Gear Up for Grants Seminars Archive
 

2012–2013 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2012–2013 academic year.

"COS Pivot - Online Tool for Finding Grants and Collaborators"
Presented by Kay Sizer, Office of Research, Creative Activities & Tech Transfer
This will be a demonstration of COS Pivot, an online system to which NDSU subscribes.  Pivot can be used to do customized grant searches in any field. One can save those searches for later use and receive email updates with future grant alerts.  Pivot can also be used to search for researcher expertise.  This seminar will be particularly useful for new faculty who are unfamiliar with Pivot, but all faculty, researchers, and students are welcome.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
3:00-4:30p.m.
NDSU Memorial Union-Rose Room

COS Pivot Monthly Labs
The Pivot demo above will be followed by monthly labs where individuals can come to a computer cluster and get hands-on help setting up grant searches and updating one's account/profile. 
Monday, October 15, 2012, 3:00-4:00p.m. - EML Hall Rm. 377
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 3:00-4:00p.m. - EML Hall Rm. 377
Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 3:00-4:00p.m. - EML Hall Rm. 377
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 3:00-4:00p.m. - EML Hall Rm. 377
Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 3:00-4:00p.m. - Ehly Hall Rm. 119
Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 3:00-4:00p.m. - EML Hall Rm. 377
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 3:00-4:00p.m. - Ehly Hall Rm. 119
Limited space is available; Please Register >>

"Making the Right Moves in Your Research Career"
Presented by Dr. Philip Boudjouk, Vice President for Research
Vice President Boudjouk annually presents a talk which offers tips on getting started with a research program, writing grant proposals, and building a research career based on extensive experience as a chemistry researcher and as a research administrator.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
3:00–4:30 p.m.
NDSU Memorial Union-Rose Room
Please Register >>

"Tech Transfer Basics for Faculty and Students"
Presented by the Technology Transfer Office
Tech Transfer is the process by which university research can be transferred into the public sector through commercial development.  As patents and/or other intellectual property protection and business agreements are critical to commercial product development, the NDSU Tech Transfer Office works to ensure these aspects of the university’s intellectual assets are managed appropriately.  Plan to attend to learn more about this process.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
3:00–4:30 p.m.
NDSU Memorial Union-Rose Room
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"All About Grant Budgets - Pre and Post Award"
Presented by Sponsored Programs Administration and Grant & Contract Accounting staff
This presentation will describe the grant proposal process and cover best practices for grant budgets in particular, with the goal of making the process easier and more understandable.  Staff members will offer advice to streamline grant budget development, improve grants management and prevent problems once a grant proposal becomes a grant award.    
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
3:00–4:30 p.m.
NDSU Memorial Union-Rose Room
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"Grants Management: It's More Than a Grant Proposal"
Presented by Grant & Contract Accounting staff
Once a grant proposal becomes a grant award, effective management of that award is very important.  Presenters will explain cost share in grants, effort reporting, and offer additional information to help principal investigators and others involved meet grant requirements and avoid extra work and stress.       
Thursday, February 21, 2013
3:00–4:30 p.m.
NDSU Memorial Union-Prairie Room
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"Compliance and Grants: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You"
Presented by Evie Myers, VP for Equity, Diversity, & Global Outreach; and Sponsored Programs Administration staff.
This seminar will cover some of the compliance areas that grant proposal writers should be aware of as they plan research projects and other activities. Also covered will be an overview of the resources available to address these topics.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
3:00–4:30 p.m.
EML Room 378
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"Workshop: Writing an NSF CAREER Proposal"   
Presented by The Implementation Group (TIG), a consulting firm from Washington, D.C.
This all-day workshop is especially for faculty and postdocs who are potential applicants for the NSF-CAREER grants program. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a highly competitive program that offers the National Science Foundation's most 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. CAREER grant awards provide five years of funding support. New proposals are accepted annually in the last week of July.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (lunch will be provided)
NDSU Memorial Union-Arikara Room
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2011–2012 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2011–2012 academic year.

