Office of Research

Upcoming Events


  1. Grant Writing Workshop (Grant Proposals to Mission-based Federal Agencies)

    Two 4 hr afternoon workshops separated by one week. This series of workshops will offer training to prepare grant proposals to mission-based federal agencies. This opportunity is targeted to faculty interested in applied research opportunities. Session 1 will focus on Engineering funding opportunities, e.g., DARPA, IAPRA, IES, MURI, Branch Research (AFOSR, NRL, ARL), and ARPA-E. Session 2 will focus on Bio/Med and Behavioral funding opportunities, e.g., BARDA, CDMRP, DARPA, and IES.
    Target Audience: All Faculty
    Date: February 28, 2017
    Time: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 427 ERC
    REGISTER HERE
    Burr Zimmerman, zvg.ltd

  2. Inventor Recognition Night

    Every year, during a UC basketball game UC Technology Accelerator for Commercialization (UCTAC) honor faculty who have earned patents in the past year to recognize their achievements.
    Target Audience: Open to the Public/Faculty who have earned patents
    Date: March 2, 2017 at the UC vs. Houston game
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Fifth Third Arena
    Geoffrey Pinski, Director of Technology Transfers, UCTAC, Office of Research

  3. Grant Writing Workshop (Grant Proposals to Mission-based Federal Agencies)

    Two 4 hr afternoon workshops separated by one week. This series of workshops will offer training to prepare grant proposals to mission-based federal agencies. This opportunity is targeted to faculty interested in applied research opportunities. Session 1 will focus on Engineering funding opportunities, e.g., DARPA, IAPRA, IES, MURI, Branch Research (AFOSR, NRL, ARL), and ARPA-E. Session 2 will focus on Bio/Med and Behavioral funding opportunities, e.g., BARDA, CDMRP, DARPA, and IES.
    Target Audience: All Faculty
    Date: March 7, 2017
    Time: 1:00 - 5:00 pm
    Location: 427 ERC
    REGISTER HERE
    Burr Zimmerman, zvg.ltd

  4. Grant Writing Workshop (NSF Career Proposals)

    3 hr afternoon workshop. This workshop will offer training to prepare an NSF Career proposal. This is targeted for assistant professors who are beginning their academic careers. Topics covered include: Key Points about the NSF CAREER Award Program, Working with the Pre-Award and Sponsored Research Services Offices, Creating a Winning Research and Education Plan, Balancing the Application Contents, The NSF Review and Selection Process, Tips on Surviving the Elimination Process, Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, Case Studies and Examples, and a Checklist for Success.
    Target Audience: Limited to tenure track faculty
    Date: March 20, 2017
    Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    Location: 427 ERC
    REGISTER HERE
    Marshall H. Kaplan with Kaplan Sponsored Research Strategies

  5. Research Week

    Research Week is designed to strengthen and celebrate our research progress campus-wide.
    Target Audience: UC faculty, students, alumni and other affiliates interested in research at UC
    Date: April 17 – 21, 2017
    Time: Various
    Location: Various
    Brieanne Sheehan, Program Manager, College of Medicine Office of Research

  6. Write Winning Grant Proposals

    A one-day seminar that is an investment in your future - a decision that will help to ensure that you write a highly competitive application. Fee: $150.00. No prerequisite. A workbook is included.
    Target Audience: Limited to Faculty and mentored clinician/scientists preparing to write a competitive extramural research grant proposal.
    Date: April 18, 2017
    Time: 8am - 5pm
    Location: Vontz Auditorium
    Register Here
    Dawn O’Neill, Executive Director of Research Programs, Office of Research

  7. NIH Career Development Award Proposals (K and F32 Grants)

    Half-day seminar. This seminar is to assist Faculty and mentored clinician/scientists prepare to write a NIH Career Development Award proposal.
    Target Audience: Limited to faculty and mentored clinician/scientists preparing to write a NIH Career Development Award proposal
    Date: April 19, 2017
    Time: 8:30am - 12pm
    Location: Vontz Auditorium
    Register Here
    Dawn O’Neill, Executive Director of Research Programs, Office of Research

  8. NEW Grant Writing: Getting Started

    A half-day seminar on how to begin the grant writing process. The seminar will cover basic information, such as how to develop a fundable idea, the fundamentals of a grant, how to write for reviewers, and preparation of the application. Fee $100.00. No prerequisite. A workbook is included.
    Target Audience: Intended for New/Early Stage Investigators, Graduate Students or Postdocs with no prior grant writing experience.
    Date: April 19, 2017
    Time: 1pm - 5pm
    Location: Vontz Auditorium
    Register Here
    Dawn O’Neill, Executive Director of Research Programs, Office of Research