Conducting Research at PSU: What Principal Investigators Need to Know Before They Begin
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 10:00am to Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

This introductory workshop from the Office of Research & Graduate Studies is for faculty and postdocs who are conducting sponsored research or applying for external funding to support research. This workshop will introduce key concepts essential to research administration and compliance and provide practical and useful information.

After participating in this course, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the mission of PSU as a research institution.
  • Define the responsibilities of Principal Investigators concerning research integrity and compliance
  • Identify potential sources of funding
  • Understand the life-cycle of an award and identify the key players that can support their success at each stage
  • Recognize research activities that require institutional oversight and be aware of how to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local laws
  • Recognize the need to disclose potential conflicts of interest and commitment
  • Locate training resources and opportunities for professional development
  • Locate useful resources needed to support research activities

Attendees will walk away with a general understanding of research administration as well as practical tools and methods to get a good start in developing their research activities at PSU. The group format also fosters connections with research staff and other research-active faculty.

Event: "Conducting Research at PSU: What Principal Investigators Need to Know Before They Begin"
Date: Friday, November 1, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Location: Millar Library, Room 160