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Save the Date!

Come join the Division of Research and Scholarship for the JMU Research and Scholarship Academy on February 6, 2018 (Student Assessment Day) in the Festival Conference & Student Center. This training event offers faculty and staff members of JMU a comprehensive program to hear from internal and external experts about how to grow and enhance their research and scholarly pursuits. The Research and Scholarship Academy will include a breakfast speaker, breakout workshops/presentations in both the morning and afternoon, and a lunch speaker. Content will include:

  • External Speakers
  • Seasoned Principal Investigators and Project Managers
  • Subject Matter Experts from JMU operational units:
    • Research Development
    • Office of Sponsored Programs Pre-Award
    • Sponsored Programs Accounting
    • Research Integrity
    • Technology Innovation & Economic Development
    • Libraries and Educational Technologies
    • Corporate and Foundation Relations
    • Procurement
    • Public Affairs

Feel free to stay all day or simply attend a few sessions.

Help us help you; please fill out our BRIEF survey to help us tailor content to your interest. We want to make sure you are getting the most out of the event.

We are currently seeking facilitators who would be interested in hosting a breakout workshop/presentation(s) related to your area of expertise as it relates to fostering the research enterprise at JMU. If you are interested in hosting a breakout workshop/presentation(s) at the JMU Research and Scholarship Academy, please submit an abstract and your objectives for your workshop/presentation(s) to the Office of Sponsored Programs via email at by November 27, 2017Breakout workshops/presentations are expected to be an hour to an hour and 15 minutes long with Q & A encouraged.

For questions about the event call 540-568-2350. The Office of Sponsored Programs will be in touch with interested parties within a week of the submission. 

More information coming soon!

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