We offer a series of workshops, seminars and webinars specifically for university researchers and research staff.
Workshop for New Faculty: Funding Your Research - How to Get Started
3-hour workshop for new faculty covering strategies for developing a research agenda, identifying and analyzing funding opportunities, understanding funding agencies,creating a funding plan, and recruiting mentors and collaborators. Also offered as a webinar.
Seminar: Competing for Funding from the National Science Foundation
3-hour seminar on the National Science Foundation (NSF) covering the agency's mission, funding priorities, how NSF is organized, how proposals are reviewed, the types of projects funded by NSF, and a step-by-step discussion of how to write a proposal to NSF. Also offered as a webinar.
Webinar: How to Write Successful Grants for Instrumentation
2-hour webinar discussing grants that fund instrumentation and equipment and how to develop a successful proposal for those grants (emphasis will be on NSF Major Research Instrumentation and NIH Shared Instrumentation Grants, but other funding programs will also be discussed). Also available as a live seminar.
Webinar: Competing for Funding from the National Institutes of Health
2-hour webinar for faculty researchers who are new to NIH, covering how NIH is organized, how to find and understand NIH funding opportunities, how NIH proposals are structured, the review process, and keys to writing a competitive proposal. Also available as a live seminar.
Seminar: How to Write Successful Proposals for NSF CAREER, DoD Young Investigator and Other Grants for Early-Career Researchers
3-hour seminar for junior faculty covering grants specifically for early-career researchers. The seminar will focus on special requirements for these kinds of grants, how to decide when to apply, and keys to writing a successful proposal for these grants. Also available as a webinar.
Rates for seminars, webinars and workshops depend on the number of participants and whether they will be presented in conjunction with other consultation services. Please feel free to contact us for an estimate.
Seminars, workshops and webinars are offered on request. We recommend that live seminars be offered in conjunction with individual consultations with attendees, in which we will provide individual advice based on their specific funding needs, interests and questions.
Webinar for Junior Faculty: How to Write a Competitive NSF CAREER Proposal
Presented Thursday, April 18th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
A webinar for junior faculty on how to write a successful CAREER proposal based on nine years of experience helping scores of faculty compete for CAREER grants. The webinar covered:
Additional materials, including example proposal sections, proposal outlines and helpful resources, are also included.
Both access to the live webinar and recordings of the webinar that can be viewed for 30 days after purchasing access are available.