The Office of Research Development offers a variety of research training opportunities for the UIW community. Workshops range from finding funding to ethical research practices. We are able to take any of the following workshops to your location for a presentation at your convenience.  For more information on educational opportunities, please contact the Office of Research Development at (210) 805-3036. 


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GrantForward Training 

Join the Office of Research Development for a workshop on our newly available funding search engine, GrantForward. The site was developed by a faculty researcher and is an intuitive search engine that features funding opportunities from over 12,000 sponsors including foundations, federal & state agencies, academic & professional societies, and associations. Learn how to build your researcher profile, conduct searches, create regular grant alerts, and set up grant recommendations.

Dates Offered:

Wednesday, November 15 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Location: LIB 230

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 Introduction to Grants at UIW

An overview of grant-related offices, services, and procedures at UIW covering Foundation, Corporate, and Government Relations, Grants Accounting, and the Office of Research Development. This workshop will provide attendees with a basic knowledge of both pre- and post-award processes to aid in their search for and execution of sponsored projects. Designed for faculty and students.

Research Support

This workshop will provide attendees with a basic knowledge of current University resources (GrantForward and Papers Invited) and databases for research funding, presentations, and publication opportunities. It will  assist in identifying appropriate opportunities for graduate students. Lastly, it will outline resources for seeking support in the development of competitive applications. Designed for graduate and doctoral students. 

Workshops by Appointment

We understand the complexities of scheduling and parking. The ORD is able to take any of the following workshops to your location for a presentation at your convenience. To schedule please submit the following request form to or call (210) 805-3036.

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Office of Research Development

Administration Building, Suite 1A

(210) 805-3026