Upcoming Events

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The RDO assists researchers in preparing competitive proposals. This is accomplished through research skills development opportunities such as grant writing seminars and workshops. See below for our annual recurring programming.

Recurring Programs

In collaboration with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science’s K Club, the NIH K Club+ is designed to give you the knowledge and resources to craft competitive K award applications. Club+ participants will take part in events and services including graphic design, editing, and review services.

Click here to learn more about the K Club+.

The NSF CAREER Club is designed to give you the knowledge and resources to craft competitive CAREER applications. Club participants will take part in events and services including editing, graphic design, and review services. 

Click here to learn more about the CAREER Club.

Recurring Seminars

The Training Team from the NSF-supported Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS) organization conducts five interactive virtual workshops. Session topics include:

  • BI 101
  • Broadening Participation
  • NSF CAREER Awards
  • BI Partnerships/BI Identity
  • Evaluating BI

Click here to learn more about these seminars.

The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). This seminar will walk you through all the parts of the proposal, emphasizing the purpose of each part and how different sections must mesh. Topics include:

  1. How and why components must mesh
  2. Choosing the right K Award
  3. Addressing review criteria in all components
  4. What makes a good Candidate
  5. Connecting Candidate, Career Development, and mentor
  6. Support letters
  7. Transition from K to R

Click here to learn more about this seminar.

The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). Seminar topics include:

  1. Understanding the Basics of CAREERs
  2. Planning Your Proposal
  3. Crafting a Compelling Overview
  4. Designing Your Education and Research Plans
  5. Discussing the Literature, Preliminary Work, and Significance
  6. Letters and the Rest

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The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). The seminar focus is on fundamental concepts of proposal planning and writing for the Arts and Humanities faculty backed by concrete tips and operational strategies that support planning and longer-term sustainability.

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The Write Winning Grant Proposals seminar is the cornerstone of Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops (GWSW) seminar programs. It comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. Emphasis is given to doing the “extra” things that can make the difference between success and failure.

Phase I is offered each year in the Fall. Phase II is offered every other year.

Click here to learn more about this seminar.

Upcoming Grant Writing Events

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NIH K Club+ 2024-25 Information Session

Friday, September 13, 2024 9:00am to 9:30am
Virtual
This is an information session to describe the NIH K Club+. In collaboration with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science’s K Club, the NIH K Club+ (2024-25) is designed to give you the knowledge and resources to craft competitive K award applications. Event Information The Research Development Office is hosting a NIH K Award virtual information session on Friday, Sept. 13 from 9–9:30 a.m. This event is an introduction to this year's NIH K Club+, click here to learn more. Registr...
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The K Award Ecosystem: Writing a Competitive K Award 2024-25 Seminar

Friday, October 4, 2024 8:30am to 12:30pm
Virtual
A competitive NIH Career Development K Award fits together like a complex ecosystem. This seminar will walk you through all the parts of the proposal, emphasizing the purpose of each part and how different sections must mesh. Note: the general concepts also apply to many aspects of Fellowship (F31/F32) applications. K Award Ecosystem Seminar The Research Development Office and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science are hosting a virtual NIH K Award grant writing seminar, The K...
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NSF CAREER Club 2024-25 Information Session

Friday, November 1, 2024 9:00am to 9:30am
Virtual
This is an information session to describe the NSF CAREER Club. The NSF CAREER Club (2024-25) is designed to give you the knowledge and resources to craft competitive CAREER applications. Event Information The Research Development Office is hosting a NSF CAREER Award virtual information session on Friday, Nov. 1 from 9–9:30 a.m. This event is an introduction to this year's NSF CAREER Club, click here to learn more. Registration Register here by Thursday, Oct. 31. A calendar invitation and...