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UCLA RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT SERIES WINTER-SPRING 2015  (View Event Calendar)

Webinars, workshops, and interdisciplinary team-building events to support researchers at all career stages. All events are free and open to UCLA faculty, researchers, postdoctoral scholars, students, and staff. PLEASE NOTE: In order to offer a wide variety of resources, this listing is a compilation of events presented by the UCLA Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research as well as some of our on-campus and external partners.

EVENT TITLE (CLICK THE LINK TO RSVP)SYNOPSIS/PRESENTERDATE/FORMATUCLA HOST
Finding and Competing for Graduate/Post-Graduate Fellowships to promote Diversity Webinar for students and faculty or staff who mentor them on how to find and apply for graduate fellowships, dissertation grants and postdoctoral grants focused on increasing diversity. Special focus will be on Ford Foundation fellowships/post-doc grants, but other programs including those sponsored by NIH, GEM, and others will be discussed. Presenter: Lucy Deckard, Academic Research Funding Strategies.

April 7,

Webinar

UCLA OVCR, UCLA CTSI
MORE EVENTS FROM OUR PARTNERS

UCLA OIP-ISR

First Fridays, workshops in Entrepreneurship, Industry Networking Sessions, and more events from the UCLA Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Sponsored Research: http://oip.eventbrite.com
UCLA CTSI Events Page Events, Workshops, and Seminars from the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute: http://www.ctsi.ucla.edu
UCLA Graduate Division Professional and Career Development Site Provides graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with diverse opportunities to build practical, professional, and networking skills and mentoring relationships. Sponsored by the Graduate Division in partnership with many other campus entities: http://grad.ucla.edu/careerhub/
GrantSpace Webinars from Foundation Center GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources to provide know-how for securing funding from foundations or individuals. Many of their online webinars, resources, and classes are free. http://grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/online/(list)/list
Pivot Funding Opportunities These free webinars demonstrate how to optimize your search for relevant funding opportunities using Pivot's comprehensive funding opportunity search tool.  http://tiny.cc/5ip8ex
GRANT WRITING RESOURCES
New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding (Log in with UCLA ID required) This 81-page-book provides an invaluable tool to help new faculty get started.  Addresses the key competitive strategies and grant writing skills new faculty need to master for funding success at federal agencies and foundations. (Click on the link to the left.) E-book
Strategies for Planning, Developing, and Writing Large Team Grants (Log in with UCLA ID required)
What all faculty and research professionals need to know about writing center-level proposals in a team environment This book is a step-by-step guide for faculty and research professionals transitioning to large team grants. (Click on the link to the left.)
E-book
Materials from Previous Events (Log in with UCLA ID required) See materials from past events, such as recordings of proposal-writing webinars or presentations from other presenters throughout the year. Topics cover: writing successful proposals to federal agencies, including NSF, NIH, DoE, DOD, DoED, NEH, and others; strategies for success for new faculty awards and building research agenda; connecting with industry or foundations, and more. https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/UGC?section=3

 

The Research Enhancement Series is offered through the Research Enhancement Office within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.  For information or to propose topics for future events, please contact jsweitzer@conet.ucla.edu.


UCLA Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, BOX 951405, 2147 Murphy Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405