Fall 2016

For more details about our events contact Nika Stoop at x5338 or nikastoop@montana.edu.

Upcoming Events

Finding Grant Funding: Navigating the funding world || Wednesday, September 7 || 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. || Wilson 1131
Presenter: Nika Stoop, CFE
Join our workshop on how to find funding opportunities that fit your research program. This session will focus on techniques that go beyond searching on funding websites. 

Grant Writing Boot Camp || Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5,12, 19 || 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. || ABB 138
Grant Writing Boot Camp is designed to provide grant-seeking faculty with valuable information and support from grant-successful facilitators. Participants will work on their own grant in class with feedback from peers and mentors. 

Past Events


Archived Events

Spring 2016

Thursday, June 9 || Grant Writing Boot Camp 2.0: Reviews and Rewriting Your Proposal || 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Panel session with faculty who have experiences with different agencies to help in understanding your reviews – giving ideas on how to respond and talk to your program officer. Bring your reviews to the peer review session to discuss your reviews and strategize about how to address them.

Tuesday, May 17 || Research Mentoring || 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. || Jabs 207 
Presenter: Dr. Suzanne Held, EHHD
How can faculty who supervise researchers become the most effective mentor? These workshop sessions led by experienced mentor Dr. Suzanne Christopher of EHHD are based on the Mentor for Clinical and Translational Researchers curriculum. The seminar uses a case-based approach to explore an intellectual framework for research mentoring, providing opportunities for reflection on mentoring skills and a forum to solve mentoring dilemmas and share strategies for success. 

Wednesdays - May 25, June 1 and June 8 || Writing to Communicate Your Science || 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. || Jabs 207
Presenters: Michelle Miley and Doug Downs, English and Writing Center
Have a paper or grant that you would like to revise? Join the three-week writing workshop focused on communicating your science: telling, organizing, and writing your story. Open to faculty who have a draft of a complete grant proposal or peer-reviewed paper to bring to the workshop.  

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 || Partnering with Businesses to Apply for Federal Small Business Grants – SBIR/STTR || 12:00-1:00 p.m. || SUB235
Presenter: Christie Bell, Montana Technology Innovation Partnership (MTIP) Program 
Academic scientists and engineers often dismiss the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs because of a misconception they aren't eligible. With the right company partner or positioned as a university spin-out, university researchers and students make excellent SBIR/STTR candidates. Christie will go over these programs and other MTIP services. 

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - Intro to Grants || 12:15-1:15 p.m. || Jabs 407
This session is designed to demystify the process of submitting a grant at Montana State University. Session participants can expect to become familiar with the standard process of grant submissions, as well as the resources available to them. Learn more...  

February 2, 2016 - Funding from Foundations || 12:00 – 1:00 PM || EPS 127
Matt Parsons, Associate Director of Foundation Relations, MSU Alumni Foundation, will give some hints for planning and drafting your proposal as well as provide tools to help you be successful.

January 28, 2016 - 1:00 - 3:00 PM - NSF CAREER Award Panel
Planning  to submit an NSF CAREER grant proposal in 2016? Jump start your preparation with by asking questions of a panel of grant-successful faculty. Learn more...

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