Workshops and Seminars

The ORFD offers periodic workshops and seminars geared at professional development, grant preparation, industry or foundation funding, and intellectual property/technology transfer/small business development.

REDCap Training

  • This training was held virtually on Dec. 17, 2020 from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Presented by Faezeh (Fae) Dalton, PMP, Research Data Supervisor at Akron Children's Hospital, Rebecca D. Considine Research Institute


"Write Winning Grant Proposals"

  • This is a two-day seminar offered by Grant Writers Seminars and Workshops
  • This NSF/NIH proposal writing seminar was held virtually on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m.  - 1 p.m. and Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The seminar included opportunities for discussion and Q and A. 
  • Co-sponsored by Kent State University, Cleveland State University, NEOMED, Youngstown State University and University of Akron.

NIH, NSF grant workshops

Grants 101: Developing a Winning Grant Proposal 

  • This year long workshop is geared to any faculty member who is intending to submit a grant proposal. 
  • This workshop series is not currently scheduled

Research and Creative Activity Brownbags 

  • Bring your lunch and come hang out with colleagues to discuss recent research issues of interest. Topics change frequently, and please feel free to suggest a topic. 
  • There are currently no upcoming Brownbags ​​​​

Ideas for a workshop, brownbag, seminar? RASP works closely with the University library, Information Technology, Corporate Relations, Foundation Relations, and Technology Commercialization – let us know what you would like to hear about and we will set it up! Contact Douglas L. Delahanty  for more details.