Lunch and Learn

The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a series of lunch and learn sessions on Wednesdays during the spring semester. Check out the past Lunch and Learns at the bottom of this page.

All presentations will be live on zoom on Wednesdays:

Previous Lunch and Learns:

Presentation slides are available to UK faculty, staff and students on the SharePoint site (linkblue login required).

October 16, 2019 - Lisa Cassis, VPR - The State of UK Research, Resources and Infrastructure                   
October 23, 2019 - Shana Herron, PDO - Habits of Successful Grant Seekers
October 30, 2019 - Ian McClure, OTC - Patent 101: How do you know if your research has commercial potential, and what to do when you’ve got a hunch?                 
November 6, 2019 - Alan Daugherty, AVPR - An Overview of UK’s Shared Use Core Facilities
November 13, 2019 - Helene Lake-Bullock, ORI - What Constitutes Research Misconduct And How to Avoid It 
November 20, 2019 - Kathleen Grzech, PDO - Basic Grantsmanship: A Framework for Success
December 4, 2019 - Billy Clark, RIS - An Overview of Research Support-related Online Systems                        
December 11, 2019 - Baron Wolf, AVPR - Competitive Intelligence Tools Using Data Analytics to Drive Research
January 15, 2020 - Barbara Duncan, PDO - A Focus on Proposals to the National Science Foundation: Funding Opportunities & Proposal Writing Tips
January 22, 2020 - Kim Carter, OSPA - Overview of Services Provided by OSPA, Including Proposal Budgeting, Export Controls, & Financial Conflict of Interest
January 29, 2020 - Brett Spear, MIMG - Optimal Strategies for Mentoring Graduate Students
February 5, 2020 - Bernard Doerning, DLAR - Conducting Humane & Responsible Research Utilizing Laboratory Animals
February 12, 2020 - Kathleen Grzech, PDO - Limited Submissions & Tips for Foundation/Corporate Funding Sources
February 19, 2020 - Helene Lake-Bullock, ORI - Human Subjects Research & Navigating eIRB
February 26, 2020 - Taunya Phillips, OTC - So You Think You Want To Be An Entrepreneur?: Take a Walk With Us Down Startup Creation Lane
March 4, 2020 - Michael Wesley (Moderator), Behavioral Science - Success Stories: Insights from a Panel of Early Career Faculty Members on How to Launch a Productive Research Program (video)
March 11, 2020 - Eric King, Office of Federal Relations - Navigating Research During an Election Year: UK Research Presence & Opportunities in DC & Lobbying
March 25, 2020 - Noé Tirado-Muñiz, Office of the Attending Veterinarian  - Animals in Research: The Process to Follow & the Pitfalls to Avoid
April 1, 2020 - Sue Roberts, International Center - Science and Security: Maintaining Research Security in an International Academic Environment
April 8, 2020 - Adrian Ho, Libraries - The UK Libraries: Your Partner in Data Management, Data Sharing, & Data Preservation
April 15, 2020 - Alicia Gregory, Research Communications - Communicating the Impact of Your Research to Non-Scientists: How Research Communications Can Help
April 22, 2020 - Sean Scott, Public Health - Developing & Implementing a Research Project Budget
April 29, 2020 - Erin Wallet, Research Financial Services - The Essential Guide to Grants Financial Management