Research Development offers workshops and classes throughout the year on proposal development, how to search for grants, current funding initiatives, junior faculty award programs, and other topics relevant to successfully competing for grants.
Members of the Research Development team are also available to develop events tailored to your department, research unit, or group's specific needs. Contact Meredith Murr at firstname.lastname@example.org or (805) 893-3925 to discuss your ideas for a Research Development class, symposium, workshop, or sponsor visit.
Designed for entry-level faculty and new appointees in science and engineering. Spread over nine half-day sessions, it covers a broad range of topics, including proposal writing techniques, a review of prominent funding sources, and proposal preparation practice. Like most of our workshops, PROWESS features presentations from RD staff and faculty, as well as panels of faculty with particularly relevant experience. Applications are solicited in February and PROWESS is held in June and July. Contact Meredith Murr (email@example.com) for more information.
Targeted to faculty in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, and education at all levels. This seminar series consists of three two-hour sessions led by Barbara Walker and Writing Program Associate Professor Karen Lunsford. Applications are solicited in Winter Quarter and the seminar meets in the Spring Quarter. Contact Barbara Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
This workshop presents an overview of the NSF CAREER program. A panel of previous and current CAREER awardees gives advice on proposal preparation, including strategy and broader impacts. Attendees can sign up to receive copies of successful CAREER proposals from faculty on campus. Contact Meredith Murr (email@example.com) for more information.
This workshop will lead you step-by-step through the process of creating an account and constructing customized searches in COS Pivot, a searchable database of 25,000 records representing over 400,000 individual funding opportunities from numerous sponsors across all disciplines. Contact Kelly Pillsbury (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Contact Meredith Murr at email@example.com or (805) 893-3925 for more information about upcoming events.