RESEARCH

WORKSHOP SERIES

2021-22

WELCOME

Mark Your Calendar The University of Delaware Research Office invites UD faculty, researchers and staff to attend the many events that will be happening throughout the 2021-22 academic year. Learn funding strategies and expand your resource toolbox to include broader impacts and grant management. Mark your calendar and register for the events below to assure your attendance.

2022 Research Workshops

Invention Disclosure, Licensing & Startup/Entrepreneurship -- February 11, 2022
Finding Research FundingPRESENTER: OEIP/Horn
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

The workshop will discuss UD’s resources and programs that support commercialization of innovations developed by faculty and students. Specific topics will include:

  1. How researchers can recognize that an invention has been made, and how inventions are disclosed to UD’s Technology Transfer center.
  2. How UD’s Commercialization Committee works with inventors to determine the innovation’s commercialization path (applying for patents, marketing, collaborating with companies, and licensing the technology).
  3. How inventors interested in starting a company can be assisted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and by Horn Entrepreneurship, which supports and funds faculty and students who want to build start-ups to commercialize their innovations via programs such as I-Corps, Proof-of-Concept, and the UD Launch Fund
  4. How UD’s royalty sharing policy allows inventors to share in the economic value of their innovations.

 

Informing Decisions for Sustainable Development, A Private Sector Case Study -- February 18, 2022
Finding Research FundingPRESENTER: Andy Liu, Chemours Product Sustainability Strategy Leader
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

This workshop is open to UD students, faculty and staff. It is sponsored by the Research Office. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

As we collectively grapple with environmental protection, social progress, and economic development, there has been growing focus on addressing the changing expectations of stakeholders. This discussion will be centered on Chemours’ approach to more holistically inform investment decisions (e.g., innovation, facilities, portfolio) that advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

ABOUT ANDY LIU

Andy earned his B.S. in chemistry from the Caltech and his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from MIT. After working at Northwestern University as a NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Andy joined DuPont as a R&D chemist and served 20 years in product, process, and application development, as well as supporting sales, marketing, and manufacturing. In 2009, he assumed responsibilities for developing and executing global new product regulatory strategies. He is currently the Chemours Product Sustainability Strategy Leader, responsible for leading their Sustainable Offerings Corporate Responsibility Goal, which aspires to maximize the Chemours product portfolio’s contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Effort Administration -- February 25, 2022

Effort AdministrationPRESENTER: Sam Mobry
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

This workshop is open to UD students, faculty and staff. It is sponsored by the Research Office. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

This workshop will overview effort administration from the principal investigator (PI) point-of-view, including its requirements, such as cost sharing. While gaining an overall understanding of effort, the PI can understand its application and purpose to a project or study, such as assuring key personnel’s commitments and knowing that time spent is well documented.

 

Communicating Your Research -- March 18, 2022
Communicating Your ResearchPRESENTER: Tracey Bryant
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

This workshop is open to UD students, faculty and staff. It is sponsored by the Research Office. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

This workshop will introduce you to UD’s Research Communications team, which is based in the Office of Communications and Marketing and works closely with the Research Office to highlight UD experts, major findings and facilities in any area of research. Learn about the expertise and resources available to help you communicate your discoveries and achievements with public audiences, and come away with strategies for sharing your work in timely, compelling ways.

 

UD Core Facilities Part 2: Biological & Health Cores -- April 8, 2022

Core Facilities Part 2PRESENTER: UD Research Development Office
TIME: 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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UD’s research core facilities—high-tech instruments that are shared resources, supporting studies across campus—are available to UD faculty and their collaborators. Join the Research Office and representatives from UD’s core facilities as they overview their facilities in UD Core Facilities Part Two: Biological & Health Cores. Attendees will hear from each core and then have an opportunity to meet in small breakout rooms for follow-up questions and information.

Participating cores include:
• Center for Human Research Coordination • DBI Informatics • DBI Bioimaging Center • DE Center for Musculoskeletal Research • NMR Center • UD Sequencing & Genotyping Center

 

Research to Advance Healthcare for U.S. Veterans -- April 22, 2022
Research to advance healthcare for U.S. VeteransPRESENTER: Suzanne Milbourne
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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This workshop is open to UD students, faculty and staff. It is sponsored by the Research Office. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

Learn about the University of Delaware-Wilmington VA Medical Center research partnership and initiatives to advance excellence for Delaware’s Veterans in physical rehabilitation, mental health, and health care service delivery. Ample time will be spent sharing spotlights of current UD-VA joint research initiatives and for Q&A. Individualized post-session discussions with the session leader about research opportunities and ideas are highly encouraged.

 

Research Compliance -- April 29, 2022
Research CompliancePRESENTER: UD Regulatory Affairs Team
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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This workshop is open to UD students, faculty and staff. It is sponsored by the Research Office. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

This session, led by the UD Regulatory Affairs team, will go over hot topics pertaining to research related compliance in the areas of conflict of interest disclosure and management, human subjects protections, animal care, non-disclosure and material transfer agreements, and export controls. High level introductions will be provided with time allotted for Q&A. Join us in learning more.

