Recordings of Past Events

Research Writing Seminar Series 

"What should I include in my Methods section? How many sources should I incorporate into my literature review? Where should I put the research limitations?" Come find the answers to these and more research writing-related questions in this seminar series!

NOTE: The Research Writing Seminar Series is offered every fall semester. Stay tuned for next fall's times and locations (announced at the start of the semester).

Part I - Beginning a Scientific Argument in your Introduction Access the recording here

Part II - Writing the Literature Review Access the recording here

Part III - Describing your Methods Access the recording here

Part IV - Unveiling the Results Access the recording here

Part V - Composing the Discussion/Conclusion Access the recording here

Part VI - Revising Manuscripts with the Research Writing Tutor Access the recording here


Grant Writing Seminar Series

Learn the key components necessary for making a compelling argument in your grant proposal! Also, identify appropriate sources of funding and familiarize yourself with the expectations of key, national grant-giving organizations.

NOTE: The Grant Writing Seminar Series is offered every fall semester. Stay tuned for next fall's times and locations (announced at the start of the semester).

Part I - Introduction to Grant Writing: The Basics Access the recording here

Part II - Preparing Grant Proposals for NSF Access the recording here

Part III - Preparing Grant Proposals for NIH Access the recording here

Part IV - Preparing Grant Proposals for USDA/NIFA Access the recording here

Part V - Panel of Successful Grant Writers Access the recording here

Part VI - Finding Funding Workshop 


Self-Editing Workshops

Sign up for our two-part series on self-editing to build skills in becoming an independent, self-critical reviewer of your own writing!

Part I - "in Iowa State" or "at Iowa State??"—How to find out which English words "hang out together". . .and which don't Access the recording here

Part II - That terrible "the"—Finding answers to your English grammar questions Access the recording here