The 2017 Industry Studies Conference will be held in Washington DC on May 24-26. Industry studies research is grounded in observations of firms and workplaces and in a deep understanding of the markets, institutions, and technologies that shape the competitive environment. It draws on a wide range of academic disciplines and fields, including political science, policy analysis, and other social sciences. Next year’s theme is “Revisiting Capital.”
North Carolina Sea Grantinvites preproposalsfor coastal and marine research projects for the 2018–2020 core funding cycle. Completed preproposals — due by5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017— are the required first step.
Of particular note for our college are Sea Grant's Strategic Focus Areas: Healthy Coastal Ecosystems; Resilient Communities and Economies; Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture; and Environmental Literacy and Workforce
Development. Please let the research office know if you are interested in this opportunity.
The Humanities Extension Program at NC State University connects North Carolina public school classroom teachers with faculty from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences who are eager to share their expertise with students in grades K-12. The Humanities Extension Program creates new partnerships and builds on existing relationships between our faculty and public schools across the state. It fosters an understanding of and appreciation for the humanities and social sciences among students and exposes students across the state to potential areas of study at NC State. The faculty who participate in this program consistently enjoy the experience and request to be matched again in the future.
We just had an excellent presentation about the ins and outs of NIH funding today from three outstanding colleagues, and I am posting here, as the first among several resources, a link to presentations given at the most recent NIH Regional Seminar in Chicago.
The ResearchDevelopment Office maintains an institutional-level subscription allowing us to distribute freely within NC State University. Please forward this message to all interested parties within the NC State community.
Writing a Powerful Two-Page Statement or Proposal Summary (Tuesday, November 15, 11:45 A.M. - 12:35 P.M., 405 Clark Hall): Join a discussion, part of OFD and OIED’s Assistant Professors’ Community, led by faculty colleagues who have found success in writing powerful 2-page statements for proposal summaries. Learn how to marshall resources, conceptualize a good statement, make your main point stand out, and present ideas in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner.