faculty

Faculty

Reduce the Learning Curve in Funding Your Research
Find your starting point with a team of experts who assist and train in grant writing and advocate as you pursue scientific research funding.

Staff

Staff

Build a Culture That Supports Faculty Research
Access expertise and seed grant funding to advance an institutional culture around research development and administration.

leadership

Leadership

Obtain NIH Grants, Recruit Promising Students
Grow department resources with grants that enrich the academic experience for students wanting to be competitive in the scientific workforce.

HOW WE HELP

HOW WE HELP

Our Center provides activities to educate faculty and research administrative staff in the NIH funding process and to foster a national SuRE community. Research experts cover the writing and managing of grants while working closely with applicants as they progress toward their submissions. For institutions committed to building their Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP), competitive seed grant money is available to facilitate those efforts. See Upcoming Training Webinars >
 

WHAT WE OFFER

Webinar Training

Monthly live grantsmanship training on faculty and OSP-focused topics, NIH policy updates, and relevant issues.

Bootcamp Training

Comprehensive online instruction leading up to each SuRE grant application deadline.

Personal Consultation

Personal instruction from University of Kentucky research experts and SuRE Regional Coordinators.

OSP Seed Grant

Competitive seed grant program providing funds for institutions to establish or grow their Office of Sponsored Projects.

Biennial Conference

An event that offers additional training, workshops, and networking for the national SuRE community.

Resource On-Demand

Recorded training videos and downloadable content for convenient access to information.

OUR REGIONAL COORDINATORS

OUR REGIONAL COORDINATORS

We encourage faculty, research administrative staff, and leadership to reach out to our Regional Coordinators with questions about the NIH SuRE grant program and your institution's eligibility. Submit your request below, and your coordinator will be in touch.
 

Connect with a Coordinator

 

Arica

West

Arica Lubin, PhD
University of California, Santa Barbara

Associate Director, overseeing scholarly and career preparation for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars in science and engineering.

Esther

Midwest

Esther Dupont-Versteegden, PhD
University of Kentucky

Professor in the College of Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy and Director of the Rehabilitation and Health Sciences PhD Program.

 

brittany

East

Brittany Smalls, PhD, MHSA
University of Kentucky

Associate Professor in Family and Community Medicine, whose research interests include rural health, health disparities, aging, and complex chronic disease management.

Upcoming Webinar NIH Structure With an Update on the Grant Review Process

NIH Structure

This webinar session will provide faculty and OSP staff with an overview of the NIH grant funding process, including a review of some significant changes that are coming to the peer-review process. 

Wed, May 22, 2024
3:00-4:00 PM Eastern with live Q&A

Join Us