Aimee Jo Gibney, PhD

Associate, Research Development

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Aimee Jo is part of the RDS strategic research advancement ecosystem dedicated to supporting faculty researchers at all levels by identifying funding opportunities, assisting in the development and review of grant proposals, building diverse teams in response to research center/institute and consortia opportunities, navigating UArizona institutional resources, and leading a broad spectrum of training activities in competitive grantsmanship such as early-career awards, the responsible and ethical conduct of research, sponsor site visits, and resubmission strategies for nearly-funded proposals. With a background in rhetoric & linguistics, the highlight of her work in nearly 10 years within the RD landscape is reading about scientific discoveries, analyzing and conveying complex scientific information in straightforward terms, and being immersed in revising and editing grant narratives across disciplines bridging science and humanities. Aimee Jo subscribes to the International Network for the Science of Team Science (SciTS) listserv, is a member of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP), and attends regional and national conferences offered by the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and Women in Data Sciences (WiDS) among other professional venues. She is a transplant to the Southwest and is in awe of the desert environment and faculty research aimed at climate resilience for all.