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Workshops, Seminars & Special Events

Date Title Time Location
August 8, 2017

Introducing the Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Barbara Duncan

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
College of Medicine New Faculty Orientation
May 19, 2017

Grant-writing Basics:
A Framework for Success

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Academic Leadership Development Institute
April 27, 2017

Spring 2017 VPR Workshops
Mentoring

Speaker: Allan Butterfield and Tanea Reed

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
383 Gatton College
April 19, 2017

Finding the Right NIH Funding Mechanism

Speakers: Kathy Grzech and Erik Davidshofer

9:00 a.m.

BIRCWH Faculty Group

April 13, 2017
Spring 2017 VPR Workshops
Core Facilities Supported by UK Research
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
202A BBSRB
April 5, 2017

Introducing Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)
Request for Information for Counter Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria program

Contact: Kathy Doyle Grzech

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
170 Lee T. Todd, Jr. Bldg (Bioppharm)
April 5, 2017

(Re)Introducing PDO

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Faculty Meeting
April 3, 2017

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Workshop

An Overview of CAREER
Anthony Elam, College of Engineering

New Trends in NSF Broader Impacts
Kathy Grzech, Proposal Development Office

Panel of UK NSF CAREER Awardees and Reviewers
Facilitated by Brad Berron, Chemical and Materials Engineering

Space is limited. To register, please click here.

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
311 Gatton College
March 23, 2017

Your NIH Biosketch - Make it an Asset

Speaker: Shana Herron

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
COM Dean’s REACH Group
March 22, 2017

Spring 2017 VPR Workshops
Industry/Private Partnerships

Changes in the Intellectual Property Development Process
Speaker: Ian McClure, Director, Office of Technology Commercialization

Partnering with Industry
Speaker: Ian McClure and Rodney Andrews, Director, CAER and Associate VPR

Entrepreneurship
Speaker: Warren Nash, Director, Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
311 Gatton College
March 10, 2017

Writing a High-Impact Specific Aims Page

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Markey Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Group
March 9, 2017

Writing a High-Impact Specific Aims Page

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

COM Dean’s REACH Group

March 1, 2017

An Introduction to Light Sheet Microscopy

Speaker: Elizabeth Dille, Ph.D. Application Specialist, Carl Zeiss Microscopy

Contact: Doug Harrison

4:00 p.m.
116 T.H. Morgan Building
March 1, 2017

Spring 2017 VPR Workshops
Recent Changes in UK Research Infrastructure

Revised Structure of the Proposal Development Office
Kathy Grzech, Director, PDO

Support for Export Control-relevant Research
John Craddock, OSPA Export Control

New Research Grant Submission Software
Kim Carter, Director OSPA

New Search Tools to Identify Collaborators
Rodney Andrews, Director, CAER and Associate VPR

Effort Reporting Changes and Tool to Facilitate Reporting
Jennifer Miles, Director, SPA

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

2:00 p.m.

 

2:20 p.m.


2:40 p.m.

 

3:00 p.m.


3:20 p.m.

W.T. Young Library Auditorium
February 24, 2017

Spring 2017 VPR Workshops
Grant Writing Workshops

Grant Writing Strategies for NIH
Craig Rush, Professor, College of Medicine

Changes in Accountability and Rigor for NIH Grants
Greg Gerhardt, Professor, College of Medicine

Grant Writing Strategies for NSF
Martha Peterson, Professor, College of Medicine and Associate VPR

Grant Writing Strategies for DOD/DOE
Rodney Andrews, Director, CAER and Assoc VPR

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.


2:00 p.m.



3:00 p.m.


4:00 p.m.

383 Gatton College
February 14, 2017

Value of Innovation to Implementation Program (VI2P) Pilot Grant Training Workshop

Hosted by: Center for Health Services Research (CHSR)

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
NURS 115
February 6, 2017

Value of Innovation to Implementation Program (VI2P) Pilot Grant Training Workshop

Hosted by: Center for Health Services Research (CHSR)

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
NURS 501C
January 10, 2017

Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences Research Retreat

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

1:10 p.m.
Hilary J. Boone Center
January 6, 2017

Nikon A1R-MP+ Multiphoton Introductory Seminar

Speaker: Adiv A. Johnson

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
202A BBSRB

December 7, 2016

Preparing the NIH Fellowship (F31/F32) Application

Speaker: Shana Herron

Space is limited. To register, please click here.

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
411 Wethington Bldg.
November 21, 2016

Nikon N-SIM/N-STORM Super Resolution Microscopy Introductory Seminar

Speaker: Michael Kerber

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
202A BBSRB
November 21, 2016

Grantseeking Strategies for Family Studies Graduate Students

Speaker: Shana Herron

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FAM 775
Class presentation
November 17, 2016

What’s New at the NIH?
Rigor and Reproducibility in Research

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Markey Cancer Center Research Group
November 16, 2016

Grant-writing Basics:
A Framework for Success

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

Space is limited. To register, please click here.

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
311 Gatton College
November 3, 2016

Town Hall Meeting
"Updates on current review procedures and strategies to secure NIH and NSF funding"

Moderator: Don Gash

Speakers: Rodney Andrews, Greg Gerhardt and Ed Hall

Please contact Stacy Reid for more information

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Woodward Hall
307 Gatton College

October 26, 2016

New Faculty Orientation to the Research Support Infrastructure

Speaker:  Lisa Cassis, Ph.D., Vice President for Research

Learn about available Research Support Units; speak directly with their staff; and pick up handouts describing functions and services of each.

Registration Required

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Initial Presentation
299 Gatton College

Introduction to Support Units Woodward Hall
307 Gatton College

October 25, 2016

Your NIH Biosketch - Make it an Asset

Speaker: Shana Herron

Space is limited. To register, please click here.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

501C College of Nursing Building

August 29, 2016

NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) (P20) Informational Meeting 

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research

Panel discussion with COBRE PIs

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
127 Wethington Bldg.
July 27, 2016

What’s pivot™ and how do I use it to find funding?

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

College of Nursing

June 9, 2016

What's New at the NIH?
Requirements to Address Rigor and Transparency in Research

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
College of Pharmacy faculty luncheon
June 1, 2016

NSF CAREER Proposal Workshop

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

College of Engineering Faculty

May 18, 2016

Writing Strategies for NIH F31/F32 Proposals

Speaker: Shana Herron

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

College of Pharmacy
Student Chapter- American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

April 26, 2016

T32 Seminar Ethics and Professional Development

Resubmission and Persistence: A Grant-Seeker’s Guide to Success

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Craig Rush T32 Series
April 22, 2016

What’s pivot™ and how do I use it to find funding?

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Department of Communication Faculty
April 19, 2016

Grant-seeking Resources for UK Researchers

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
College of Health Sciences faculty
April 6, 2016

Vice President for Research Grant Writing Workshop Series

Peer Review and Responding to Reviewers

Speaker: Lisa Cassis

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
127 Wethington Bldg.
March 24, 2016

A Career in Research Development

Speaker: Barbara Duncan

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Preparing Future Professionals class

103 Chemistry-Physics Bldg.

March 8, 2016
Vice President for Research Grant Writing Workshop Series

NIH Proposals
Speaker: Craig Rush

Private Foundations: Office of Philanthropy
Speakers: Jessica Koenigsknecht-Talboo and
Bleik Pickett

NSF Proposals
Speaker: Martha Peterson

DOD/DOE Proposals
Speaker: Rodney Andrews

 

1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

 

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

 

3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

102 Mining and Minerals Bldg
February 26, 2016

 NIH Overview and the Peer Review Process
Speaker: Margot D. McCullers

Jumpstart! Tips on Writing NIH Proposals
Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

To register, please click this link

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Human Development Institute faculty
February 26, 2016

An Overview of the National Science Foundation (NSF)

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Center for Applied Energy Research
February 22, 2016

What's New at the NIH?
Requirements to Address Rigor and Transparency in Research

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
BIRCWH scholar meeting
February 18, 2016

What’s pivot™ and how do I use it to find funding?

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Graduate Students in Rehabilitation Sciences
February 17, 2016

Vice President for Research Grant Writing Workshop Series

Funding Opportunities and Types of Grant Applications

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
127 Wethington Bldg.
February 16, 2016

Pre-award Assistance: An Overview of Services Offered by the Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Shana Herron

1:30 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

220 Scovell Hall Suite 1

February 16, 2016

T32 Seminar Ethics and Professional Development

Grant Writing Session 2
Identifying Funding Opportunities

Speaker: Margot McCullers

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Craig Rush T32 Series
February 5, 2016

Grant Writing: Tips for Graduate Students

Speaker: Shana Herron

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Nutritional Sciences and Pharmacology Students Association

February 5, 2016

Quantitative Initiative for Policy and Social Research presents:
Experiments in the Social Sciences: Applications and Misapplications

Speakers: Murray Webster and Jane Sell

To register, please click this link

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Marksbury Building Theater
February 4, 2016

Quantitative Initiative for Policy and Social Research presents:
NSF Grant Proposals for Young Investigators in the Social Sciences

Speakers: Murray Webster and Jane Sell

To register, please click this link

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

1545 Patterson Office Tower
February 2, 2016

UK Libraries Faculty Research Data Management Workshop

Research Data Overview: Expectations of Federal and Private Sponsors and the Role of UK Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

UK Libraries faculty seminar
January 29, 2016

Pre-award Assistance: An Overview of Services Offered by the Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Doctoral Students
January 28, 2016

What's New at the NIH?
Requirements to Address Rigor and Transparency in Research

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Department. of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences faculty meeting
January 19, 2016

F32 and Foundation Grants: How the Proposal Development Office Can Help

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

Postdoctoral Resource Office

BBSRB 202A

January 15, 2016

Overview: When does your research using biospecimens qualify as using human subjects?

