Grant-related workshops for staff begin this week


The Marshall University Research Corporation has announced 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.  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, call ext. 6.6598.

 

Introduction to MURC/Research Process

Those interested in external funding will need to become familiar with MURC and how its services can navigate the world of external funding. In addition to familiarizing participants 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 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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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:      Monday, Oct. 6, Friday, Oct. 24, or Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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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 participants with the basic components of a proposal budget.

When:      Tuesday, Oct. 14, or Friday, Oct. 17, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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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 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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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 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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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 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 349 for Tuesday session/Drinko Library 139 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 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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Technology Transfer 101

Learn about Marshall University’s technology transfer process.

When:      Thursday, Nov. 6, or Friday, Nov. 7, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Where:      Drinko Library 139

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For further information on these workshops, call ext.6-6598.