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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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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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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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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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AAAS Visualizing Science Policy 20×20 & Resource Fair

September 22, 2015

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science will hold its Third Annual Visualizing Science Policy 20×20 & Resource Fair on October 1, 2015, 5:30-9:00pm in Washington, DC.  This event may be of particular interest to (1) those who are working to improve their skills in communicating science and its impacts across the disciplines, or (2) those who […]

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Mark Your Calendars: 2015 NSF Grants Conference

August 6, 2015

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The Fall 2015 National Science Foundation Grants Conference will be hosted by Georgetown University in Arlington, VA on November 2-3, 2015. Key officials representing each NSF program directorate, administrative office, Office of General Counsel, and Office of the Inspector General will participate in this two-day conference. The conference is considered a must, particularly for new […]

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Watch the “Funding Opportunities at AHRQ” Workshop

May 4, 2015

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On April 15, 2015, the Office of Research and Innovation hosted a funding workshop entitled “Getting Funded: An AHRQ Grants Overview.”  A video of that workshop is now available. The session was presented by Brent Sandmeyer, MPH, Grants Lead/Social Science Analyst at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Policy. Mr. Sandmeyer discussed: The structure and priorities of […]

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Call for Applications: 2015-2016 CAREER Academy

April 30, 2015

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The Office of Research and Innovation calls for applications for VCU’s 2015-2016 CAREER Academy. Targeting faculty who will be applying to the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) in 2016 and 2017, the CAREER Academy will bring together an interdisciplinary cohort of up to 10 VCU faculty. Participants will: build skills in competitive […]

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Register for the 2015 Community Engagement Institute

March 27, 2015

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The Division of Community Engagement, along with the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will host VCU’s annual Community Engagement Institute. Participants will be exposed to two days of Service Learning and three days of Community-Engaged Research learning and networking opportunities.

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Spring 2015 Pivot Training Schedule

January 27, 2015

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The Office of Research and Innovation will continue offering both group and individual grant search training using Pivot. Pivot can be used to search for research-related grants from government agencies, private foundations, and other organizations. Group Training Sessions Attendees will establish a Pivot account, and run through a live demonstration of the funding database’s features including custom […]

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