The SSRI provides resources for faculty to learn more about SSRI services and supports, and tips on how to obtain external funding in the social sciences.
1. Proposal Development and SSRI Services and Supports
The SSRI provides a range of research services to faculty at Penn State. To learn more about applying to SSRI’s pilot funding mechanisms, as well as the ten units that form the SSRI, download the slides below:
2. The Grant-Writing & Review Process at NIH
Learn about what NIH agencies look for when reviewing grant proposals. The slides provide information about developing innovative ideas and competitive research plans. Understanding the proposal development process will help to increase your chances for funding.
NIH Reviewer Template (pdf)
3. The Grant-Writing & Review Process at NSF
These slides provide information on developing ideas and research plans that NSF agencies look for when reviewing proposals.
4. Research to Policy Collaboration
These slides provide the basics on improving the use of research evidence in policy and how researchers can support evidence-based policy, presented by Taylor Scott from the Research to Policy Collaboration team (RPC)
5. NIH and NSF Biosketch Templates
NIH Biosketch Template (doc)
NSF Biosketch Template (doc)
6. International Research
IRB Brief Overview (pdf)