Workshops, Events & Training Resources

Upcoming EVENTS

UCLA RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT SERIES

The Research Enhancement Series provides grantmaking webinars to support researchers at all career stages during Fall & Winter Quarters. All webinars are free and open to UCLA faculty, researchers, postdoctoral scholars, students, and staff. Each webinar is available on-demand and broken into 5-15 minute segments to be explored at your own pace. Once completing some or all of the segments, you’ll be invited to join a specifically scheduled live Q&A session online. 

The following topics are available during the Fall Quarter 2018. More webinars will be made available each subsequent quarter. Fall Quarter 2018 topics include:

Webinar titledate webinar will be made available:Date and time of live q&a and discussion session:
Finding and Competing for Graduate FellowshipsMon., Oct. 1, 2018Mon., Oct. 8, 2018 (noon – 1 pm)
Getting Started: Identifying funding opportunities and analyzing fundersMon., Oct. 15, 2018Wed., Oct. 24, 2018 (noon – 1 pm)
Grantsmanship 101: Keys to writing effective proposalsMon., Oct. 22, 2018Tues., Oct. 30, 2018 (noon – 1 pm)
How to Write Successful Grants for InstrumentationMon., Oct. 29, 2018Tues., Nov. 6, 2018 (noon – 1 pm)
Competing for Funding from the National Science FoundationMon., Nov. 12, 2018Mon., Nov. 19, 2018 (noon – 1 pm)
Competing for Funding from the National Institutes of HealthMon., Nov. 26, 2018Tues., Dec. 4, 2018 (noon-1pm)

For more details and instructions regarding how to access the above webinars for Fall Quarter 2018, please visit https://ucla.box.com/v/UCLAREO-RESFall18-Instructions.  Note: If you are part of UCLA Health Sciences, please login to your UCLA Health Sciences Box via https://uclahs.account.box.com/login, then visit https://ucla.box.com/v/UCLAREO-RESFall18-Instructions

Subscribers to the REO’s funding opportunity Newsletters Services above will receive notices.  If you wish to subscribe, please visit: bit.ly/uclareo-subscribe.  

You may VIEW RECORDINGS AND SLIDES FOR PAST WEBINARS IN THE SERIES HERE (Please log in to UCLA box with your UCLA logon ID. Contact BOL at consult@ucla.edu or by phone at (310) 267-4357 if you need help logging into your account or are experiencing issues related to your account.) 

For more information or to propose topics for future events, please contact reo@conet.ucla.edu.
 

FOUNDATION CENTER WEBINARS 

GrantSpace, a service of the Foundation Center, offers information and resources to provide know-how for securing funding from foundations or individuals. Many of their online webinars, resources, and classes are free. http://grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/online/(list)/list
 

GRANT WRITING RESOURCES

New Faculty Guide to Competing for Research Funding - 2nd Edition (Log in to Box with your UCLA ID)

This e-book provides an invaluable tool to help new faculty get started.  Addresses the key competitive strategies and grant writing skills new faculty need to master for funding success at federal agencies and foundations.

E-book 

Strategies for Planning, Developing, and Writing Large Team Grants (Log in with UCLA ID required)

What all faculty and research professionals need to know about writing center-level proposals in a team environment This book is a step-by-step guide for faculty and research professionals transitioning to large team grants.

 

E-book 

 

Other CAMPUS offices which host workshops & Events

UCLA Technology Development Group

First Fridays, workshops in entrepreneurship, industry networking sessions, and more events from the UCLA Technology Development Group: http://tdg.ucla.edu/news-events  
UCLA CTSI Events PageEvents, Workshops, and Seminars from the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute: http://www.ctsi.ucla.edu  
UCLA Graduate Division Professional and Career Development SiteProvides graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with diverse opportunities to build practical, professional, and networking skills and mentoring relationships. Sponsored by the Graduate Division in partnership with many other campus entities: http://grad.ucla.edu/careerhub/  
IDRE Events PageThe Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE) is a cooperative of faculty and technologists working to advance the existing body of computing knowledge and expertise at UCLA.
The IDRE mission is to support, advance and guide a campus-wide program to position UCLA as a world leader in research and education in computational thinking, using high performance computation, data visualization and data analysis of large data sets and databases.
  

 

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