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Workshops & Training

The Office of Research Services provides various opportunities for training and workshops throughout the year.

Upcoming Workshops offered by the Office of Research Services and CeTEAL

Human Research Protections Program/CITI Program 

To schedule a presentation of the CITI training program for your CCU students, contact Bruxanne Hein at bruxanne@coastal.edu

Professional Enhancement Grant Proposal Writing Circle (Wednesdays)
Wednesdays, August 26, September 2, September 9, September 16
9:00am - 9:50am
KEARNS 210
Want to learn how to write a better Professional Enhancement Grant Proposal?  Looking for a grant that will provide "seed" money to allow you to seek funding from other sources and increase the magnitude of the results of your projects?  Attend this once a week for four weeks session which will walk you through the grant writing process.  We will review what the guidelines are really asking for, review your project goals, lay out a plan for writing your grant, and create a timeline and budget. Register with CeTEAL 

Professional Enhancement Grant Proposal Writing Circle (Thursdays)
Thursdays, August 27, September 3, September 10, September 17

12:15pm - 1:30pm
KEARNS 210
Want to learn how to write a better Professional Enhancement Grant Proposal?  Looking for a grant that will provide "seed" money to allow you to seek funding from other sources and increase the magnitude of the results of your projects?  Attend this once a week for four weeks session which will walk you through the grant writing process.  We will review what the guidelines are really asking for, review your project goals, lay out a plan for writing your grant, and create a timeline and budget. Register with CeTEAL

New Faculty Grantsmanship Workshop
Thursday, September 24

12:15pm - 1:30pm
KEARNS 210
An overview.  Learn about grant resources on campus, including funding databases, the basics of a grant proposal, and other resources on Coastal Carolina University's campus.  Discover what grants are available for junior faculty and how to lay out a research plan. Register with CeTEAL

Research Services Series: Crowdfunding at the University Level
Thursday, October 8

12:15pm - 1:30pm
KEARNS 210
Can academics raise money for their research by convincing members of the public to open their wallets for small donations?  In more and more fields - from music to journalism to science - people are raising large sums for projects in precisely this way.  The process is called crowdfuding.  Learn how crowdfunding works across the disciplines, learn from examples of successful strategies, and answer your questions about how to create a crowdfuding campaign for your research. Register with CeTEAL

Research Services: Finding Funding for your Research
Thursday, October 15

12:15pm - 1:30pm
KEARNS 210
This is a hands-on workshop for faculty to learn what external funding resources are offered on the Office of Research Services' website.  It is a do-it-yourself session with staff on hand to answer questions and to assist you in sorting out where to begin your search.  The session will focus on finding available funding, a brief overview of how funding is dispensed, and strategies on how to find funding. Register with CeTEAL

Research Services: Proposal Writing Basics
Thursday, October 22

12:15pm - 1:30pm
KEARNS 210
An overview of the essential components of an award winning proposal, including defining the problem, conducting needs assessment, putting together a program strategy, writing goals & objectives, and designing the management and evaluation plan. Register with CeTEAL

Research Services: Introduction to NSF's Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
Thursday, November 19

12:15pm - 1:30pm
KEARNS 210
For faculty considering writing an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER).  Topics included cover: how to decide when and if to apply for a CAREER grant; how to position yourself and your research to be competitive for a CAREER; how to structure your proposal; how to develop an education plan; addressing diversity; keys to success and common mistakes to avoid; a step-by-step discussion of each section of the proposal and what it needs to tell the reviewers; how to analyze reviews and decide whether to revise and resbumit; questions and answers. Register with CeTEAL

Online Workshop Material

Finding Funding using SPIN (YouTube video)
Writing a Proposal (pdf file)
Budget Basics (pdf file)
Compliance (pdf file)

One-on-One Consultations

Contact Karen Fletcher at kfletch1@coastal.edu or 843-349-5030