Events + Training

The Office of Research strives to identify and provide various training opportunities to support UC faculty, staff and student researchers

27
Jun

Event

Logic Models and Evaluation: A Skill-Building Workshop (6/27)

Time: June 27, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Langsam Library - 462

Target Audience: Research Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Postdocs

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

In this interactive session, Dr. Liz Litzler from the University of Washington will work with attendees to build their capacity to create a useful logic model that can be used to design and evaluate a project/grant. Logic models are a solid tool to help ensure continuity and achievement of your project goals. The session will also help attendees understand what working with an evaluator can look like and how to set the stage for a strong, productive relationship. Attendees will walk away with a greater level of comfort and confidence about logic models and evaluation as well as some resource handouts. If there is a specific grant proposal/project you would like to work on, please bring those grant proposal/project documents with you!
28
Jun

Event

Logic Models and Evaluation: A Skill-Building Workshop (6/28)

Time: June 28, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: University Hall - 450

Target Audience: Research Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Postdocs

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

In this interactive session, Dr. Liz Litzler from the University of Washington will work with attendees to build their capacity to create a useful logic model that can be used to design and evaluate a project/grant. Logic models are a solid tool to help ensure continuity and achievement of your project goals. The session will also help attendees understand what working with an evaluator can look like and how to set the stage for a strong, productive relationship. Attendees will walk away with a greater level of comfort and confidence about logic models and evaluation as well as some resource handouts. If there is a specific grant proposal/project you would like to work on, please bring those grant proposal/project documents with you!
29
Jul

Event

2019 AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop (7/29 - 7/30)

Time: July 29, 8:00 AM - July 30, 9:00 PM

Location: University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Target Audience: Researchers and Students

Research Office: Research Development

The American Institute for Aeronautics (AIAA) is hosting the 6th annual Intelligent Systems Conference on the University of Cincinnati's campus this July.

Topics discussed will include:
  • Human Machine Interaction
  • Vulnerabilities/security  of intelligent and autonomous systems
  • Integrating Autonomy into Existing Ecosystems
  • Developing an Intelligent Systems Workforce
The conference will also host a lightning talk and poster competition for students including monetary prizes.

There is a cost to attend: $150 for standard admission and $35 for students

Visit istcws2019.org for more information and to register.

Online Training

Viral Vectors

Target Audience: Open to the public and UC researchers who plan to work with viral vectors

Research Office: Biosafety

Before an IBC Protocol can be approved, PIs and authorized personnel must be up-to-date with all applicable training.

The use of viruses as vectors for genetic material delivery into cells has become very common among the molecular biology community. As such, it is important for users to understand the origins of these tools and potential safety implications of their use.

This training is for individuals assigned to projects involving viral vectors. This module consists of different training modules which need to be completed according to the type of vector handled in the lab.

  1. Module 1: Risk Assessement     Needs to be completed by all   Go to Training

  2. Module 2: Lentiviral Vectors   Go to Training

  3. Module 3: Gamma-Retroviral Vectors   Go to Training

  4. Module 4: Adenoviral Vectors   Go to Training

  5. Module 5: Adeno-Associated Viral (AAV) Vectors   Go to Training

Assurance Form
After reviewing the training modules, individuals must complete the Training Assurance form and forward it to the Biosafety Office

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Online Training

Conflicts of Interest in Research

Target Audience: All faculty and staff who conduct research at UC

Research Office: Office for Ethics in Industry Engagement

Faculty and staff who participate in funded research at the University of Cincinnati must complete training on promoting objectivity in research. This training is required every four years, at a minimum, due to federal regulations governing conflicts of interest in research. The course for meeting this requirement is available in the UC online training application CPD (Continuous Professional Development). If you are a UC employee and have not completed the Conflict of Interest Training, you will not be able to complete your Outside Activity Report.

Online Training

Export Compliance for Researchers

Target Audience: All personnel conducting restricted work

Research Office: Export Controls

All personnel conducting restrictive work must complete Export Control training. The Export Compliance training is available online and is provided by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) at the University of Miami. The courses in CITI, “Export Compliance for Researchers part I and II”, are required for all personnel participating in restricted work. These courses are optional for all other University of Cincinnati faculty, staff and students, but are highly recommended.

For a more detailed, in person training, please contact the Export Control Office at exportco@uc.edu.
Tara Wood, Director of Export Controls, Office of Research Integrity

Online Training

Healthcare Worker (Recertification)

Target Audience: Healthcare providers that will work with patients who are undergoing radiation therapy and require recertification.

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This online course is for the required for annual recertification. Please note, review and completion of the Radiation Safety Self-Learning Package is required prior to taking the online course.

Online Training

Shipment of Biohazard Materials Regulations

Target Audience: UC researchers who plan to ship biohazard materials

Research Office: Biosafety

This online training provides information on the shipment of biohazard materials and helps the user identify if the materials within the package are regulated and what steps are required to comply. There are four training modules, each with a short quiz. Training certificates for this course are valid for 2 years.

Online Training

RAM Worker Retraining

Target Audience: Trained RAM workers needing annual retraining

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This is a refresher course that is required annually for all RAM workers and can be completed online or in person.

Available to be accessed online through the Center for Continuous Development
Contact the RSOf directly if you would like to attend a live retraining course.
Radiation Safety Office, 513-558-4110

Online Training

Ancillary Worker Awareness

Target Audience: Anyone with working duties that require entrance into a radiation area or a room where radiation generating equipment (RGE) is in operation.

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This video provides basic information regarding hazards, warnings, and signage for those individuals required to have limited/minimal exposure to sources of ionizing radiation.  It will also provide contact information should for concerns related to Radioactive Materials (RAM) or Radiation Generating Equipment (RGE)

Online Training

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)

Target Audience: Anyone working on projects involving human-derived material

Research Office: Biosafety

This online training, provided by the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Office, is intended for all individuals assigned to projects involving the use of human-derived materials (e.g. established and primary cells, blood, plasma, serum, tissues).  It is required both at the time of initial work assignment and at least every 12 months thereafter.

Online Training

Lab Hazards Awareness Training

Target Audience: Support personnel, students and new employees

Research Office: Biosafety

This interactive online training has been primarily designed to those not familiar with the possible hazards present on a research laboratory. It discusses the different type of hazards (e.g. biological, chemical, radiological) and indicates where to get more information and educational materials.

Online Training

Human Subject Research - CITI

Target Audience: All researchers engaged in human subjects research at the University of Cincinnati

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

All researchers engaged in human subjects research at the University of Cincinnati must complete training prior to engaging in research. Training is provided online using Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) at the Biomedical Research Alliance of New York (BRANY). The CITI curriculum is customized for you, based on the kind of research in which you are involved. A series of registration questions will identify the courses you need to complete. If you have already done CITI training in the past, that information will be maintained in your CITI record.

For questions on how to register a new account with CITI or how to add a course to your CITI profile, please contact the HRPP office at 513-558-5259.

Training Upon Request

LAMS Facility Orientation & Species‐Specific Training

Target Audience: All personnel working with vertebrate animals

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

Laboratory Animal Medical Services (LAMS) requires all researchers to complete an in‐person facility orientation tour and species‐specific training prior to obtaining access to a LAMS facility.

For users working with mice and rats, this includes a hands‐on Rodent Skills Assessment (RSA) covering effective and appropriate techniques for removing from cage and handling, restraint, sex determination, medication administration (IP, SC), teeth trimming/malocclusion, humane operation of CO2 system for euthanasia, and physical euthanasia (including neonates).

For users working with USDA‐covered species, this includes a hands‐on training covering animal and cage card
identification, handling and restraint, physiological data, sexing and behavior, husbandry procedures, common health
problems, post‐operative observations, medication administration, and euthanasia.

Multiple dates/times are available for each facility and species. Course duration is approximately 3 hours.
To schedule, complete and email a Facility Access Form to LAMS (LAMS@ucmail.uc.edu).

Training Upon Request

FDA Regulated Research Activities Training

Target Audience: All principal investigators, co-principal investigators, and study coordinators engaged in FDA regulated research

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

This online and live training includes 11 modules pertaining to FDA regulated research activities and is required to completed annually. These modules are specific to UC.

Available online: training listed under Human Subjects Research Compliance Training -  instructions on accessing the modules

Available in person: annually (dates/times vary)
Jackie Glass, CCRP, Quality Assurance Auditor

Training Upon Request

LAMS Hazard Training (Chemical/Biological/Radiological)

Target Audience: All personnel working with hazardous materials in LAMS or with animals harboring hazardous material

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

Researchers must complete mandatory LAMS hazard training prior to working with hazardous agents in a LAMS hazard containment room or other approved LAMS rooms. Topics covered include communicating use of hazards to LAMS, labeling doors and cages correctly when agents are active/inactive, transportation of animals harboring hazardous agents within LAMS and to IACUC‐approved satellite facilities, agent disinfectants and hold times, safety features and contacts (e.g. door signs/PPE/spill kits), disposal of dirty caging, and necropsy procedures.

Multiple dates/times are available. Course duration is approximately 30 minutes.
To schedule, email LAMS (LAMS@ucmail.uc.edu) with your availability.

Training Upon Request

Assigned IACUC Training Modules

Target Audience: All personnel who will work with vertebrate animals

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

Individuals registering for IACUC Training will in most instances be assigned one to four online training modules to complete, that accompanies the “live” training. All the assigned modules must be completed before the IACUC Office would be permitted to add any individual to the protocol. It is preferable to complete all assigned modules before coming to the “live” training session. By doing so, this will usually expedite the amount of time it will take to actually be added to the animal use protocol, providing an Addition of Personnel form is also brought to the “live” training session.

IACUC Training Coordinator, IACUC Office, Office of Research Integrity

Training Upon Request

BioSafety Cabinets Training

Target Audience: UC researchers who use biosafety cabinets as part of their research experiments

Research Office: Biosafety

This live training includes instructions on the proper selection, care, use and maintenance of biological safety cabinets. Approximately 40 minutes.

Marcia Espinola, DVM, Director of Biosafety Office, Office of Research Integrity

Training Upon Request

Common Surgical Procedures

Target Audience: All personnel performing animal survival surgery

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

In this optional hands‐on course, LAMS Veterinary Staff will explain and demonstrate various surgical procedures specific to your IACUC protocol. Procedures include but are not limited to:

  • Castration
  • Vasectomy
  • Ovariectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Renal capsule implant
  • Subcutaneous osmotic mini‐pump implants
  • Mammary fat pad injections
  • Renal ischemia/reperfusions

Multiple dates/times are available. Course duration is approximately 1‐2 hours.
To schedule, email LAMS (LAMS@ucmail.uc.edu) with your availability and requested techniques.

Training Upon Request

IACUC Orientation

Target Audience: All personnel who will work with vertebrate animals

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

Both OLAW and the USDA require proper training of all personnel who will work with vertebrate animals. At the University of Cincinnati, all personnel must attend in person Orientation prior to working with animals and online retraining every 3 years thereafter. Orientation sessions are provided on a regular monthly basis. As research staff are added to protocols, their experience is reviewed, and they must attend appropriate training before working with animals.

Occurs twice monthly. IACUC Training Schedule:

All Medical Center Campus IACUC Orientations begin at 8:30 am
All Reading Campus IACUC Orientations begin at 1:00 pm

  • June 25, 2019 at Reading Campus
  • July 2, 2019 at East Campus Medical Center
  • July 24, 2019 at Reading Campus
  • August 6, 2019 at East Campus Medical Center
  • August 28, 2019 at Reading Campus
  • September 5, 2019 at East Campus Medical Center
  • September 30, 2019 at Reading Campus

Training Upon Request

Introduction to Common Rodent Procedures

Target Audience: All personnel working with rodents

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

In this optional hands‐on course, LAMS Veterinary Staff will explain and demonstrate commonly used rodent research procedures. Procedures may be performed with or without anesthesia, depending on trainee comfort
level unless otherwise noted.

Available procedures include:

  • Restraint: manual and mechanical
  • Identification methods: ear tag, ear notch
  • Nail trimming
  • Injection: SQ, IM, IP, IV, oral gavage
  • Rodent anesthesia machine instruction and anesthetic monitoring
  • Venipuncture: submandibular, saphenous, jugular, tail clip, tail lacerations and retro‐orbital injections/bleeding (under anesthesia)
  • Intracardiac injections and cardiocentesis

Multiple dates/times are available. Course duration is approximately 1‐2 hours.
To schedule, email LAMS (LAMS@ucmail.uc.edu) with your availability and requested techniques.

Training Upon Request

Introduction to Rodent Surgery and Aseptic Technique

Target Audience: All personnel performing rodent survival surgery

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

In this optional hands‐on course, LAMS Veterinary Staff will explain and demonstrate aseptic technique and
cover the following principles:

Pre-operative:
  • Cleaning and disinfection of the surgery room or dedicated rodent surgery area
  • Aseptic preparation of the surgical team and surgical site
  • Rodent anesthesia machine instruction
  • Anesthesia: administration, monitoring of anesthetic depth, and resolving complications
  • Administration of analgesia and application of ophthalmic ointment
  • Heat sources used to maintain homeostasis
  • Proper preparation of the incision site: shaving and draping of the animal
  • Instrument and material sterilization, including proper use of bead sterilizer
  • Suture selection
  • Placement of clips or staples (terminal and performed under anesthesia)
Post-operative:
  • Animal recovery and post‐operative monitoring
  • Removal of clips or staples (terminal and performed under anesthesia)
  • Record keeping requirements

Multiple dates/times are available. Course duration is approximately 1‐2 hours.
To schedule, email LAMS (LAMS@ucmail.uc.edu) with your availability.

Training Upon Request

Rodent Necropsy

Target Audience: All personnel working with rodents

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

In this optional hands‐on course, LAMS Veterinary Staff will explain and demonstrate various necropsy procedures, including but not limited to:

  • Tissue harvest
  • Gross cadaver examination
  • Perfusion (formalin/formaldehyde)

Multiple dates/times are available. Course duration is approximately 2 hours.
To schedule, email LAMS (LAMS@ucmail.uc.edu) with your availability.

Training Upon Request

Leather Research Laboratory Education Opportunities

Target Audience: Faculty/Researchers interested in the Leather Industry

Research Office: Research Programs

The Leather Research Laboratory at the University of Cincinnati is pleased to offer a variety of educational courses specifically designed to address the needs of those in the leather industry. Courses include Leather Orientation course (offered in April and August), Quality Assurance for Leather Workshop (offered in May and September), and Leather Buyers Conference. They will also design a custom course for your company.

Training Upon Request

Viral Vector Safety

Target Audience: UC researchers who plan to work with viral vectors

Research Office: Biosafety

This live training provides information on how to assess the risks of experiments involving viral vectors as well as the safety precautions to be considered while performing those experiments. Approximately 1 hour.

Available upon request
Marcia Espinola, DVM, Director of Biosafety Office, Office of Research Integrity

Training Upon Request

Introduction to Biosafety

Target Audience: Any researcher

Research Office: Biosafety

This training provides an introduction to biological safety issues including definitions, risk assessment, principles, safe laboratory practices and disinfection methods.

Takes about one hour.

Training Upon Request

Authorized User (AU) Retraining

Target Audience: Any authorized user

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This training is conducted to update AUs on any changes to relevant policy, regulatory or license changes.

Occurs in Radiation Safety Conference Room in MSB (Room 5061) on:
  • 01/31/2019 at 2:00 PM
  • 06/19/2019 at 9:00 AM
  • 09/10/2019 at 2:00 PM
  • 12/06/2019 at 9:00 AM

Training Upon Request

Advanced Radiation Worker Training

Target Audience: Individuals who will use or possess radioactive material

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This training is a follow-up to the Basic Radiation Safety training with a focus on advanced concepts to provide specifics of the University of Cincinnati Radiation Control and Safety Program for individuals who will use or possess radioactive material.

Held in the RSO Conference Room in MSB (Room 5061) at:
  • 12/20/18 at 08:30 AM
  • 01/10/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 01/24/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 02/07/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 02/23/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 03/06/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 03/21/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 04/04/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 04/19/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 05/02/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 05/17/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 05/30/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 06/13/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 06/28/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 07/11/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 07/24/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 08/08/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 08/22/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 09/05/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 09/20/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 10/03/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 10/17/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 11/01/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 11/14/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 12/03/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 12/19/2019 at 8:30 AM

Training Upon Request

Basic Radiation Worker Training

Target Audience: Anyone who works with radioactive materials

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This training will provide fundamental knowledge necessary to protect yourself and others while working with radioactive materials.  This training is required for all individuals who will use/possess radioactive materials.

Offered at RSO Conference Room in MSB (Room 5061) on:
  • 12/17/2018 at 1:00 PM
  • 01/07/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 01/22/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 02/05/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 02/20/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 03/04/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 03/19/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 04/02/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 04/17/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 04/30/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 05/14/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 05/28/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 06/10/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 06/26/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 07/09/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 07/22/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 08/06/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 08/20/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 09/03/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 09/18/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 09/30/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 10/15/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 10/29/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 11/12/2019 at 1:00 PM
  • 11/26/2019 at 8:30 AM
  • 12/17/2019 at 1:00 PM

Training Upon Request

Health Care Worker - Initial

Target Audience: Healthcare workers who may provide care to patient(s) that have undergone treatment with sealed or unsealed radioactive materials

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This training is specific to healthcare workers who may provide care to patient(s) that have undergone treatment with sealed or unsealed radioactive materials.

Occurs in CCHMC T Building T13.136 at:
  • 01/10/2019 at 07:45 AM
  • 03/07/2019 at 07:45 AM
  • 04/02/2019 at 07:45 AM (CCHMC T Building T12.336)
  • 06/06/2019 at 07:45 AM
  • 07/11/2019 at 01:00 PM
  • 09/05/2019 at 07:45 AM
  • 10/03/2019 at 07:45 AM
  • 12/04/2019 at 07:45 AM

Past Events

Training Upon Request

USDA Covered Species Training

Target Audience: All researchers (and team members) working with USDA covered species

Research Office: Animal Care and Use Program

IACUC requires LAMS general training for the USDA-covered species being utilized. Training is specific to the protocol and is customized for the procedures and techniques researchers will be performing.

To schedule additional training, please fill out a veterinary service request.
Holly Stallkamp, RVT, Veterinary Technician Supervisor, LAMS Office, Office of Research Integrity
18
Jun

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (6/18)

Time: June 18, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/College Administrators/Staff who Manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system. Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training. Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall

Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division.
07
Jun

Event

Overview of the U.S. Department of Energy (6/7)

Time: June 7, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Langsam Library - Room 462

Target Audience: Research Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Postdocs

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The purpose of the webinar is to provide information on the mission, programs, and priorities of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and how it supports extramural research and development.  The presentation will include overviews of DOE’s basic and applied research offices and anticipated funding opportunities, as well as advice on how university researchers can most effectively engage with the agency.  Additional information will also be provided on cross-agency initiatives that are guiding investment in new and emerging research areas.

Presented By:
Ben Kallen is one of Lewis-Burke’s key contacts for federal science policy in the physical sciences.  He has led firm-wide and client-specific engagement on emerging federal science priority areas, including quantum information science and space weather research.  Ben relies on a keen understanding of agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Department of Energy (DOE), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver advanced intelligence on forthcoming opportunities and help clients deepen their connections to the federal research and development enterprise.  Prior to joining Lewis-Burke, Ben gained experience in legislative affairs as well as science and business advocacy in the office of Senator Barbara Boxer and at the Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF), a trade association that promotes the policy interests of the space industry.  Through these experiences, Ben developed and honed valuable research and analytical skills while gaining an understanding of the complex political trends affecting national science and education policy.
24
Apr

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (4/24)

Time: April 24, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/college administrators/staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall

Contact Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division with any questions.
22
Apr

Event

Undergraduate Scholarly Showcase (4/22)

Time: April 22, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: Anyone interested in research

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Join us for a one-day event where hundreds of students from across the university share new knowledge, new understanding, and creative and technical innovation brought forward through scholarly process.

The showcase is free and open to the entire campus community!

Organizers are looking for judges for the day-long event April 22, where undergraduate students get practice presenting new knowledge, understanding, and creative and technical innovation. Judges need not have subject matter expertise. Sign-up ends Feb. 15.
17
Apr

Event

Research Support - UC Infrastructure (R) (4/17)

Time: April 17, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: University Hall, Room 454

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Experts in three focus areas will be giving presentations followed by a moderated panel discussion with questions from the audience.

· The Collaboration Network
· Research Computing / Cyberinfrastructure
· Community Engagement / Educational Outreach

Presenters:  Prof. Jack Kues, Director, Center for Improvement Science
                      Prof. Prashant Khare, Chair, Advanced Research Computing Faculty Advisory Committee
                      Jane Combs, UCIT Associate Director Research & Development
                      Prof. Kathie Maynard, Assistant Dean for Innovations & Community Partnerships
                            
Moderator:  Phil Taylor,  OoR Assistant VP Strategic Implementation
04
Apr

Event

Resolving to Save Lives: Partnerships for the goal of ending the opioid epidemic (4/4)

Time: April 4, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: 1819 Innovation Hub

Target Audience: The UC Community

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

This is a moderated panel discussion on the impact of the opioid crisis on families and communities in our region. Our distinguished panelists will also share new initiatives and approaches that are helping bend the arc of this devastating epidemic. 

The panel will be moderated by Terry DeMio, the Cincinnati Enquirer staff writer who was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for her moving special report, “Seven Days of Heroin.” DeMio received training at the American Society of Addiction Medication, and she works as a full-time heroin beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Our distinguished panelists include:

James Canfield, PhD: Assistant Professor at the UC College of Allied Health Sciences, Dr. Canfield’s area of research & practice is focused on the impact of homelessness and poverty on child, youth, families and health disparities.

Angela Clark, PhD: Assistant Professor at the UC College of Nursing, Dr. Clark’s research has highlighted the dire need for widespread prevention efforts regarding the opioid overdose epidemic that is plaguing the country. Dr. Clark has ten years of clinical and public health nursing experience and has focused on the identification and treatment of at-risk communities and individuals.

Lori Criss: Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, Criss comes to Governor Mike DeWine’s Cabinet with over 20 years of operations and leadership experience with addiction and trauma treatment. Director Criss has extensive experience in policy related to recovery housing, opiate addiction, and integrated physical and behavioral healthcare.

Lisbet Hope Portman: VP of Digital Content & Strategy at Addiction Policy Forum, a nonprofit dedicated to eliminated addiction as a major health problem. Ms. Portman has advocated for treatment access and reform as a writer, research, and teacher for over a decade with a focus on science translation and education.

J.D. Vance: New York Times Best Selling author who recently returned to his home state of Ohio. Vance, an Investor in Silicon Valley venture capital firm Mithril Capital is also managing partner of the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, a $150 million early stage venture capital fund. Vance has begun creating his nonprofit, Our Ohio Renewal, to work on the opioid epidemic and other socio-economic challenges that he himself grew up with and that Ohio families face today.
04
Apr

Event

Hutton Ethics Lectureship (4/4)

Time: April 4, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: MSB E351

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Dr. Benjamin Wilfond will be the Hutton Ethics Lectureship keynote speaker at noon on April 4 and plans to pose a radical question to the UC medical community. He asks: Why does medical research and clinical work have to exist separate from one another? If the approach was reevaluated to include the opinion of patients and include informed consent—think about all that could be accomplished, Wilfond says. He’ll discuss his Research on Medical Practices (ROMP) project, a collaborative effort of Seattle Children’s, the University of Washington and Stanford University.
01
Apr

Event

Research Week 2019 (4/1 - 4/7)

Time: April 1, 12:00 AM - April 7, 12:00 AM

Location: University of Cincinnati East and West Campuses

Target Audience: Everyone

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

R&I Week 2019 will be honoring our past 200 years of extraordinary research by showcasing the impactful, imaginative, and innovative work researchers at UC are doing today.

This week-long event is a celebration of inclusivity, innovation and the broad societal impacts the work of our researchers has on Cincinnati, the region, and beyond.

This is the bicentennial edition of R&I Week and our opportunity to highlight our commitment to our current and future students and our community.

Please join us and for more information, visit our website: http://research.uc.edu/researchweek
28
Mar

Event

Building Your Research Team: Team Science (3/28)

Time: March 28, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Medical Science Building, Room 7051

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Forming a research team? Understanding the principles of Team Science can be helpful in selecting team members, developing strategies of operation, becoming more effective, and being more successful with grant applications and project completion.

Funders are prioritizing cross-disciplinary research and projects that are able to demonstrate that they are building high-performance teams. Understanding the general area of team science and how to take advantage of tools and strategies to develop research that is translational will make you and your team more competitive and successful.

What will be covered:  Basic concepts of team science including; what makes a successful team, how to recognize and overcome team dysfunctions, and taking a transdisciplinary approach to research. 

Presenter:  Jack Kues, Director, Evaluation of CCTST and Associate Dean for Continuous Professional Development, UC College of Medicine
18
Mar

Event

Write Winning Grant Proposals Seminar (3/18)

Time: March 18, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Lindner Hall, Room 112

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Registration is required and closes March 1st, 2019.
Presenter:  Dr. John Robertson from Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops

What will be covered:   This widely acclaimed seminar comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal-writing process.  Emphasis is given to such things as idea development, identification of the most appropriate granting agency, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies that are of proven value in presenting an applicant's case to reviewers.  Regardless of the agency, participants are taught to write with a linear progression of logic, which leads reviewers through their applications. Strategies designed to merit a fundable priority score are emphasized.

There is a $75.00 fee which covers the cost of the participant’s copy of The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook.  Participants can select their choice of one workbook focusing on NIH, NSF, USDA/NIFA, or Any Agency (for proposals other than NIH, NSF, or USDA).  The workbook begins with refinement of the idea and then systematically progresses through tips and strategies for each section of the proposal, concluding with pre-submission review and writing of the accompanying cover letter.

Lunch is provided.  Registration is required and closes March 1st, 2019. 

Parking:  Woodside and Campus Green parking garages are easily accessible.

Contact Nikki Arde at Nikki.Arde@uc.edu for more information.
08
Mar

Event

Early Career Faculty: Outreach and Education Panel (3/8)

Time: March 8, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Medical Sciences Building, Room 7051

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Join this panel of experts from all over the UC campus to hear of how to partner with them or others for your outreach and education plans associated with Career and Young Investigator proposals. 

Panelists:  Chris Atchison,  Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Founder and Executive Director of the International Association for Geoscience Diversity
                   Whitney Gaskins, Assistant Dean of Inclusive Excellence and Community Outreach, CEAS, Founder of the Gaskins Foundation
                   Margaret Kupferle, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, PI of current Research Experience for Teachers program
                   Megan Lamkin, Assistant Professor of Experienced Based Learning & Career Education, Director of the UC Research Experience for Undergraduates program
                    Kathie Maynard, Associate Dean of Innovations and Community Partnerships, CECH, Leader of the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative and the UC Scholars Academy

Moderator: Teri Reed, Assistant Vice President for Research Development, Office of Research
08
Mar

Event

Early Career Grant Writing Workshop (3/8)

Time: March 8, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: UC (Academic Health Center), Medical Sciences Building, MSB 7051

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Lucy Deckard of Academic Funding Research Strategies will be here on Friday, March 8 for a basic grant writing workshop focused on early career and/or young investigator grants and is open to all faculty. This workshop is highly interactive and is targeted toward faculty who are ready to, or are considering applying, for early career or young investigator grants within the next few years. The workshop includes a series of discussions about the workshop topics along with some exercises and examples. 

Materials: Additional materials and resources will be provided to each participant on flash drives. These will include additional background materials, resources, and example sections of successful proposals.

Note: Participants are encouraged to bring laptops, iPads, or similar devices for workshop exercises.

Special Note: This workshop is followed by a panel on Educational and Outreach Opportunities at UC, located in the same room from Noon to 1:30 pm. 
07
Mar

Event

Early Career Grant Writing Workshop (3/7)

Time: March 7, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Carl Blegen Library, Room 308
2602 McMicken Circle

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Lucy Deckard of Academic Funding Research Strategies will be here on Thursday, March 7 for a basic grant writing workshop focused on early career and/or young investigator grant writing and is open to all faculty. This workshop is highly interactive and is targeted toward faculty who are ready to, or are considering applying, for early career or young investigator grants within the next few years. The workshop includes a series of discussions about the workshop topics along with some exercises and examples.

Materials: Additional materials and resources will be provided to each participant on flash drives. These will include additional background materials, resources, and example sections of successful proposals.

Note: Participants are encouraged to bring laptops, iPads, or similar devices for workshop exercises.

Special Note: This workshop is proceeded by a panel session of successful early career faculty who will share tips on how they gained their successes, located in the same room from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
07
Mar

Event

Early Career Faculty: Getting Started Panel (3/7)

Time: March 7, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Carl Blegen Library, Room 308
2602 McMicken Circle

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Learn tips for early career and young investigator grant writing from a panel of faculty who have succeeded in these efforts. They will discuss visiting with program officers, early career programs you should consider, how they made early career decisions, and general tips on how they gained their successes.

Panelists:  Leyla Esfandiari,  Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering
                   Tamara Lorenz, Assistant Professor of Psychology
                   Manish Kumar, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
                   Ashley Paz y Puente, Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

Moderator: Teri Reed, Assistant Vice President for Research Development, Office of Research
01
Mar

Event

Talking to Your Program Officer (3/1)

Time: March 1, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: Room 425
Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Are you ready to have a conversation with a federal agency program officer but don’t know how to start?  Are you interested in learning about how an NIH Study Section works?  Having these conversations and understandings are a key step to gaining valuable insight into the funding potential of your ideas. In this interactive session, you’ll learn from faculty who are or have recently worked at major federal agencies or with NIH as they share the do’s and don’t’s of making contact, meeting logistics and follow-up. Plus, you’ll hear their tips on effective ways to talk about your research.

What will be covered: Faculty will hear from and network with current and recent federal agency employees such as NSF and NASA and persons associated with NIH study sections to learn tips on interacting with program officers and review committees. They will gain insights to help them effectively communicate their research clearly and concisely.

Panelists:     Melinda Butsch-Kovacic, Associate Dean and Professor of the College of Allied Health Science, NIH Study Group Member
                       Charles R. Doarn, NASA Research Professor, Family and Community Medicine and Director of Telemedicine, Special Assistant to the NASA Chief Health and Medical Officer
                       Teri Murphy, Professor, Engineering Education, Former NSF IPA of the Division of Undergraduate Education                  
                        Sheryl Sorby, Professor, Engineering Education, Former NSF IPA of the Division of Undergraduate Education
26
Feb

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (2/26)

Time: February 26, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/college administrators/staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall

Contact Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division with any questions.
08
Feb

Event

How to Find Funding Opportunities (R) (2/8)

Time: February 8, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: University Hall, Room 454
51 Goodman Drive

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Whatever your scholarly goals, knowing how to discover internal and external opportunities and the funders most likely to support you, is important. In this session, you will learn from experts where to locate information on funding, both internal and external, and gain knowledge and skills that will help you find information about funders’ interests, missions and perspectives, to gain the required knowledge to win funding from them.

What will be covered: External funding opportunities available via the federal government, the state of Ohio, the City of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Foundations, and Industry. Introduction of UC’s grant search engine, InfoED SPIN and limited submissions process at UC. Internal funding opportunities will be briefly covered.

Presenters:    Susan Dunlap, UCF Associate Director Foundation & Corporation Relations
                          Sarah Clift, Senior Grant Administrator, Office of Research
                          Keisha Love, Associate Provost of Academic Personnel, Office of the Provost

Moderators:   Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
                          Teri Reed, OoR Assistant Vice President Research Development
31
Jan

Event

Proposal Budgets - More Than Just a Bunch of Numbers (R) (1/31)

Time: January 31, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: University of Cincinnati (West Campus)
Tangeman University Center, Room 425

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Preparing and managing a grant proposal budget can be challenging. In this presentation, OoR staff will highlight some key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance. We will review a sample project and walk through the process of creating a budget for that process in a workshop format. This will be followed by a Q&A where the presenters will be available to discuss any specific areas of interest to the audience, and answer any questions.

What will be covered:  Terminology; Budgeting Basics; Common Pitfalls; Where to go for Help; Examples

Presenters:     Patrick Clark, OoR Assistant Vice President, Operations & Management
                         Cindy Treacy, Assistant Director - Grants, College of Arts & Sciences
29
Jan

Event

Office of Research Expert Buffet (1/29)

Time: January 29, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Tangeman University Center
Room 427

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

As the new semester begins, the Office of Research is providing an overview of services and information in an interactive format that we call the Office of Research Expert Buffet.  Meet the experts in-person from the following areas during information-packed, moving sessions followed by questions and answers with top institutional leaders and experts who can help you make the most of your research efforts at UC!

What will be covered: Topics include the following;
• Covering your OARs –Financial disclosures, OARs, and conflicts of interest
• Green Light your Research – Institutional Review Board
• What is the Difference? – UC Foundation and Sponsored Research Services
• Double Your Money – Research Development Service 
• Keep Calm and Log On – IT and Research
• Protect Yourself –Intellectual property and disclosure
• Be Our Guest – Core facilities
• Beyond Books – UC Libraries

Presenters:  Holly Bante, UC Assistant VP for Ethics in Industry Engagement
                        Mike Linke, Chair of IRB Committee
                        Angela Braggs-Brown, OoR Director, Human Research Protection Program
                        Patrick Clark, OoR Assistant Vice President Operations & Management
                        Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
                        Jane Combs, UCIT Associate Director Research & Development
                        Geoffrey Pinski, UCTAC Director Office of Technology & Commercialization
                        Phil Taylor, OoR Assistant VP Strategic Implementation
                        Kevin Grace, Head and University Archivist, UC Libraries

Moderator:  Teri Reed, OoR Assistant Vice President Research Development
10
Jan

Event

DOD 101 – How to Successfully Compete for DOD Funding (1/10)

Time: January 10, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Medical Sciences Building, 6051

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

The event on the East Campus is co-hosted by the Collaborative for Research on Acute Neurological Injuries (CRANI).

What will be covered:  Dr. Reed Skaggs from Lewis-Burke Associates LLC will provide a “DOD 101” seminar to introduce the Department of Defense (DOD) and National Security related research and development opportunities. The seminar will be an overview of how the DOD is organized, funds science and technology including identification of funding agencies, programs, partnerships, solicitation interpretation, and engagement strategies. Come learn the ins and outs of how to successfully compete for DOD funding for your research.  A Q&A session will follow the seminar.

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10
Jan

Event

DOD 101 – How to Successfully Compete for DOD Funding (1/10)

Time: January 10, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: West Campus: Langsam Library, Room 462

Target Audience: All faculty, staff, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

What will be covered:  Dr. Reed Skaggs from Lewis-Burke Associates LLC will provide a “DOD 101” seminar to introduce the Department of Defense (DOD) and National Security related research and development opportunities. The seminar will be an overview of how the DOD is organized, funds science and technology including identification of funding agencies, programs, partnerships, solicitation interpretation, and engagement strategies. Come learn the ins and outs of how to successfully compete for DOD funding for your research.  A Q&A session will follow the seminar.

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08
Jan

Event

The First Annual Community Gathering of Discipline-Based Education Researchers (1/8)

Time: January 8, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Old Chem, Room 615
West Campus

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and administrators interested in and/or focused on discipline-based education research

Research Office: Research Development

Please RSVP as lunch will be served
(Please send dietary restrictions to teri.reed@uc.edu)


Are you engaged in evidence-generating activities in education research? Are you focused on some aspect of the education continuum: discipline-based preK-12 education, undergraduate education, graduate education, teacher education, faculty development, workforce development, etc.? Are you looking for a community of colleagues to advance your research/scholarly efforts?

High quality evidence-generating education research combines knowledge of a discipline, the challenges of student success in that discipline and the research of student success, generally.  If you identify with this type of research, consider attending the first annual community gathering of discipline-based education research (DBER). This is a networking opportunity to share and learn about other’s interests and expertise with the goal of building future collaborations and developing projects in the DBER area.

What will be shared:  Time has been allotted to share via a networking exercise participant’s general bio, their research questions or agenda, researcher expertise, and needs. All participants will be expected to create and submit a brief interest and needs sheet (in a template provided at this link) by Friday, January 4 at noon. Once created, please place single sheet using the naming convention shown in the example files or email final sheet to teri.reed@uc.edu. This single sheet will serve as our community building mechanism and will be shared ahead of time to all participants. This will not be a formal presentation, but a small group activity.

Organizers:   
Teri Reed, Assistant Vice President of Research Development, Office of Research                                                                                                Victoria Wangia-Anderson, Associate Professor – Educator and Program Director, Clinical & Health Information Science, College of Allied Health Sciences         
Teri J. Murphy, Professor of Engineering Education, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Jamie Leslie, Assistant Professor – Educator, College of Nursing        Kathy Koenig, Associate Professor of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences
P.K. Imbrie, Department Head and Professor of Engineering Education, College of Engineering and Applied Science
Katie Hobbing, Assistant Professor – Educator, Pharmacology and Systems Physiology, College of Medicine 

                                                                              
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Tentative Agenda
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.     Introduction to a new UC community
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.   Speed Dating - Small group introductions using the brief interest and needs sheets
11:00 – 12:00 a.m. Group Dating – Networking Discussions
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.   Grab lunch - Discussion of Future Activities of the Community - What was sparked today that you would like to continue and what do you need to continue this community?
14
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Lab (12/14)

Time: December 14, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Teacher Dyer Complex 231

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

Participants will be able to navigate through the system and registration is required. Please contact irb@uc.edu to register.

13
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Lab (12/13)

Time: December 13, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location: Edwards I 6152

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

Participants will be able to navigate through the system and registration is required. Please contact irb@uc.edu to register.

