WiSys Research Development

Serving the participating UW System regional institutions (UW Oshkosh, UW-Parkside, UW-Platteville, UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior), WiSys Research Development provides strategic, capacity-building activities designed to assist faculty and staff from any discipline in their pursuit of external funding to support creative and innovative research and scholarship.

Services for Researchers and Grantseekers

  • Grant Writing Webinar Series
  • Targeted workshops/working groups
  • Idea development and refinement
  • Exploration of funding sponsors and programs
  • Concept paper development
  • Support for communications with program officers
  • Review/decipher application guidelines
  • Proposal/budget draft review/redline
  • Sounding board
  • Support for constructing collaborations
  • Revision of declined proposals for success

Seeking WiSys Assistance

WiSys Research Development works in partnership with each participating campus’ Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP). If you are already working on a proposal in conjunction with your ORSP, you may request our support through ORSP staff and they will connect you to us. 

Not that far along and looking for early-stage support? Contact WiSys staff directly:

  • Dr. Deborah Lundin, Manager of Research Development, serves UW Oshkosh, UW-Parkside, and UW-Platteville.
  • Gina Polito Jahn, Research Development Associate, serves UW-Eau Claire, UW-River Falls, UW-Stout, and UW-Superior.