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.

Fall 2017 registration will open June 19, 2017. The application process includes a registration form and a letter of recommendation/support sent to OARD@BSWHealth.org  no later than July 17, 2017. 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 July 19, 2017. Attendance is required to fulfill the goals of this program. Please see the Fall 2017 schedule below for Central and North.

CTX Fall 2017 Schedule

Meeting 1 August 1, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Medical Eduation Center (MEC), Room 114
Meeting 2 August 22, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 114
Meeting 3 September 12, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 114
Meeting 4 October 10, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 114
Meeting 5 November 7, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 114
Meeting 6 November 28, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 114
Meeting 7 December 12, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MEC, Room 114

NTX Fall 2017 Schedule

Meeting 1 August 2, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Duke
Meeting 2 August 23, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Duke
Meeting 3 September 13, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Mennel
Meeting 4 October 11, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Perkins & Will (P&W)
Meeting 5 November 8, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Mennel
Meeting 6 November 29, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Duke
Meeting 7 December 13, 2017 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Sammons OPPC, 10th Floor, Room Mennel

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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