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RESEARCH Workshop Series Schedule for the 2017-18 Academic Year

Research workshops are held at the Fetzer Center from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. on scheduled Tuesdays. Lunch is provided. Registration is required at by the Friday prior to each workshop.

Sept. 19
Stories from the Trenches: Building a Successful Research Career at WMU

Oct. 3   
Finding Funding to Support Your Research and Creative Activities

Oct. 17 
First Steps: Reading and Interpreting Requests for Proposals (RFP) and How and Why to Contact the Program Officer

Oct. 31   
Understanding the Science of Interruption in Order to Develop Strategies for Effective Time Management

Nov. 14   
How to Create a Budget that Gets You Where You are Going and Secure the Required Internal Approvals for Submission

Jan. 23   
Engaging Students in Research

Feb. 6   
Yes, They are Talking About You! An Inside View of the Review Process

Feb. 20   
Maximize Your Research Efficiency This Summer

March 20   
Understanding the Role of Project Evaluation in Grants

April 3   
International Research: Opportunities and Challenges

April 17   
Beyond Grants: How Intellectual Property,  Technology Transfer and Research Contracts Can Help Advance Your Research

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