RESEARCH

WORKSHOP SERIES

2022-23

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 2022-23 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.

2023 Research Workshops

GUR Exchange -- February 7, 2023

GUR ExchangeGUR Exchange

PRESENTERS: Senate Research Committee & Research Development Office
DATE: February 7, 2023
TIME: 10 – 11 a.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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The GUR seed grant program is designed assist full-time UD faculty with seed funding towards research or creative projects that will grow and sustain their scholarly development. The GUR Exchange, presented by the Research Office and the Faculty Senate Research Committee, will feature an overview of the program, a panel of former recipients to provide guidance on crafting a competitive proposal, and a discussion of the review criteria. Time will be reserved to answer questions. Faculty interested in applying are strongly encouraged to attend the webinar.

Chemours Discovery Grant -- February 16, 2023

Chemours Discovery GrantChemours Discovery Grant

PRESENTERS: Research Development, OEIP & Chemours
DATE: February 16, 2023
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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The University of Delaware Research Office invites UD faculty and researchers to attend an information session to explore seed grant opportunities with the Chemours Company, LLC. Technical leaders from Chemours will present an update about the company’s R&D hub on the STAR campus, identify priorities for research and product development, and discuss the topic areas for the 2023 call for proposals.

UD Grants Facilitation -- March 2, 2023

Chemours Discovery GrantUD Grants Facilitation

PRESENTERS: Research Development Office – Jessica Mankus, Ciara O’Connell, Caroline Wellington
DATE: March 2, 2023
TIME: 2 – 3 p.m.
Virtual Zoom Webinar

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Ever wonder who runs limited submissions, seed grants, and helps get those institutional letters of support? Wonder no more! Come meet the dynamic Research Development team who assist with proposal development, limited submissions and more. Learn what grant facilitators do and how you might request the help of the RDO for a future proposal.

2022 Research Workshop

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.

 

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.

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