NSF Funding Workshop (for Faculty): Demystifying the SBE and EHR Directorates
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.
2013 Faculty Grant and Fellowship Writing Seminar
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.
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PIVOT Search Engine Training
1529 Phelps Hall
Pac Rim Research Program Information Meeting
North Hall 2208
Crowd Funding: A New Source of Funding for Academic Research
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB
Dr. Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Professor of Sociology at UCSB, discusses how she raised over $16,000 for a social science documentary research project with Kickstarter. Dr. Holly Unruh, Associate Director of the UC Institute for Research in the Arts, presents her research on crowd funding in the academic arts community. Dr. Jai Ranganathan, Post-Doctoral Scholar at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), and Dr. Jarrett Byrnes, Assistant Professor of Biology at University of Massachusetts Boston, talk about the #SciFund Challenge, an effort they are leading that trains scientists on how to raise research funds via crowd funding.
A recording of the event can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnT7QuJJ5Ps