October 01

Join us for a panel of faculty with sterling records in graduate mentoring from a variety of disciplines. They will provide their advice for creating a positive lab culture for your new students. [...]


March 28 – Private foundation and residency opportunities and how to find them

Looking to identify a perfect artist-in-residence or sabbatical experience? Getting the most out of these experiences requires planning and foresight. This session will help faculty launch their searches for those opportunities, secure them, and maximize the potential opportunities that comes from them. Participants will hear from faculty colleagues who have be successful at doing that very thing.
March 28, 12:30-1:30, Library 101

January 24 – Major proposal blunders and how to avoid them

The ability to attract extramural funding is essential to the efforts of most faculty to build and maintain an internationally recognized research program. However, winning grant support has never been more challenging. Fortunately, proposal-writing is a skill that can be developed and refined. This workshop will help USU researchers hone their grant-writing skills by learning how to avoid common -and painful- proposal blunders from a panel of highly successful and experienced grant writers and reviewers.
January 24, 12:30-1:30, Library 101

November 29 – Getting the most out of your professional society

For faculty researchers, gaining fellowship in their discipline is an achievement many regard as a career topping event. To achieve fellowship requires excellence in three areas: (1) A successful, transformative research program that is well documented in the literature (2) Leadership engagement in one's discipline on a local national and international level (3) Acknowledgement among peers in your discipline, often taking the form of recognition awards for scholarship. This workshop will host a number of faculty fellows who will share their experience achieving excellence in theses areas and their path to being named a fellow of their discipline.
November 29, 12:30-1:30, Library 101

September 27 – Managing your scholarly presence online

In an increasingly digital world, promoting, preserving, and claiming your research is more complicated and more hectic. In this Training For Research Faculty, we will explore managing online scholarly presences, including the creation of profiles with Academia.edu, ResearchGate, and Selected Works as well as setting up ORCIDs and Google Scholar profiles.
September 27, 9:30-10:30, Library 154


September 14 – Utilize faculty resources

In this Training for Research Faculty workshop, we will highlight several resources provided by our office to help you jump start your research programs. Join us to learn the ins and outs of how to access these readily available amenities.
September 14, 12:00-1:30pm



RFAST (and Furious)

RFAST certification is now required for all faculty members. If you attend this two-hour workshop, you can receive instruction in a format designed especially for recently hired faculty members.

I have to do WHAT with my data?

In this month's Training for Research Faculty we will focus on the new infrastructure and tools offered by USU to store and publicize your data and to assist researchers in creating their own data management plans.

Becoming a Rising Star

Come to this workshop to hear straight from an NSF program officer and current USU awardees about strategies to submit a successful CAREER proposal.