Presenters: Ada Sue Selwitz and
Kathy Doyle Grzech

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Markey Cancer Center faculty

014 Wethington Bldg.

January 13, 2016

Proposal Development Office and CCTS present:
What's New at the NIH?
Requirements to Address Rigor and Transparency in Research

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

To register, please click this link

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

William R. Willard Building, MN 263

January 12, 2016

Proposal Development Office and CCTS present:
What's New at the NIH?
Requirements to Address Rigor and Transparency in Research

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

To register, please click this link

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bio-Pharmaceutical Complex 234
November 23, 2015

Grantsmanship Strategies for Family Studies Graduate Students

Speaker: Shana Herron

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

FAM 775 Class Presentation

November 11, 2015

Writing Strategies for the NIH F31/F32 (Graduate Students/Postdocs) Fellowship Application

Speaker: Shana Herron

Space is limited. To register, please click this link.

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
411 Wethington Bldg.
November 10, 2015

Pre-award Assistance: An Overview of Services Offered by the Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Shana Herron

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

OSPA RATE Class XIII

220 Scovell Hall Suite 1

November 4, 2015

Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule for Human Research Protections

Speaker: Ada Sue Selwitz, M.A.

RSVP to Jennifer Hill by e-mail or call
(859) 257-2978

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
W.T. Young Library Auditorium
November 4, 2015

Resubmission and Persistence: A Grant-Seeker’s Strategies for Success

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

GS 640
Successful Grantsmanship Class
November 4, 2015

What’s pivot™ and how do I use it to find funding?
Sponsored by the Society of Postdoctoral Scholars

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

Space is limited. To register, please click this link.

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, W.T. Young Library
November 3, 2015

New Faculty Orientation to the Research Support Infrastructure

Speaker:  Lisa Cassis, Ph.D., Vice President for Research

Learn about available Research Support Units; speak directly with their staff; and pick up handouts describing functions and services of each.

Registration required
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Lexmark Room, 2nd floor, Main Building

October 27, 2015
October 29, 2015
October 30, 2015
November 10, 2015

New Grant and Journal Requirements for Research
(Research Reproducibility)

Speakers: Don Gash, PhD and Greg Gerhardt, PhD

12:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m.

MN 263, Med. Sci. Bldg.
Biopharm Complex 124
127 Wethington Bldg.
127 Wethington Bldg.

October 14, 2015

Center for Applied Energy Research Workshop Series (Part III)

An Overview of the National Science Foundation (NSF)

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Center for Applied Energy Research
September 29, 2015

Grant-writing Basics for Nonprofit Professionals

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Certified Nonprofit Professional Program
September 23, 2015

Finding Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students in Plant and Soil Sciences

Speaker: Shana Herron

2:00 p.m.- 2:50 p.m.
 
IPS 610 Class Presentation
September 16, 2015

Center for Applied Energy Research Workshop Series (Part II)

Basic Grantsmanship ~
A Framework for Success

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Center for Applied Energy Research
September 10, 2015

Center for Applied Energy Research Workshop Series (Part I)

Using the Pivot Database to Find Funding Opportunities

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Center for Applied Energy Research
September 9, 2015

Strategies for Finding a Funding Source

Speaker: Margot McCullers

4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

GS 640

Successful Grantsmanship Class

TBD

Basic Grantsmanship ~
A Framework for Success

Speaker: Kathy Doyle Grzech

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
BIRCWH Faculty
June 04, 2015

Pre-award Assistance: An Overview of Services Offered by the Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Shana Herron

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

OSPA RATE Class XIII

220 Scovell Hall Suite 1

May 5, 2015

Preparing Your New NIH Biosketch

Speaker: Shana Herron

Space is limited. To register, please click this link.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Biological-Pharmaceutical Bldg 170
April 08, 2015

Preparing Your New NIH Biosketch

Speaker: Shana Herron

Space is limited. To register, please click this link.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
415 Wethington Bldg
March 26, 2015

Preparing Your New NIH Biosketch

Speaker: Shana Herron

Space is limited. To register, please click this link.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Niles Gallery,
Lucille Little Fine Arts Library

March 04, 2015

NIH F31/32 Grant Workshop: Methods for Managing the Madness

Speaker: Barbara Duncan

Space is limited. To register, please click this link.

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Alumni Gallery,
William T. Young Library

March 03, 2015

Pre-award Assistance: An Overview of Services Offered by the Proposal Development Office

Speaker: Shana Herron

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

OSPA RATE Class XIII

220 Scovell Hall Suite 1

February 25, 2015

Grant Writing with Emphasis on NIH Applications

Speakers: Craig R. Rush, Associate Vice President for Research

Margot D. McCullers, Director, Proposal Development Office

William W. Stoops, Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral Science and Psychology

Kathy Doyle Grzech, Associate Director, Proposal Development Office

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Faculty Advancement Series
February 24, 2015

Basic Grantsmanship: A Framework for Success

Speaker: Erik Davidshofer

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Seminars