The Research Development Services team supports Cornell's research community with:

  •  Proposal Development activities to increase competitiveness for strategic, multidisciplinary funding opportunities. RD's work focuses on faculty submitting large-scale multi-disciplinary center and training grants. In addition, we work with tenure-track faculty submitting to early career external funding opportunitiessuch as NSF CAREER, DOD Young Investigator Programs, etc. 
  • Specialized training including workshops for early-career faculty and agency-specific training such as NSF Career, DOD, NSF, NIH, and USDA.
  • Early-career faculty advancement by offering one-to-one sessions to discuss strategic research planning and identify and connect new faculty to other Cornell career development resources. Click here to book your session! 
  • Team science by fostering collaboration among diverse faculty. 
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Book an appointment with the central Research Development team to discuss how we can assist you with a specific proposal, discuss funding opportunities and potential collaborators, or about building community partnerships to help you reach your education and outreach goals. 

**New Faculty** check out our Concierge Orientation presentation! 

 

In the Office of Sponsored Programs

 

 
Gayle Fagan 
Senior Research Development Manager 
Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Development
373 Pine Tree Road / Ithaca NY 14850 
T: 607-255-6841 E: gcf37@cornell.edu
Liz Diaz 
Research Development Specialist & 
Limited Submissions Manager 
Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Development
373 Pine Tree Road / Ithaca NY 14850 
T: 607-255-4895 E: emd239@cornell.edu
 
Kaja Tally-Schumacher, PhD, FRSA 
Research Development Specialist  
Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Development 
373 Pine Tree Road / Ithaca NY 14850 
E: kjt59@cornell.edu

 

 

An initiative launched in 2016 by the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), Research Development Services (RD) was established to provide dedicated services to help faculty pursue large, collaborative, team science-focused awards. RD catalyzes capacity-building activities, research collaboration, diversity, and pipeline growth, which complements the administrative management of proposals by grant administrators.

Research Development Collaboration

 

News

csdfResearch Development has started a YouTube channel! Follow us for informational webinars, fun videos, and other important resources to help you submit a successful proposal. 

 

Email usTo discuss your research development needs or to inquire about our services, please email us at research_development@cornell.edu.
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