Month: April 2017

Team Science Summit May 11th

 

InCHIP’s Training and Development Core is very excited to announce that our Team Science Summit will take place on May 11th!

For those unfamiliar with the term, according to the National Cancer Institute “Team science is a collaborative effort to address a scientific challenge that leverages the strengths and expertise of professionals trained in different fields. Although traditional single-investigator driven approaches are ideal for many scientific endeavors, coordinated teams of investigators with diverse skills and knowledge may be especially helpful for studies of complex social problems with multiple causes.”

The event will draw on the expertise of  Dr. Kara Hall,  a Health Scientist, Director of the Science of Team Science (SciTS) Team, and Director of the Theories Initiative in the Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr Hall is one of the preeminent leaders in the Science of Team Science field.

The Team Science Summit will take on May 11th and  will consist of:

  • 9AM-12PM Workshop on Strategies in Team Science: Planning for Successful Collaborations. Breakfast will be served. (Maximum 40 participants)
  • 2-3PM Kara Hall: “The Science of Team Science: Enhancing to Improve the Success of Cross-Disciplinary Science” (Keynote)

Both events will take place in Room 204 of the Ryan Building. Please click here for directions to InCHIP.

Click Here to RSVP.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact (grace.morris@uconn.edu).

 

 

Apply for School and Child Health Seed Grants

The UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health is sponsoring a low cost, short duration grant program that promotes research in alignment with the CSCH mission. The CSCH mission is to facilitate innovative and impactful connections across research, policy, and practice arenas relevant to school and child health. Funded through the Provost Academic Plan Competition, CSCH serves as a central resource to university and external partners engaged in efforts that inform healthy, safe, supportive, and engaging environments for all children.

Two awards of up to $10,000 each are available for this seed grant competition. Eligible projects include those aligned with the vision of CSCH to promote an integrated approach to health and learning through collaborations across the components within the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model.

Those interested should review the Call for Applications found here.

Full proposals must be submitted no later than May 26, 2017 at 11:59 pm EDT. By the time of submission, an eligible applicant must be an InCHIP member, with CSCH affiliation. For more information, email us at csch@uconn.edu.