Read about the latest research at Miami University in the February 2014 issue of OARS Research News, located in the Research Communications section.
Following the success of our first Interdisciplinary Round Table event last March, the Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (OARS) is pleased to sponsor its 2nd Annual Interdisciplinary Round Table event on March 6, 2014. The purpose of this gathering is to bring together faculty from all disciplines who are interested in developing collaborative research projects and submitting proposals for external funding.
We would like to initiate a dialogue among faculty interested in each of the following broad topics:
- Public Health
- Cyber Security
- Community Development
- Environment, Climate and Disaster Relief
- Commerce/Employment Growth; Workforce Development
If you have interest and expertise to contribute in any of the areas identified above, and would like the opportunity to identify potential collaborators who could form a dynamic interdisciplinary team in search of external funding, please join us for this event on Thursday, March 6 from 4 to 6pm in the Shriver Center MPR-A.
More details about the event are available in a letter from Associate Provost for Research, Jim Oris.
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Those interested in attending should RSVP to Anne Schauer by Monday, March 3.
Sudeep Chandra, Associate Professor of Limnology and Conservation Ecology at the University of Nevada - Reno, and former Program Officer for the National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology (DEB), will be available for a brownbag lunch discussion, "Perspectives on the NSF DEB," on March 13 from 12:00 to 1:30pm in 103 Pearson Hall. He sill talk informally about the inner workings of the DEB and the review process at NSF. Please RSVP to Tricia Callahan.
Learn how to successfully submit an application, navigate online resources, gain a better understanding of the peer review process, and hear about the expectations for managing your award. This seminar is a good opportunity for investigators and others who are new to the NIH grants process and/or those wanting to hear the latest NIH grants policy and process information first-hand. Register by March 10 for earlybird rate of $275.