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The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has two divisions with distinct clients: Research Development (faculty) and Center for Research and Learning (students). Click on the above links to access the IUPUI Events Calendar for each division. Also, check out the IUPUI Arts and Humanities Institute calendar. To take advantage of workshops and programs offered by the Office of Research Administration (ORA), visit the Research Ethics, Education & Policy (REEP) website and select “Educational Programs.”

OVCR Workshops and Events

JANUARY

Basic Proposal Development

Target Audience: Faculty and department or school grants administrators

When: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

This workshop will focus on the basic essentials of building a successful grant proposal for agencies that fund in arts, humanities, philanthropy, business, law, and education. A wide-range of topics will be covered from developing a strong foundation for your application to key components of the narrative, the basic budget, writing styles, and interpreting agency guidelines, the necessity for knowing how your proposal will be reviewed, funding  limitations, and how to communicate complex ideas in a limited space. You are welcome to bring your lunch (limited to 20 faculty attendees).

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/BasicPropDev011415/

Center Proposals for Signature Centers Initiative

Target Audience: Faculty interested in Signature Center Proposals

When: Friday, January 16, 2015 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

This workshop is intended for established investigators who are interested in submitting high quality center proposals to the Signature Centers Initiative program. The intent is to provide the participants with a better understanding of what constitutes a research center and its desired attributes. In addition, the review process and review criteria for Signature Centers Initiative applications will be discussed. Ample time will be given for questions.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/SCI011615/

FEBRUARY

National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program

The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is an NSF-wide activity offering prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

The NSF deadlines for submission of proposals are expected to be July 22, 23, and 24, 2015, depending on discipline. If you are interested in applying and would like assistance by OVCR staff, be sure to attend the following sessions.

Session 1: General Information & Eligibility

Target Audience: Early Career Faculty in Disciplines Funded by NSF

When: Friday, February 6, 2015 | 10:30am - 1:00pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

A brief review of the guidelines and eligibility requirements will be presented. Attendees will also learn what resources are available to support development of a competitive proposal to the National Science Foundation CAREER program. You are welcome to bring your lunch.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/NSFCAREERSession1020615/

Session 2: Panel of Successful Applicants

Target Audience: Early Career Faculty in Disciplines Funded by NSF

When: Friday, March 27, 2015 | 11:30am - 1:00pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

As a follow-up to the initial introductory session in February, recent NSF CAREER awardees will share tips on securing funding through this program and answer questions from attendees. You are welcome to bring your lunch.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/NSFCAREERSession2032715/

Ins and Outs of Applying for NSF Funding

Target Audience: Faculty and grant administrators

When: Friday, February 13, 2015 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Where: University Library, Lilly Auditorium

How to prepare and submit grant proposals to the National Science Foundation (NSF) is the focus of presentations by representatives of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Office of Research Administration and NSF awardees on the IUPUI faculty. The workshop will provide an overview of the Foundation, its mission, priorities and NSF programs that cut across disciplines. Specific topics include a description of the various funding mechanisms and their appropriateness for each career stage, attributes of high quality proposals, and resources available within the University to support proposal development. Highlighting the event is a panel discussion by current NSF reviewers who will provide an in-depth look into the peer review process.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/NSFFunding021315/

MARCH

National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Target Audience: Faculty Interested in Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers

When: Thursday, March 5, 2015 | 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

The NSF REU opportunity focuses on ventures designed specifically to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of undergraduate students in thematically-linked, ongoing research projects in meaningful ways. For those with existing NSF funding, supplemental grants to add undergraduate researchers to currently funded NSF projects will also be discussed.  The NSF deadline for submission of site proposals is expected to be August 28, 2015. If you are interested in applying and would like assistance by OVCR staff, be sure to attend.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/NSFREU030515/

Developing Complex, Multi-Investigator, Multi-Institutional Proposals

Target Audience: Senior Faculty with Previous or Current External Funding

When: Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

The current funding environment favors large, complex, multi-institutional, multi-investigator projects. However,organizing a successful submission takes a great deal of planning and teamwork. What works best in which situation? Should you use a “Red Team Review?” What role does the RFP serve to organize the writing efforts? Professional proposal writers and editors will discuss these and a number of related issues at this session.(Limited to 20 registrants)

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/ComplexProposals032615/

Nine Golden Rules to Succeed in Research and Scholarship

Target Audience: Faculty

When: Friday, March 13, 2015 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

This session will reveal the Nine Golden Rules on how to succeed in research and scholarship. It is focused toward new and early career investigators; however, mid-career faculty should find information of interest as well.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/NineGoldenRules031315/

APRIL

IUPUI Research Day

Target Audience: General

When: Friday, April 17, 2015 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Where: Campus Center

The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research invites you to the 2015 IUPUI Research Day. This open house celebrates the cutting-edge and multifaceted research and scholarly activities of IUPUI.

Research Day provides an opportunity for the IUPUI faculty, staff, and students, their academic, industrial, and governmental partners, and the broader community, to come together and learn more about the research enterprise at IUPUI, to explore new collaborations, and to lay the foundation for new partnerships.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/ResearchDay2015/

Working with Industry on Applied Research & Creative Activity

Target Audience: Faculty

When: Friday, April 24, 2015 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Where: University Library, Room 1126

This session will provide participants with an overview of services provided by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research that help link faculty researchers to industry partners for potential collaborations. Although this information session is geared toward new to mid-career faculty/researchers with a desire to work with industry, all faculty are welcome to attend. The following topics will be discussed: Research vs. applied research; Benefits of collaboration; How much industry research is currently being conducted at IUPUI; What industry looks for in applied research; What industry looks for in an applied researcher.

Register: https://crm.iu.edu/CRMEvents/WorkingwithIndustry042415/


 

 

 

 

Past Events

» IUPUI Research Day 2009

» IUPUI Research Day 2010

» IUPUI Research Day 2011

» IUPUI Research Day 2012

» IUPUI Research Day 2013