ORCC Faculty Training Classes


FUNDING YOUR RESEARCH AGENDA This workshop will outline various strategies to develop your research agenda, identify internal and external funding resources and use various methods to enhance opportunities for success. October 31st 2008 12:00 – 1:00PM, lunch provided; Nazareth Private Dining Room FINDING FUNDING: IDENTIFYING AND VETTING OPPORTUNITIES The search for funding can be both time-consuming and frustrating. Online databases are becoming increasingly important in helping faculty to quickly identify potential sponsors for their research. This workshop will focus on the use of tools such as Community of Science (COS), the Foundation Center, and Grants.gov. November 4th 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM, lunch provided; Nazareth Private Dining Room; April 21st 2009 9:00 A.M. Swartz GETTING FUNDED: STATEGIES FOR PREPARING SUCCESSFUL GRANT PROPOSALS This workshop covers basic principles of good grant writing, beginning with the development of a compelling idea to the actual construction of the proposal. Differences between traditional "academic prose" and persuasive grant writing will be covered along with the perspectives of peer reviewers and how to write in ways that will meet their expectations. November 18th 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Science 337; November 24th 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. McGowan 1057 RESEARCH ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE This workshop provides a general overview of the regulatory compliance environment and includes research misconduct, recordkeeping and reporting, institutional policies, and an overview of IRB, IACUC and Bio Safety policies. February 11th 2009 2:00- 3:00 P.M. Visual Arts Center; February 20th 2009 3:00 P.M. Liberal Arts Center DEVELOPING YOUR RESEARCH AGENDA This workshop will outline various strategies to develop your research agenda, identify internal and external funding resources and use various methods to enhance opportunities for success. March 13th 2009 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. McGowan