Archives—September 2012

MTRI Staff to Visit Campus on Oct. 12

The staff of the Michigan Tech Research Institute (MTRI) in Ann Arbor will visit campus on Friday, Oct. 12, to conduct a poster session in the Dow Atrium (sixth-floor campus entrance).

MTRI scientists and engineers will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to discuss projects, collaborations with Michigan Tech departments and staff, and areas of research interest. The session is intended to outline the Institute’s current activities and to explore opportunities to develop new working relationships.

MTRI focuses on education, research, and development of technology to sense and understand natural and man-made environments.

For additional information, contact Lisa Phillips at lisa.phillips@mtu.edu, or visit the MTRI website (http://www.mtri.org).


Workshop Addresses Finding Funding

Sponsored Programs Enhancement will host an educational session, “Finding Funding,” from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 25. The session will be in the Memorial Union Building Peninsula Room.

This session will help faculty and staff develop strategies to identify and secure sources of financial support for research and related activities. Topics covered will include: planning, research, funding sources, and the online Pivot program for research funding and collaboration.

To register for this session, see Finding Funding. The registration deadline is 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24. If you have questions, please contact Peter Larsen at 487-2906 or palarsen@mtu.edu.

This workshop is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Feel free to bring your lunch.


New Conflict of Interest Regulations

If you are thinking  of submitting a proposal to any of the Public Health Service agencies (e.g. NIH, FDA, CDC), you should consider attending the workshop being offered on Thursday, September 20, 2012.

Workshop Addresses ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Conflicts of Interest and Public Health Service Projects

The Office of Compliance, Integrity, and Safety will host an educational session, “Conflicts of Interest and Public Health Service Projects” from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20. The session will be in the Memorial Union, Ballroom A-2.

This session will help faculty and staff who conduct research funded by the federal Public Health Service agencies. Topics covered will include new and old regulations concerning these projects, the new process for determining and disclosing conflicts of interests, and why these changes have been implemented.

To register for this session, see Integrity, Compliance, and Safety. Registration deadline is 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20. If you have questions, please contact Joanne Polzien at 487-2902 or jpolzien@mtu.edu