Need Help on a Research Project?
Whether you’re veteran researcher or just getting started, we’ve compiled a list of useful resources that are just a click away.
Collaborations and Partnerships – ORIED’s Springboard Innovation Hub offers resources for on- and off-campus alliances
Funding Opportunities – links to ORIED’s list of external, limited submission, and internal calls for proposals
International Funding Opportunities – links to Office of International Affairs research funding programs
NIH Forms Library – links to National Institutes of Health (NIH) forms needed to apply for research grants and fellowships, SBIR/STTR grants, SBIR contracts, training, changes, grant closeout, and other federal forms
NIH Grant Basics – overview of NIH support for grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts
NIH Grants & Funding Application Guide – information for submitting an NIH application
NIH Peer Review – insight into the peer review process at NIH for grant and cooperative agreement applications
NSF Funding – How to Prepare and Submit Your Proposals – information on submitting grant proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF Merit Review – overview of the NSF merit review process
NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) – introduction to the NSF, including a list of acronyms, definitions, grant proposal guide, and award administration guide
Budget Guidelines – a comprehensive list of budget topic and links to guidelines
Budget Templates – links to budgets templates for general and specific agency use
Data Management Planning – NCSU Libraries resources for creating a data management plan for NSF, NIH, DOE, NASA, and NEH projects
Data Management Planning – Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) guidelines for effective data management plans
Diversity Planning – link to the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity directory; they can assist you in planning a vigorous and realistic diversity plan for your project
Global Planning – link to the Office for International Affairs; they can assist you in planning international components to your project
Proposal Process – a step-by-step guide for processing a proposal through the university
Support for Large Proposals – the Proposal Development Unit can streamline cross-college and cross-institutional projects
Undergraduate Impact – link to the Office of Undergraduate Research; they can resources for including undergraduate student in your project
Project Planning and Management
Contracts and Grants – get help with post-award project administration
PMR – Project Modification Request – forms and guides for revising budgets or requesting extensions
Principle Investigators (PI) Responsibilities – learn what it takes to be a PI
Subawards – a complete guide to creating and managing subawards
Systems Portal – access information on research projects and digital compliance reports
Conducting Research on Campus
Compliance Policies – NC State’s regulatory and financial compliance policies
Export Control Decision Tree – a series of “Yes” or “No” questions leading to a determination of whether or not an export control license is applicable to a particular situation
High Performance Computing Services – the Office of Infromation Technology (OIT) provides entry and medium level resouraces and consulting for research and instruction
Integrated Support Service Center – general business services for projects without administrative support
Material Transfer Agreements – boilerplate templates and language
ORIED Shared Core Facilities – conduct DNA and cellular and molecular research in on-campus research service centers
Research Integrity – guidelines, training, and other resources
Unmanned Aerial Systems – campus regulations and resources for teaching and conducting research using drones and other unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
Innovator Resources – guidelines, forms, and templates for invention disclosures abd confidentiality and tranfer agreements
Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer – protect your invention
Venture Development – learn about available resources to help you launch a startup
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the difference between gift funding and a sponsored project?
- What is the difference between testing and research?
- What is the difference between a Chief Research Officer, a College Research Office, a College Research Officer and an Authorized Organizational Representative?
Campus Research Contacts
Connect with research leaders in colleges across NC State’s campus.
E-Books and Newsletters
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Research Development and Grant Writing News (monthly newsletter; past issues available)
For links to tutorials; recorded workshops, panel discussions and webinars; and workshop and conference slides, visit our Research Education page.