Faculty Workshop Series
The Division of Research and Innovation in partnership with the Herff College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences is excited to announce the 2018-2019 faculty workshop series. This free workshop series is designed to help faculty and doctoral students answer frequently asked questions, provide professional development around critical skills, and create opportunities for networking and interdisciplinary collaboration across campus. Check out the calendar below and feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org with specific questions about the series. A light lunch will be provided.
Introduction to Commercialization and Tech Transfer
Have you ever thought about filing a patent for an invention? Tech Transfer isn't just for those that want to start a business or license technology, it is also an important way to protect your research and the innovations that you develop as a faculty member. Join Dr. Trieu, Director of Technology Transfer, for a workshop on the basics of technology transfer and commercialization.
Date: April 12th 2019
Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225
For more information, please contact Cody Behles (email@example.com), Assistant Director of Research and Innovation at the FedEx Institute of Technology.
How to Succeed with NSF: Tips for Targeting, Writing and Packaging a Successful Proposal
Explore strategies for preparing successful NSF proposals with the Division of Research and Innovation. Join the Research Development team as we discuss how to prepare a competitive proposal for NSF, including the project description and other relevant documents required for submission. Whether you are just starting out or have already successfully received NSF dollars, you are encouraged to attend.
How to Succeed with NIH: Tips for Targeting, Writing and Packaging a Successful Proposal
Join the Division of Research and Innovation as it explores the NIH funding process, how to design a submission with reviewers in mind, and answers specific questions about the proposal preparation process.
What's New with the Office of Research and Innovation
The Division of Research and Innovation is a merger of the Office of the Vice President of Research and the FedEx Institute of Technology designed to create opportunities and amplify the impact of research on campus. Join Dr. Jasbir Dhaliwal as we discuss how the new division will better assist faculty in their work.
Innovation and Communication: Agile Method for Teams
Agile is a methodology used around the globe for building teams when work needs to get done quickly and creatively. It helps improve communication skills and build effective collaborations while increasing the quality of the product. Join ALSAC St. Jude's Director of Digital User Experience Design and Bruce Nix, Lokion Director of Agile Services, for an introduction to the concepts of Agile.
Finding Funding for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Interested in external funding but unsure of where to start? This is the workshop for you. Join the Division of Research and Innovation Team as we explore the funding databases and search engines that are most relevant for arts, humanities, and social science discipline faculty and PhD candidates.
Research Resources Lightning Talks
Join us on Study Day for a fun end of the semester as we play matchmaker for facilities on campus and the researchers looking for research resources. Faculty and staff with equipment that they are open to sharing with researchers on campus will have 3 minutes to tell us what their equipment is, how it can be used, and what you're currently using it for. Following the lightning talks, we will have networking reception so you can meet the labs and their leaders.
Finding Funding for STEM Disciplines
Interested in external funding but unsure of where to start? This is the workshop for you. Join the Division of Research and Innovation Team as we explore the funding databases and search engines that are most relevant for STEM discipline faculty and PhD candidates.