Does this project need IRB oversight?


In this session, participants will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for a project. The event will also examine the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).   Registration

Broader Impacts 101

Memorial Union Room 3580

This is a base workshop for anyone who may be new to NSF proposals or want to improve the broader impacts portions of those proposals. Presenters will cover topics such as: the history of the BI criterion, what the NSF is looking for, how to put together a BI plan, and an extensive list of...

Office of the Vice President for Research Lunch & Learn for Internal Funded Programs

Researchers considering submitting proposals to the Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI), the Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grant Program (PIRS), the Presidential Cost-Sharing Program for Research Tools (CoSPRT), Bridging the Divide, Bailey or Margaret B. Barry programs are encouraged to attend this session, hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Associate vice presidents...

Broader Impacts Identity

Memorial Union Cardinal Room

Most researchers are comfortable thinking about and discussing their research identity — who they are as researchers and what contributions they hope to make to their discipline through their research over the course of their careers. It is far less common, however, for researchers to think about their impact identity — the lasting impacts they...

Informed Consent

Memorial Union Room 3512

In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.   Registration

Post-Award Actions 201


Take a deeper dive into post-award actions with a focus on the Rebudget Request process. This will be an interactive conversation where participants can get answers to questions and advice on how to handle unique situations with specific sponsors. Participants will leave with useful tools and resources to be more efficient in day-to-day work.  ...

Protecting Human Research Subjects

Memorial Union Gold Room

Participants will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. This event will also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.   Registration

Write Winning Grant Proposals

ISU Alumni Center Reiman Ballroom (South)

Join us for this comprehensive presentation that addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. This workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, e.g., to focus on funding agency or agencies (federal, private, and industry) that are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given...

Submitting Proposals and Reporting with


Join us to gain some tips and tricks for working in the portal. We'll cover some common areas that prove difficult and provide some insight on ways to work efficiently. Registration