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Upcoming Opportunities for Training

View this page in the future for upcoming training events, seminars, and conferences.

Sponsoring Agency Event Date
U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is supporting a Meta-Analysis Training Institute (MATI) focused on state-of-the–art advanced meta-analytic methods in Chicago on July 26 – August 1, 2020. MATI is aimed at researchers who have experience in meta-analysis and want to update their skills. Applications to participate in this workshop are due April 1, 2020. Cost of participation for selected applicants, including participant lodging, travel and per diem is covered by MATI. Workshop details and application submission materials are available at the following link:

July 26 – August 1, 2020

National Science Foundation (NSF)

This webinar will provide information on the NSF Faculty Early Career Development program (CAREER) solicitation NSF 20-525 on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, starting at 1:00 pm Central Standard Time.

The webinar will include a briefing on the CAREER program and key solicitation requirements followed by a question and answer session.

We encourage participants to submit questions before the webinar using the email Questions will be taken during the webinar as well.

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Register in advance for this webinar at  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

May 13, 2020 1:00 PM  to 
May 13, 2020 3:00 PM
NSF (virtual)

DePaul University's Office of Research Services The Office of Research Services is pleased to announce several trainings for Spring Quarter 2020. All training sessions will occur remotely, via Zoom. As the meeting date approaches, the presenter will forward a zoom link to those that responded they planned to attend. More details are available here.

Various May 2020 training dates available.  Please see link for more detail.

NIH The NIH Regional Seminar serves the NIH mission of providing education and training for the next generation of biomedical and behavioral scientists. This seminar is intended to:
  • Demystify the application and review process
  • Clarify federal regulations and policies
  • Highlight current areas of special interest or concern
Who Should Attend? The seminar and optional workshops are appropriate for those who are new to working with the NIH grants process – administrators, early stage investigators, researchers, graduate students, etc. For those with more experience, the seminar offers a few more advanced sessions, updates on policies and processes direct from NIH staff, as well as valuable presentation resources to share with your institution.
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April 20-22, 2020
Baltimore, MD

NSF NSF's  Directorate for Biological Sciences staff are interested in hearing how the agency can mitigate the long-term harm of COVID-19 on U.S. research and training.  Meeting Information, including Registration Links for the March 30-April 1 sessions, is available at: March 30-April 1, 2020
CUR Each February, CUR Dialogues brings faculty and administrators to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. Attendees also have the chance to engage in networking opportunities, and learn about the latest trends and issues in higher education that affect faculty and student research.

At the heart of a successful CUR Dialogues experience are the many opportunities participants have for in-depth discussions with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. This year’s list of presenters includes representatives from the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Institutes of Health, Department of Education, Department of Energy, National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and many more!

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February 13-16, 2020
Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA
NASA The science community is invited to participate in an upcoming colloquium on the topic of “Writing Successful Mission Proposals: Observations from NASA”. Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, will be speaking Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT (2:00 to 4:00 PM MDT) from the University of Colorado Boulder campus and his talk will be live‐streamed. If you would like to attend in person, please RSVP at:‐colloquium. The live‐stream is available: and registration for viewing the live‐stream is not required. The colloquium will be recorded and made available on‐pi‐resources for those not able to participate. June 5, 2019