Research Development & Learning


The Office of Research Development and Learning (RD & L) is dedicated to proactively catalyzing activities that will grow the USA research enterprise including identification and targeting of funding opportunities, nurturing collaborative relationships and assisting in competitive application development.

Research Development activities span a broad spectrum. At the USA, RD & L is a committed, positive change-agent, capacity-builder and ambassador in the following areas:

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The 2016 RSDG and FY17_R1 SGSAH Program Awardees are listed on the Accolades page - check it out and congratulate your colleagues if you see them!

Breaking Announcements

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Alison Robertson, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Marine Sciences has been selected as the institutional nominee for the 2017 NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track II opportunity.