Workshops

Funding Search Workshop

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Social Sciences and Media Studies Building, Room 1303

Join Kelly Pillsbury and Barbara Walker from the Office of Research as they walk you through COS Pivot, a global funding opportunities database available to the UCSB campus. With an estimated 26,000 records of funding opportunities, Pivot is a great resource for those looking for funding for their research or creative activities. Attendees will establish a Pivot account, and run through a live demonstration of the funding database's features including custom searches and email alerts.

2014 Faculty Grant and Fellowship Writing Seminar

Thursday, April 17th 2014 / May 1st 2014 / May 15th 2014 / May 29th 2014
12:00pm-2:00pm

Education Building, Board Room (4th Floor)

This 3-day seminar series is for faculty members who are ready to prepare an extramural proposal (or who have a draft proposal) that they plan to submit to a funding agency in 2014-2015. The seminar will provide a systematic and detailed explanation of the proposal writing process, including best practices for generating research proposal ideas, and writing the specific key sections of a proposal.
See the full RFP here
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NSF Funding Workshop (for Faculty): Demystifying the SBE and EHR Directorates

Thursday, November 7th, 2013
2:00pm-4:00pm

2135 Social Sciences & Media Studies Building

In this faculty workshop Dr. Barbara Walker will explain how to apply for funding at the National Science Foundation. You will learn how to find the right NSF program for your project, how to contact program directors, and how to navigate the proposal submission and review process. A panel of faculty will present information about their experiences as PIs, ad hoc reviewers, and review panel members. Panelists include Stuart Sweeney, Geography; Susan Stonich, Anthropology; Miriam Metzger, Communication, and Julie Bianchini, Education.

r.s.v.p blewalker@isber.ucsb.edu

2013 Faculty Grant and Fellowship Writing Seminar

Thursday, April 25th 2013 / May 9th 2013 / May 23rd 2013
12:00pm-2:00pm

Faculty Club

This 3-day seminar series is for faculty members who are ready to prepare an extramural proposal (or who have a draft proposal) that they plan to submit to a funding agency in 2013-2014. The seminar will provide a systematic and detailed explanation of the proposal writing process, including best practices for generating research proposal ideas, and writing the specific key sections of a proposal.
See the full RFP here
Apply here

PIVOT Search Engine Training

Thursday, December 13th 2012
2:00pm-3:00pm

1529 Phelps Hall

Join us to learn about our campus PIVOT funding opportunity database. PIVOT consists of 25,000 records representing over 400,000 individual funding opportunities from sponsors across all disciplines. Users can search by keyword, residency requirements, activity location, deadline and more. All data is verified with the sponsor and updated daily. Subscribers can also elect to receive a weekly e-mail with a customized list of funding opportunities based on your saved search criteria.

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