CUR Dialogues 2015
Climbing the Ladder to Funding Success: Diverse Sources, Diverse Pathways
CUR Dialogues is designed to bring faculty and administrators to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. Attendees will also have the chance to engage in several networking opportunities.
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Coming soon- CUR Dialogues 2015 Program and CUR sponsored conference grants
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is planning to offer a limited number of conference grants for individuals to attend the CUR Dialogues 2015 - Climbing the Ladder to Funding Success: Diverse Sources, Diverse Pathways. More information regarding the conference grants will be available soon.
February 19-21, 2015
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Early Registration Deadline: Friday, December 12, 2014
Final Registration Deadline: Friday, February 6, 2015
**CUR Dialogues 2015 will begin at 4pm on Thursday, February 19, 2015 and will end around noon on Saturday, February 21, 2015.
There is an additional workshop for those who are interested called, Beyond the Basic: proposal Writing Workshop. It will begin at 1:30pm on Saturday, February 21st and end at noon on Sunday, February 22nd. There is an additional fee for this workshop.
Workshops and plenary sessions will:
• provide participants with information about grant opportunities in research and education, both new and ongoing; as well as current trends in higher education relevant to undergraduate research,
• assist faculty with strategies on optimizing their grant funding success, and
• foster faculty members’ grant preparation skills.
• meet in small groups and talk informally with program officers and grants management officers – National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, HHMI, Department of Energy, Department of Education, Department of Agriculture, Department of Defense agencies, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement, Bonner Foundation, American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund, American Education Research Association, and more;
• meet with other faculty and administrators who have met with success in grant funding; and
• network with other faculty colleagues to identify potential research collaborations.
In addition, CUR Dialogues provides a setting for funders to learn of the interests, needs, and concerns of researchers and educators relative to funding opportunities. CUR Dialogues have spawned many ideas for grant programs, and has helped agencies to refine their program guidelines.
Who should attend: Faculty at all career stages; undergraduate research directors; grants administrators; development officers.