12
Dec

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (12/12)

Time: December 12, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/college administrators/staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall

Contact Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division with any questions.
11
Dec

Event

Finishing the One Pager: 1-1/2 Day Workshop (12/11 - 12/12)

Time: December 11, 9:00 AM - December 12, 1:00 PM

Location: Rhodes Hall, Room 801M
University of Cincinnati

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
AND

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch will be provided on Tuesday. Please email any dietary restrictions to teri.reed@uc.edu by Friday, December 7.

Do you know what grantmakers look for when deciding what research to fund? The answers might not be what you think. Showing grantmakers your project is a good fit in their portfolio is as important as showing them what you can do with their money.

To learn how to effectively communicate the impact and significance of your research through the written word and visuals, this will be an intensive day and a half workshop with an outcome of a focused white paper for your specific research area(s). This workshop will give you tools you can use to effectively draft white papers going forward. You will also leave the workshop with a proposal summary for your own research, one composed with guidance from writing experts here at UC, and with the benefit of peer-review by fellow workshop attendees

What will be covered:  This intensive day and a half workshop will focus on writing strategies for a variety of documents, such as a brief response to a request for proposals (RFPs), white papers, letters of inquiry/interest/intent (LOIs), and research abstracts such as a Specific Aims page. The sessions will include small group activities and one-on-one interactions with workshop facilitators. Participants should bring a draft of a project they are currently working on, even if it is in bullet format.

Presenters:  Lora Arduser, A&S Associate Professor, Professional Writing
                     Bob Hyland, A&S Assistant Professor-Educator, Rhetoric and Professional Writing
11
Dec

Event

Labor Verification Training (12/11)

Time: December 11, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: UHall 444

Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about Labor Verification

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The Government Cost Compliance Department will be offering Labor Verification Training on December 11, 2018 from 8:30am – 11:30am.
Instructor led training will be offered from 8:30am – 9:30am. This training session will cover the entire Labor Verification process. Training will include how to access and approve statements in UCFlex and view pending or upcoming statements, and how to utilize Labor Verification reporting tools to help manage Labor Verification Statements.
Between the hours of 9:30am – 11:30am there will be an open lab for individualized training. During the time our staff will be available to sit with you and provide one on one training. You can come by anytime during the open lab for personalized training.
There is a limited amount of spots for the instructor lead training. Please RSVP by December 5, 2018 to reserve you spot for the instructor lead training that will be held between 8:30am – 9:30am.
10
Dec

Event

Arts & Humanities in the Age of Impact (12/10)

Time: December 10, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: DAAP 8220, Materials Library

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Have you received or are interested in NEH funding, have written proposals, and/or are interested in the national agenda concerning Humanities funding? This is an opportunity for you. Please consider attending this session as it is an excellent opportunity for us all to hear from the new Dean of CCM and NHA perspectives as well as about projects, goals and forecast as related the humanities.

Presenters:     Dean Stanley Romanstein, College Conservatory-Music
                        Cecily Erin Hill, Program Director, National Humanities Alliance
Moderator:     Jennifer Krivickas, Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
               
Lunch provided - please email teri.reed@uc.edu with any dietary restrictions.
07
Dec

Event

UC HRPP Open House (12/7)

Time: December 7, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: University Hall (Suite 610)

Target Audience: All researchers engaged in human subjects research at the University of Cincinnati

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

Get questions answered, meet office staff and IRB members in addition to viewing more of the new system. We will also celebrate 18 years of service from Claudia Norman, who is retiring in December.

06
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Lab (12/6)

Time: December 6, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: MSB E602

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

Participants will be able to navigate through the system and registration is required. Please contact irb@uc.edu to register.

03
Dec

Event

Research Administration Portal (RAP) Demonstration (12/3)

Time: December 3, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: MSB 3051

Target Audience: Principal investigators and their staff

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

UC HRPP is moving to the NEW Research Administration Portal (RAP) an electronic system for IRB reviews and approvals. The system will go live on January 14, 2019.

This event is only a demonstration of the system (for hands-on training, please refer to the in-person lab sessions). Please contact irb@uc.edu with any questions.

30
Nov

Event

How to Work with Local and State Governments (11/30)

Time: November 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Tangeman University Center, Room 425

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Are you interested in learning how to get started working with state and local government entities? Would you like to learn from researchers who have already had success working with state and local government agencies? Want to learn how our government relations staff help faculty navigate government entities and develop relationships with the right individuals in office? If yes was the answer to any of these questions, this is the forum for you. Come meet successful researchers, government relations staff, and individuals who work for the City of Cincinnati. 

Presenters:   
                      Oliver Kroner, Green Cincinnati Plan and Sustainability Coordinator, Office of Environment and Sustainability, City of Cincinnati
                       Jiaqi Ma, Assistant Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering, CEAS
                       Mark Policinski, CEO, OKI (Ohio Kentucky Indiana) Regional Council of Governments 
                       Margie Rolf, Associate Vice President, Governmental Relations
                       Amanda Webb, Assistant Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering, CEAS  
                       
Moderator:     Jennifer Krivickas, Assistant Vice President Integrated Research

Register Here 
15
Nov

Event

Lunch & Learn - Dr. James P. Canfield "The Millennial Professor" (11/15)

Time: November 15, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: University Hall, Rm. 610

Target Audience:

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Dr. James P. Canfield aka “The Millennial Professor” is an expert in childhood and familial homelessness and poverty.  His research has impacted actions across our country.  In addition to impacting the US he has worked with other countries about issues related to homelessness and poverty.  Please join us at the Office of Research Lunch and Learn (lunch provided), to hear from the investigator who says “at the end of the day, my work is the science and art of being a real-world superhero: get cape, wear cape, fly.”

**Please be sure to register as we need a head count for lunch**

Thank You!
14
Nov

Event

Working with Industry and Foundations (11/14)

Time: November 14, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: University Hall, Room 454

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

This introduction to funding through industry and foundation avenues will be in a panel format. Join us to hear from faculty who have been successful at securing funding from industry and foundations. In addition, hear from companies and foundations who fund UC research. Learn what makes for a successful grant and long-term relationship through these paths to funding. 

What will be covered:  Resources available to support efforts through industry research and foundations.

Presenters:     Deepika Andavarapu, Research and Evaluation Officer, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
                       Eric Avner, CEO, People’s Liberty
                       Susan Dunlap, UC Foundation Associate Director Foundation & Corporation Relations
                       Heather L. Norton, Associate Professor - Department of Anthropology, Co-Director - UC WISE-REWU Program, Faculty Director - UC Skin Science and Technology Collaborative
                       Aretha Adams, Senior Grants Administrator

Moderator:  Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research

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08
Nov

Event

How to Navigate the IRB doing SBER (11/8 - 11/9)

Time: November 8, 10:30 PM - November 9, 12:00 AM

Location: Tangeman University Center, Room 400A

Target Audience: Faculty, staff and students interested in Social-BEhavioral Research (SBER)

Research Office: Research Development

What is social-behavioral research (SBER) and how does it differ from biomedical research? What kinds of data collection methods are often used to do SBER? What are the biggest challenges when submitting your SBER to the IRB?

What will be covered:  This session will address these questions and offer some strategies for how to improve your SBER submission to the IRB, avoiding common pitfalls.

Presenters: John Holden, Associate Professor of Psychology
                    Jacinda Dariotis, Professor and Director of the Evaluation Services Center
                    Janet Moore, Professor of Law


Moderator:  Claudia Norman, Education and Outreach Specialist in UC’s Human Research and Protection Program

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01
Nov

Event

Research Support - UC Infrastructure (11/1)

Time: November 1, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Tangeman University Center, Room 427

Target Audience: All faculty and research staff including graduate students and post-docs are invited to attend. Recent and new faculty hires are specifically encouraged to attend.

Research Office: Research Development

Experts in four focus areas will be giving presentations followed by a moderated panel discussion with questions from the audience.
  • Pre- and Post-award Support
  • Research Computing/Cyberinfrastructure
  • Core Facilities
  • Programming/Data Management/Informatics
Presenters:  Ted Baldwin, Director, Science and Engineering Libraries, CEAS 
                     Sarah Clift, OoR Grants Administrator 2
                     Jane Combs, UCIT Associate Director Research & Development
                     Tiffany Grant, Interim, Assistant Director of Research and Informatics, Health Sciences Library
                     Melodie Fickenscher, Director, Advanced Materials Characterization Center
                     Cindy Treacy, A&S, Senior Grants Administrator

Moderator:  Phil Taylor,  OoR Assistant VP Strategic Implementation
30
Oct

Event

Building Your Research Team: Undergrads, Graduate Students and Postdocs (10/30)

Time: October 30, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: University Hall, Room 454

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Forming a research team?  Looking for undergraduate researchers? Graduate Students? Postdocs? Creating successful research teams can be one of the most important activities for faculty.  Identifying appropriate team members, from graduate or undergraduate students to postdocs, can be challenging. 

As you pursue innovative, translational projects that push the boundaries of established fields, departments, and institutions, this session will provide you with tips on how to form and maintain positive team relationships over the life of a laboratory or research grant.

What will be covered:  Resources available for undergraduate researchers, graduate students and postdoc staff will be highlighted. Faculty will discuss how to create a lab/research team plan.

Presenters:    Dr. Chip Montrose, Dean of Graduate School
                        Dr. James Mack, Associate Dean of Graduate School
                        Dr. Megan Lamkin, Director of Undergraduate Research Experiences
                        Dr. Teri Reed, OoR Assistant VP Research Development


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25
Oct

Event

Writing the One Pager: The Shortest Path to Success (10/25)

Time: October 25, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Baldwin Hall, Room 661

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Do you know what grantmakers look for when deciding what research to fund? The answers might not be what you think. Showing grantmakers that you know what they want is as important as showing them what you can do with their money.

