The School of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) Summer Grant Writing Program will take place in May and June. As has been HHS tradition, other faculty and postdocs from around campus are invited to attend. These sessions will focus especially on NIH grants. Individuals interested in attending may RSVP via the appropriate link. A zoom link will be shared prior to the event. All sessions are presented by Julie Voorhees, Proposal Development Specialist, UNCG Office of Sponsored Programs.
May 11, 9 to 10:30 AM Understanding NIH: Mechanisms, Criteria, Review Process
In this session we will provide a brief overview of common NIH mechanisms: R03, R01, R21, and R34 including the budget and time limits for each, and page limits for each type of application. We will review the NIH review process and criteria. And we will demonstrate how to use matchmaker to identify relevant program officers, study sections, institutes, etc
May 19, 9 to 11:30 AM Grant Writing for Maximum Impact
Description: Enhance your grant writing skills through practical tips and intentional strategies. Participants will learn to strategically align your writing content and style with the priorities of the specific funding opportunity you are addressing. Workshop activities will include examining samples from funded applications to see how these strategies have been successfully implemented.
June 1, 9 to 11 AM NIH Biosketch & Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop
In this workshop, we will highlight some ways in which you can put your best foot forward. For the first hour, we will discuss how to craft an effective NIH biosketch and bibliography. For the second hour, we will cover the NIH emphasis on rigor and reproducibility. In both sections, we will review the basics and highlight key points. We will then look at examples that helped to strengthen the credibility and competitiveness of recent proposals. Regardless of your funding agency, this content will help you to put your best foot forward.