The Center for Advanced Energy Studies has announced a professional development series on proposal writing consisting of three webinars that will take place throughout the summer and are open to students, faculty and researchers at the CAES universities. These seminars will address a range of topics, including best practices for writing, team building, capturing ideas and contending with failure.
The first webinar, Responding to Funding Opportunity Announcements, is scheduled for 10 a.m. MT on Thursday, June 24. It features presentations from KB Science, a consulting firm specializing in proposal development, enhancement, and refinement, as well as INL proposal gurus and representatives from the CAES universities, including Carly Cummings, director of the Office of Research and Faculty Development at University of Idaho; Chad Watson, director of Strategic Initiatives at Boise State University; and Dave Harris, assistant vice president for research at Idaho State University.
Participants will learn how to respond to calls from:
- Department of Energy
- Office of Science
- Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
- Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy
- National Science Foundation
Register at https://proposalwritingwebinar.eventbrite.com/. Stay tuned for details on the upcoming seminars, Developing and Funding a Center at 10 a.m. MT on July 22 , and Post-Award Review at 10 a.m. MT on Aug. 12.