Are you looking for help in writing proposals? The Office of Research Development and Education (ORDE) offers multiple seminar series targeted to the University of Colorado Denver research community. These series are designed to give our researchers an edge when seeking external funding in today's highly competitive market.
Naomi Nishi, the ORDE Assistant Director for Educational Outreach, is developing the Faculty Seminar Series for Fall Semester, 2013. She recently completed an analysis of an on-line survey and series of interviews with faculty on both the Denver and Anschutz Medical Campuses designed to give us a better understanding of faculty needs surrounding the proposal development process. Based on your input, Naomi produced an Executive Summary outlining ORDE's future educational outreach efforts.
To be among the first to receive notice about upcoming Seminars, please sign up for ORDE updates. Also, let us know if you have a topic of interest you would like us to consider for inclusion in the Seminar Series or other educational venues. We look forward to hearing from you.
SEMINARS OPEN FOR REGISTRATION:
Navigating LIterature and Funding Landscapes: Conducting searches, identifying gaps and honing your research
Developing your research and honing your projects is a process that should not be done in isolation. Understanding the literature and research in your area and identifying the gaps is crucial to defining a good project. Also important is understanding where the dollars are going in your field and having a sense of the funding landscape so you can find funding for your projects once they're developed. This seminar, offered in partnership with our Libraries, will be a hands-on workshop that will show you how to navigate the literature and the funding landcape as you tailor your research. You will also learn about the resources available to support you in this work.
Charting Your Research Path: Setting Goals and Managing Your Day-to-Day
Designed for early career researchers as well as those more advanced in their careers, you will set initial goals for your research career and discover tips and techniques for day-to-day management to allow you to work effectively toward your goals.
Know Your Agency Lunches (lunch and related resources provided by ORDE)
Hear from a faculty expert with a wealth of information, experience and funding success. Upcoming featured agencies are:
Rocky Mountain Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit (Ekaterini Vlahos)
American Heart Association (Robert Eckel)
National Endowment for the Humanities (Jean Scandlyn)
Grant-Writing Approach: What to do before you write
Join us for this seminar on what to do before you write a grant. You'll learn best practices for framing your research, understanding the agency or sponsor you're applying to and working with program officers and other key people to identify and frame your idea and project before you begin writing your grant.