Past Events and Deadlines

Lightning Talks and Lunch and Learns have been archived with their handouts and other materials.

April 2017

 DATE / TIME   DESCRIPTION   LOCATION 
April 18-19

  The 2017 Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium is an annual event that highlights research and scholarly activities of undergraduate and graduate students across many departments and colleges. In addition to the platform and poster presentations by TWU students, the student symposium features special sessions showcasing student research, the Chancellor's Student Research Scholars, the scholarship of the graduate council awardees, and an external keynote speaker.  More detail can be found on the Symposium website.   Denton
         

 

June 2017

 DATE / TIME   DESCRIPTION   LOCATION 
June 30
10:30 - 11:30 am
  This one hour workshop is designed for faculty and graduate students at all levels who are looking to further their skills related to program evaluation and logic models. Presenter: Mindy Chandler, Center for Research Design and Analysis.   Denton
         

 

September 2017

 DATE / TIME   DESCRIPTION   LOCATION 
Sept 8
Noon - 1:00 PM
  Dallas Office of Research Kick-Off event: This is a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, meet new faculty and staff additions, and learn what the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has in store for the 2017-2018 academic year. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP to kmckimmey@twu.edu if you would like to attend.   Dallas
         
Sept 21
12:30 AM - 2:00 PM               
 

Denton Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Research Kick-Off event: This is a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, meet new faculty and staff additions, and learn what ORSP has in store for the 2017-2018 academic year. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP to kmckimmey@twu.edu if you would like to attend.

  Denton
         
Sept 26
Noon - 1:00 PM               
 

Houston Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Research Kick-Off event: This is a great opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, meet new faculty and staff additions, and learn what ORSP has in store for the 2017-2018 academic year. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP to mmaiya@twu.edu if you would like to attend.

   Houston
         
Sept 28
               
 

Libraries Fall Research Series (view details)

  • Using InCites to analyze institutional productivity: Benchmarking performance & identifying collaborations
  • Determining the best place to publish your research: Training for early researchers and graduate students
  • Planning your promotion and tenure portfolio: How to identify citations to your work
   All campuses

 

October 2017

 DATE / TIME   DESCRIPTION   LOCATION 
Oct 3   Research Enhancement Program (REP): The primary purpose of the REP is to provide seed money (up to $10,000) so that faculty will be able to compete more successfully for larger research grants from external sources. Competitions are held twice a year and applications to the fall competition are due Oct 3. Guidelines and application materials are now available.  

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Oct 3   Creative Arts and Humanities Grants Program: These grants of up to $5,000 support TWU faculty projects in areas which ordinarily have very limited opportunity to receive external grant funding yet have the potential to enhance scholarship and TWU's profile nationally and internationally. Competitions are held twice a year and applications to the fall competition are due Oct 3. Guidelines and application materials are now available.  

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Oct 19
Noon - 1:00 PM
  Lightning Talks: Discover and Dialogue at TWU with other researchers. Drs. Fuqin Liu (Nursing), Brian Fehler (English), and Joan Edwards (Nursing) will discuss their areas of research interest. This is a regularly scheduled series across the three TWU campuses. Click here to view the entire Lightning Talk schedule.  

Denton ACT 502
Dallas IHSD 3514
Houston IHSH 7302

         
Oct 25
9:00 am - noon 
  Special Invitation Workshop on Developing a Concept Paper and Contacting a Program Officer: ORSP and CRDA is hosting a special invitation workshop with Rebecca Huenink from Hanover Research. Rebecca is a grant development consultant who works with faculty completing grant proposals to federal agencies and foundations. This 3-hour hands-on workshop will walk participants through the often missing but critical program officer meeting and how to develop a strong concept paper for your proposal idea. If you are interested in attending this workshop, contact the CRDA at crda@twu.edu.       

 

February 2018

 DATE / TIME   DESCRIPTION   LOCATION 
Feb 15
Noon - 1:00 PM
  Lightning Talks: Discover and Dialogue at TWU with other researchers. Dr. Sharon Wang (PT - Dallas), Dr. Becky Keele (Nursing - Denton), and Dr. Mindy Patterson (Nutrition - Houston) will discuss their areas of research interest. This is a regularly scheduled series across the three TWU campuses. Click here to view the entire Lightning Talk schedule.  

Denton ACT 502
Dallas IHSD 3514
Houston IHSH 7302

         
Feb 16
 
  Graduate Research Associate Award: The purpose of this internally funded Graduate Research Associate Award is to provide direct financial support to enhance scholarly outcomes for research-active faculty and professional development for graduate students. This funding support is provided in two forms: 1) a research associate position for an incoming master’s student and 2) travel support for both the faculty member and the student. Applications were due Feb 16.     
          
Feb 20
 
  Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium Abstracts are due.    
          
Feb 23
 
  Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium nominations for Chancellor's Student Research Scholars are due.