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February 2017
Free

SALSI Presents: A Practical Introduction to Text Analytics

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
JPL 4.04.22 | John Peace Library,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, United States
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Text analytics is a powerful tool in understanding the behavior of customers, particular in public forums such as social media. The lecture will explore a variety of common and emerging techniques of organizing, summarizing, and analyzing unstructured text, from simple word counts and entity extraction to more complex approaches to modeling bias and influence. While the primary focus will be on text analytics concepts and use cases, it will also introduce a number of open source software libraries used in…

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March 2017
Free

Workshop: Match Your Product to NIH Agency Mission for SBIR/STTR Success

March 2 @ 8:00 am - March 3 @ 11:30 am
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute,
8403 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78229 United States
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Is your company/technology a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR programs?  The two programs award over $2.6 billion in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small companies. Similar to other NIH grant proposals, the process can be daunting, but the impact of receiving millions in non-dilutive funding to advance your IP to the marketplace is worth the effort! Learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from nationally recognized…

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Writing Proposals to the US Department of Education with Dr. Robert Porter

March 9 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Graduate School & Research Building (GSR) 2.106,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249 United States
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Of the wide range of grant programs offered by the US Department of Education, a select few are targeted to university-based researchers. This session will focus on funding tracks within key DoE divisions such as the Institute of Educational Sciences (IES), the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), and the Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE). Guidance will be provided on locating current and future funding opportunities, eligibility requirements, proposal structure, and DoE grant review procedures. Excerpts from successful proposals will…

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Grants in the Humanities and Social Sciences with Dr. Robert Porter

March 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate School & Research Building (GSR) 2.106,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249 United States
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Starting with the National Endowment for the Humanities, this workshop will cover a number of funding sources of particular interest to disciplines broadly grouped in the humanities and social sciences. Specific grant programs will be reviewed, together with eligibility requirements, funding levels, and lists of projects recently funded by each program. Key elements of the NEH grant review process will be covered, and excerpts from successful proposals will be highlighted. Additionally, participants will be guided to numerous opportunities posted by…

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Department of Homeland Security Town Hall at UTSA

March 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
JPL 4.04.22 | John Peace Library,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, United States
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DHS PRESENTS... A Public Forum with the Department of Homeland Security on the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR) The Department of Homeland Security will discuss the QHSR process and the Homeland Security Trends Review covering major security issues. Opportunities for collaboration and input from stakeholders, including academia, state and local partners, will be presented. Followed by an open Q&A session. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to 120 seats. Please register:  https://utsaresearch.wufoo.com/forms/department-of-homeland-security-public-forum Location: UTSA…

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Finding Funding with US Federal Agencies with Dr. Robert Porter

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
JPL 4.04.22 | John Peace Library,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, United States
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Three federal funding agencies comprise a major portion of research dollars awarded to US institutions:  The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Department of Defense (DoD). This session will focus on techniques for locating funding opportunities at each of these agencies, combined with tips for writing competitive proposals. Special emphasis will be placed on the unique requirements of DoD research laboratories such as the Office of Naval Research, the Army Office of Research and…

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Building the NSF Grant Proposal with Dr. Robert Porter

March 10 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
JPL 4.04.22 | John Peace Library,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, United States
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Competition for National Science Foundation grant awards is especially intense, as increasing numbers of proposals have strained the agency’s budget limits. Successful proposals are written by investigators who combine sound principles of grant writing with an understanding of NSF’s overall merit review process. This workshop will focus on critical aspects of interacting with the agency as well as proven techniques for effective writing in each section of the NSF grant proposal. Samples from successful proposals will be cited to illustrate…

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Making the Pitch: Telling Your Research Story in English

March 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
JPL 4.04.12C | John Peace Library,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, United States
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Dates: March 24, March 31, April 7, April 21, May 5th & May 12th Time:  3:30PM - 5:30PM Location:  The Faculty Center, JPL 4.04.12 This course, which will be taught in two-hour sessions for six weeks in spring 2017, will introduce international faculty to rhetorical tools so they can present their research to potential collaborators and research funders. The course is designed for ESL faculty to learn to quickly and simply explain complicated research to those inside and outside their…

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April 2017
Free

2017 Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UTSA Convocation Center,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, United States
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This annual event will showcase hundreds of undergraduate student research and creative endeavors from all disciplines across campus. The event is meant to increase visibility of and participation in undergraduate scholarly endeavors across all areas of academic inquiry. Such scholarly experiences enhance learning by complementing classroom-based instruction, provide real-life, hands-on experience in student’s field of interest, and offer development of critical and independent thinking, creativity, and problem solving. SAVE THE DATE:  2017 Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase April 20,…

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June 2017
Free

SURF 2017: San Antonio Military Health System and Universities Research Forum

June 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
H-E-B University Center (HUC) 1.100B – Ballroom 2,
1 UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX United States
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The third annual San Antonio Military Health System and Universities Research Forum (SURF) will showcase the latest research discoveries of trainees, faculty, staff and students from health-related disciplines. Friday, June 16, 2017 UTSA Main Campus SURF Website: http://research.utsa.edu/surf #SASURF2017 ** 2017 Call for Abstracts Submission deadline is extended: February 17, 2017 Abstract Submission Website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=2017surf Registration: https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1896515 *Note: To complete your online registration, do not use Internet Explorer. Please use a different browser. Download Flyer Hosted by San Antonio Life…

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