Webcast Workshops for Faculty and Staff

Posted on 2/21/2011 11:38:20 AM

The following webcasts will be available for viewing by IUP faculty and staff at the IUP Research Institute on February 24 and 25, 2011.

If you are an IUP faculty or staff member and are interested in joining us for any or all of these workshops, please contact us to reserve your spot! Call 724-357-2223 or e-mail researchinstitute-2@iup.edu.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

NIH: Application and Review Processes 

1:30–2:15 p.m.
This workshop will focus on the changes that have occurred over the last year regarding the National Institutes of Health’s shortened application form and review criteria.

Fostering Faculty Development

3:50–5:10 p.m.
This workshop will focus on new initiatives, some of which are experimental, to foster the development of proposals by faculty who are new to grant-seeking at Appalachian State University. Additionally, participants will be encouraged to share faculty development success stories from their campuses.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus

10:10–11:00 a.m.
As one of the Justice Department’s most popular programs for higher education funding, the Campus Program’s primary purpose is to develop and strengthen victim services and security on campus in situations involving domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This session will feature a brief proposal review by the program officer and an overview of a successful campus program from a funded project director. Note: Malinda Cowles of IUP will be a featured presenter for this session.

Getting Ready for GEAR UP

11:10 a.m.–Noon
The Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs is one of the most popular U.S. Department of Education programs. GEAR UP supports partnerships offering college preparation and awareness activities to students beginning in seventh grade. This session will feature successful GEAR UP programs to help interested stakeholders prepare for the FY11 competition.

NSF / NIH Update on Responsible Conduct of Research

2:45–3:45 p.m.
Although they regulate and interpret research responsibilities in different ways, the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation together represent the gold standard in U.S. research ethics policies. This session will provide an update on each agency’s policies, including the implementation of America COMPETES-mandated grant policy changes.