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RED 670

PIVOT-RP Consultation

RED 771

Funding Searches and Communication



Alfred Mowdood
J. Willard Marriott Library

Nena Schvaneveldt
Assistant Librarian
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library


Synchronous (Consultation)







This is a REd Synchronous Class. 

Class Description: In this class, we will discuss Pivot-RP (not to be confused with the Pivot Center at the University of Utah). Pivot-RP is a University of Utah searchable database purchased by the VPR Office. Pivot-RP is used to identify funding opportunities and view scholarly profiles. It is freely available to all faculty, staff, and students at the University. Participants will learn: 

  1. How to set up researcher profile and/or claim profile
  2. How to search Pivot for funding opportunities
  3. How to locate/network with researchers with common research interests
  4. New features and how to set up alerts and get help
  5. Tips and strategies for graduate students, new faculty at Utah, experienced researchers, and research administrators.

REd Synchronous classes are taught by subject matter experts and provide both fundamental and advanced skills training in flipped classroom format. To register for upcoming trainings, click here to view our calendar.

Class Duration: Total duration for synchronous classes are approximately 2 hours. Those two (2) hours will be broken down into:

  • A live session which will take approximately 1 hour (45-minute presentation and 15-minute Q&A) and;
  • Pre and Post-work activities which will take approximately 1 hour, in total.
Last Updated: 2/8/24