What We Do at PDO

As a support unit focused on the pre-award stage of extramural funding, PDO staff members conduct funding searches, assist in the preparation of competitive proposals by reviewing and critiquing proposal drafts, providing descriptive material on UK resources, and writing sections of proposal where appropriate.

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Review Process


Members of the RSP Faculty Advisory Committee, consisting of 15 tenured faculty members from academic units across campus, will review and rank the nomination packet.  Selection will be based on the following criteria: 

  • Research accomplishments 
  • Promise for success and potential to benefit from the RSP 

Final selection of RSP participants from the ranked list of nomination packets will be made by the RSP leadership.   

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