Resources

Office of Academic Research Development (OARD)

The Office of Academic Research Development provides a vast number of resources for research in all areas. Resources are available for all steps in the research process from formulating a research question to disseminating the findings. OARD is constantly expanding these resources to fit the needs of the institution and to carry out Baylor Scott & White Health's mission. 

Step-by-Step Research PDF Document

This guide walks the researcher through the steps of a research project, from start to finish, from writing a research question to publication of results.  Various types of institutional support are available throughout each of these steps and are available in this guide. This guide will lead the research progression to completion to the ultimate goal, dissemination of findings.

Research Development and Scholarship Series PDF Document

This research education series consists of one hour talks on a selected research topic. These presentations are given by an OARD staff member. Topics include those that will be valuable for researchers in all areas. To RSVP for any of these presentations, please email OARD@BSWHealth.orgSend an e-mail.

Longitudinal Academic Writing Program

This program is offered twice per year (spring and fall) and spans about four months with bi-monthly to monthly meetings. Accepted participants include early investigators with minimal academic writing experience who are interested in disseminating their research findings in the form of a manuscript for submission to a research journal. The tools are provided to help participants gradually complete their manuscript from start to finish.

Spring 2017 registration will open November 1, 2016. The application process includes a registration form and a letter of recommendation/support sent to OARD@BSWHealth.org  no later than December 7, 2016. The letter of recommendation/support can come from a program director, department chair, or research mentor. Applications are not considered complete until the registration form is submitted and the letter of recommendation/support is received. Selected participants will be notified on December 14, 2016. Attendance is required to fulfill the goals of this program. Please see the Spring 2017 schedule below for Central and North.

CTX Spring 2017 Schedule

Meeting 1
January 5, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Medical Eduation Center (MEC), Room 214
Meeting 2 January 26, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214
Meeting 3 February 16, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214
Meeting 4 March 16, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214
Meeting 5 April 6, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214
Meeting 6 April 13, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214
Meeting 7 April 27, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214
Meeting 8 May 11, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 214

NTX Spring 2017 Schedule

Meeting 1 January 4, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 2 January 25, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 3
February 15, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 4
March 15, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 5
April 5, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 6
April 12, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 7
April 26, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room
Meeting 8
May 10, 2017
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Roberts Building, 17th Floor, Levit Room

Please contact OARD@BSWHealth.orgSend an e-mail with any questions.

Formula for Grant Success: Anthony M. Coelho, Jr. PhD

This one day seminar was presented in three parts on October 11, 2012.  Dr. Coelho focused on factors that contribute to successful grant applications and provided an in-depth overview of the NIH scientific review process and the fundamental principles of successful grant writing. His presentation included details and examples on how to organize, structure, and format each section of the application so that it succeeds in obtaining research funding. To view the Formula for Grant Success presentation and slides, contact Joni Baileyto obtain the password information.

Research Toolkit

This is an active, growing library of resources for conducting health research and is updated and maintained by researchers at Group Health Research Institute and the University of Washington. This site provides tools and guidance for all aspects of a research project, whether you are just getting started or have been an active researcher.

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