To learn how to effectively communicate the impact and significance of your research through the written word and visuals, we will workshop two white papers, one for a technical audience and one for a non-specialized audience. You will leave with tools you can use to effectively draft white papers and proposal summaries for your own research.

What will be covered:  Participants will gain insights into the persuasive nature of successful one-pagers, and be better able to write one for both specialized and non-specialized audiences.

Presenters:     Lora Arduser, A&S Associate Professor, Professional Writing
                        Bob Hyland, A&S Assistant Professor-Educator, Rhetoric and Prof Writing


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19
Oct

Event

INTERNAL FUNDING @ UC (10/19)

Time: October 19, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: University Hall, Room 450
51 Goodman St.
Cincinnati, OH

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Get to know UC Program Officers (PO) and gain valuable insight into UC’s internal opportunities! Get the low-down on internal funding  from POs of Office of Research internal funding opportunities. In this session, the POs will disclose details about internal funding programs and lead a discussion about the value of internal funding (beyond money). Participants will gain concrete information, examples, and advice which will give them A LEG UP. The call for these opportunities is now available at research.uc.edu…

What will be covered: UC Internal Programs sponsored by the Office of Research;  Information about how internal funding helps faculty gain skills and momentum that increases chances for external funding, Discussion will cover communication issues such as how to communicate with an internal program officer, how to convey the value and impact of your research, and the value of framing your proposal to show alignment with UC strategic goals and directions.

Presenters:
OoR Program Officer Phil Taylor, Office of Research Assistant Vice President, Strategic Initiatives
URC Program Officer  John Cuppoletti, CoM Professor Emeritus, Physiology

Moderator:
OoR & URC Program Officer Jennifer Krivickas, Office of Research Assistant Vice President, Integrated Research & Adjunct Instructor, DAAP School of Design
17
Oct

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (10/17)

Time: October 17, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/college administrators/staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall

Contact Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division with any questions.
09
Oct

Event

PROPOSAL BUDGETS - More Than Just a Bunch of Numbers (10/9)

Time: October 9, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: University Hall, Room 454

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Preparing and managing a grant proposal budget can be challenging. In this presentation, OoR staff will highlight some key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance. We will review a sample project and walk through the process of creating a budget for that process in a workshop format. This will be followed by a Q&A where the presenters will be available to discuss any specific areas of interest to the audience, and answer any questions.

What will be covered:  Terminology; Budgeting Basics; Common Pitfalls; Where to go for Help 

Presenters:  Patrick Clark, OoR Assistant Vice President Operations & Management


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02
Oct

Event

Preparing Proposals in Response to the Collaborative Advancement Grant Program – Strategic Teams (10/2)

Time: October 2, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: 462 Langsam

Target Audience: Researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Advanced registration required; each registrant must provide a list of federal agencies of interest

Program

1:00-2:00 pm; Presenter:  Lewis Burke and Associates (webinar);
Title: Engagement with Federal Funding Agencies for Multidisciplinary Funding Opportunities
2:15-3:15 pm; Presenters:  Suzanne Boyce, Mike Riley, Doug Mast, and Sarah Hamilton;
Title:  Grant Writing in Response to the Collaborative Advancement Grant Program – Strategic Teams
3:30-4:00 pm; Presenter:  Jack Kues;
Title:  Team Science and Collaborative Training

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01
Oct

Event

Collaborative Research Advancement Grants Program - Track 1: Pilot Teams Informational Session (10/1)

Time: October 1, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Tangeman University Center, Room 400A

Target Audience: All faculty interested in the Office of Research Collaborative Research Advancement Grants Program – Track 1: Pilot Teams

Research Office: Research Development

Are you considering applying for internal funding via the Office of Research Collaborative Research Advancement Grants Program – Track 1: Pilot Teams but you’re not sure if your eligible, if your team is the ‘right kind of team’, and/or if your project is ‘the right kind of project’? Come to this informational session and learn all there is to know about the Pilot program including answers to the above (and more), how to use the new system, and the review process and timeline.

What will be covered: Persons attending will learn about the new submission system, walk through the RFP, the review process and timeline. You will hear from the program officer as to things learned from past submissions. This is not for individual investigators, this is for teams from at least two or more distinct colleges. A successful past proposal will be discussed. Only for those interested in the Office of Research Collaborative Research Advancement Grants Program – Track 1: Pilot Teams.

Discussant: Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President, Integrated Research        
27
Sep

Event

How to Find Funding Opportunities (9/27)

Time: September 27, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: UC Campus Recreation Center, Room 3230

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

What will be covered: External funding opportunities available via the federal government, the state of Ohio, the City of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Foundations, and Industry. Introduction of UC’s grant search engine, InfoED SPIN and limited submissions process at UC. Internal funding opportunities will be briefly covered.

Presenters:  Susan Dunlap, UCF Associate Director Foundation & Corporation Relations
                      Sara Guice, Skin Science and Technology Collaborative, Director Business Development
                     (…and other UC Faculty/Staff)

Moderators: Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
                      Teri Reed, OoR Assistant Vice President Research Development
21
Sep

Event

National Postdoc Appreciation Week Career Symposium (9/21)

Time: September 21, 11:45 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: 5051 MSB

Target Audience: Postdocs and Visiting Assistant Professors

Research Office: Research Development

BY INVITATION ONLY - POSTDOCS AND VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

11:45 am - Lunch

12:00 noon to 1:00 pm - Keynote Speaker
  • "8 Things You Should Know about Biopharma"
  • Rachel Cervantes, PhD, MBA
  • Vice President, Business Development
  • Synthetic Genomics, Inc
1:15 - 2:15 pm - Additional Workshops
  1. Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship
  2. Mini Grant Writing Workshop
2:30 - 3:30 pm - One-on-One CV/Resume Review Sessions
29
Aug

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (8/29)

Time: August 29, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall
Cincinnati, OH

Target Audience: Department/college administrators/staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall

Contact Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services, Accounting Division with any questions.
17
Aug

Event

New Faculty Orientation (8/17)

Time: August 17, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Location: Langsam Library Digital Commons

Target Audience: New Faculty

Research Office: Research Development

Orientation for faculty new to the University of Cincinnati family. The Office of Research will host panels during the Expert Buffet at 1:00 PM and during the Deep Dives into the Office of Research Support sessions at 3:15. Pat Limbach, the Vice President of Research, present closing comments at 4:45.

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15
Aug

Event

Ohio Conference on Freight (8/15 - 8/17)

Time: August 15, 12:00 PM - August 17, 2:00 PM

Location: Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Target Audience: Anyone interested in the movement of freight in Ohio and the Midwest

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The Ohio Conference on Freight is the Midwest’s leading freight conference, convening over 300 professionals from across North America to share their expertise in the areas of supply chain/logistics, smart transportation technology and federal and state policies supporting freight-related transportation and economic development.

The day-and-a half conference consists of four Plenary sessions and 12 Breakout sessions covering the latest topics, tools and trends in the world of freight today.

Why Attend?
  1. Learn: Hear firsthand about current issues, challenges and solutions that are shaping freight transportation today.
  2. Network: Meet old friends, renew acquaintances and build new relationships to further your professional and personal goals.
  3.  Apply: Take the new ideas and tools you discover at the conference to address your specific freight issues and goals.
28
Jun

Event

SRS Quarterly Business Adminstrator Meeting (6/28)

Time: June 28, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: 427 Engineering Research Center

Target Audience: All UC College and Unit Business Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This meeting is cancelled. Please contact John Ungruhe if any questions.
27
Jun

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (6/27)

Time: June 27, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/College Administrators/Staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall.

Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services Office, Accounting Department
20
Jun

Event

SBIR/STTR Road Tour (6/20)

Time: June 20, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: The Ohio Union at Ohio State University

Target Audience: Innovators, Entrepreneurs, Researchers, and/or Small Technology Firms

Research Office: Research Development

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The SBIR/STTR programs annually provide $2.5 billion in funding to small advanced technology firms to spur new technological discoveries and facilitate the commercialization of innovations. Together they represent America's Largest Seed Fund.

Local innovation supporters in communities who have historically underutilized the opportunities provided through the SBIR/STTR programs have invited representatives of America's Largest Seed Fund to engage the small advanced technology community, including women and minority-owned research and development businesses. Every SBIR Road Tour stop represents a coveted opportunity to meet directly with Federal and State Program Managers who seed a wide spectrum of innovative ideas, while learning about your state sponsored innovation support infrastructure.

So, if you're an Innovator, Entrepreneur, Researcher, or Small Technology Firm, don't miss this opportunity!
07
Jun

Event

Research Integrity and You: Insights from the HHS Office of Research Integrity (6/7)

Time: June 7, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Medical Sciences Building, Room 4051 (MSB 4051)

Target Audience: Anyone involved in, or associated with, clinical, translational, and basic research including PIs, trainees, research and administrative staff.

Research Office: Office of Research Integrity

Join Scott Moore, Ph.D., J.D., C.F.E, Deputy Director of the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services' Office of Research Integrity, in a seminar on research integrity.

Objectives:

  1. Define Research Misconduct and describe its impact
  2. Identify tools to detect research misconduct
  3. Understand the mandate for responsible conduct of research training
  4. Describe the potential consequences of research misconduct

For more information or to meet with Dr. Moore, please contact Dr. Jane Strasser (Jane.Strasser@uc.edu).

26
Apr

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (4/26)

Time: April 26, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/College Administrators/Staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall.

Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services Office, Accounting Department
26
Apr

Event

Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit (4/26)

Time: April 26, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Union Hall

Target Audience: Any researcher

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The Second Annual Smart Cincy Summit will highlight smart cities projects and leaders in Greater Cincinnati, and explore the potentials of Connected, Autonomous, and Electric Vehicles as the Cincinnati region continues its digital transformation. There will be welcome remarks from local elected officials, a keynote speaker focused on smart mobility, and two panel sessions exploring the pillars of smart city planning. Following the program, guests are invited to attend the leadership luncheon where awards to local smart cities leaders will be presented.
19
Apr

Event

Talking to Your Program Officer (4/19)

Time: April 19, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: 400C Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: New and continuing faculty researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Are you ready to have a conversation with a federal agency program officer but don’t know how to start? Having this conversation is a key step to gaining valuable insight into the funding potential of your ideas. In this interactive session, you’ll learn from faculty who have recently worked at major federal agencies as they share the do’s and don’t’s of making contact, meeting logistics and follow-up. Plus, you’ll hear their tips on effective ways to talk about your research.

Presenters:
  • Charles R. Doarn, NASA Research Professor, Family and Community Medicine and Director of Telemedicine, Special Assistant to the NASA Chief Health and Medical Officer
  • Alex Lentsch, CoM Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs & Development and Professor and Vice Chair for Research in Surgery, Former chairman of the NIH Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology Study Section
  • Teri Murphy, Professor, Engineering Education, Former NSF IPA of the Division of Undergraduate Education

Contact Heather Geers with any questions

See slides from presentation
09
Apr

Event

Research and Innovation Week 2018 (4/9 - 4/14)

Time: April 9, 12:00 AM - April 14, 12:00 AM

Location: University of Cincinnati

Target Audience:

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Our 2018 theme, Industry, innovation, and infrastructure for enhanced well-being and livelihoods, closely aligns with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, speaks broadly to the issues important to our region, and ties to UC’s Strategic Directions.

More Information
28
Mar

Event

SRS Quarterly Business Adminstrator Meeting (3/28)

Time: March 28, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Vontz Auditorium

Target Audience: All UC College and Unit Business Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

A discussion on current topics and issues affecting sponsored research administration at UC

Agenda:
Patrick Clark  the Assistant Vice President of  Research Operations and Management will begin the meeting.

John Ungruhe from SRS's accounting division will discuss:
  • The new DHHS salary cap and total professional effort
  • New U.G. purchasing thresholds
  • The ongoing NSF audit
Amanda Wright from SRS's grants and contracts division will discuss:
  • Forms-E
  • NSF proposals and research.gov
  • AOR recap
Ashley Valor from UC's human resources office will discuss Be Well UC intiatives

Sarah Clift from the Office of Research's office of Professional Developement will discuss proposal development initiatives

Ketaki Mhaisekar from the Office of Research's IT departement will give you Research How 2 navigation tips.
21
Mar

Event

UC Accelerator: Process, Opportunities, and Mini-Workshop (3/21)

Time: March 21, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: 350 Dyer Hall

Target Audience: New and continuing faculty researchers

Research Office: Research Development

This session will cover general information on invention disclosures, intellectual property, licensing, Accelerator awards, and entrepreneurial training. Didactic training designed to show faculty how to develop their actual ideas or invention into a legitimate commercialization play is a core part of this presentation. Please register by March 16th if possible.

Presenters:  Geoffrey Pinski, UCTAC Director Office of Technology & Commercialization
                        David Cepoi, UCTAC Director, Accelerator Training & Awards

Moderator:  Teri Reed, OoR Assistant VP Research Development

Questions? Contact Heather Geers (513) 558-0026.

View Presentation Here
21
Mar

Event

Internal Funding Opportunities (3/21)

Time: March 21, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: 3240 Campus Recreation Center

Target Audience: All faculty

Research Office: Research Development

What will be covered: This panel will engage the audience in a dialogue about why faculty should care about internal funding and how internal funding helps faculty gain skills and momentum increasing chances for external funding. They will offer stories from their experience as former reviewers, program chairs and officers, internal and external funding awardees, and etc. Discussants will cover communication issues such as how to communicate with an internal program officer, how to convey the value and impact of your research, and the value of framing your proposal to show alignment with UC strategic goals and directions.

Presenters:
Amy Farley, CECH Assistant Professor, Education Policy in Educational Leadership
John Hancock, DAAP Professor, Architectural History
Todd Herzog, A&S Professor & Department Head, German Studies/Director of Center for Film and Media Studies
Howard Jackson, A&S Professor, Physics
David Niven, A&S Assistant Professor, Political Science 
Michael Zaretsky, DAAP Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Moderator:
Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President, Integrated Research
26
Feb

Event

Communicating your Research: A Workshop (2/26)

Time: February 26, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Swift Hall Room 800

Target Audience: New and continuing faculty researchers

Research Office: Research Development

What will be Covered: Best practices for research storytelling, public speaking tips and tricks, improv as a path toward better research communication, tailoring your message to your audience and more.

In this two-hour workshop, you’ll spend time on your own and in small groups drafting, honing and practicing how to communicate key aspects of your research to a variety of audiences. Emphasis is on conversations, though you will spend some time writing as well.

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20
Feb

Event

Best Practices in Grants Management (2/20)

Time: February 20, 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location: 454 University Hall

Target Audience: Department/College Administrators/Staff who manage grants and contracts

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

This training is geared toward individuals responsible for managing anticipated and awarded grants and contracts in the UC Flex accounting system.  Topics include: Manual A323 Preparation, Best Practices in Grant Management, and Cost Transfer Training.  Cost Transfer Training is required before submitting any cost transfer requests to PI’s for approval or Reallocation Requests to SRS Accounting Grant Administrators for processing.

Occurs Every Other Month in University Hall.

Cindy Lasonczyk, Sponsored Research Services Office, Accounting Department
25
Jan

Event

Proposal Development - UC Infrastructure (1/25)

Time: January 25, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: 450 University Hall

Target Audience: Faculty

Research Office: Research Development

Experts in four focus areas will be giving presentations followed by a moderated panel discussion with questions from the audience.

  • Pre and Post-award Support
  • Research Computing
  • Core Facilities
  • Educational Outreach / Community Engagement

Presenters: 
Sarah Clift
, OoR Grants Administrator 2
Jane Combs, UCIT Associate Director Research & Development
Melodie Fickenscher, CEAS Research Associate
Ken Greis, CoM Associate Dean
Erin Haynes, CoM Associate Professor, Environmental Health
Kathie Maynard, CECH Asst Dean/Asst Prof-Research Innovations & Community
Carol Ross, CEAS Associate Director, Pre-Award Office
 
Moderator:  Phil Taylor,  OoR Assistant VP Strategic Implementation

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16
Jan

Event

Proposal Budgets: More Than Just a Bunch of Numbers (Spring 2018) (1/16)

Time: January 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: 400B Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Preparing and managing a grant proposal budget can be challenging. In this presentation, Office of Research staff will highlight some key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance. The brief presentation will be followed by a Q&A, where business staff from the OoR and around the University will be available to discuss specific areas of interest to faculty, and answer any questions.

What will be covered: Key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance

Presenters: Joanna Bordenave, CoM Senior Grant Administrator
Patrick Clark, OoR Assistant Vice President Operations & Management
Amy Townsend-Small, A&S Associate Professor, Geology
Cindy Treacy, A&S Senior Grant Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Simon Tremblay, CoM Assistant Research Professor

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10
Jan

Event

How to Find Funding Opportunities (Spring 2018) (1/10)

Time: January 10, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: 400A Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Whatever your scholarly goals, knowing how to discover internal and external opportunities and the funders most likely to support you, is important. In this 90-minute session, you will learn, from two panels of experts, where to locate information on funding, both internal and external, and gain knowledge and skills that will help you find information about funders interests, mission and perspectives, to gain the required knowledge to win funding from them.

What will be covered: Internal funding opportunities offered annually by the Office of the Vice President for Research, College of Medicine, the CCTST, and the Office of the Provost. External funding opportunities available via the federal government, the state of Ohio, the City of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Foundations, and Industry. Introduction of UC’s grant search engine, InfoED SPIN and limited submissions process at UC.

Presenters: Susan Dunlap, UCF Associate Director Foundation & Corporation Relations
Sara Guice, UCRI Director Business Development
Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
Keisha Love, UC Associate Provost Faculty Development and Special Initiatives
Teri Reed, OoR Assistant Vice President Economic Development
Amy Short, CCTST Administrative Director Continuing Medical Education

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10
Jan

Event

Office of Research Expert Buffet (1/10)

Time: January 10, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location: 400A Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

As the new semester begins, the Office of Research is providing an overview of services and information in an interactive format that we call the Office of Research Expert Buffet. Sate you appetite for research must-haves during information-packed, moving sessions followed by questions and answers with top institutional leaders who can help you make the most of your research efforts at UC!

