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Research Week

October 9 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 4:30 pm

Monday

Strategic Reallocation Projects and Grand Challenges: Overview and Project Presentations

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
CUE 518

Join us for an introduction and review of WSU’s research initiatives by Chris Keane, Vice President for Research, and to hear the progress made by projects funded by  WSU’s 2016 strategic reallocation program.

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Tuesday

Office of Research Services: How We Help You

10:30 a.m. – 12 : 30 p.m.
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Learn how the Office of Research can help you through internal funding opportunities, proposal support, compliance, and more. The following offices will provide brief presentations focused on how each office serves you.

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Matchmaking for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Meet other researchers and build collaborative relationships that will enhance research, inspire creativity, and promote innovative projects.

The goal of this session is to foster valuable interdisciplinary partnerships, highlight faculty research, and inspire unique and innovative broader impacts across the university. Presenters and attendees will be inspired by the scope and diversity of research across WSU.

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Wednesday

Matchmaking for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Meet other researchers and learn how to kick off valuable collaborative relationships that will enhance research, inspire creativity, and promote innovative projects.

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Planning Your Research Career: Short and Long Term Goals

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Lighty 280

Successful researchers share their stories and provide tips for navigating research careers in academia.

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Thursday

Alternative Funding:  When Federal is Not an Option

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
PACCAR 202

Faculty share their experiences and the unique paths they took to obtain research funding.

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Working with Industry

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
PACCAR 202

Faculty share the best approaches to working with industry funding for academic research.

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Friday

Getting Your First Grant: Learn from Winners

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
PACCAR 202

Successful faculty members share their experiences and the lessons they learned along the way to receiving grants.

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Vice President for Research’s Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Ronald Polidan

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
PACCAR 202

Dr. Ronald Polidan has over 40 years of scientific research and space mission experience; he has worked the academic sector as a research scientist, performed a variety of roles as a NASA civil servant, and worked as a manager in the aerospace industry. He holds a PhD in astrophysics and an extensive space technology background. While at NASA, Dr. Polidan did astronomical research and served in multiple Project Scientist/Senior Project Scientist/management roles, ending as the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Chief Technologist. He also worked extensively in the aerospace industry in multiple management roles (Director, Manager, Chief Architect) developing mission concepts and overseeing the development of new mission concepts.

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If you can’t attend in person, attend via Skype!

Details

Start:
October 9 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 13 @ 4:30 pm
Website:
https://research.wsu.edu/research-week/