Research Development

Research Development

What is research development?  It's the effort to prepare the ground for your research to take root and flourish.  Check here for opportunities for you to support publication costs, improve your grantsmanship, and support new ideas.

Internal Research Funding Opportunities:

One-time Strategic Seed Grants for Facilities & Equipment for CALS/AES Faculty with Existing Hatch and Multistate Projects

ISU Office of the Vice President for Research Internal Funding Opportunities

Publication Subvention Grants:

Scholarly works Defray costs for meritorious scholarly works such as books or digital media.

Open access fee support Defray costs for publication of articles targeted for high-quality, peer-reviewed open access journals when other funds are not available.

Grantsmanship Workshops:

Writing winning grant proposals 10/26/21 from 8:30-4:30 in the Memorial Union. Register now! 


Coming soon: Travel grants to conferences

Coming soon: Travel grants to visit funding agencies


  • Carolyn Lawrence-Dill, Associate Dean for Research and Discovery
  • Asrun Kristmundsdottir, Research Development Lead