Workshops


OSP Workshop Series    

Fall 2014

Date

Topic

Location

Time

RSVP

September

18

PIVOT: Search Tool to Find Funding Opportunities

Raubinger Hall, 309

12:30-1:45

Suggested

x2852

September

24

IRB: Revised Policy Update

(2 separate sessions, 1 hour each)

Valley Road,  1003

  9:00-10:00 & 3:30-4:30

Suggested

x2852

September

30

IRB: Revised Policy Update

(2 separate sessions, 1 hour each)

Science East, 3015

  9:00-10:00 & 3:30-4:30

Suggested

x2852

October

16

PIVOT: Search Tool to Find Funding Opportunities

Valley Road, 1020

12:30-1:45

Suggested

x2852

November

20

PIVOT: Search Tool to Find Funding Opportunities

Cheng Library,  213

12:30-1:45

Suggested

x2852

 The OSP is available to present these workshops or to address special training or information needs for departments, groups or individuals.  Please contact us to discuss your particular needs. 

 

Workshop Descriptions

 

Grants 101: The Anatomy of Grants

This is a basic training that will introduce development professionals, researchers and faculty to the grant application process from identification and assessment of funding sources to completion and submission applications. Participants will learn the structure of the proposal process.  Presented by Lourdes Bastas, Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs 

Toolkit for Finding Grants: Elements for a Successful Grant Search

Participants will learn about the many ways to identify funding opportunities to support their research, service, creative expression, or educational ideas, with time provide to search for them built into the class.  Presented by Lourdes Bastas, Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Pivot

COS Pivot gives Research Administrators and Research Development Professionals the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily.  It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students. Participants will learn about the many elements of COS Pivot, create profiles, begin searching for funding and finding collaborators.  Presented by Richard Kearney, Electronic Resources Librarian, David and Lorraine Cheng Library and Lourdes Bastas, Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

The Art of Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal

Participants will learn about the process of developing and project and proposal, effectively using the guidelines and resources available to help craft a successful proposal, and what the top mistakes are to avoid.  This workshop is appropriate for both new grant seekers as well as those more experienced but looking for new insights.  Presented by Martin Williams, Director, and Lourdes Bastas, Assistant Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

IRB Revised Policy Update

Participants will review the new forms and processes released by the IRB in Summer 2013 as well as discuss some of the IRB's core concerns, training certification, scenarios of when IRB review is required, special classes of subjects, and include common mistakes that faculty and students make when preparing a protocol. 

 Human Subject Research by Faculty, Staff or Students

Participants will review what types of research must be submitted for approval to the University’s Institutional Review Board for Human Subject Research (IRB), what comprises a complete protocol, informed consent, at-risk populations, online data collection, and other items.  The presentation will be directed to the specific interests and questions of the participants as well as their research ideas and anticipated research methodologies.  Presented by Martin Williams, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

 Human Subject Research by Students

This is for undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty who educate or supervise students in the use of human subjects in research.  The workshop will review why and when the University’s Institutional Review Board for Human Subject Research (IRB) reviews student protocols, what must be submitted to the IRB for review, informed consent, at-risk populations, online data collection, and other items.  The presentation will be directed to the specific interests and questions of the participants as well as their research ideas and anticipated research methodologies.  Presented by Martin Williams, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Project Management:  Effort Reporting

This workshop is for funded project leadership and staff to review and discuss the University’s Effort Reporting Policy and reporting requirements.  Presented by Martin Williams, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Overview of the Office of Sponsored Programs

This presentation provides an overview of the services and resources provided through the Office of Sponsored Programs.