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Submit Newsletter Article Ideas for The RAP and RAPid Newsletters

Do you have content to be considered for The Research Administration Post (RAP)? Submit ideas as often as you have them. Each will be reviewed. Thank you!

RAP Monthly Funding Opportunities

For our monthly Funding Newsletter, we are always happy to promote internal funding opportunities. We want your opportunity to have maximum engagement, so please follow these guidelines to be considered for inclusion. We publish at the beginning of the month, so please send the following one week before the calendar end-of-month:

  • A logo
  • About 300-500 characters of copy or bullets that clearly address:
    • research areas
    • the amount offered
    • deadlines
    • A URL to link to so readers can get more details. (To respect our audience's settings, and to allow you to make updates to your RFP, we discourage and rarely use attachments. Please host a landing page for your detail. Please contact orsp-communications@umich.edu if we can help or advise in this area.) 

Ideal Example:

U-M Super Institute: A collaboration among U-M researchers seeks proposals that explore ______ outcomes.

  • Eligibility: Public health or pediatric researchers. Underrepresented scientific researchers encouraged.
  • Amount: Two one-year grants of $50,000.
  • Deadlines: Letters of Intent - on or before 5:00 p.m. January 30, 2017
  • Contact and Apply Link:  ___@umich.edu and  http://____/rfa/

RAP and RAPid Article Submissions

Sections of The RAP

The RAP will often feature the following sections.


Featured Article
Key news - e.g., Uniform Guidance, new U-M procedures

Sponsor Updates
Any news about any agencies, sponsors or sponsor policy changes, e.g., NSF releases new GPG

Staff Spotlight
Any features about any staff member or team that you think deserves recognition

Success Stories
Any news about a project team that someone would like to share

Best Practices & Updates
Any procedural information or guidance, tips & tricks -- e.g., New IDC Rates, Tips & Tricks or how to handle Concurrence Receipts

Events & Professional Development
e.g., RAN, SRA, AMA

Funding Opportunities

Including Limited Submissions For funding opportunities that you think should be featured, provide Amount, Research Area, Deadline and Landing Page

References and Resources

The Research Administration Post (The RAP) and RAPid (immediate dispatch) Newsletters

Questions?

For questions regarding The RAP or related research communications, please contact Constance Colthorp (const@umich.edu or 647-4587) with any questions.