Join us at the second annual UI Research Services Fair!
Thursday, October 10 -- 1:00pm-5:00pm
The Research Development Office (RDO), a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Research, is pleased to invite researchers of all levels* to the second annual University of Iowa Research Services Fair. The Fair will provide an opportunity for researchers to learn about the many campus resources and services available for their research.
Fair attendees will:
- Learn about campus’s cutting-edge instruments and technology as well as many other services available in support of funding applications and research programs
- Interact with centers, institutes, core facilities, and other service units in a vendor-style fair
- Network with colleagues while enjoying hors d’oeurvres and a hosted bar
Researchers of all levels (i.e., faculty, staff, post-docs, and students)
Attendance is free. Registration link coming soon.
Why register? Registration allows for us to plan accordingly for food and beverages. Doing so also eases registration on the day of the event.
Hancher Auditorium Logistics
Parking is available in lot 55 (Hancher Lot) starting at 11:00am.
West side attendees can take Red route to Hancher and Blue route back to campus.
East side attendees can take Blue route to Hancher and Red route back to campus.
Visit the UI Parking and Transportation website for additional CAMBUS schedules, routes, and maps to and from the event.
What people are saying following the inaugural event on April 11, 2019.
Post-Event Evaluation Results:
96% of attendees reported overall satisfaction with the event
92% of attendees responded that they met a new contact
96% of attendees responded that they would recommend the Research Services Fair to a colleague.
"I really enjoyed this, it was a great opportunity to touch base with and learn about a lot of the services on campus."
"It was fantastic! Really helpful to get to know more about the research services at UI, and the opportunity to network."
From participating vendors:
"Our unit representatives met researchers that we would otherwise not encounter...and got to chat with former collaborators as well. We expect this fair to be the catalyst for many opportunities in the future."
"Made some good connections and more people are now aware of what we do. Very nice event."
To see brief descriptions of previously participating units, please click here.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.