Resources, Opportunities and Access

A program officer’s guide to NSF focused on PIs at PUIs

Watch On-Demand (Recorded April 20, 2022)

Dr. Jennifer Wenner, UW Oshkosh Geology Professor of Geology and National Science Foundation (NSF) Program Director in the Geosciences Directorate/Earth Sciences Division, will provide an overview of NSF funding opportunities for investigators at primarily undergraduate institutions. She'll cover some strategies for incorporating Broader Impacts into your proposal, how to talk to program officers and other useful NSF resources. There will be plenty of time for questions about the agency and how you can play a role in the process. 

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Navigating National Science Foundation

A Conversation with a Rotating Program Director

Watch On-Demand (Recorded Nov. 16, 2021)
A conversation with Dr. Jennifer Wenner, professor of geology at UW Oshkosh, and National Science Foundation program director in the Geosciences Directorate/Earth Sciences Division. Wenner will provide an overview of the agency and how to find where your research fits. >> MORE

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The Power of Grants for an Academic Career

Watch On-Demand (Recorded Nov. 9, 2021)
A conversation with Dr. Marjorie Piechowski, director emerita of research support for UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science, about achieving professional goals through grants and grantseeking. Piechowski has more than 35 years of experience in faculty grant development and research administration. >> MORE

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Get Your Research Off the Ground

A look at WiSys Spark and UW System Ignite Grants for Applied Research

Watch on Demand (Recorded Nov. 4, 2021)
A presentation by Dr. Tony Hanson, WiSys’ manager of intellectual property and licensing, about two WiSys grant programs that can jumpstart your research activity. WiSys Spark Grants advances small-scale, proof-of-concept research projects; while UW System Ignite Grants fund applied research projects that support economic development in Wisconsin. >> MORE

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