The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is pleased to offer the 2017 Grants Resource Center (GRC) Webinar Series. The webinar connections will be hosted at various campus locations and grant staff will be available for consultation for 30 minutes at the end of each session. Please register to attend a hosted session here.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) - "Using the Humanities to the Explore the Military Experience," presented by Victoria Sams, Program Officer, NEH, and NEH awardees from Governors State University (Ill.) and Appalachian State University (N.C.)
August 22, 2017, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Comal 116
Description: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) offers unique opportunities for colleges and universities to use the humanities to explore the military experience and to engage with their military and local communities. Program Officer Victoria Sams will discuss NEH’s Dialogues on the Experience of War program and other NEH opportunities. She will be joined by awardees from two GRC institutions who will speak about their projects and the process of putting together their funded proposals.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - "Finding Success with NIH AREA (R15) Grants, presented by Xinzhi Zhang, U.S. Public Health Services Commissioned Corps," Program Director, Division of Extramural Scientific Programs
August 24, 2017, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: UAC 275
Description: NIH’s popular Academic Research and Enhancement Award (AREA) program is specifically designed for institutions that have not been major recipients of NIH support (not more than $6 million over the last seven years). During this webinar, Dr. Zhang will provide an overarching view of the AREA program within the NIMHD, and best practices for submitting a competitive proposal.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - "Finding Success with an NIH R01," presented by Karen Briski, Professor, University of Louisiana, Monroe
September 21, 2017, 1:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m.
Abernathy Room 205, Centennial Hall
Description: Karen Briski, professor at the University of Louisiana Monroe, is her university’s first ever recipient of a five-year, $1.7 million Research Project Grant (Parent R01) from the National Institutes of Health. During this webinar, she will discuss her grant, awarded through the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, and how it may one day contribute great insight on how the medical community will treat Type-1 diabetes. She will also provide insight on her experiences and best practices with trying to obtain an R01 award.