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: 874 3321 2500

Fall 2023

Fall 2023 Lunch & Learn Series

The Fall 2023 Lunch & Learn schedule will be posted shortly. Please enjoy the Spring 2023 presentations below.

Previous Lunch and Learns

Previous Lunch & Learns:

Previous presentation slides are also available to UK faculty, staff and students on our SharePoint site (linkblue login required) and videos are available on Microsoft Stream (linkblue login required).

  • May 10, 2023 - Ilhem Messaoudi (Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics) and Erin Haynes (Epidemiology and Environmental Health): Addressing Health Threats Through Research: Emerging pandemics and environmental challenges 

  • May 3, 2023 - Ian McClure (UK Innovate), Landon Borders (UK Innovate) and Christine Wildes (UK Innovate):  UK Innovate: New platforms and resources to be entrepreneurial, partner with industry, and ensure research impact

  • April 19, 2023 - Presenters: Ian McClure (UK Innovate), Eric King (Federal Relations) and Lisa Cassis (Office of the Vice President for Research):  The CHIPs and Science Act

  • March 29, 2023 - Presenters: Kevin Pearson (Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences) and Nancy Schoenberg (Center for Health Equity Transformation)
    Research Scholars:  Reuben Adatorwovor (Biostatistics), Yasir Alsiraj (Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences), Juan Canedo (Internal Medicine), Fanny Chapelin (Biomedical Engineering), Julie Plasencia (Dietetics and Human Nutrition) and Brittany Rassoolkhani (Chemical Engineering The Research Scholars Program: An update and snapshots from the Research Scholars

  • March 1, 2023 - Presenters: Linda Dwoskin (Office of the Vice President for Research), Kathy Grzech (Proposal Development Office), and RLA participants: Research Leadership Academy: Research Leadership Career Development Program overview and participant presentation

  • February 15, 2023 - Presenters: Alicia Gregory (Research Communications), Carolyn Lauckner (Behavioral Science), and Diane Francis (Communication) : Using Social Media in Research

  • January 18, 2023 - Presenters: Helene Lake-Bullock (Office of Research Integrity), Kathy Grzech (Proposal Development Office) and Jeffrey Talbert (Biomedical Informatics): UK Research Data Management: Task force findings and the New NIH data management and sharing policy

  • December 14, 2022 - Presenters: Lisa Cassis (OVPR), Jeff Sullivan (Human Resources), Penny Cox (University Financial Services), and Kim Carter (Office of Sponsored Projects Administration): Innovations In Research Administration

  • November 30, 2022 - Presenter: Lisa Cassis (Vice President for Research): Mapping the Research Strategic Plan to UK’s Colleges & Other Units: the Inspiring Ingenuity Principle of the UK Strategic Plan

  • November 16, 2022 - Presenter: Linda Dwoskin (UK KYNETIC) and KYNETIC Awardees: NIH KYNETIC: An Update & Highlights from Awardees

  • November 9, 2022 - Presenter: Richard C. Grondin (Good Research Practices Resource Center): Methods to Promote Data Reproducibility: Tips from the Good Research Practice Resource Center

  • October 26, 2022 - Presenter: Kathy Grzech (Proposal Development Office): Tools & Services to Enhance Research Productivity: Electronic Systems, Libraries & Complex Grant Support 

  • October 12, 2022 - Presenters: Michael Samaan (Kinesiology & Health Promotion), Aubrey Jones (Social Work), Ramsi Woodcock (Law), Kirby Mayer (Physical Therapy), and Nari Senanayake (Geography): The Secrets of Early Career Success

  • September 21, 2022 - Researchers on the Social Sciences & Humanities Taskforce: A Spotlight on Research from the Humanities & Social Sciences Pandemic

  • September 7, 2022 - Barry Swanson (Purchasing Division), Kirsten Turner (Student Success), Hilary Surratt (Behavioral Science, HEALing Communities Study) and Tom Adams (Psychology): Resilience in Research: Overcoming Challenges During the COVID Pandemic

  • August 24, 2022 - Lisa Cassis (Vice President for Research) The State of UK’s Research: Resources, Infrastructure & Strategic Plans