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ORS Training Sessions

Spring 2015 Workshops

Working with Your Grant Budget

Date:                     Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time:                    10:00 – 11:00 am
Location:             Ingram 101          

This workshop will include:

  • Proposed Budget
  • Awarded Budget
    • Contract Attachment
    • Award Letter
  • Grant Notification Form
  • Banner Account Codes 
    • Pool Account Codes
    • Line Item Specific Account Codes

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Fall 2014 Workshops 

1) An Introduction to Early Career/Young Investigator Proposals

Guest Presenter:  Jason Jessen, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology

Date:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Time:  1:00-2:30 pm

Location: Sam Ingram Building- MT Center

This workshop will focus on the goals, funding levels, and due dates of a variety of Young Investigator/Early Career funding programs.  Dr. Jason Jessen will provide tips on how to structure a successful proposal and insight into the review process.  Dr. Jessen has served as proposal reviewer with American Cancer Society (2012-2016- Member, Cell Structure and Metastasis (CSM) Peer Review Committee) and NIH, and is a current recipient of an NIH RO1 grant.

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2) Grant Compensation

Date:  Thursday, November 13, 2014

Time:  8:30-9:30 am

Location: SCI 2004

This workshop will focus on the awards management aspects of grant compensation.   Covered topics range from types of faculty and other personnel compensation to the methods of initiating payment at MTSU.  The Extra Compensation policy (IV:07:24), signed by President McPhee on June 25, 2014, will also be included.  

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ORS also offers sessions on topics such as an introduction to extramural funding, budget development, and collaborative projects. By request, we can also develop sessions tailored for individual departments or colleges.

Please contact us if you would like to schedule a training opportunity (research@mtsu.edu; 615-898-5005).