"Research Data Management"
Presented by the Research and Data Working Group
Come learn more about a new working group that is tasked with developing resources to further support research activities at NDSU. This multi-disciplinary working group is charged with two key areas of focus: to identify the impact of research on campus cyberinfrastructure; and to provide assistance to investigators as they develop data management plans, now required by several federal funding agencies.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
3:00–4:30 p.m.
Memorial Union—Arikara Room

"Using Grants.gov and Other Key Grants Processes"
Presented by Sponsored Programs Administration staff
Staff members will describe grant proposal approval, budget development, and other grants processes handled by the Sponsored Programs Administration Office. Significant time will be spent demonstrating use of the online federal Grants.gov website to find and apply for government grants.
Thursday, November 10, 2011 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Memorial Union—Room of Nations

"Building a Nationally Competitive Research Program at NDSU"
Presented by Dr. Philip Boudjouk, Vice President for Research
Vice President Boudjouk annually presents a talk which offers tips on getting started with a research program, writing grant proposals, and building a research career based on extensive experience as a chemistry researcher and as a research administrator.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
3:30–5:00 p.m.
Memorial Union—Arikara Room

2010–2011 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2010–2011 academic year.

"The New NIH Review & Scoring System—Get the Inside Story"
Panel Discussion by Dr. Mukund Sibi, Dr. Larry Reynolds, and Dr. Kent Rodgers.
Come learn what it's like to sit on the other side of the fence - as a reviewer of grant proposals. This panel discussion will focus on the new review process and scoring system used by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for grant proposals. Panelists will discuss their own experiences as panel reviewers with NIH study sections and offer tips to potential grant applicants for NIH funds.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Family Life Center (FLC) Room 122

"How to Write a Winning NSF CAREER Proposal"
Produced by Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC
An access code to the webinar recording will be provided by request, allowing anyone at NDSU to view the streamed recording at their own desktops as many times as they would like for a period of 30 days beginning March 31.
Streamed video available Friday, March 31, 2011 through April 29, 2011
To obtain access to the webinar, contact Kay Sizer, kay.sizer@ndsu.edu

"Budget Development, Grants.gov, and Grant Proposal Processing"
Presented by Sponsored Programs Admin Staff
This seminar is for researchers who want to learn more about how to develop a grant budget correctly, how to navigate the Grants.gov website, and how to get through NDSU's grant proposal approval process.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Effort Reporting; Compliance is Crucial!"
Presented by Grant & Contract Accounting Staff
This seminar will provide valuable information for those who are planning grant projects as well as those who have active grants. It will focus on federal compliance requirements as well as a review of NDSU effort reporting policies and procedures.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Meadowlark Room

"NDSU Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Program"
Presented by Dr. Charlene Wolf Hall, et al
NDSU's Research Integrity Officer will lead a presentation explaining new federal requirements for training of students and postdocs involved in research projects.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Meadowlark Room

"Building a Nationally Competitive Research Program at NDSU"
Presented by Dr. Philip Boudjouk, Vice President for Research
VP Boudjouk will offer tips on getting started with a research program, getting grants and building a research career based on his many years as a chemistry researcher and as a research administrator. 
Thursday, November 4, 2010
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

Fall Kick-Off - Grant Writing Workshop
"Identifying Federal Opportunities and Developing a Competitive Proposal"
Presented by Dr. Joseph Danek and Dr. Thomas Taylor, The Implementation Group, Inc. (TIG). The workshop will focus on the NSF, NIH, and DOE and will provide helpful hints on proposal development that can also translate to other agencies. A major topic will be multi-investigator grants.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
9:00–11:30 am - Morning session will focus on NSF
12:00–2:30 pm - Afternoon session will focus on NIH and DOE
Memorial Union - Century Theatre (NOTE the room change!)
Registration is required for one or both sessions. A box lunch is available for those attending both. Attendees should bring laptops; room is wireless enabled.

2009–2010 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2009–2010 academic year.

"Interpretation & Implementation of NSF's Requirement to Facilitate the Ethical Conduct of Research"
A webinar produced by SRA International with presenters from National Science Foundation and San Diego State University
Thursday, November 19, 2009
12:00 noon - 2:00 pm
Memorial Union - Plains Room

"Research and Intellectual Property at NDSU"
Presented by the Office of Technology Transfer and NDSU Research Foundation
Thursday, November 19, 2009
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Building a Nationally Competitive Research Program at NDSU"
Presented by Dr. Philip Boudjouk, Vice President for Research
Thursday, December 17, 2009
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Finding Grants and Expertise Online Using COS"
Presented by Kay Sizer, RCATT Office
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
3:30 – 4:30 pm
IACC - Rm 114 computer cluster
or
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
9:00 - 10:00 am
IACC - Rm 114 computer cluster

