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Proposal Support

The ERO offers an array of pre- and post-award support services.  To engage these, contact Jada Huskey, and she will connect you to the appropriate staff.

Please be aware that ERO support is in addition to services provided by the university Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development. UT’s ORIED offers proposal writing workshops through the Faculty Development Team, project management services through the Research Development Team, access to internal funding opportunities, and proposal development resources .

ERO services include:


  • Help using and navigating Cayuse
  • Identify funding opportunities
  • Assist in proposal development including copyediting for language, mechanics, and conformance to agency guidelines as well as substantive editing for logical flow, clarity, concision, and consistency
  • Assist in budget preparation
  • Prepare letters of participation, statements of work, and budgets for collaborative arrangements
  • Provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with agency requirements (formatting, required forms) and facilitate electronic submissions (access, registration, and uploading documents)
  • Address broader impacts (i.e., connect faculty with existing Tickle College of Engineering/University programs) to increase involvement of undergraduates in research, inclusion of underrepresented groups in research, and K-12 outreach as related to research


  • Assistance in budget revisions
  • Facilitate collaborative arrangements
  • Monitor compliance issues, e.g., export control

Assist with strategic planning for research

  • Future Research Directions
  • Development of Large-Scale Projects

Edit journal manuscripts

  • Copyediting for language, mechanics, conformance to journal guidelines
  • Substantive editing for structure, logical flow, clarity, concision, consistency

Help identify federal agency contacts for specific research areas

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