News Items from UNC Greensboro

This list includes workshops, dates and events related to research and community engagement, particularly those offered by offices within the Office of Research and Engagement (ORE). More may be added in the future, or individual schools and departments may plan workshops and events, so faculty are encouraged to check their unit’s websites and emails for additional opportunities. A listing of all ORE workshops can also be found at research.uncg.edu/events/ and registration for all workshops is available at workshops.uncg.edu.

Applying for Internal Research Awards (New Faculty Research Awards and Regular Faculty Research Awards)

Tues., 8/22, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 1607 MHRA OR

Wed., 8/30, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 1607 MHRA

This workshop covers what you need to know to successfully apply for New Faculty Research Awards and the Regular Faculty Research Awards. Faculty may apply for New Faculty Research Awards or Regular Faculty Research Awards from Sept. 1, 2017, through Oct. 18, 2017, at 5 p.m. For more information, guidelines, directions and forms, go to research.uncg.edu/internal-grants-and-awards/.

Show Me The Money! Locating Grant Funding Opportunities

Thurs., 8/24, 11:0-1:00 p.m., 304 Curry OR

Wed., 10/25, 9:00-11:00 p.m., 304 Curry

Faculty and graduate students often require external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activity. This workshop will explore how to get the most from grant seeking databases, including SPIN, GrantSelect, Grant Advisor Plus, and the Foundation Center. Participants learn to search for possible funding opportunities, practice identifying eligibility, and realize the importance of keywords.  Attendees will have opportunities to access databases and engage in searches related to their topic of interest. Presented by University Libraries and the Office of Sponsored Programs. Register at workshops.uncg.edu.

Submitting a Grant Proposal to an External Agency

Tues., 9/12, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 2711 MHRA OR

Wed., 11/01, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 2711 MHRA

The workshop will go over the typical sections of a grant proposal. We will discuss who at the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) can provide assistance with locating funding opportunities, budgeting, and proposal development.

Register at workshops.uncg.edu.

Connecting To and Documenting Community-Engaged Scholarship at UNCG

Wed., 9/27, 12:00-1:00 p.m., 1607 MHRA OR

Thurs., 9/28, 12:00-1:00 p.m., 3603 MHRA OR

Wed., 4/18, 12:00-1:00 p.m., 3603 MHRA

UNCG supports community-engaged teaching, research, and service. This brown bag will provide a brief overview of community engagement at UNCG. We will focus on best practices for identifying collaborators within the community, how to get the word out about your community engagement, and how to plan for documenting your community engagement for promotion, tenure, and/or annual reviews. The Institute for Community Engagement and Economic Engagement also creates and curates various resources that are available online at communityengagement.uncg.edu. Register at workshops.uncg.edu.

Human Subjects Research Training

Tues., 10/25, 9:00-11:00 a.m., 2711 MHRA

This training is conducted to meet the federal requirements for research with human subjects and to fulfill the requirement to submit an IRB application to the UNCG IRB. It covers areas such as confidentiality, informed consent, recruitment, and the history of human research protection and is offered as an alternative to CITI training. Register at workshops.uncg.edu.

Applying For Faculty First Awards

Wed., 11/29, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 1607 MHRA OR

Thurs., 11/30, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 1607 MHRA

Application Deadline Tuesday, Feb. 28. Faculty First Awards are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty in the form of “Tenure-Track Faculty First Awards” and “Tenured Faculty First Awards.” Faculty may apply for Faculty First Awards from January 1, 2017, through Feb. 28, 2018, at 5 p.m. Faculty First Awards typically fund summer scholarship and require participation in a Spring 2019 presentation event. See more at research.uncg.edu/internal-grants-and-awards/. Register at workshops.uncg.edu.

Child and Family Research Network 10th Year Anniversary Fall Social

Thurs., 8/17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Faculty Center


Banner Finance Contracts & Grants

Tues., 8/15, 1:00-4:00 p.m., 209 Bryan OR

Tues., 9/19, 9:00AM-12:00 p.m., 209 Bryan OR

Tues., 10/17, 1:00-4:00 p.m., 209 Bryan OR

Tues., 11/14, 9:00AM-12:00 p.m., 209 Bryan


Introduction to Online Surveys using Qualtrics

Tues., 8/22, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 209 Bryan OR

Wed., 9/20, 9:00-10:30 p.m., 209 Bryan OR

Tues., 10/17, 9:30-11:00 a.m., 209 Bryan OR

Wed., 11/15, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 209 Bryan

Intro to SPSS

Tues., 8/29, 2:00-3:30 p.m., 209 Bryan OR

Wed., 10/18, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 209 Bryan

Intro to SAS

Wed., 9/6, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 209 Bryan

Intermediate Qualtrics

Wed., 9/27, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 209 Bryan OR

Tues., 10/24, 3:30-5:00 p.m., 209 Bryan

Entrepreneurial Journeys Speaker Series

HQ Greensboro, 111 W. Lewis Street

Check the website for registration information and updated info on presenters as they are confirmed at entrepreneur.uncg.edu/entrepreneurial-journeys-speaker-series/.

UNCG Entrepreneur Day

Tuesday, 10/31

To participate, contact Justin Streuli at 336-256-8649 or jtstreuli@uncg.edu. For more information go to startup.uncg.edu/uncg-entrepreneur-day/ .

Responsible Conduct of Research: Taking the High Road to Better Data

Go to integrity.uncg.edu/training/ for more information.

2 Minutes to Win It Business Competition

3/22/2018, 3:00 PM, HQ Greensboro, 111 W. Lewis Street

More information is at startup.uncg.edu/2_minutes-html/.


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