Upcoming Workshop Schedule:
MURC will be offering four trainings for Fall 2023 to assist current PIs and those interested in perusing a grant funding opportunity. These trainings will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams. Registration is required and presentations will be recorded for viewing one week following the training. These workshops can be offered on-demand and tailored to your needs. If you have a group/department who would like to discuss an individualized training course, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Noon
If you are interested in external funding, you need to become familiar with the 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.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Noon
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.
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at Noon
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’s points of view.
Printable versions of our Workshop Syllabus and Fall 2023 Workshop Schedule
Marshall University users involved in animal or human subject research are required to sign up for the CITI system and take the required courses. This system also offers optional research administration training modules, described here.
To register in the CITI system, please visit https://www.marshall.edu/ori/files/CITI-Instructions-ERA-Course.pdf
Elements of Research Administration
This CITI module provides research administration professionals (sponsored program professionals and managers), principal investigators (PIs), and project directors with an overview of the different administrative components of sponsored programs. The Research Administration course as a whole will cover different areas of the sponsored programs administration profession, with five different modules:
- Elements of Research Administration
- Elements of Research Development
- Elements of Preaward
- Elements of Negotiation and Acceptance
- Elements of PostAward
All researchers, staff and students of National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored grants are required to complete an educational course on the Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR). The educational course utilized by Marshall University is the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). The steps for completing the educational requirements can also be found on the ORI educational website at. The course is broken down into approximately 25-minute modules so you can complete the modules as time permits. The steps for completing can be found here.
PIs, Co-Is, and Co-PIs of US PHS (which includes the NIH) funded projects must complete the PHS COI course prior to award set up. The steps for completing the educational requirements can also be found on the ORI educational website here.
For information, please contact Bruce Day with the Office of Research Integrity.
External grant training opportunities will be announced throughout the year via the website, MU newsletter, social media and various list serves.
Spring Grant Training
Each spring, MURC hosts an external grant writing workshop, presented by Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops (https://www.grantcentral.com/ ). Watch for announcements for the Spring 2024 seminar.