Posts Tagged ‘grant writing’

Fall Vollum Writing Program starts Sept. 24

The Vollum Writing Program is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior 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 … Read More

One spot left in advanced grant writing class for OHSU faculty

Are you an OHSU faculty member who is planning to apply for a grant this fall? This four-week professional development course, offered by Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., will provide advanced training and extensive individual feedback to help you write better grant applications. This writing-intensive course will use examples of successful applications and contributions from class participants to improve grant-writing skills. Topics will include strategic placement of information, improving sentence structure, and revising for clarity and readability. Other … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program starts July 9

The Vollum Writing Program is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior 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 … Read More

Expansion of NIH NRSA individual training grants

As of spring 2014, all institutes at the NIH will now support individual Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards. In response to the 2012 NIH report on the state of graduate education in the U.S., the NIH has signaled that it will take a more active role in education of graduate students, including increasing recommendations around graduate curriculum, career path training and time to degree for students supported on training and on research grants. As a … Read More

Spring Vollum Writing Program begins April 2

Register for the Spring Vollum Writing Course, a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior 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 … Read More

Funding Focus: Grant Writing 101 – Nov. 21

This November, the Funding Focus series is getting back to basics with one of our most popular seminars: Grant Writing 101. The seminar will be held Thursday, November 21 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. It’s open to all researchers and staff at OHSU, but it’s perfect for those new to OHSU or to grant writing in general. You’ll learn the key elements of a successful proposal, including how to: Plan your … Read More

Funding strategy workshops for students and postdocs, Sept. 10 & 17

OHSU Women in Science invites you to a two-part workshop on funding strategies for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, co-hosted by WIS and Research Funding & Development Services. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, will be a session about funding opportunities at each pre- and postdoctoral stage. One week later, on September 17, there will be a panel discussion with grant awardees and faculty review committee members. Both sessions will be in Vollum M1441 from 4 to … Read More

Funding Focus: A closer look at PCORI, May 16

Are you interested in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research? Are you thinking about applying to the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute? Join us for an informal panel discussion with faculty and staff who have participated in the PCORI review process or had their work funded by a PCORI grant. The discussion will cover strategies for writing a successful PCORI grant as well as how PCORI-funded projects differ from federally funded research. The panel will … Read More

Summer Vollum Writing Program begins July 10

Register for the Summer Vollum Writing Course, a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior 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 … Read More

Funding Focus: How to write a great specific aims page, April 18

The specific aims page is one of the most important components of your grant proposal because it’s the one that reviewers are most likely to read. Learn how to clearly articulate your research goals and write a great specific aims page at April’s Funding Focus, led by Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., Director of Research Development & Communication at OHSU. What: Brown bag seminar on “How to write a great specific aims page” When: Thursday, April 18 … Read More

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