Training and Workshops 2013-2014

The Grants & Contracts Office is pleased to announce the 2013-2014 workshops and trainings schedule. Workshop descriptions are listed below. Unless otherwise noted, all trainings and workshops will be hosted in LRC 109. If you have any questions about the workshops or if you have a suggestion for a workshop or training you would be interested in attending, please contact Kristin Beck.

New Faculty "Tech Talks"
Friday, Sept. 6, 2013
Mead Auditorium
3-4 p.m.

This informal workshop provides the NMU community opportunity to meet with new faculty and learn about their scholarly interests.

The Pre-award Process
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
12-2 p.m.

This workshop is designed as an introduction to the pre-award process. Investigators will learn how to review the award solicitation for key terms and submission tips. This workshop will also provide an overview of the internal compliance process when submitting proposals to external sponsors.


Introduction to Proposal Writing
Feb. 25, 2014
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This workshop addresses the basics of writing proposals for internal and external awards and sponsorship. The role of the Grants & Contract Office in facilitation of proposal submission will be discussed along with strategies for using internal support as seed money for future external funding.

Introduction to Grants & Contracts for Graduate Students
March 19, 2014
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

This workshop will provide graduate students with an overview of services provided by the Grants & Contracts Office. This session will include a discusion about research ethics finding and applying for relevant funding opportunities.