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Two-part Department of Energy webinar on federal funding Sept. 12, 26

Aug. 14, 2019—A special two-part webinar series on federal funding from the Department of Energy is scheduled for Sept. 12 and Sept. 26 in the Baker Building, Room 800C. Remote viewing will be available with advanced registration.

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Software Carpentries boot camp offers basic research programming skills Aug. 19-20

Jul. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt Software Carpentries, a two-day boot camp scheduled for Aug. 19-20, aims to help graduate students and other researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management and task automation.

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Special webinar: ‘Introduction to the Department of Justice’ July 18

Jul. 1, 2019—This faculty webinar will provide an introduction to the Department of Justice, including cross-cutting trends and funding priorities. Discussion will cover tips on how to navigate the current landscape, including best practices on applying for grants and engaging with the DOJ.

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‘Opportunities in Defense Health’ webinar set for June 28

Jun. 16, 2019—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research will host a webinar on Friday, June 28, to help Vanderbilt faculty learn about funding opportunities from agencies in the Department of Defense that fund health science research.

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VU engages Lewis-Burke to connect faculty with federal sponsors

Jun. 14, 2019—Lewis-Burke Associates LLC, a specialty consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., will collaborate directly with Vanderbilt faculty, provide advice on funding trends, identify new opportunities, discuss strategies to overcome funding challenges, and connect faculty with federal decision-makers and program contacts.

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Webinar on engaging with federal government for early career researchers is April 15

Apr. 7, 2019—An April 15 webinar designed for early career investigators will highlight opportunities at key agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Defense. The event will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Baker Building, Room 800C.

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U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center chief scientist to give Parker Lecture Feb. 5

Feb. 1, 2019—Dr. David Pittman of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss “Environmental Engineering and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center” on Tuesday, Feb. 5, as part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Frank Parker Lecture Series.

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Research software engineer-for-hire core service available

Nov. 30, 2018—Do you need a programmer? The Office of the Vice Provost for Research sponsors a research software engineer-for-hire core service. All research projects are welcome.

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‘Getting funding from the DOD’ topic of workshop Oct. 22

Oct. 15, 2018—Researchers with little to no experience with Department of Defense funding are invited to learn more at an Oct. 22 workshop sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.

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New faculty advisory committee to develop research IT services and resources on campus

Oct. 9, 2018—A new faculty advisory committee has been convened to prioritize communication, security, programming, networking and storage resource needs as they relate to research.

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CTTC to host session on funding opportunities for physicians, scientists developing new therapies

Oct. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization will host a session on Oct. 16 with the Harrington Discovery Institute to explore funding opportunities for physicians and scientists who are developing new therapies.

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Training for SPIN external funding opportunity database

Aug. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to attend a campuswide training on SPIN, Vanderbilt’s external funding opportunity database, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, hosted by the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

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