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New Faculty Institute | Research: Background, Preliminary Data/Prior Work, and Budget (Downtown)

October 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

| Free

The UTSA New Faculty Institute introduces recently hired faculty to the culture of research and instructional excellence. Participants attend six (6) workshops related to teaching (3) and research (3), and a closing lunch to celebrate their first year at UTSA. The Institute is open to all first-year, full-time faculty members at the University.


  • New Tenure and Tenure-Track faculty, hired at the assistant professor level
  • Non-tenure track faculty with multi-year contracts


This session will focus on describing the current state of the art or scholarship on your topic, and discussing your preliminary data or prior work. Participants will learn how to construct reasonable timelines for their project and to develop feasible budgets that match the research activities.

Presenter:  Lucy Deckard is the President of Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, a consulting firm she founded in 2010 that provides services to help academic institutions, faculty and staff develop the expertise in-house to identify funding opportunities, understand funding agencies, and develop successful research grant proposals. Previously, Ms. Deckard served as Associate Director of the Texas A&M University’s Office of Proposal Development.

Registration: https://utsaresearch.wufoo.com/forms/goals-objectives-budgets-101817-downtown/

Location:  UTSA Downtown Campus, Riverwalk Room A 2017-ABBMAO (updated 9/14/17)


October 18
10:30 am - 12:00 pm


UTSA Downtown Campus
501 W Cesar E. Chavez Blvd,
San Antonio, United States
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