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Outgoing Subawards: Best practices, West Campus, June 27

Does your research department subcontract with third parties for projects or programs? Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) offers a number of learning opportunities at South Waterfront, Marquam Hill and West Campus locations. In June, we are offering Outgoing Subawards: Best practices. Outgoing Subawards: Best practices Tuesday, June 27 1 to 2 p.m. VGTI Conference Room, 1st floor West Campus Meet the Sub-out team and gain insight into best practices for development and administration of subawards. Course … Read More

Reminder: RCR and human subjects training deadline, May 31

Last July, OHSU announced changes in training requirements for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and protection of human subjects. With the university’s transition to the CITI Program, all researchers who completed their training more than three years ago in the Big Brain system are now being asked to complete updated training through CITI by May 31, 2017. The CITI Program meets NIH standards and is utilized by the majority of academic institutions in the U.S. … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, June 20

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include elements needed for an InfoEd proposal, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers, and elements of a great training plan. This upcoming workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, coordinator of the … Read More

Upcoming Research Administration Training and Education classes

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) offers a number of workplace learning resources for the OHSU research community. RATE classes and other research-related workplace learning can be found on the RATE O2 site. Besides RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration which is being held this week at the South Waterfront, this season’s classes continue through June. Consider joining us for these topics: Federal Grants Management Wednesday, May 31 1 to 4 p.m. Center for Health and Healing, 3070 … Read More

Summer Vollum writing class starts July 12

The Vollum Writing Program is a professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage Strategies for revising Dealing with writer’s block and time management Best practices for writing … Read More

NIH grant workshop: Fine-tuning your research strategy, May 22

This workshop, hosted by Research Funding & Development Services, is for faculty who are writing R01s or R21s. The course will focus on strengthening the research strategy component of the NIH grant application: specific aims, significance and scientific premise, innovation, and approach. We will also cover some of the new forms, such as the Authentication of Biological Variables. The workshop will be led by Rachel Dresbeck, director of research development at OHSU. NIH grant workshop: Fine-tuning your … Read More

OSLER TL1 Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Opportunity

The Oregon and Clinical Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is accepting letters of intent from predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees for a TL1 mentored career development award funded by NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).  Graduate or professional students and postdoctoral trainees at OHSU, Portland State University, University of Oregon and Oregon State University are eligible to apply. The TL1, which is similar to an NRSA T32, supports training and career development in clinical and … Read More

Get ready for Research Week with these pre-event workshops

All OHSU researchers (especially students and trainees, but really everyone!) are invited to attend these skill-building seminars to help you prepare for giving an oral or poster presentation at OHSU Research Week, May 1-3, 2017. How to make and present a poster Monday, Apr. 10 3 to 4 p.m. Biomedical Research Building, room 381 You’ve done the research, now you need to pull it together for you Research Week poster! This seminar will present key tips for … Read More

Outgoing Subawards session: Best practices, March 14

Does your research department subcontract with third parties for projects or programs? Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) offers a number of learning opportunities including the Outgoing Subawards series. Coming up in March: Outgoing Subawards: Best practices Tuesday, March 14 2 to 3 p.m. Center for Health and Healing 3171, room 1A Meet the Sub-out team and gain insight into best practices for development and administration of subawards. The course covers topics including required documents and … Read More

Spring Vollum writing class starts March 22

The Vollum Writing Program is a professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage Strategies for revising Dealing with writer’s block and time management Best practices for writing … Read More

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