 

Post-Award Management -- May 6, 2022

Post-Award ManagementPRESENTER: Adrienne Woodbury
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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Join us for an overview of the sponsored research closeout process with a concentration on the automated closeout report. A detailed explanation of the ACR along with required documentation will be discussed.

This workshop is open to UD faculty and staff. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

 

Research Data Management Planning and Best Practices -- May 20, 2022
Research Data Management Planning and Best PracticesTIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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Attend this workshop to enhance your data management skills and increase the quality, reproducibility, and reach of your research. Get hands-on training with the Data Management Plan tool (DMPTool), an invaluable tool to help you produce a formal data management plan for grant applications, or a simple informal plan to keep your management strategy on track. This workshop also provides an overview of more advanced data management concerns such as security, access, and storage and preservation solutions.

 

2021 Research Workshop

UD Research Orientation -- October 6, 2021
UD Research Orientation PRESENTER: Research Office Leadership
TIME: 12:00 – 1 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

The Research Office welcomes new faculty, as well as all who want to learn about the Research Office and will be engaging in extramural research to attend the annual Research Orientation. The program includes remarks from the Vice President for Research, Scholarship & Innovation, a faculty panel on how to launch a successful research program, and an opportunity to speak with members of the Research Office staff and available resources. Deadline to register is 10/4/2021.

Broader Impacts -- October 15, 2021
UD Research Orientation PRESENTER: ARIS
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

The UD Research Office and Community Engagement Initiative will host a half-day virtual workshop on Broader Impacts Friday, October 15 10AM-3PM. Presented by Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS), the workshop will cover an overview of Broader Impacts (BI) and teach strategies for design and implementation of BI activities. Other topics discussed will include how to cultivate effective BI partnerships and develop an individualized BI identity. All researchers planning to submit to NSF, including those who plan to participate in the upcoming NSF CAREER Academy, are encouraged to attend. Deadline to register is 10/14/21.
 
 

Finding Research Funding -- October 20, 2021
Finding Research Funding PRESENTER: Alison Wessel (UD Library)
TIME: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

Identifying new funding sources for your research can be a challenge. During this virtual workshop, learn strategies for how to identify and approach the appropriate funders to maximize your efforts. This workshop is open to UD students, faculty and staff. It is co-sponsored by the Research Office, the Corporate and Foundation Relations Team, and the Graduate College. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

Proposal/Grant Management -- November 5, 2021
Finding Research FundingPRESENTER: UD Research Administration Office
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

Join the Research Administration team as they overview the proposal process and grant lifecycle at UD from submission to closeout. Learn about proposal preparation topics to get you started such as PI eligibility and the Research Office 72 Hour submission Policy to what happens once your proposal is successfully funded. Research Administration leadership will be on hand to answer questions. Faculty and research administration staff are all encouraged to attend.
 

PROPOSAL/GRANT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

UD Core Facilities Part 1: Analytical & Fabrication Cores -- November 19, 2021

Finding Research FundingPRESENTER: UD Research Development Office
TIME: 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

Core Facility Overview

UD’s research core facilities—high-tech instruments that are shared resources, supporting studies across campus—are available to UD faculty and their collaborators. Join the Research Office and representatives from UD’s core facilities as they overview their facilities in UD Core Facilities Part One: Analytical and Fabrication Cores. Attendees will hear from each core and then have an opportunity to meet in small breakout rooms for follow-up questions and information.

Participating cores include:
• Advanced Materials Characterization Lab • NMR Lab • Mass Spectrometry • W.M. Keck Center for Advanced Microscopy & Microanalysis • Nanofabrication • Materials Growth • Surface Analysis • X-ray Crystallography • High-Throughput Experimentation

PROPOSAL/GRANT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

GUR Exchange -- December 3, 2021
Finding Research FundingPRESENTER: Shannon Robson & Senate Research Committee
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

The GUR seed grant program is designed to assist all full-time faculty at UD (especially early-career faculty members) with research, scholarly or creative projects. The GUR Exchange, presented by the Research Office and the Faculty Senate Research Committee, will feature an invited panel of former recipients to provide guidance on crafting a competitive GUR proposal and a reviewer who will share an example proposal. Faculty interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend the Exchange.
 
 

GUR EXCHANGE WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

UDRF Seed Grant Program -- December 10, 2021

UDRF OverviewPRESENTER: Research Development and past participants
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

The UDRF seed grant program is designed to assist untenured, tenure-track faculty with high-quality scientific research.  All faculty interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend the informational webinar.  The Research Development team, along with former participants will provide guidance on crafting a competitive proposal during the virtual event. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with details how to join via Zoom.

 

UDRF OVERVIEW WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

New events are added often so check back to see the latest opportunities

Questions/information about these events, contact Jenn Roth.

ASSISTANCE

Compliance Hotline
Phone: (302) 831-2792

Research Administration
Phone: (302) 831-2136
Fax: (302) 831-2828

HOURS OF OPERATION

The University of Delaware Research Office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Research Office is closed Saturday and Sunday and observes all University closings and holidays. See the Academic Calendar for more information.

Academic Calendar

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