Research Insights

Research Live

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The Office of Research will offer a series of remote presentations by Research administrators and personnel to help UGA researchers navigate the challenges that face them during this unprecedented time. These short, targeted Zoom sessions are intended to answer your questions without burdening your day.

Below is a schedule of upcoming Research Live presentations. To participate, simply click on the registration link, and you’ll be asked to provide a UGA email address before being sent the Zoom meeting information.

Let us know if you have questions or would like to suggest a topic for future presentations.

All sessions will be archived for viewing at a later date.

Upcoming sessions


“Improving community engagement and other goals of UGA’s human research program”

Friday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m.


  • Kim Fowler, director, Human Subjects Office, Office of Research
  • Jessica Lasebikan, assistant director, HSO
  • Kim Fernandez, compliance professional, HSO

UGA’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has added capacity and is pursuing important improvement goals. This session will describe current and future activities aimed at improving community engagement in UGA research; providing support to graduate students and new faculty conducting human research; and improving efficiency and response time for human-subjects proposals and IRB submissions.

Zoom registration is required.



“Research security: What it means for the UGA community”

Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m.


  • Dan Runge, director, Research Security & Export Control, Office of Research
  • Marty Bink, facility security officer, Office of Research

Join Dan Runge and Marty Bink from the Office of Research for a presentation about the role of research security in the responsible conduct of research and all federal research funding. Specific topics will include U.S. government concerns regarding research security and UGA’s response; an intro to National Security Presidential Memorandum-33 and its “Research Security Program” requirements; information for investigators about international shipping and other compliance issues; and UGA’s efforts to position itself for additional research contracts from security-minded federal agencies.

Zoom registration is required.



“Diversity, collaboration and innovation: Humanities & arts research and practice at UGA”

Friday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m.


  • Nicholas Allen, Chaired Professor in Humanities and director, Willson Center for Humanities & Arts
  • Usha Rodrigues, interim vice provost for academic affairs and chair, UGA Arts Council
  • Barbara McCaskill, professor of English and associate academic director, Willson Center for Humanities & Arts
  • Mark Callahan, artistic director, Ideas for Creative Exploration, Lamar Dodd School of Art

Humanities and arts research, teaching and practice extend across UGA and the communities it serves. The Willson Center is a focus and a hub for this established and emerging work, as well as a catalyst for new ideas and connections. With deep foundations in excellence, our humanities and arts activities are one of our gateways to international partnerships. This conversation will introduce some of UGA’s humanities and arts infrastructure, share recent innovations, introduce plans for the future, and invite a discussion of interdisciplinary opportunities for students, faculty and diverse publics.

Zoom registration is required.

Archived sessions by topic

Video archives will be available a few days after each session.