2008–2009 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2008–2009 academic year:

"NDSU Research 101"
Presenter: Kay Sizer, Mgr. of Faculty Development & Special Projects - RCATT Office
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Approaching Research Responsibly"
Presenters: Dr. Steve Meinhardt, Dr. Glenn Dorsam, and Dr. Tika Adhikari
Thursday, October 30, 2008
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Building a Nationally Competitive Research Program at NDSU"
Presented by NDSU Vice President for Research, Dr. Philip Boudjouk
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Grant Writing 101"
A two-part web conference by Academic Impressions
Monday, February 23, 2009
12:00 noon-1:30pm
Memorial Union - Century Theatre
and
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
12:00 noon-1:30pm
R1 - Room 148/154

"Managing Effort Reporting and Other Grant Issues"
Presented by Grant & Contract Accounting Office
Thursday, March 12, 2009
3:00 - 4:30 pm
EML - Rm 170/171 (available via Interactive Video Network -IVN)

"Finding Grants and Expertise Using COS"
Presenter: Kay Sizer, Mgr. of Faculty Development & Special Projects - RCATT Office
(same seminar offered on two different days)
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
or
Thursday, May 14, 2009
3:30 - 5:00 pm
IACC - Rm 114

2007–2008 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2007–2008 academic year:

"Building a Research Program at NDSU"
presented by NDSU Vice President for Research, Dr. Philip Boudjouk
Thursday, October 25, 2007
3:00-4:30pm
Memorial Union - Prairie Room

"Collaborations That Work"
Panel including two sets of collaborators: Dr. Anne Denton and Dr. Birgit Pruess, and Dr. Phillip McClean and Dr. Donald Schwert
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Lessons To Be Learned from Grant Proposal Panel Reviewers"
Panel including Dr. Mark McCourt, Dr. Larry Reynolds, and Dr. Mark Sheridan
Thursday, December 6, 2007
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Grant Tips from Previous NSF-CAREER Awardees"
Previous NDSU NSF-CAREER awardees talk about their experiences. Panelists include Dr. Kalpana Katti, Dr. Eakalak Khan, Dr. Sanku Mallik, and Dr. Wenfang Sun
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Pursuing Research and Grants in the Social Sciences"
Panelists Dr. Joel Hektner, Dr. Verlin Hinsz, Dr. Richard Rathge, and Dr. Kevin Thompson discuss their experiences
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Memorial Union - Hidatsa Room

"Using COS More Effectively to Find Grants and Expertise"
Kay Sizer from the RCATT Office demonstates how to set up grant searches and email alerts and manage your COS profile and workbench. The seminar is held in a computer cluster so that attendees are able to practice at computers.
Thursday, May 1, 2008 and Thursday, May 8, 2008
3:00 - 4:30 pm
IACC, Rm 116

2006–2007 Seminar Series

The following seminars were offered for the 2006–2007 academic year:

"Research and The University Professor"
presented by NDSU Vice President for Research, Dr. Philip Boudjouk
Monday, October 30, 2006
3:00-4:30pm
R1 Bldg. - Rm. 148-154

"Preserving Your Intellectual Property Rights"
presented by staff from the Office of Technology Transfer
Monday, December 18, 2006
3:00 - 4:30 pm
R1 Bldg. - Rm 148-154

"Community of Science (COS) and Other Resources for Finding Grants and Expertise Online" (rescheduled from Nov. 29 cancellation)
presented by Kay Sizer, RCATT Office
Monday, January 22, 2007
3:00 - 4:30 pm

"Post Award Grant and Contract Issues"
(Topics to include Award Types, Payroll Planning, Verifying Grant Balances, Financial Reporting and Billing, Cost Share Documentation)
Presented by Grants & Contracts Accounting Office Staff
Wednesday, January 31, 2007
3:00 - 4:30 pm
R1 Bldg. - Rm 148-154

"Navigating Grants.gov"
(This seminar will focus on use of the new online website for finding and applying for federal grants.)
Presented by Amy Scott and Jan Oelrich, Sponsored Programs Administration
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
3:00 - 4:30 pm
R1 Bldg. - Rm 148-154

"Federal Financial Compliance for Grants and Contracts"
(Topics to include Unallowable Costs, Overload, Cost Transfers, Effort Reporting)
Presented by Grants & Contracts Accounting Office Staff
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
3:00 - 4:30 pm
R1 Bldg. - Rm 148-154


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