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Workshops and Events

Following is a list of events of particular interest to UWM researchers.

Events labeled Research Development Training Series are part of a set of free-standing, no-prerequisite workshops presented by Proposal Development Services in the Office of Sponsored Programs. These events are Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

For registration, more information, or accommodation requests, please contact Kari Whittenberger-Keith (kariwk@uwm.edu, 229-4062) or Michelle Schoenecker (schoene7@uwm.edu, 229-2747).

Spring 2014 Events
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Research Development Training Series
Grant Writing Basics: Finding Funding Opportunities
Friday, February 21
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Mitchell 361
The basics of identifying potential funding sources, using a variety of search strategies. This workshop is intended for researchers in all disciplines.


Proposal Development
in Arts,
Humanities,
and Social
Sciences

Knowing Your Options: Funding Opportunities for Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Graduate Students
Monday, February 24
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Chemistry 197
This workshop is designed for graduate students looking to identify potential funding sources, be it funding for your graduate coursework, research, or creative activities. The workshop will introduce you to various electronic tools, which will help you identify funding opportunities and determine if they are the right ones for you. Graduate students at all stages of their graduate careers are invited to attend.
Keys to Successful Grant Writing for Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Graduate Students
Wednesday, February 26
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Curtin 175
Designed for the grant writer with limited experience, this workshop starts from the premise that nothing succeeds like a good idea. But a good idea is not enough. There are other important ingredients of success, from assembling a winning team to achieving a strong match between the idea and a potential sponsor. This workshop presents key concepts related to success in grant writing. It stresses the importance of planning over writing, and presents the sponsor as a potential ally, not an adversary.
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Research Development Training Series
Electronic Proposal Submission
Friday, February 28
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Mitchell 361
An introduction to electronic proposal submission, including federal grants using Fastlane and Grants.gov. This workshop is intended for researchers in all disciplines and for others involved in the proposal submission process.


Proposal Development
in STEM

Knowing Your Options: Funding Opportunities for STEM Graduate Students
Monday, March 3
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Chemistry 197
This workshop is designed for graduate students looking to identify potential funding sources, be it funding for your graduate coursework, research, or creative activities. The workshop will introduce you to various electronic tools, which will help you identify funding opportunities and determine if they are the right ones for you. Graduate students at all stages of their graduate careers are invited to attend.
Keys to Successful Grant Writing for STEM Graduate Students
Wednesday, March 5
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Curtin 175
Designed for the grant writer with limited experience, this workshop starts from the premise that nothing succeeds like a good idea. But a good idea is not enough. There are other important ingredients of success, from assembling a winning team to achieving a strong match between the idea and a potential sponsor. This workshop presents key concepts related to success in grant writing. It stresses the importance of planning over writing, and presents the sponsor as a potential ally, not an adversary.
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Research Development Training Series
“I’ve Got a Grant! Now What?”
Friday, March 7
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Mitchell 361
An introduction to the grants management process and tools at UWM. This workshop is intended for anyone involved in the grant process.
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Research Development Training Series
OSP and the Proposal Submission Process
Friday, April 4
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Mitchell 361
An introduction to the services of the Office of Sponsored Programs and the proposal submission process at UWM. This workshop is intended for researchers in all disciplines and for others involved in the proposal submission process.
Research Development Training Series
Grant Writing Basics: Proposal Writing
Friday, April 11
10:00 a.m.-Noon
Mitchell 361
An introduction to proposal writing, focusing on necessary components, strategy and planning processes. This workshop is intended for researchers in all disciplines.

Other courses and training

Following is a list of events from across campus designed for researchers. To have your event listed here, sent e-mail to Webmaster at the link at the bottom of the page.

High Performance Computing
The UWM High Performance Computing (HPC) Service supports powerful computing resources for UWM researchers and students and offers courses on High Performance Computing (HPC) and High Throughput Computing (HTC) for scientists and engineers.

IRB Web-based submission system training
Choose one upcoming session on the IRB Web site.

Chemical Hygiene Plan & Laboratory Safety Training
Check the Professional Development Calendar for researchers and graduate students for upcoming sessions..

Online Training
Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Compliance Guidelines
Tutorial login and completion on the Financial Conflict of Interest Web site required.

Note: Dates, times, and location are subject to change without notice.


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