Fall 2014 Schedule

The Marshall University Research Corporation is pleased to announce its schedule of professional development opportunities in grantsmanship, designed specifically for Marshall researchers and administrative staff.

All sessions are FREE and open to the university community. Please note that lunch is not provided; however, participants may bring their own lunches to the workshops.

Registration is strongly encouraged. Please register online here.

For more information about any of these sessions or to inquire about scheduling personalized grantsmanship workshops for your department or school, please call 304.696.6598.


Introduction to MURC/Research Process

If you are interested in external funding, you need to become familiar with Marshall University Research Corporation and how its services help you navigate the world of external funding. In addition to familiarizing you with the most common grants administration procedures, this session reviews the overall process–from proposal submission to award close-out.

When:      Friday, Sept. 26, or Tuesday, Sept. 30, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:     Drinko Library 138

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Finding Funding

In this introduction to the basics of locating funding for grant proposals, participants will learn about the various databases available to assist in finding support, and how to utilize the Pivot system for funding, collaboration and planning. College-specific sessions will be formed upon request.  These sessions will allow for more targeted funding searches.

When:      Friday, Oct. 24, or Tuesday, Oct. 28, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:     Drinko Library 138

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Budgeting Basics

The budget is often the backbone of the proposal idea. One of the services MURC offers is that of budgeting assistance. This workshop will familiarize you with the basic components of a proposal budget.

When:      Tuesday, Oct. 14, or Friday, Oct. 17, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:     Drinko Library 138

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Grantsmanship 101/Proposal Basics

This session covers the basic components of a standard grant proposal. Also included are agency-specific requirements, timelines for planning and the proposal from the reviewers’ points of view.

When:      Thursday, Oct. 2, or Friday, Oct. 3, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:     Drinko Library 138

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Human Subject Research/IRB 101

Topics discussed will include the purpose of the university’s Human Research Protection Program, the Institutional Review Boards and the submission process.

When:      Tuesday, Oct. 21, or Tuesday, Nov. 4, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 138

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Strategies for Successful Proposal Writing

This session will focus on the proposal writing process. Topics will include how to draft the various elements of a proposal, time management strategies and suggested types of reviewers for various stages of revisions. The session will end with a discussion of writing groups, with an opportunity to join a proposal-writing group on campus.

When:      Tuesday, Oct. 7, or Thursday, Oct. 9, or Friday, Oct. 10, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 349 for Tuesday session/Drinko Library 138 for Thursday and Friday sessions

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Post-Award Overview

This brand new workshop is an introduction to MURC’s post-award services and will feature a Q&A session with our post-award officers.

When:      Thursday, Oct. 23, or Friday, Oct. 31, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 138

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Technology Transfer 101

Learn about Marshall University’s technology transfer process.

When:      Thursday, Nov. 6, or Friday, Nov. 7, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 138

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