Looking to identify a perfect artist-in-residence or sabbatical experience? Getting the most out of these experiences requires planning and foresight. This session will help faculty launch their searches for those opportunities, secure them, and maximize the potential opportunities that comes from them. Participants will hear from faculty colleagues who have be successful at doing that very thing.
March 28, 12:30-1:30, Library 101
The ability to attract extramural funding is essential to the efforts of most faculty to build and maintain an internationally recognized research program. However, winning grant support has never been more challenging. Fortunately, proposal-writing is a skill that can be developed and refined. This workshop will help USU researchers hone their grant-writing skills by learning how to avoid common -and painful- proposal blunders from a panel of highly successful and experienced grant writers and reviewers.
January 24, 12:30-1:30, Library 101
For faculty researchers, gaining fellowship in their discipline is an achievement many regard as a career topping event. To achieve fellowship requires excellence in three areas: (1) A successful, transformative research program that is well documented in the literature (2) Leadership engagement in one's discipline on a local national and international level (3) Acknowledgement among peers in your discipline, often taking the form of recognition awards for scholarship. This workshop will host a number of faculty fellows who will share their experience achieving excellence in theses areas and their path to being named a fellow of their discipline.
November 29, 12:30-1:30, Library 101
In an increasingly digital world, promoting, preserving, and claiming your research is more complicated and more hectic. In this Training For Research Faculty, we will explore managing online scholarly presences, including the creation of profiles with Academia.edu, ResearchGate, and Selected Works as well as setting up ORCIDs and Google Scholar profiles.
September 27, 9:30-10:30, Library 154
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Date: March 16, 2016 Place: Library 154 Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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 [...]