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Office of Research Development

Writing an NSF IUSE Proposal


Writing an NSF IUSE Proposal Presenters: MacKenzie Stetzer (Associate Professor of Physics) Registration is required. MacKenzie Stetzer will share information about his NSF-Improving Undergraduate STEM Education award aimed to provide Faculty Learning Community opportunities for faculty of first-year STEM courses to better understand/support students’ transition from high school to college.

UMS Tourism, Hospitality, and Outdoor Recreation (THOR) Initiative


UMS Tourism, Hospitality, and Outdoor Recreation (THOR) Initiative Tracy Michaud- Associate Professor of Tourism and Hospitality, USM Karen Beeftink– Associate Professor of Recreation and Tourism Management, UMM Registration is required. Faculty on the campuses of the University of Maine System (UMS) are building a partnership to create new education and training pathways to bolster Maine’s largest industry: Tourism, […]

Research Impacts and Altmetrics


Research Impacts/Altmetrics Presenters: Kelley Strout-Director, Associate Professor of Nursing, Jen Bonnet- ORD Proposal Development Associate for Special Projects) Registration is required. Presenters will share strategies on measuring and disseminating research impacts; including altmetrics- the use of alternative, or nontraditional, measurements to better understand the extent of a work's scholarly impact. 

Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics


Join Fogler Library and the Office of Research Development for Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics This workshop will be held online via Zoom. At this workshop, participants will: search for grants in PIVOT, analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals, and learn Grant Writing Basics. Anyone is welcome to attend – this program may […]

Undergraduate Mentoring Strategies


Engage with us in a conversation around impactful undergraduate student mentoring; with special guests Sally Molloy-Associate Professor of Genomics, Caitlin Howell-Associate Professor of Bioengineering, and Jacquelyn Gill-Associate Professor of Terrestrial Paleoecology. Registration is required.

Evaluation Plans/Foundation Funding Opportunities


Evaluation Plans and Foundation Funding Opportunities Presenters: Zeke Kimball (Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Teacher Education; Professor of Higher Education), Melanie Spencer (Proposal Development Associate for Special Projects-ORD) Registration is required.