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Research Development Certificate



Full course description

Welcome to The Research Development Certificate. The Research Development (RD) Certificate was developed specifically for the UU research community by a working group of long-time RD specialists. The classes include foundational RD topics team science and collaboration, writing and editing best practices, and agency specific classes (e.g., NSF, NIH). 

Participation in the program is available to University of Utah graduate students, post-docs, staff, and faculty. The certificate involves six (6) classes presented in Canvas course format, all six (6) are synchronous meetings. 

RED 770 | Foundations of Research Development 

RED 771 | Funding Searches and Communication / RED 670 | Pivot-RP Consultation

RED 772 | Proposal Development: Writing, Editing, & Formatting

RED 773 | Team Building & Collaboration

RED 774 | NSF/NIH Federal Funding Agencies

RED 775 | Mentoring and Research Development (COMING SOON)

How To Access REd Classes and Enrollment Details

You can access the classes at the University of Utah's Office of Research Education Research Administrator Portal Links to an external site.Principal Investigator (PI) - Faculty Portal Links to an external site.Scholar Portal Links to an external site., or REd Curriculum Links to an external site.. If you click one of the classes it will take you to its page, with a description of the class, the instructors, and the links to the Canvas Catalog to register for the live or online version.

If you click the link to register for the Online class, it will automatically take you to the Canvas Catalog website, where you can enroll for the class. Please make sure to log in by using your uNID and password.

Once you have enrolled, Catalog will send you an email confirming your enrollment. You can then access the class you registered for by any of these three (3) options:

1. “Access Your Course” through that confirmation email,

2. You can visit your Student Dashboard (within Catalog) to begin the class,

3. Or you may access the class you registered for within your Canvas Dashboard (Canvas is where each class is hosted).

Please see the REd Instruction Links to an external site.regarding more details on how to find, register for, and complete the Research Education Synchronous and Asynchronous classes. An official hardcopy of your certificate can be processed and delivered to a University address upon request. 

There are options for discipline specific research ethics courses. For more information, please contact REd at We are here to help “U”.

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