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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 research@memphis.edu with specific questions about the series. A light lunch will be provided.

For more information, please contact Cody Behles (cbehles@memphis.edu), Assistant Director of Research and Innovation at the FedEx Institute of Technology. 

Upcoming Workshops

FINDING FUNDING: NSF

NOV. 22 I 12:30-1:30 PM I AD ROOM 191 | REGISTER HERE 
Your NSF funding questions answered. We will provide a high-level overview of NSF functions and opportunities followed by a Q&A.

 

LABS AND RESOURCES LIGHTNING TALKS

DEC. 5 I 3-5 PM I FIT FISHBOWL (203/205) | REGISTER HERE
Join us during study day for an overview of labs and resources. Come learn about the amazing resources open to collaboration on the UofM campus.

 

FINDING FUNDING: NIH

JAN. 24 I 12:30-1:30 PM I FIT ROOM 225 | REGISTER HERE
Your NIH funding questions answered. We will provide a high-level overview of NIH functions and opportunities followed by a Q&A. 

 

FINDING FUNDING: ARTS & HUMANITIES

FEB. 7 I 12:30-1:30 PM I UC POPLAR ROOM (308) | REGISTER HERE
Learn how to navigate the NEH and other funding agencies critical to funding research in the arts and humanities

 

FACULTY PERSPECTIVE: NAVIGATING SBIR AND STTR

FEB. 21 I 3:30-5:30 PM I UMRF RESEARCH PARK | REGISTER HERE
Join faculty who have lived through the SBIR process and learn from their wisdom. Event in partnership with entrepreneurship community.

 

NAVIGATING THE DoD

 

FEB. 28 I 12:30-1:30 PM I FIT FISHBOWL (203/205) | REGISTER HERE
Join a panel of researchers from the UofM who have worked with the Department of Defense to gain insight into how to develop research relationships with the agency.

 

POST DOC INTRODUCTIONS AND NETWORKING

MARCH 19 I NOON-1:30 PM I FIT ROOM 225 | REGISTER HERE
Meet the PostDocs Fellows who have joined the University of Memphis over the last year.

 

COMMUNITY OF RESEARCH SCHOLARS LIGHTNING TALKS

MARCH 27 I 3:30-4:30 PM I FIT ROOM 226 | REGISTER HERE
Join the 2019 Community of Research Scholars to learn about their research at the forefront of interdisciplinary collaboration at the University of Memphis.

 

TECH TRANSFER OVERVIEW

APRIL 24 I 12:30-1:30 PM I FIT ROOM 225 | REGISTER HERE
Join Tech Transfer Director Dr. Hai Trieu to learn about the role of the tech transfer office in growing commercialization and intellectual property protection.

Previous Workshops


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