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October 2021

National Institutes of Health (NIH): Overview & R01 Primer

October 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Presenter: Lucy Deckard, Academic Research Funding Strategies Description: Online workshop on the NIH covering the agency’s organization, mission, funding mechanisms, priorities, planning your R01 project, an overview of how to write an NIH proposal, and how it will be reviewed. Register Here

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National Institutes of Health (NIH): Overview & R01 Primer

October 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CDT

Presenter: Lucy Deckard, Academic Research Funding Strategies Description: Online workshop on the NIH covering the agency’s organization, mission, funding mechanisms, priorities, planning your R01 project, an overview of how to write an NIH proposal, and how it will be reviewed. Register Here

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November 2021

Save the Date: Fall 2021 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration!

November 1 - November 4

If you’re new to working with the NIH grants process as an investigator or administrator, then mark your calendar for Monday, November 1 – Thursday, November 4 for a unique opportunity to learn, share and meet virtually with NIH and HHS experts. The NIH is offering a virtual seminar that you won’t want to miss! Here are our top five reasons: #1: Four days of sessions with live and simu-live sessions, as well as an on-demand video library #2: Three…

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Developing Your Pitch

November 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Presenter: Dr. Mary Dixson Description: Whether it’s a fundraiser or conference, your opportunity to make an impression may be just around the corner. Join your fellow postdocs for a 3-hour, interactive workshop to develop and perfect your pitch. Explore fundamentals of developing your message for any audience Learn how to introduce yourself and your research in 60 seconds or less Create a 3-5 minute pitch for even the most complicated research topic Create PowerPoint slides that explain, enhance, and engage…

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Pursuing Funding for Social Science Research

November 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Description: Session for social scientists on how to identify and understand which programs within NSF and NIH fund social sciences, what reviewers are typically looking for, and common mistakes to avoid. The presenter will also cover how to identify private foundations that may be interested in funding your social science research. Register Here

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Pursuing Funding for Social Science Research

November 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST

Description: Session for social scientists on how to identify and understand which programs within NSF and NIH fund social sciences, what reviewers are typically looking for, and common mistakes to avoid. The presenter will also cover how to identify private foundations that may be interested in funding your social science research. Register Here

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How to Write Successful Grants for Instrumentation

November 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Presenter: Lucy Deckard Description: Discusses grants that fund instrumentation and equipment and how to develop a successful proposal for those grants (emphasis will be on NSF Major Research Instrumentation and NIH Shared Instrumentation Grants, but other funding programs will also be discussed). Register Here

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How to Write Successful Grants for Instrumentation

November 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CST

Presenter: Lucy Deckard Description: Discusses grants that fund instrumentation and equipment and how to develop a successful proposal for those grants (emphasis will be on NSF Major Research Instrumentation and NIH Shared Instrumentation Grants, but other funding programs will also be discussed). Register Here

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December 2021

NSF Mid-Career Advancement Program Webinar

December 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Please join us to learn more about the National Science Foundation’s new solicitation for proposals from associate professors. NSF program officers will join us for 90 minutes to present an overview of the program and answer your questions. From the solicitation webpage: The MCA offers an opportunity for scientists and engineers at the Associate Professor rank (or equivalent) to substantively enhance and advance their research program through synergistic and mutually beneficial partnerships, typically at an institution other than their home institution. Projects…

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Finding and Winning Funding for STEM Education

December 3 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions Description: Details coming soon Register Here

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January 2022

Panel Discussion: NSF CAREER

January 27, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Panel Members: Past NSF Awardees, Rick Nader/Warren Burggren Description: This session will begin with a brief introduction and overview of the NSF CAREER program followed by audience Q&A with past NSF CAREER awardees.  Register Here

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Developing Outreach & Broader Impacts Components for NSF Proposals

January 28, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST

Presenter: Lucy Deckard Description: Session for faculty on how to develop strong outreach and education components to meet NSF’s broader impacts requirements. (Note that the emphasis will not be on education components for NSF CAREER proposals, which are covered in an on-demand NSF CAREER webinar also available to UTSA faculty.)   Register Here

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February 2022

NSF CAREER Workshop

February 3, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions, Rick Nader or Warren Burgrenn Description: Presented by Global Proposal Solutions, this workshop will illustrate how to approach the development of a successful NSF CAREER proposal. Register Here

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NSF CAREER Workshop

February 4, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions, Rick Nader or Warren Burgrenn Description: Presented by Global Proposal Solutions, this workshop will illustrate how to approach the development of a successful NSF CAREER proposal. Register Here

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Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities

February 10, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Presenter: TBD Description: This session will cover how to successfully compete for funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. By attending this course, you will: Know when and why humanities scholars should pursue grant funding Understand the types of projects that NEH funds Learn how to plan and write a competitive application for NEH funding Understand how your application will be reviewed Register Here

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Panel Discussion: K-12 Research Partnerships

February 18, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST

Moderator: Jaime Guzman Description: This session will bring UTSA researchers and K-12 administrators together to discuss shared interests and areas for synergistic collaboration Register Here

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March 2022

How to think about the review process — What process goes on behind closed doors?

March 3, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions Description: This session will focus on the review process, including describing proposals from the reviewer’s point of view and providing guidance on how PIs can best interpret and respond to reviews. Participants will engage in mock review panels. (Some of these discussions may be conducted in break-outs by funder or by type of project (i.e., basic research, applied research, or interventions/programmatic grants). Register Here

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How to think about the review process — What process goes on behind closed doors?

March 4, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CST

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions Description: This session will focus on the review process, including describing proposals from the reviewer’s point of view and providing guidance on how PIs can best interpret and respond to reviews. Participants will engage in mock review panels. (Some of these discussions may be conducted in break-outs by funder or by type of project (i.e., basic research, applied research, or interventions/programmatic grants). Register Here

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Winning a Fulbright Scholar Award

March 24, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Presenter: Rick Nader & Lillian Niwagaba Description: Topics covered in the workshop include: •  Opportunities for teaching, research, and flexible initiatives in more than 125 countries •  Tips on how to craft a competitive application including how to make contacts abroad and choosing the right country and award for you •  Ways to increase your campus’s international profile by hosting a Fulbright Visiting Scholar through the Outreach Lecturing Fund and Scholar-in-Residence Program Interested faculty and administrators are encouraged to attend…

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Winning a Fulbright Scholar Award

March 25, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CDT

Presenter: Rick Nader & Lillian Niwagaba Description: Topics covered in the workshop include: •  Opportunities for teaching, research, and flexible initiatives in more than 125 countries •  Tips on how to craft a competitive application including how to make contacts abroad and choosing the right country and award for you •  Ways to increase your campus’s international profile by hosting a Fulbright Visiting Scholar through the Outreach Lecturing Fund and Scholar-in-Residence Program Interested faculty and administrators are encouraged to attend…

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An Introduction to Grant Program Evaluation

March 31, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions: Elrod and Rick Nader Description: This session will provide an overview of grant program evaluation, why it’s important and what’s involved in the process. It is intended for Early Career Faculty that are at the beginning stages of developing grant proposals Register Here

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April 2022

An Introduction to Grant Program Evaluation

April 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Presenter: Global Proposal Solutions: Elrod and Rick Nader Description: This session will provide an overview of grant program evaluation, why it’s important and what’s involved in the process. It is intended for Early Career Faculty that are at the beginning stages of developing grant proposals Register Here

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