Training & Professional Development

Informed Consent

In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.   Registration [...] Read Moreabout Informed Consent

Developing the DOE PIER Plans for Your Funding Proposals

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Applying to a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) or DOE National Laboratory Announcements? Need to learn more about the Promoting Inclusive and Equitable Research (PIER) plan? We'll cover the newly updated requirements for PIER plans in these funding opportunities and discuss how to address them in your proposals. This workshop will include information on the general guidance language on PIER Plans, the merit review criterion and reviewer questions, and things to consider when developing a PIER Plan. Participants will learn how to create a PIER Plan that describes the applicant's activities and strategies to promote equity and inclusion in the research project. This workshop is ideal for researchers, grant writers, and institutional staff who [...] Read Moreabout Developing the DOE PIER Plans for Your Funding Proposals

IRB Special Topic: Research with Children

Planning to do some research involving children? Are you aware of the special requirements and additional steps you'll need to follow? Join us for this discussion into the additional steps and requirements that you will need to be aware of while working with children as human research subjects. There are a few special requirements to take into account and ensure your project gets off without a hitch!   Registration [...] Read Moreabout IRB Special Topic: Research with Children