Upcoming Events

20 Upcoming Events

Jan 13, 9:00AM to Jan 14, 3:30PM

UW-Platteville Grant Writing Workshop

Open to UW-Platteville faculty and stuff, this two-day workshop covers grant writing fundamentals and advanced grandseeking topics.

Jan 16, 9:00AM to Jan 17, 3:30PM

UW Oshkosh Grant Writing Workshop

Open to UW Oshkosh faculty, this two-day workshop covers grant writing fundamentals and advanced grandseeking topics.

Feb 5, 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Spark Grants Brown Bag Lunch @ UW-Stout

This informal brown bag lunch will feature an introduction to the WiSys Spark Grant, funded in part by WiSys and UW-Stout.

Feb 6, 2:00PM to 2:45PM

WEBINAR: Searching for Non-Federal Grant Funding

Are you a pre-tenured faculty member interested in finding funding but feels taking on a federal grant would be too onerous? Are you a mid-career researcher who wishes to diversify your funding portfolio? Are you a seasoned faculty grantseeker in need of bridge funding between major grants? Non-federal grants may be for you, often offering advantages such as shorter applications, quicker turnaround times, and fewer bureaucratic requirements. In this session, you will learn about non-federal funders who might support your research, scholarship, and creative activities.

Feb 12, 12:00PM to 12:45PM

WEBINAR: Funding Focus: The National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)

The NSF CAREER is not your typical research project funding program. This prestigious award represents a front-end, five-year investment of financial assistance for a pre-tenured faculty member’s long-term professional success as an accomplished researcher/educator. In this session, you will learn more about this program’s eligibility criteria, restrictions, and smart strategies for achieving this CAREER-supporting feather in your professional cap.

Feb 27, 4:00PM to 6:00PM

WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-Superior

WiSys Quick Pitch is a “pitch” competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their research and their ability to articulate its larger importance to society. The best of the best win cash prizes and secure a spot in the Quick Pitch State Final.

Mar 3, 4:45PM to 6:15PM

WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW Oshkosh

WiSys Quick Pitch is a “pitch” competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have three minutes to impress a panel of judges with their research and their ability to articulate its larger importance to society. The best of the best win cash prizes and secure a spot in the Quick Pitch State Final.

Mar 4, 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Innovation in Aging @ UW-Green Bay

This student idea competition challenges UW-Green Bay students to create innovative solutions to combat hardships and improve quality of life for an aging public.

Mar 5, 2:00PM to 2:45PM

WEBINAR: Improving Your Odds for Success, Even Before Writing Your Application

Crafting and successfully submitting a competitive proposal for funding should be the culminating action of the pre-award process that begins with strategic groundwork. In this session, you will learn about other preparatory steps to take, ahead of putting words down on an application, that will increase your odds for funding success (hint: these steps are recommended by agency program officers)!

Mar 11, 10:30AM to 2:30PM

Research in the Rotunda

Outstanding undergraduate student researchers from across the University of Wisconsin System, together with their faculty advisers, will fill the Capitol Rotunda to share their research findings on a variety of important topics with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, and other supporters.