2016-2017

September 14 – Utilize faculty resources

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In this Training for Research Faculty workshop, we will highlight several resources provided by our office to help you jump start your research programs. Join us to learn the ins and outs of how to access these readily available amenities.
September 14, 12:00-1:30pm

October 12 – Open access to data: What do I need to know?

September 19th, 2016|0 Comments

At this TRF we will hear from data management experts on the process USU has developed to meet federal requirements and make publications and data publicly accessible.
October 12, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Library 101

November 9 – Increase your pool of potential graduate students

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You have funding and work to support a graduate student, but struggle to get top candidates to apply to your program. Learn how to recruit more top tier students to your program and how the Office of Research and Graduate Studies can help!
November 9 | 12:00-1:30 p.m. | Library 101

Support students who struggle with mental health issues

September 17th, 2016|0 Comments

We all know, graduate school is demanding. Faculty who are aware of mental health questions and resources available to students, will be better prepared to create a healthy experience for students.
December 7 | 12:00-1:30 p.m. | Library 101

Discover opportunities in interdisciplinary graduate training

September 15th, 2016|0 Comments

To be competitive today, graduate students need to have expertise in more areas than just their own discipline. Providing your students with that interdisciplinary education, though, can sometimes seem daunting.
February 22 | 12:00-1:30 p.m. | Library 101

Finding human subjects for your research

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March 22 | 12:00-1:30 p.m. | Library 101

2015-2016

An Insider’s Perspective to Making Tenure and Promotion

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February 17, 2016 Merrill-Cazier Library 154 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. The promotion and tenure process is an integral part of a researcher’s professional standing. There exist important steps and documentation before apply for tenure in [...]

Components of an Outstanding Sabbatical

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Learn about sabbatical compensation and benefits, hosting from other institutions/organizations, and key takeaways.

Tools for Mentoring Graduate Students

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We’ll look at three case studies — the bad, good and great student — and provide tools to elevate your student to the next level.

Lessons Learned in D.C.: How to Maximize my Proposal Chances

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A vital tool for increasing acceptance of proposals is networking with the program officers who will ultimately review your submissions. Faculty will pass on the lessons they learned visiting federal agencies in D.C. to you.

Broader Impacts: How to Include Them on my Proposal

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Date:  March 16, 2016 Place:  Library 154 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

2014-2015

Tools for Complex Project Management

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Come to this workshops to learn simple strategies to adopt and tools to use to keep your project on track, allowing you to spend more time focusing on the research.

Find your “once-in-20-years” student. Every year.

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One outstanding graduate student can transform your research program, but a simple CV posted to the web won’t be enough to attract the best.

RFAST (and Furious)

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RFAST certification is now required for all faculty members. If you attend this two-hour workshop, you can receive instruction in a format designed especially for recently hired faculty members.

I have to do WHAT with my data?

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In this month's Training for Research Faculty we will focus on the new infrastructure and tools offered by USU to store and publicize your data and to assist researchers in creating their own data management plans.

Becoming a Rising Star

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Come to this workshop to hear straight from an NSF program officer and current USU awardees about strategies to submit a successful CAREER proposal.