Monday, 04 Nov 2019
Campus conversation: Students Against Racism
Students will start the conversation with a presentation about the recent events on campus that led to the Students Against Racism protest and demands. Participants will discuss in small groups, while facilitators collect feedback on what is working, what isn't, and what needs to change. An open mic will be available to share stories and input. The event will include resources available for campus community members.
Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019
Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal
In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.
Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019
Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career at ISU
An introduction, for term faculty only, to university resources, polices and programs that will help them with a successful start. The discussion will include career paths and opportunities for development. Register via Learn@ISU.
Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities
ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.
Thursday, 07 Nov 2019
Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System
In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.
EndNote Web Basics
Workshop for beginners. Let us know if you need accommodations. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB.
Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019
IRB Requirements for Collaborative, Cooperative, and Multi-site Research
The purpose of this training opportunity is to provide an overview of new sIRB requirements, outline to what studies the sIRB requirements apply, and to describe the process for implementing IRB reliance agreements at Iowa State University.
Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019
Writing Winning Grants Proposals
This all-day presentation comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. The workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, e.g., to focus on the funding agency or agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that is / are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.
Broader Impacts 101
This is a base workshop for anyone who may be new to NSF proposals or want to improve the broader impacts (BI) portions of those proposals. Presenters will cover things, such as: the history of the BI criterion, what the NSF is looking for, how to put together a BI plan, and an extensive list of national and campus resources that can be used to develop BI activities.
Thursday, 14 Nov 2019
Data Management Planning: An Introduction
Learn about data management plans, data sharing, open data, and resources available to help you write a data management plan. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.
Monday, 18 Nov 2019
Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Term Career at ISU
An overview of the advancement process for term faculty, including best practices for putting together a portfolio and opportunities to become more engaged at the university as your career develops. Register via Learn@ISU.
Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019
How to Secure your Export-controlled or Controlled Unclassified Research Data and Interest
This session will teach you about physical & IT security measures for export control plans, and introduces you to the concept of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). You'll learn how to implement security measures for your research data and interests, and gain a better understanding of why these security measures are necessary.