Upcoming RA Seminars & Events

Updated: 10/05/2022

Below is a list of upcoming RA Seminars and other events targeted to Research Advancement professionals. Be sure to visit the Research Academy often to view and register for additional opportunities that may be available.

For recordings of past RA Seminars, please visit the Training Toolbox page on the Research Administration website. Please also visit the 2021 Tri-University Research Administration Conference page which includes slides and video recordings from Spring 2021.

October 11, 2022, 11AM-12:30PM, Welcome to the ASU RA Community. This welcome session provides an overview of research administration resources at ASU. Topics include an introduction to Research Operations teams, an overview of systems and tools, and time for Questions & Answers related to ASU processes and policies governing sponsored projects. Intended for those who are new to departmental research administration roles and responsibilities at ASU, including Research Advancement, Finance, and Business Operations staff supporting sponsored projects.

October 13, 2022, 11AM – 12:30PM, NCURA Webinar: Successfully Onboarding Your Staff in the Virtual World – Successfully Onboarding Your Staff in the Virtual World. Register as an extra login at https://onlinelearning.ncura.edu/p/221013XLsovw.

October 14, 2022, 10:30AM – NOON, Research Ops & RA Community Virtual All Hands. (An Outlook meeting invite was sent to the RA Distribution List, if you did not receive the invite and would like to have it forwarded to you, please contact [email protected]).

October 18, 2022, 10AM – 11AM, UIDP Membership (Opportunity Kick-Off). This session will be helpful for faculty and staff interested in expanding their professional network and accessing UIDP resources to advance their research portfolio.  

October 28, 2022, 9AM- 11AM, Meaningful Research: Effectively Engaging with Tribal Communities and Working on Tribal Lands. The Office of American Indian Initiatives and the Knowledge Enterprise are pleased to invite you to attend a discussion on effectively engaging with tribal peoples and working on tribal lands.

October 30-November 2, 2022, NCURA RM2022. First in-person regional meeting in 3 years – taking place in Tucson, Arizona! Expect fun themes for both Adults and Kids throughout the conference. Hybrid and Virtual days are also being offered. Early Bird Registration ends on August 31st, 2022.

November 14-17, 2022, Fall 2022 NSF Virtual Grants Conference. Sign up to be notified when registration is open at nsfpolicyoutreach.com.

February 13, 2023, 11AM-12:30PM, Welcome to the ASU RA Community. This welcome session provides an overview of research administration resources at ASU. Topics include an introduction to Research Operations teams, an overview of systems and tools, and time for Questions & Answers related to ASU processes and policies governing sponsored projects. Intended for those who are new to departmental research administration roles and responsibilities at ASU, including Research Advancement, Finance, and Business Operations staff supporting sponsored projects.

February 14, 2023, 10AM – 11AM, Proposal Development Workshop #8: Budgeting for Proposals. These webinars are appropriate to all stages of researcher from any discipline for any sponsor. Submitting a budget mismatched to your proposed project may be disastrous and significantly impact your award probability. This session provides strategies for creating a budget that aligns with your project whether with a single or multiple investigators. Session participants will learn who to turn to for assistance, the common federal budget categories, factoring hidden costs, creating a budget planning timeline, how to write a budget justification, and how a milestones table can create a solid budget and increase your award probability. Presenters: Howard Bergman, Mikayla Majidi, Ashley Erbes.

April 11, 2023, 10AM – 11AM, Proposal Development Workshop #11: Working with the ASU Foundation. These webinars are appropriate to all stages of researcher from any discipline for any sponsor. Representatives from the ASU Foundation will provide clear and effective best practices for navigating the process of identifying and working with philanthropic sponsors.

June 13, 2023, 11AM-12:30PM, Welcome to the ASU RA Community. This welcome session provides an overview of research administration resources at ASU. Topics include an introduction to Research Operations teams, an overview of systems and tools, and time for Questions & Answers related to ASU processes and policies governing sponsored projects. Intended for those who are new to departmental research administration roles and responsibilities at ASU, including Research Advancement, Finance, and Business Operations staff supporting sponsored projects.