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- Write Winning Grant Proposals (Hypothesis-Driven Research)
November 5 2014 at 8:30 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host a research grant writing proposal seminar for WSU faculty, post-docs, and space permitting, advanced doctoral students. The OVPR is sponsoring a major portion of the cost to bring Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops to campus.
The main campus seminar will take place November 5, 2014, from 8:30 AM to 5 PM in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center.
The seminar is for hypothesis-driven research (medical, biological and physical sciences and engineering). Light morning refreshments and lunch will be served.
The seminar will address both conceptual and practical aspects that are associated with the grant-writing process. It will emphasize idea development, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies that have kept the co-founders of Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops funded continuously for over twenty-five years.
Each attendee will receive a copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook. You will need to identify which workbook you need at the time of registration. Below is the list of available versions from which you can select.
The NIH Edition. Required for all submitting NIH proposals
The NSF Edition. Required for all submitting NSF proposals
Successful Proposals to Any Agency. USDA Edition with updated insert
The fee for seminar materials is $75 and may be paid for by personal check or through a department index account transfer. Payment or index information must be received prior to the seminar to reserve your spot.
Registration is limited!
Registration and required infomormation must be completed by October 20, 2014.
- AIChE - Marathon Refinery Tour & Presentation
November 5 2014 at 9:00 AM
Marathon Petroleum Co. Detroit, MI
Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC) will be offering a refinery tour on Wednesday, November 5th from 9-11am. The morning will consist of a 30-45 minute Refinery Presentation, followed by a driving facility tour, and lunch.
The sign up sheet for this event is in the tank, a $5 refundable deposit will be required to deter no shows for the event. Last day to sign up is Monday 10/27.
For more information please email Caroline Mueller: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lipids@Wayne with Narasimham Parinandi, Ph.D.
November 5 2014 at 5:00 PM
Lipids@Wayne and the Office of the Vice President of Research are pleased to host the next Lipids@Wayne seminar on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 5:00 pm in room 1167 Biological Sciences Building. The seminar is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
The featured speaker will be Narasimham Parinandi, PhD from the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Wexner Medical Center of the Ohio State University.
- Water@Wayne Seminar with John Gray of USGS
November 6 2014 at 2:30 PM
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host the next Water@Wayne Seminar on November 6, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Wayne State University's Welcome Center Auditorium, 42 W. Warren. The seminar is free and open to the entire campus community; registration is requested. A small reception will follow in the Welcome Center Lobby.
The guest speaker will be Dr. John Gray, Scientist Emeritus, U.S. Geological Survey. He will present, “Importance of sediment monitoring and research followed by a description of a sediment project or two that could be illustrative of the ‘importance.’”
The relative importance of fluvial sediment as indicated by a variety of riverine metrics, including chemistry, habitat, channel morphology, commerce, water supply, and recreation, can be viewed as subordinate only to that of water flux. Dr. Gray will describe the relative importance of fluvial sediment in the environment; describe inroads in fluvial-sediment research and monitoring; and, using China’s Yellow River as an example, describe some unintended and catastrophic consequences of altering the natural sediment fluxes of sediment in a large river system.
Dr. Gray retired after 37 years with the U.S. Geological Survey. After assignments in Urbana, IL and Tucson, AZ, he relocated to the USGS National Center in Reston, VA, where, beginning in 1996, he has served as the Office of Surface Water’s National Sedimentologist. He is certified by the American Institute of Hydrology as a Professional Hydrologist, and is a founding member of the World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research. His professional bibliography includes 100+ citations.
A short reception will immediately follow Dr. Gray's presentation at 3:30 p.m. We hope you are able to join us for this interesting seminar!
- PAD Seminar - Developing a Budget for Your Grant Proposals
November 13 2014 at 1:00 PM
The offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost, and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer the Professional and Academic Development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators. Seminars are free, but registration is required. This seminar, Developing a Budget for Your Grant Proposals, will take place Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1-2:30 p.m. at 5057 Woodward, 6th Floor, Conference Room A.
The moderator will be Gail Ryan, Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Program Administration.
Although PAD seminars will no longer be recorded due to low viewing activity, please see past seminar videos and handouts on the PAD website. If you have questions about this seminar series, please contact email@example.com. We hope to see you at this informative PAD session!
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