Past Events

  1. Mar 19, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    In this 1.5 hour workshop geared toward staff, we introduce the differences and similarities between purchasing on sponsored programs and general funds. The basic rules and regulations that govern purchasing on sponsored programs are discussed. We cover in more detail purchases that either require more administrative time or which are common to research and rarely purchases on general funds.  

  2. Mar 18, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Grant applications include various sections, one of the most important being the project narrative. This is your chance to describe your research idea to the funding agency, how it will be carried out, why your project is important, and the feasibility of such a project. In this session, we will discuss how to develop a strong project narrative and how to communicate your research clearly. Presenter: Kayla Arnold, Administrative Associate, Office for Research and Graduate Education  

  3. Mar 18, 2019, 8:00am - 3:30pm

    BioScience Writers will be hosting a fellowship writing workshop focused on the fundamentals of crafting a compelling, competitive fellowship application. This workshop is co-sponsored by The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, OUAB Grad/Prof, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Participants will learn:

  4. Mar 11, 2019, 9:00am - 11:00am

    This two-hour in-person case study based workshop covers the major requirements of the Ohio Ethics Law which applies to all faculty and staff. This workshop is led by ethics experts from Academic Affairs, Medical Center Compliance, and University Compliance and Integrity. Register via BuckeyeLearn.

  5. Mar 7, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    In this 2 hour workshop geared toward staff, we introduce learners to the various electronic tools and reports available to effectively manage sponsored programs awards, as well as the regular monitoring activities that should be on every research administrator's checklist. Award management activities, such as personnel appointments, rebudgeting, compliance, billing, from project set-up through closeout are discussed.

  6. Mar 7, 2019, 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Each year, the Federal Government provides hundreds of billions of dollars in grant funding. These opportunities are usually announced by releasing a Requests for Proposal (RFP), or sometimes called Requests for Application (RFA). RFPs and RFAs are invitations for researchers to apply for “free” money. Knowing how to quickly and thoroughly analyze RFPs up front can not only get you grant funding, but also save you time and reduce your chances of being rejected. Why? The most common reasons why your proposal might get rejected are:

  7. Mar 6, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    This session is geared toward departmental/college staff who assist Principal Investigators (PIs) with the preparation of National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals and will provide an overview of the new Research.gov Proposal Preparation and Submission Site. Covered topics will include NSF accounts and roles, guiding PIs in creating a new proposal and granting access to other users, uploading files, completing forms, understanding the compliance check process and other features in Research.gov. Similarities and differences between Fastlane and Research.gov will be discussed.

  8. Mar 5, 2019, 10:00am - 11:00am

    Each year, the Federal Government provides hundreds of billions of dollars in grant funding. These opportunities are usually announced by releasing a Requests for Proposal (RFP), or sometimes called Requests for Application (RFA). RFPs and RFAs are invitations for researchers to apply for “free” money. Knowing how to quickly and thoroughly analyze RFPs up front can not only get you grant funding, but also save you time and reduce your chances of being rejected. Why? The most common reasons why your proposal might get rejected are:

  9. Feb 28, 2019, 11:30am - 2:00pm

    This workshop is designed for mentors of undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty. During this workshop, participating faculty will learn how to acknowledge the impact of conscious and unconscious assumptions, privilege, stereotype threat, and biases in the mentor-mentee relationship. Participants will use culturally responsive mentoring principles to guide them in talking about cultural diversity matters with their mentees.

  10. Feb 28, 2019, 9:00am - 10:00am

    This workshop will provide an overview of the expenses most commonly requested in grant applications, specifically focusing on NIFA applications. We will also discuss critical issues associated with developing budgets, including direct costs, allowable costs, and budget justifications.Presenter: Lori Kaser, Grants and Contracts Administrator  

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