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Tennessee STEM Education Center

TSEC Research Services

How can TSEC support my STEM Education Research?

Are you a PI (Principal Investigator) looking for support with your proposals or funded projects?  Are you wanting to write a full STEM Education Instructional/Research proposal?  Looking to add an outreach or STEM Education component?  Are you seeking a letter of collaboration, support with project management or budgets?  In an effort to alleviate some of the challenges grant PIs face, TSEC is happy to offer our expertise in the areas detailed below.

Explore our Research Services

  • Organize and lead project meetings with research staff
  • Facilitate communication with key research project personnel across organizations
  • Manage communication and scheduling with research participants, including students, teachers, and school admin
  • Oversee updates to project and center websites and new reporting related to research projects
  • Assist PIs in writing, formatting, reviewing, and analyzing progress and final reports
  • Train researchers and assistants in proper equipment use

  • Develop and track project timelines, milestones, task, dependencies, deliverables, and resources needed
  • Ensure that all study activities meet current university, state, and federal regulatory guidelines, requirements, and more
  • Prepare and manage materials for initial and ongoing human subjects review
  • Develop and maintain study databases and data storage
  • Prepare equipment for use in research studies
  • Train researchers and assistants in proper equipment use
  • Upload, store, log, and track collected data
  • Coordinated data processing efforts (e.g. transcription, video processing)
  • Collect and organize consent forms for research projects

  • Monitor budgets across multiple projects in coordination with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
  • Serve as a liaison between your project(s) and ORSP

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Tennessee STEM Education Center
820 Fairview Avenue
Fairview Building, Suite 102
MTSU Box #82
Murfreesboro, TN 37132