Author Archives | Jessica Venable

About Jessica Venable

Coordinator for Research Development Services, VCU Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

Ready, Set, Grant! registration is taking a “pause”

December 17, 2015

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Interest in Ready, Set, Grant! workshops on the Monroe Park Campus is quickly meeting, and exceeding, capacity. Currently 6 sessions are no longer accepting participants. Therefore, registration is taking a “pause”. Ready, Set, Grant! registration forms will be unavailable starting at noon on December 18, 2015, and will re-open at 9am on January 4, 2016.  During this “pause,” no new or modified requests […]

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December, 2015 Issue of “Research Development and Grant Writing News”

December 15, 2015

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A new issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News is now available to the VCU community.  We recommend that you subscribe to the Resources for Researchers blog in order to receive immediate notice of this newsletter’s availability. Past issues may be accessed from the Subscriptions section of the blog. December 15, 2015 issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News Click Here to Access […]

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Registration now open for Ready, Set, Grant!

December 15, 2015

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Registration for VCU’s Ready, Set, Grant! workshops is now open. Ready, Set, Grant! offers an array of presentations and hands-on workshops designed to build the VCU community’s skills in competitive grantsmanship. Scheduled for January 12-14, 2016, attendees can participate in program of more than 40 workshops to gain knowledge, develop strategies, and access resources to increase their ability to […]

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November, 2015 Issue of “Research Development and Grant Writing News”

November 18, 2015

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A new issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News is now available to the VCU community.  We recommend that you subscribe to the Resources for Researchers blog in order to receive immediate notice of this newsletter’s availability. Past issues may be accessed from the Subscriptions section of the blog. November 15, 2015 issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News Click Here to Access […]

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Call for Applications for the Open Science Prize

October 21, 2015

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Does your research facilitate the discovery, adaptation and use of open content? Then consider applying for The Open Science Prize. The Open Science Prize is a partnership between the Wellcome Trust, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to unleash the power of open content and data to advance […]

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NIAID offers critical advice to grantwriters “Application Missteps”

October 16, 2015

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In the most recent issues of NIAID Funding News, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases addresses common application pitfalls and how to avoid them. Many grant applications commit these mistakes, however it is difficult to tell through the coded language of reviewer comments. These articles may help demystify the sponsors’ understanding of what distinguishes a […]

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Countdown to “Ready, Set, Grant!”

October 16, 2015

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The Virginia Commonwealth University Office of Research and Innovation is pleased to host Ready, Set, Grant! on January 12-14, 2016.  These workshops will offer a broad array of information and strategies to strengthen your competitiveness for extramural funding. Ready, Set, Grant! is a university-wide effort. The agenda, which is now being finalized, features presenters who are experts in all stages of the sponsored […]

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October, 2015 Issue of “Research Development and Grant Writing News”

October 16, 2015

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A new issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News is now available to the VCU community.  We recommend that you subscribe to the Resources for Researchers blog in order to receive immediate notice of this newsletter’s availability. Past issues may be accessed from the Subscriptions section of the blog. October 15, 2015 issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News Click Here to Access […]

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Are You Ready for Public Access to Your Research?

October 14, 2015

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As part of Open Access Week 2015, VCU Libraries will host sessions that may be of particular interest to grant writers: Taking Open Access to the Next Level: Hosting Journals and Conferences with Scholars Compass Monday, October 19, 2015, 2015, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (lunch provided), Cabell Library, 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room (Room 250) This event will […]

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VCU Quest Innovation Funds Proposals due October 30

October 14, 2015

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The VCU Quest Innovation Fund (QIF) has recently been announced, and the internal grant program has undergone notable changes since applications were last solicited. Designed to foster the growth of Virginia Commonwealth University’s culture of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, the QIF now offers three funding pools that reflect important elements of our role in the […]

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