Grant Writing Seminars Nov 14 and 15

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Grant Writing Seminars November 14th and 15th November 8th, 2013
 

Robert PorterRobert Porter, PhD, of GrantWinners Seminars has presented grant writing workshops at leading universities and medical schools internationally. Formerly Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee, he has received the Distinguished Faculty Award by the Society of Research Administrators International. With thirty years' experience as a tenured professor, private consultant and research administrator, his proposals have won more than $8 million in awards from government agencies and private foundations. A national leader in the growing field of research development, he has presented papers and workshops on grant writing at national conferences and has published prize-winning articles in the Journal of Research Administration and Research Management Review. Dr. Porter has previously taught at Virginia Tech, Swarthmore College, Susquehanna University and Eastern Washington University. He holds graduate degrees in Speech Communications from the University of Michigan.


Writing Successful Grants

Event Date: Nov. 14, 2013
Time: 9am - 12pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

For those who are new to the grant game, this introductory workshop covers basic principles of good grant writing, starting with the phrasing of a compelling research theme to the actual construction of the proposal itself.
 

Responsible Conduct of Research

Event Date: Nov. 14, 2013
Time: 2pm - 5pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): Do No Harm

Funding agencies are increasingly concerned that researchers and their students attain basic skills in responsible conduct of research, adhering to guidelines and standards that reflect best practices by the scientific research community.


Grant Proposals to the US Dept. of Education

Event Date: Nov. 15, 2013
Time: 9am - 12pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Of the wide range of grant programs offered by the US Department of Education, a select few are targeted to university-based researchers. This session will focus on key funding tracks within DoE divisions.

Building the NEH Grant Proposal

Event Date: Nov. 15, 2013
Time: 1pm - 4pm
Event Location: Library Events Room, LIB 121
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Major National Endowment for the Humanities funding tracks will be reviewed, together with eligibility requirements, funding levels, and lists of projects recently funded by each program.


Other upcoming funding-related workshops

Funding Searches Using the Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN)

Event Date: Nov. 12, 2013
Time: 10am - 11 am
Event Location: Library 242
Course Module(s): I Need Money and Time

Learn how to search for grant funding using the Sponsored Programs Information Network (SPIN) database. Topics will include strategies for basic searches, advanced searches, and setting up ongoing email alerts to receive funding opportunities in your interest area(s).


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