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Resources of the Month

Workshop: Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted-Access Data

Thursday, March 30, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Memorial Union, Gallery Room
Restricted data are non-public data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and other government agencies that contain information that could compromise the confidentiality of survey respondents or institutions, or is sensitive by nature. Projects using restricted access data regularly appear in top-tier academic publications and have spurred subsequent research using administrative datasets from other countries.
Limited space available. Register online.

Postdocs Only Building an Effective Team

Thursday, March 30, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Memorial Union, room MU-Gold
How do you build an effective team when you are surrounded by others who may think, behave and see the world differently? This session offers participants the opportunity to learn what makes an effective team, the challenges that can get in the way, and specific skills that each team member can practice on a day-to-day basis to improve relationships and team performance. 

Register online with your ISU sponsored membership.

Faculty-led Series: Getting Into Industry-Sponsored Research

Tuesday, April 11, 12:00-1:30 p.m. Memorial Union, Gold Room
"How ISU Protects Intellectual Property." JIm Oliver, University Professor of mechanical engineering, will share his experiences securing intellectual property protection based on industry funded research.
Lunch is provided. Register online.

Seminar: Managing Your Award

Wednesday, April 12, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Memorial Union, Pioneer Room
The most common questions, hurdles and roadblocks will be answered. Participants will learn how a new award is set up at Iowa State, and about campus partners and resources available to help them navigate their post-award requirements.
Limited space available. Register online.

Preparing Grant Proposals

Iowa State University Grants Hub offers funder guidelines and tips as well as resources for proposal preparation and graphics.

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