What will be covered: Topics include the following:

    Covering your OARs –Financial disclosures, OARs, and conflicts of interest
    Green Light your Research – Institutional Review Board
    Partner with Panache – Industry Collaborations with the UCRI
    What is the Difference? – UC Foundation and Sponsored Research Services
    Double Your Money – Internal funding from the Office of Research
    Keep Calm and Log On – IT and Research
    Protect Yourself –Intellectual property and disclosure
    Be Our Guest – Core facilities
    Beyond Books – UC Libraries

Presenters:

    Holly Bante, UC Assistant VP for Ethics in Industry Engagement
    Mike Linke, Chair of IRB Committee
    Angela Braggs-Brown, OoR Director, Human Research Protection Program
    Sara Guice, UCRI Director Partnerships & Industry Alliances
    Julie Collinsworth, UCRI Project Manager
    Patrick Clark, OoR Assistant Vice President Operations & Management
    Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
    Jane Combs, UCIT Associate Director Research & Development
    Amy Latessa, UCIT Research Coordinator, Research & Development
    Geoffrey Pinski, UCTAC Director Office of Technology & Commercialization
    Phil Taylor, OoR Assistant VP Strategic Implementation
    Gino Pasi, UC Associate Librarian, Health Sciences Library

Moderator: Teri Reed, OoR Assistant Vice President Research Development
01
Dec

Event

Conflicts, Startups and You: What Ethical Considerations and University Rules you Need to Keep in Mind When Starting a Company (12/1)

Time: December 1, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: 400A Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: Faculty, staff and students interested in startups and entrepreneurial affairs

Research Office: Office for Ethics in Industry Engagement

This session will provide a roadmap for launching entrepreneurial initiatives while also considering institutional responsibilities and other ethical considerations that may be impacted by commercialization activities. Ethical considerations and strategies to manage potential conflicts of interest will be offered and discussed.

Presenters:     
Holly Bante, UC Assistant VP for Ethics in Industry Engagement
Geoffrey Pinski, UCTAC Director Office of Technology & Commercialization

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28
Nov

Event

How to Work with Program Officers (11/28)

Time: November 28, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Vontz Rieveschl Auditorium

Target Audience: New and continuing faculty researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Are you ready to have a conversation with a federal agency program officer but don’t know how to start? Having this conversation is a key step to gaining valuable insight into the funding potential of your ideas. In this interactive session, you’ll learn from faculty who have recently worked at major federal agencies as they share the do’s and don’t’s of making contact, meeting logistics and follow-up. Plus, you’ll hear their tips on effective ways to talk about your research.

What will be covered:
Faculty will hear from and network with recent federal agency employees and a communication expert to learn tips on interacting with program officers. They will gain skills to help them effectively communicate their research clearly and concisely.

Presenters:
Richard Harknett, A&S Professor and Department Head, Political Science (former Department of Energy IPA)
Teri Murphy, CEAS Professor, Engineering Education (former NSF IPA)
Elissa Yancey, OoR Communication Consultant 

Questions? Contact Heather Geers (513) 558-0026.

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17
Nov

Event

Working With Industry (11/17)

Time: November 17, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: 850 Dyer Hall

Target Audience:

Research Office: Research Development

The University of Cincinnati Research Institute (UCRI) was created to advance industrial sponsorship of research and development activities of the University of Cincinnati (UC) faculty, students, researchers and staff. 

An introduction to industry-sponsored research on UC's campus: how faculty, researchers, students and industry can effectively collaborate on research projects which deliver optimal outcomes for all stakeholders.
31
Oct

Event

Communicating your Research - Impact and Significance (10/31)

Time: October 31, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: 755 Baldwin Hall

Target Audience: New and continuing faculty researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Do you know what grantmakers look for when deciding what research to fund? The answers might not be what you think. Showing grantmakers that you know what they want is as important as showing them what you can do with their money.

To learn how to effectively communicate the impact and significance of your research through the written word and visuals, we will workshop two white papers, one for a technical audience and one for a non-specialized audience. You will leave with tools you can use to effectively draft white papers and proposal summaries for your own research.

What will be covered: Faculty will gain the tools to create and practice critiquing two white papers; one for a general audience using layman’s terms and one for a technical audience. 

Presenters: Lora Arduser, A&S Associate Professor, English & Comparative Literature
Bob Hyland, A&S Assistant Professor-Educator, Rhetoric and Prof Writing
Elissa Yancey, OoR Communications Consultant

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26
Oct

Event

How to Form Research Teams (10/26)

Time: October 26, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: University Hall Room 454

Target Audience: New and continuing faculty researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Forming a research team?  Looking for collaborators?  Creating successful research teams can be one of the most important activities for faculty.  Identifying appropriate team members, from co-investigators and collaborators to graduate or undergraduate students to postdocs, can be challenging. 
As you pursue innovative, translational projects that push the boundaries of established fields, departments, and institutions, this session will provide you with tips on how to form and maintain positive team relationships over the life of a laboratory or research grant.

What will be covered: Faculty will create a lab/research team plan.

Presenters:  Chip Montrose, Dean of Graduate School
Teri Reed, OoR Assistant VP Research Development
Amy Short, CCTST Administrative Director Center for Improvement Science

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25
Oct

Event

Smart Regions Conference (10/25)

Time: October 25, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:

Target Audience: Those desiring to see the technological advancements of modern day

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of Research has partnered with the regional smart cities initiative, to sponsor the upcoming the Smart Regions Conference being held on Oct 24 & 25 at the BB&T Arena in Northern Kentucky. This is the first regional IoT showcase and expo where together, we are going to showcase UC researchers (and student) work alongside other area researchers' work and Industry-born technologies. For details about the conference, please go to: Smart Regions Conference site In brief, there will be a tech expo, drone and quadcopter races, thought leadership breakout sessions, and a showcasing of regional collaborations. The conference will be attended by public officials, academic and industry experts and leaders, and community leaders committed to technology as a tool to improve outcomes for people. The Office of Research has made this investment to encourage UC faculty and student participation. Because we are sponsors, it will be free for our students and faculty. This is a GREAT way for faculty and students to network and develop relationships with researchers outside UC, government officials, community leaders, and industry leaders in the IoT space.
18
Oct

Event

Proposal Development - UC Infrastructure (10/18)

Time: October 18, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Location: 427 Tangeman University Center

Target Audience: All faculty and research staff including graduate students and post-docs invited to attend. Recent and new faculty hires are specifically encouraged to attend.

Research Office: Research Development

Experts in six focus areas will be participating in a moderated interactive panel discussion with attendees. Grant Opportunities / Grant Writing Research Computing / Libraries Core Facilities / IRB / IACUC Broader Impacts / Educational Outreach / Community Engagement Working in Teams Intellectual Property / Research Commercialization

What will be covered: Key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance

Presenters: Suzanne Boyce, CAHS Research Officer/Professor Comm Sci/Disorders
Sarah Clift, OoR Grants Administrator 2
Jane Combs, UCIT Associate Director Research & Development
Jason Heikenfeld, 1819 IH Assistant VP Tech Transfer & Commercialization
Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant VP Integrated Research
Jack Kues, CoM Professor Emeritus/Associate Dean Continuous Prof Devel
Kathie Maynard, CECH Asst Dean/Asst Prof-Research Innovations & Community
Jane Strasser, OoR Associate VP Research Integrity
Phil Taylor, OoR Assistant VP Strategic Implementation
Cindy Treacy, A&S Senior Grant Administrator

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12
Oct

Event

Proposal Budgets: More Than Just a Bunch of Numbers (10/12)

Time: October 12, 1:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Location: University Hall Room 454

Target Audience: Early career research faculty and researchers

Research Office: Research Development

Preparing and managing a grant proposal budget can be challenging. In this presentation, Office of Research staff will highlight some key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance. The brief presentation will be followed by a Q&A, where business staff from the OoR and around the University will be available to discuss specific areas of interest to faculty, and answer any questions.

What will be covered: Key information on the basics of budgeting, the available tools, and most importantly where to turn for assistance

Presenters: Joanna Bordenave, CoM Senior Grant Administrator
Patrick Clark, OoR Assistant Vice President Operations & Management
Sarah Clift, OoR Grant Administrator 2
Shannon Doyle, DAAP Associate Director Business Affairs
Sandy McGeorge, A&S Business Manager
Carol Ross, CEAS Senior Grant Administrator
Amanda Wright, OoR Senior Grant Administrator

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09
Sep

Event

How to Find Funding Opportunities (9/9)

Time: September 9, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location:

Target Audience: All faculty, post-docs, and research administrators

Research Office: Research Development

Whatever your scholarly goals, knowing how to discover internal and external opportunities and the funders most likely to support you, is important. In this 90-minute session, you will learn, from two panels of experts, where to locate information on funding, both internal and external, and gain knowledge and skills that will help you find information about funders interests, mission and perspectives, to gain the required knowledge to win funding from them.

What will be covered: Internal funding opportunities offered annually by the Office of the Vice President for Research, College of Medicine, the CCTST, and the Office of the Provost. External funding opportunities available via the federal government, the state of Ohio, the City of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Foundations, and Industry. Introduction of UC’s grant search engine, InfoED SPIN and limited submissions process at UC.

Presenters: Susan Dunlap, UCF Associate Director Foundation & Corporation Relations
Sara Guice, UCRI Director Business Development
Jennifer Krivickas, OoR Assistant Vice President Integrated Research
Keisha Love, UC Associate Provost Faculty Development and Special Initiatives
Teri Reed, OoR Assistant Vice President Economic Development
Amy Short, CCTST Administrative Director Continuing Medical Education

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18
Apr

Event

Write Winning NIH Career Development Award Proposals (4/18)

Time: April 18, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Vontz Auditorium

Target Audience:

Research Office: Research Development

Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops and the University of Cincinnati
                                       Present
"Write Winning NIH Career Development Award Proposals"


John D. Robertson, Ph.D.
17
Apr

Event

Write Winning Grant Proposals (4/17 - 4/18)

Time: April 17, 12:00 AM - April 18, 12:00 AM

Location: Vontz Auditorium

Target Audience:

Research Office: Research Development

Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops and the University of Cincinnati
                                       present
                 "Write Winning Grant Proposals"
                  
John D. Robertson, Ph.D.