Research Seminars and Workshops Offered

Posted: January 31, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Ryann Doyle

The Office of Research Development is offering students, faculty and staff the opportunity to learn about different areas of research support by participating in seminars and workshops this spring.

There are six different research seminar and workshop series: Research Resources, Basics, Tips for Success, Grants Management, Research Essentials and Translating Research to Innovation. There will also be a session given by Vice President for Research and Economic Development Matt Kluger on Strategies for Success in Research Funding.

The Research Resources series will focus on different areas of research support and include detailed information about the services each area provides.

  • Feb. 20, Mason Hall D3, 11 a.m. to noon, Research with Human Subjects
  • March 26, Mason Hall D3, 11 a.m. to noon, Getting Funding: Strategies for Success
  • April 23, Mason Hall D3, 11 a.m. to noon, Capitalizing of Intellectual Property
  • May 21, Mason Hall D3, 11 a.m. to noon, Office of Sponsored Programs

The Basics series offers a range of sessions intended for those who are new to the research field to those applying for external funding.

  • Feb. 13, Research I, Room 163, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Basics of Foundation Funding
  • Feb. 28, Research I, Room 163, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Basics of Grantsmanship
  • April 11, Research I, Room 163, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Basics of Grantsmanship
  • April 23, Research I, Room 163, 3 to 4 p.m., Funding Opportunities for Grad Students and Post Doctoral

Tips for Success are one-hour sessions providing useful advice on how to succeed in seeking funding information, writing competitive grant proposals and creating relevant budgets.

  • Feb. 5, Research I, Room 163, 10 to 11 a.m., Locating Grant Funding Using SPIN Database
  • Feb. 20, Research I, Room 163, 10 to 11 a.m., Grant Proposal Tips and Strategies
  • March 4, Research I, Room 163, 10 to 11 a.m., Preparing Grant Budgets
  • April 16, Research I, Room 163, 2 to 3 p.m., Locating Grant Funding Using SPIN Database
  • April 22, Research I, Room 163, 2 to 3 p.m., Grant Proposal Tips and Strategies
  • April 30, Research I, Room 163, 2 to 3 p.m., Preparing Grant Budgets

Grants Management sessions provide details on necessary elements of managing a sponsored project.

  • Feb. 6, Research I, Room 163, 2 to 3 p.m., Effort Reporting
  • Feb. 27, Research I, Room 163, 3 to 4 p.m., Grants Management Overview
  • March 12, Research I, Room 163, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Fiscal Issues
  • April 17, Research I, Room 163, 10 to 11 a.m., Effort Reporting
  • April 24, Research I, Room 163, 10 to 11 a.m., Allowable Costs

Research Essentials sessions include information on research-related topics relevant to both new and experienced researchers.

  • Feb. 12, Research I, Room 163, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mentor/Trainee Relationships
  • Feb. 19, Research I, Room 163, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Collaborative Science/Scholarships
  • Feb. 28, Research I, Room 162, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Publication Practices and Responsible Authorship
  • March 3, Research I, Room 163, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Peer Review
  • March 11, Research I, Room 163, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Research Misconduct
  • April 2, Research I, Room 163, 3 to 4 p.m., Intellectual Property

Translating Research to Innovation sessions gives faculty the opportunity to explore avenues for translating their research results into new innovations in the marketplace.

  • April 24, Mason Hall, Room D3, 1 to 4 p.m., SBIR/STTR

For more information, visit the Office of Research Development web site.

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