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The UNC Center for Women’s Health Research is accepting proposals for utilization of a CWHR editor from junior faculty engaged research related to the Center’s mission.

The Center for Women’s Health Research is excited to announce research support will be made available to junior faculty who are new to the Center’s services. The Center is dedicated to engaging with faculty to contribute to the support of their research goals. This program allows eligible faculty to submit proposals for utilization of a CWHR editor.

Learn more about the CWHR Editor Support Program below and apply online! Application deadline is Friday, Oct. 9.

Award Criteria

  • Applicants are eligible for awards of up to $2,000 in effort (approximately 30 hours) from a CWHR editor, depending on need.
  • The project must address a disease, disorder, or condition that affects women only, women predominately, and/or women differently than men.
  • The budget of the grant must be greater than or equal to $75,000.
  • NC TraCS and UNC Lineberger funding opportunities greater than $25,000 are eligible for this support.

Examples of Editor Services

  • Grant writing – Generate, write, and coordinate the development of parts of a proposal
  • Macro-editing – Evaluate content and organization to ensure congruency, tone, structure, consistency, logic, and completeness; review from a reader’s perspective to ensure that document meets needs of the audience; manages and/or provides input on the concept, study design, and other elements; generally focused at the paragraph level and higher
  • Micro-editing – Review text at or below paragraph level to improve grammar, word choice, flow, voice, style, logical inconsistencies, clarity, and to reduce duplication
  • Proofreading – Editing for language use, structure, cohesion, and adherence to relevant medical standards
  • Formatting – Adherence to announcement requirements, visual presentation and uniformity
  • Creation of tables, diagrams, or figures – Visual organization of data ranging from simple tables to complex illustrations