ORS Grant Services

The Office for Research and Scholarship (ORS) works closely with faculty/investigators to facilitate the timely development and submission of grant applications.  Once an application is funded, the ORS assists principal investigators in grant administration. Office support services are described below:

Pre-Award

  • Assistance in identifying funding sources based on faculty/student research interest
  • Assistance with grant proposal preparation
  • Assistance in developing, maintaining and updating biosketches
  • Copy editing of grant proposal documents
  • Budget preparation (Guide to Proposal Budgeting Basics)
  • Coordinating proposal mock reviews
  • Preparing final documents for submission, including sign off by University of Florida Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) and submission to the grant funding agency
  • Capture proposal data and track funding successes

BioStatistical Consultation: Pilot/preliminary data analysis

  • Problem definition and clarification of study hypotheses/aims/research questions
    • Study and research design
    • Sample size and power calculation
    • Determination of appropriate statistical methodology
  • Statistical analysis and consultation
    • Data monitoring
    • Measurement and interim analyses
    • Statistical data analyses
    • Interpretation and dissemination of the statistical results
    • Designing data entry programs

Post-Award

  • Assist in preparation of funding organization reporting
  • Facilitate post-award activities/reporting in consultation with the UF Research Accounting Office
  • Assist in preparation of materials

Scholarship

  • Literature searches
  • Editing of manuscripts