Research Insights

New Faculty Workshops on Research Essentials

A series of workshops on the essentials of conducting research at UGA will be held this fall.

A series of workshops on the essentials of conducting research at UGA will be held this fall. Although targeted to new UGA faculty, all are welcome to attend.  RSVP and questions:

Download a list of all workshops. 

The eResearch Portal

Tuesday, September 2, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. or Friday, September 19, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Paul D. Coverdell Building, Room 175

This workshop will introduce the OVPR eResearch Portal, an interactive tool integrating proposal development, submission, and approval with award management, modifications, renewals, no-cost extensions, etc. Learn how to make the Portal work for you as a faculty researcher. Use the eResearch Portal to communicate clearly with administrators, organize your proposal and award documents, and see where your project is in its lifecycle.

Hosted by Office for Sponsored Program

Find Funding Made Easy

Friday, September 5, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Science Library classroom

A hands-on introduction to finding and using grant funding resources. Workshop will include techniques to effectively use Pivot, a comprehensive funding database, and other grant-finding aids, as well as tips for writing effective NSF data management plans.

Hosted by UGA Libraries

Developing Proposal Budgets

Friday, September 5, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or Tuesday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Paul D. Coverdell Building, Room 175

A detail-packed session covering basic budget development for all types of proposals. Learn about UGA and federal policies and practices regarding a variety of budget items, such as fringe benefits, cost sharing, salary savings, etc. Learn who to call and where on the web to locate information when budget-related questions arise.

Hosted by Office for Sponsored Programs

Research the Right Way

Tuesday, September 9, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Paul D. Coverdell Building, Room 175

A workshop for new faculty on the fundamentals of research compliance at UGA, including regulations related to human subjects, animal care and use, biosafety and export control.

Hosted by Office of Research Compliance

Opportunities in Humanities & Arts

Tuesday, September 30, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Richard B. Russell Library Auditorium

An overview of Willson Center for Humanities and Arts grant opportunities, as well as strategies for external funding.

Hosted by Willson Center for Humanities and Arts

Developing Complex Project

Wednesday, October 1, 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Paul D. Coverdell Building, Room 175
The GrantSMART team provides project management for complex, interdisciplinary proposals by UGA research teams. Find out how to identify funding sources, assemble your research team, and manage the process to coordinate a competitive and compliant proposal.

Hosted by GrantSMART Office

IP, Patents & Products

Tuesday, October 14, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Paul D. Coverdell Building, Room 175

Made a discovery that might have commercial potential? Want to conduct research with non-UGA partners? Transferring or receiving materials from another institution? Want to form a startup company? Find out about intellectual property, patenting, licensing, material transfer, non-disclosure, collaborative research agreements, and more.

Hosted by Technology Commercialization Office and Georgia BioBusiness Center

Core Crawl

Wednesday, December 10, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tate Student Center Ballroom

Come to UGA’s first annual Core Crawl – a unique event to introduce the services, products, and expertise offered to UGA researchers by UGA core facilities around campus. Come for the information; stay for the free food and door prizes!

Hosted by Coreserve