NIH Grant Writing Workshop: 'Structuring Successful NIH Proposals & Revisions'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

NIH Grant Writing Workshop: Structuring Successful NIH Proposals & Revisions
February 16, 2018 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center

Free for UA Faculty; Registration by Feb. 1, 2018, is required.


Back by popular demand, UA Research Development Services (RDS), a unit of UA Research, Discovery & Innovation (RDI), is hosting Peg AtKisson, PhD, for this event on Feb. 16, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UA Student Union Memorial Center. The event is free to attend, but space is limited. Registration closes Feb. 1, 2018.

This seminar addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to proposal writing success. The principles and fundamentals of good NIH proposal writing are emphasized, along with "how-to" practical tips and strategies. Participants will receive a copy of workshop materials. Seating is limited to 80 participants and available on a first-come-first-serve opportunity for UA faculty. 

Registration and materials are free of charge and available as a service to UA faculty. Lunch will be provided.

Individual Consultations
A very limited number of individual counseling sessions are available from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. following the workshop. Faculty interested in counseling sessions must submit an application by Jan. 29, 2018, to UA Competition Space. 

About Peg AtKisson, PhD, AtKisson Training Group
Dr. AtKisson received her doctorate (PhD) in neuroscience from Tufts University School of Medicine. After fifteen years at the bench in cell biology, cancer biology, neuroscience and nanotechnology as a technician, graduate student and consultant, she turned her training in science and background in writing toward the problem of effective communication in grant applications. As director of proposal development at Tufts, Dr. AtKisson made significant contributions to over $140 million in funded grants. She founded AtKisson Training Group in 2017.

Southern Arizona Biomedical Research Symposia – "Planning & Writing Grant Proposals"
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
UA Student Union Memorial Center, Santa Rita Room (3rd Flr)

There is NO free parking on or around the University of Arizona campus. Covered parking is available at the Highland Avenue Parking Garage, $8.00 per day. This garage is four blocks north of the Student Union. For details, see: OR 

Event Location: 

University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center
1303 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85719