
Senior Associate, Research Development
Phone: (603) 862-5255
michael.thompson@unh.edu