Office of Research

2021 Virtual Faculty Research Orientation

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A “Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy” Event

October 15, 2021
3-5 p.m.


The Office of Research invites faculty to the annual Research Orientation, an opportunity to learn about research resources, programs and facilities, and to meet with Office of Research staff.  Although the event was developed to welcome new faculty to UGA as part of the “Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy” series, all faculty and researchers are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

This virtual orientation will feature key information and updates about starting a research program at UGA; sponsored projects, pre- and post-award; internal grants and awards; compliance, including biosafety, research safety, environmental safety, human subjects and animals; core facilities; support services and research resources; technology commercialization and startups; and more.

This information session will be immediately followed by breakout groups for extended discussion and Q&A, focusing on:

  • Connections and resources
  • Collaborators and funding
  • Submit and manage grants
  • Industry and business engagement


View presentation slides

Shelley Hooks
: Open session, describe agenda, and introduce Vice President for Research Karen Burg

Karen Burg
:  Welcome, Introduction to UGA Research and the Office of Research

Presentations (3-4 minutes each):

  • Mike Terrazas: Research communications
  • Shelley Hooks: Internal grants and awards. Research personnel. Core labs and unique research facilities
  • Chris King: Research integrity, safety and compliance
  • Larry Hornak: Team initiatives
  • Jake Maas: Proposal enhancement
  • Marty Bink: Defense and security collaborations
  • Jill Tincher: Sponsored research
  • Derek Eberhart: Technology transfer and entrepreneurship
  • Stacy Stanford: Business engagement

Shelley Hooks:
Introduce Q&A breakout sessions