Wednesday, November 4, 1 – 2 PM
Virtual Graduate/Medical School Interviewing Webinar for NICHD Postbacs: Interviewing for Professional School
Led by Public Speaking Coach Scott Morgan, this workshop will address:
- Tips to help you prepare for your interviews and present yourself professionally
- Types/examples of questions you can expect
- Strategies for delivering your best answers
- Types of questions to ask your interviewers
- Adapting your interviewing skills to virtual platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic
Please email Ms. Monica Cooper (email@example.com) to register for this workshop.
Thursday, November 12, 10 AM – 4:30 PM
Responsible Conduct of Research Training for New NICHD Postdocs
This is a full-day, online workshop that is part of the mandatory RCR requirements for all new NICHD postdocs, which is led by the Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE).
For additional dates and registration, visit the RCR for Postdocs OITE webpage. Participation is tracked by the NICHD Office of Education.
Friday, November 13, 12 Noon – 5 PM
Annual NICHD DIPHR & DIR Joint Scientific Retreat
The Annual NICHD DIPHR & DIR Joint Scientific Retreat will be held virtually this year. Keep an eye out for emails with a link to attend.
Thursday and Friday, November 19 – 20
NICHD Virtual Grant Writing Workshop
Led by Dr. Cedric Williams (Professor, University of Virginia), this two-day virtual workshop will lay the foundation on how to develop research ideas, identify the right experiments to answer specific questions, and determine how to strengthen existing proposals to address significant biomedical problems. Fellows will also participate in small-group discussions focused on reading, evaluating, and providing feedback on their materials.
Day 1: Thursday, November 19, 2 – 5 p.m.
Developing Ideas for Meaningful Grant Proposals
In this seminar, Dr. Williams will focus on developing comprehensive research proposals, with an emphasis on content, format, and range of information needed for well-written proposals that successfully address intellectual merit and overall impact. There will also be ample time for questions and dynamic group discussions.
Day 2: Friday, November 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Hands-On Workshop: Integrating Proposal Development with Review and Evaluation
This workshop will build on ideas from Day 1, with specific focus on idea generation, grant writing clarity and integrating feedback/evaluation in order to improve your proposals. Participants will break into small groups to evaluate and discuss ideas, building clarity on the following:
- General statement of research plan
- Variables to be manipulated
- Outcome variables
- Methods necessary to accomplish research objectives
- Significance of research project
Please contact Ms. Monica Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org) to register for this workshop.
Ongoing Events Around Campus
NIH-Wide Office of Intramural Training and Education (OITE) Events
For more information and registration, please visit Upcoming OITE Events.
NIH Library Training and Events
For more information and registration, please visit the NIH Library Calendar.