Training and Development Core

Description

The Training and Development Core offers easily accessible support for career and research development at no cost.

The Training and Development Core is a “one-stop shop” for training, mentorship, research team development, and grant proposal writing for UConn investigators at all stages of their careers, from graduate students to tenured faculty. We offer extensive services including one-on-one support connecting with InCHIP Directors and Research Development Specialist, our NIH R-Series Boot Camp, FY20 seed grant competitions, grant proposal incubator, Ideas Labs, and NIH Career Award Writing Group (and more).

Upcoming Workshops

Training and Development Core Services

To see a list of and to access our Core services, please visit the role tabs above.

Leadership

Amy Gorin

Directed By InCHIP Director Amy Gorin, PhD.

Upcoming Workshops

Getting Started: Find Funding and Build a Research Team

Getting Started: Find Funding and Build Your Research Team

Led By:

Grace Morris, MA – InCHIPs Research Development Specialist

When:

October 19, 2020 at 12:30-1:30pm

About

Interested in finding funding for your next project not sure where to start? Need to identify UConn-based faculty with specific expertise? This workshop will provide an overview of the basic methods, databases, and resources available to UConn Faculty. It will also go over the resources and best practices available to researchers during the nascent team formation process.

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Your Science Sales Pitch: Crafting Effective Specific Aims

Led By:

Amy Gorin, Ph.D. — InCHIP Director

When:

October 27, 2020 at 12:15-1:15pm

About:

Specific Aims are arguably the most important section of an NIH grant proposal. They act as a summary of goals, a sales pitch, and a digestible snapshot of what your planned project entails. For all these reasons, Specific Aims can be difficult to get right. This workshop will go over how to structure and compose effective Specific Aims sections.

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Graduate Students

InCHIP offers many training and development services through this core to graduate students. Below you can find all of the workshops offered through the training and development core, as well as some resources for fellowship opportunities.

Lunch & Learn
Grad Student Funding

UConn Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships

The UConn Office of National Scholarships and Felowships provide a number of resources to graduate students interested in securing fellowship funding for during their graduate career. Please take a look at the link above to view some of their resources and services for graduate students.

Graduate School PCP

A handy new tool from the graduate school that provides a good overview of UConn events and resources available to graduate student, faculty,and post-docs. The events and resources are grouped into three categories: Personal growth, Career development, and Professional engagement, hence PCP).

Junior Faculty Services

InCHIP’s Training and Development core offers many different workshops and services for UConn junior faculty to take advantage of. This includes writing groups, a mentorship program and the grant writing bootcamp. The core also offers resources that can help you build a research team and get feedback on your project ideas. Have a suggestion for a training program not listed here? Email Amy Gorin atamy.gorin@uconn.edu.Find Collaborators and Build Your Research TeamAccess MentoringGet Help Finding Funding

K-Award
Lunch & Learn
Seed Grants
Convergence Awards Program

R-Series Bootcamp
GPI

Mid-Career and Senior Faculty Services

InCHIP’s Training and Development Core offers a number of workshops and research development that post-tenure faculty may be interested in.

Do you have a suggestion for a training program not listed here? Email Amy Gorin atamy.gorin@uconn.edu.
Find Collaborators and Build Your Research TeamBecome a mentorGet Help Finding Funding

Lunch & Learn
GPI
Seed Grants
Convergence Awards Program

Resources

Podcasts

Mentoring Womenin Academia

Tele-mentoring

  • MentorNet: Connects faculty and practitioners working in STEM and Healthcare fields with either a mentor or mentee.
  • Talk to mike about the SREM mentor/mentee match up system
  • Society for Teaching Psychology (APA): provides an opportunity for faculty to mentor or gain mentorship aimed disseminating greater expertise in teaching psychology.

Grantmanship

  • #FundingFridays:The Department of Health and Human Services has a weekly blog on grants.gov. The blog features content and resources for current and prospective grant writers seeking to apply for federally funded grants.
  • Grants 101: This is info provided by Grants.gov that gets at the basics of grants.
  • InCHIP Funding Announcements: External Funding Announcements are posted onto the InCHIP website, this list has a lot of health related grants many of which are through the NIH.
  • Human Frontier Science Program: Art of Grantmanship.

Team Building & Interdisciplinary Research

  • Science of Team Science Resources:The Science of Team Science is of great interest to us at InCHIP, it basically refers to the process of managing and developing collaborative research teams. This site contains a number of resources, including, blogs/social media accounts, organizations, and articles that may be useful for building teams. (hereis a link to join their listserv for even more resources)
  • Team Science Toolkitt: The National Cancer Institute runs the Team Science website, which offers a good introduction to team science and the extent work going on within the field.

Training and Development Events

Getting Started: Find Funding and Build a Research Team

Getting Started: Find Funding and Build Your Research Team

Led By:

Grace Morris, MA – InCHIPs Research Development Specialist

When:

October 19, 2020 at 12:30-1:30pm

About

Interested in finding funding for your next project not sure where to start? Need to identify UConn-based faculty with specific expertise? This workshop will provide an overview of the basic methods, databases, and resources available to UConn Faculty. It will also go over the resources and best practices available to researchers during the nascent team formation process.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Your Science Sales Pitch: Crafting Effective Specific Aims

Led By:

Amy Gorin, Ph.D. — InCHIP Director

When:

October 27, 2020 at 12:15-1:15pm

About:

Specific Aims are arguably the most important section of an NIH grant proposal. They act as a summary of goals, a sales pitch, and a digestible snapshot of what your planned project entails. For all these reasons, Specific Aims can be difficult to get right. This workshop will go over how to structure compose effective Specific Aims sections.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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