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Research funding is focus of workshops

Sept. 9, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University is holding a series of informational workshops for WMU researchers this academic year, starting Wednesday, Sept. 12, with a discussion of how researchers can use the Community of Science database to locate potential funding sources. The program is not open to the public.

The program will be presented from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 1093 of the College of Health and Human Services Building. Bring a laptop and learn how to do basic funding searches, save searches, register under faculty expertise and set up automatic funding search alerts.

For more details about the program, contact Walter Worthy at walter.worthy@wmich.edu or (269) 387-8282. Those interested in attending should contact Wil Emmert at wil.emmert@wmich.edu or (269) 387-1576.

The research series is presented by the Office of the Vice President for Research and will include six other workshops this fall, all taking place on Wednesdays. They are titled "NIH Programs," "How to Prepare a Budget," "Human Subjects," "Evaluation," "Technology Transfer" and Agency Update. For more information, visit www.wmich.edu/research and click calendar.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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