Faculty Development


AVPR Meet, Greet & Eat

Meet and have lunch with the Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation, Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, to discuss your experiences doing research on campus.

Brown Bag Series

An hour over lunch to enjoy presentations and discussions with colleagues and campus administration on a variety of research, scholarly and creative activity topics.

Campus Conferences

Our regularly scheduled Campus Conferences are themed, one-day events designed to bring together colleagues from across campus to connect and engage over the work being done in an area of study.

Some examples of past Campus Conference themes are:

  • Digital Humanities
  • Earth, Air, Water
  • STEM Teaching & Education
  • Cyber Security
  • Big Data

View programs for upcoming and recent Campus Conferences:

CAREER Award Workshop

An opportunity to learn from the experiences of current recipients of CAREER awards who offer their insights for obtaining funding through the National Science Foundation. Research & Innovation will also coordinate a writing group to facilitate CAREER proposals.

Grant Writing Seminars

External facilitators comprehensively address both practical and conceptual aspects important to writing competitive grant proposals.

Writing Groups for Proposal Submitters

These groups typically meet weekly throughout a semester to work on writing proposals, with select dates for guest speakers to cover topics such as budgets and budget justification, the summary page, outreach, and assessment.


View our Knowledge in a Nanosecond videos—your colleagues describing their research projects, scholarly and creative endeavors, and entrepreneurial ventures.

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