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Sponsored Research ServicesDr. Angela Spaulding

The office of Sponsored Research Services (SRS) is a service unit reporting to the Vice President for Research and Compliance and Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Angela Spaulding. Our mission is to support West Texas A&M University researchers in securing external funding and providing expert advice and administrative services during the pre- and post-award stages of the sponsored research project. We are committed to providing our internal and external customers professional and responsive service at all times.  

Dr. Angela Spaulding

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"What's New" Archive

Contact Us

Sponsored Research Services
Killgore Research Center 184
WTAMU Box 60217
Canyon, TX 79016-0001
(806) 651-2984
(806) 651-3555 (fax)

Executive Director
Kaaren J. Downey
KRC 178

Senior Grant Specialist / Internal Grant Administrator
Steve McLean
KRC 176

Senior Grant Specialist

Dona DeOtte
KRC 184A

Sponsored Projects Post-Award Accountant
Glenda Norton
KRC 184B

Sponsored Projects Post-Award Accountant
Heather Taylor
KRC 184


What's New?

Congratulations to Emily Hunt.  She signed an agreement with Aggie Venture Fund for a first-time exclusive license and patent rights agreement for the commercialization of her research on Nanostructured Metallic Alloys for Antibacterial Application.See the Newschannel10 report here.

Does your research project require IRB approval?  Find out here!

New Grant Opportunities - UPDATED WEEKLY!  Check it out!

WTAMU Secures Two Highly Competitive NSF MRI Awards - Click here for more information!

A team of WTAMU scientists led by David Parker and Gary Barbee have received a Major Research Instrumentation Grant from the National Science Foundation.  Read about the MRI grant in this Amarillo Globe article.

Click here and look at what Emily Hunt's students are doing in their mechanical engineering design class!

The National Science Foundation has awarded West Texas A&M University a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant totaling $371,700 for the purchase of a state-of-the-art, 400 MHz solid-state NMR spectrometer as a unique educational and research tool for the Texas Panhandle. Read more about the MRI here. See news video about the MRI here.

West Texas A&M University has joined with the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) to bring the Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program to our campus. This opportunity endows graduate students with extra money in the form of Performance-Based Scholarships and Conference Travel Funding.  It also provides resources for Social and Collaborative Networks across TAMUS - 11 Universities total - in addition to Professional Development and Grant-Writing Workshops. Get more AGEP info here.

New F&A Rate Announcement

See article on Revisions to the Conflict of Interest Regulations.

Proposal Development Materials, workshops and webinars, are now available for viewing at your convenience through SRS.  Current list of offerings.

Grant Writing Tips and Other Helpful Articles

Travel notes: Mileage reimbursement rate is 56.5 cents per mile as of 1/1/2013. The University has adopted Mapquest for the official mileage reimbursement guide. (Some exceptions apply.) Each travel voucher must have a copy of the mapquest mileage calculation attached for mileage reimbursement.

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