The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a series of lunch and learn workshops. Check out slides and videos from past Lunch and Learns at the bottom of this page.

All presentations will be live on zoom on Wednesdays: 
Phone: 646-876-9923 Meeting ID: 925 168 6420

Fall 2021

Fall 2021 Lunch & Learn Series

  • August 25, 2021

    • Speaker: Lisa Cassis (Vice President for Research) 

    • Title: The State of UK’s Research: Resources, Infrastructure & Strategic Plans

  • September 15, 2021

    • Speakers:  Rebecca Dutch, Brad Berron, Julie Cerel (Directors, CURE Alliance) and Scott Berry (Associate Professor, College of Engineering)

    • Title: COVID-19 Unified Research Experts (CURE) Alliance at UK: Rapid Transdisciplinary Research

  • September 29, 2021

    • Speaker: Baron Wolf (Assistant Vice President for Research, Director of Research Analytics)

    • Title: Scholars@UK: What is it, How Can I Use it, and Why is it Important?

  • October 6, 2021

    • Speakers: Ramon Sun (College of Medicine), Jon Pham (College of Pharmacy), Ian Boggero (College of Dentistry), Aanya Chugh (College of Design), Alaine Hernandez (College of Fine Arts) and Jessica Weafer (College of Arts & Sciences)

    • Title: Secrets of Early Career Success Junior Faculty Panel

  • October 20, 2021

    • Speaker: Kathy Grzech, Executive Director, Proposal Development Office

    • Title: Basic Grantsmanship: A Framework for Success

  • November 3, 2021

    • Speaker: Ian McClure (Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact)

    • Title: UK Innovate: A New UK Research Umbrella to Expand UK Innovation Impact

  • November 17, 2021

    • Speakers: Kim Carter (Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects Administration), David Kinsella (Senior Associate General Counsel, UK Office of Legal Counsel) and Lisa Cassis (Vice President for Research)

    • Title: External Support & Affiliations and Conflicts of Interest & Commitment

  • December 1, 2021

    • Speaker: Chad Risko (Director, Office of Undergraduate Research)

    • Title: New Developments from the Office of Undergraduate Research

  • December 15, 2021

    • Speaker: Eric King (Executive Director, Federal Relations)

    • Title: What UK Researchers Need to Know about the Federal Landscape: Rules, Regulations & Recommendations

Previous Lunch and Learns

Previous Lunch & Learns:

Presentation slides are also available to UK faculty, staff and students on our SharePoint site (linkblue login required). Videos are available only for the presentations linked below on Microsoft Stream (linkblue login required).

  • August 26, 2020 - Lisa Cassis, VPR - The State of UK’s Research: Resources and Infrastructure
  • September 9, 2020 - Kathy Grzech, PDO - Basic Grantsmanship: A Framework for Success
  • September 16, 2020 - Karen Lawrence (Social Work), Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova (Pharmacy), Amanda Fallin-Bennett (Nursing), Joseph Benitez (Public Health), Hanna Poffenbarger (CAFÉ), Andy Pilny (Communication), Dan Sheehan (B&E) - Junior faculty panel: Secrets of Early Career Scholarly Success
  • October 21, 2020 - William Stoops, Clinical Research Support Office - Using OnCore for Tracking and Managing Clinical Trial Research
  • November 4, 2020 - Kim Carter, Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects Administration - An Introduction to the Services Provided by the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA)
  • November 18, 2020 - Mark Evers (Cancer RPA), Sharon Walsh (Substance Use RPA), Larry Goldstein, (Neurosciences RPA), Susan Smyth (Cardiovascular RPA), Nada Porter (Diabetes & Obesity RPA), Rodney Andrews (Energy RPA) - An Overview and Update from the Research Priority Leaders
  • December 2, 2020 - Linda Dwoskin (Principal Investigator, KYNETIC), Ian McClure (Executive Director, Office of Technology Commercialization), Kendra Scaggs (Project Manager, KYNETIC - Kentucky Network for Innovation & Commercialization (KYNETIC)
  • January 27, 2021 - Danelle Stevens-Watkins (Assistant Vice President for Research) and Lisa Cassis (Vice President for Research) - The UNITE Research Priority Area
  • February 3, 2021 - Helene Lake-Bullock (Director, Office of Research Integrity), Jennifer Hill (Office of Research Integrity), Steve MacLean (College of Medicine), John Gensel (College of Medicine), Billy Clark (Research Information Services) - Electronic Research Notebook (ERN): Management, Transparency and Reproducibility Using LabArchives
  • February 17, 2021 - Ian McClure (Executive Director, Office of Technology Commercialization) - Innovation, Intellectual Property, Commercialization and Faculty Entrepreneurship: Working with the Office of Technology Commercialization
  • February 24, 2021 - Dan Stone (Rosenthal Endowed Chair), Matthew Zook (Department of Geography), Gregory Erhardt (Department of Civil Engineering), Jeffrey Talbert (Institute for Biomedical Informatics): Big Data: Ethics, Resources and Potential Collaboration
  • March 3, 2021 - Joseph Lutz (Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs): How to Make the Most of Your Postdoctoral Experience: The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Other Resources
  • March 24, 2021 - Bernard Doerning (Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources): Conducting Humane and Responsible Research Utilizing Laboratory Animals
  • April 7, 2021 - Alicia Gregory (Director, Research Communications): Communicating the Impact of Your Research to Non-Scientists: How Research Communications Can Help
  • April 15, 2021 - Brian Gold and David Powell (Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Center): Research Capabilities of MRI and MicroCT at the University of Kentucky
  • April 28, 2021 - Mark Suckow (Director, Office of the Attending Veterinarian): How to Apply For and Follow an Animal Protocol
  • May 5, 2021 - Alan Daugherty (Associate Vice President for Research): Access to Advanced Technology - The UK Core Facilities