Nippert West Pavilion & Tangeman University Center
UC’s Undergraduate Research Conference is THE venue for students of all disciplines to present their creative and scholarly works. All projects are evaluated and considered for competition. The three most highly rated projects within each Scholarly Theme (see below) will receive certificate awards.
Opportunity: Grant Writing Seminars and a Workshop presented by Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops LLC
Deadline: Registration deadline (including payment of fee, where applicable) is March 17, 2017
April 19, 2017, 1 pm – 5:00 pm: Grant Writing: Getting Started, a half-day seminar on how to begin the grant writing process. The seminar will cover basic information, such as how to develop a fundable idea, the fundamentals of a grant, how to write for reviewers, and preparation of the application. Fee $100.00. No prerequisite. A workbook is included. Continue reading Upcoming Grant Writing Seminars
If you have an interest in connecting with others using or learning about GIS, then please join the GIS Learning Community at an upcoming meeting.
Date: Feb 1st , March 8th , April 12th
Time: 3:15 pm to 4:25 pm
Venue: 462 Langsam
GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems. The goal of the community is to create a user-driven forum for novice and expert practitioners to come together and discuss tools, resources and solutions to questions and new projects that develop as researchers consider the spatial aspects of their data. We invite interested individual across all of UC to join us in building this community.
At the close of the 8th Open Access Week, Jerry Sheehan of the White House Office of Science And Technology Policy blogged about the impact of openly accessible research findings, especially federally funded research.
Three more agencies have announced public access plans (Department of Education (ED), Agency for International Development, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)), bringing the total to 19. A good resource for understanding the requirements of the plans is the the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition – http://sparcopen.org/ and the data sharing resource http://datasharing.sparcopen.org/ available through SPARC.