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People Management for Principal Investigators, November 2nd and 3rd

Every principal investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding trainees and staff members. Juggling this endeavor with everything else the PI must do — writing papers, teaching, mentoring, gaining and maintaining funding, creating collaborative and productive relationships with other PIs — can be challenging at best. This 1.5-day course, led by Melanie Erskine and Rachel Dresbeck from the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research, will help you learn to manage … Read More

NRSA Workshop: Technical components – October 24

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 how to set up your proposal in InfoEd, 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, manager of the MD/PhD … Read More

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Oct. 5th

Are you new to research at OHSU? Looking for guidance on how to navigate research administration? At Research Administration Training & Education (RATE), we connect the research community with workplace learning. The RATE Program offers classes for research administrators as well as others who support research at OHSU, outlined in the research learning portal. RDA 101 is a great place to start whether you are new to OHSU Research or not. RDA 101: Introduction to … Read More

Upcoming class: Introduction to Research Administration, July 13

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) connects the research community with workplace learning and offers classes for research administrators and others who support research at OHSU. RDA 101 provides a big-picture overview of research administration. Meet Research Development and Administration unit leaders, tour valuable web resources, and meet face-to-face with your contacts in OPAM, IRB, TTBD, and others. RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, July 13 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Center for Health & Healing, CHH 3070, room 4 The … Read More

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

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