Office of Research & Engagement Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
A Multidisciplinary Systems Approach to Community Engagement

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This workshop will examine social, economic, and civil systems that frame community engagement efforts and explore how to work within these systems in a multidisciplinary manner to advance shared goals with community partners.

IRB 101

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This overview of IRB requirements and procedures is open to and appropriate for anyone who wishes to learn how to receive human subjects approval for research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville- whether you are new to the campus, new to human subjects research, or just want a refresher. Topics include: Do I need IRB approval, how the IRB process works, who can help me with my IRB application, and how to submit one. The IRB 101 workshops for summer session will take place on Zoom. Please register for this workshop, and login information will be sent to you by the instructor.

R This is an researcher focused workshop.
IRB 101 for New Faculty

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This workshop is aimed at faculty who are new to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus. In addition to basics such as how the IRB process works here, and how to submit an application using our iMedRIS submission system, we will share specifics about how to move your data and/or projects from other institutions, so that you may continue to analyze and/or collect data. This workshop will be held via Zoom. The link and handouts will be emailed to those who are registered.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Institute

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The NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Institute will consist of five sessions designed to support faculty who are planning to submit a proposal to the July 27, 2020 CAREER deadline. Topics include the education plan, broader impacts, crafting a persuasive narrative, discussion of funded proposals, and a panel with past awardees. Faculty will be encouraged to set writing goals and to use the PWI as a group resource through the proposal development process. Sessions are: April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, and June 16, from 2:00p-4:00p. Registration for the first workshop below will register you for all five sessions.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
Workshop for Department Review Chairs (DRCs) and Committees

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Department Review Chairs and Committee members, please join us for a refresher workshop on conducting departmental reviews. We will discuss specifics of the review process itself, and available resources, as well as the technical aspects of conducting reviews in iMedRIS. This workshop will be held via Zoom. The link and handouts will be emailed to those who are registered. Note: same session offered twice; choose between August 14 and August 21.