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Education and Training

RSI specialists are up to speed with changes in sponsor guidelines, requirements, and best practices at the academic (NORDP, SRAI) level and industry (APMP) level. Education & Training presentations include:

All are designed to share experience and knowledge to support our PIs as they develop their research.

 

Upcoming Training Programs

27-Sep

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Planning Grant Program (DEIJ-PGP) Proposers’ Lunch Meet the winners of the inaugural DEIJ PGP award and learn about the different DEIJ research and scholarship activities that diverse teams are engaged in. This is a great opportunity to find collaborators for your own DEIJ endeavors. ​

28-Sep

Resources for Proposal Development Meet representatives from different WPI research resources offices to learn more about how they can help you identify appropriate funding opportunities and put together a winning proposal for extramural funds. ​

Oct-Dec

NSF CAREER Bootcamp- Idea scoping series Join a cohort of faculty going for the NSF CAREER award to prepare and write a winning proposal. The bootcamp runs in two sessions, the idea scoping series will be held in the fall and will help faculty focus their ideas for CAREER with the help of colleagues and mentors. ​

26-Oct

Program Officers Talks - National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Learn about the different research programs offering extramural funding for the arts from program officers at the National Endowment for the Arts ​

02-November

Program Officers Talks – Department of Energy (DOE)* Learn about the different DOE programs offering extramural funding for a wide range of research activities in the energy sector from program officers at the Office of Science/EERE/ARPA-E ​

November

NIH Funding Opportunities* Get an introduction to the NIH and engage with a panel of successful awardees on how to identify appropriate funding opportunities and write winning proposals to the NIH ​

January 2023

Funding for Education Research* Learn about different funding mechanisms and agencies and their grant-making cultures. Meet a panel of WPI experts, who have been successful in applying for and receiving funding for education research and scholarship. ​

Jan-June 2023

NSF CAREER Bootcamp- Grant Writing series Join a cohort of faculty going for the NSF CAREER award to prepare and write a winning proposal. The boot camp runs in two sessions, the grant writing series will commence in January and continue through May. It is designed to help faculty with what goes into writing a winning CAREER proposal. Attendees will have a complete first draft of the proposal that they can use to get reviews from colleagues and mentors. ​