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Certificates and Workshops

 ASPIRE logo  Certificate Series

Certificate programs are open and free to all CSUSB faculty and graduate students.

To earn a certificate in Sponsored Research (series I) the participants must complete at least four (4) workshops. To earn a certificate in Teacher-Scholar (series II), Mentoring Students in Research (series III), Research Compliance (series IV), and Diversity and Inclusion in Research (series V), the participants must complete at least three (3) workshops in this category.

FALL 2020 Certificate Workshop Schedule

Series I: Sponsored Research 

Workshops: 1. Funding Opportunities, 2. Drafting Proposal Goals and White Paper, 3. Proposal Preparation and Submission, 4. Drafting Proposal Budget, 5. Tips for Managing your Grant, 6. Grant Life Cycle  7. Intramural Grants to Support Faculty and Student Research.

SERIES I:  SPONSORED RESEARCH

 Title

Description

 Date

 Time

Registration

Funding

Opportunities

Using online resources to find funding

opportunities for research.                     

By: C. Crawford and P. Tagle 

Sept. 10

 

Sept. 23

10:00-11:00 AM

 

2:00-3:00 PM

    Completed

 

    Completed

Proposal Goals

and White Paper

Formulating research goals and synthesizing

ideas for program officers.               

By: C. Crawford and P. Tagle

Oct. 8

 

Oct. 16

10:00-11:00 AM

 

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Zoom Registration 

 

Zoom Registration

Proposal Preparation

and Submission

Learn the processes involved in submitting

a proposal to an external funding agency.

By:  C. Lucas and P. Tagle 

Oct. 14

 

Nov. 10

2:00-3:00 PM

 

10:00-11:00 AM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Drafting Proposal

Budget

Demystifying the proposal budget: developing a

proposal budget that is responsive to a funding

opportunity/request for proposals.                       

By: C. Lucas and P. Tagle

Oct. 15

 

Nov. 13

10:00-11:00 AM

 

9:30 - 10:30 AM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Tips for Managing

your Grant

This webinar will provide PI's with tips for

managing their grants. 

By:  Y. Meyer, W. Wahba, J. Wessel, and D. Trujillo

Nov. 9

 

Nov. 12

10:00-10:45 AM

 

10:00-10:45 AM

Zoom Registration 

 

Zoom Registration 

Grant Life Cycle 

Understanding the grant life cycle: from proposal

submission to award close-out. 

By: P. Tagle and D. Trujillo

Oct. 13

 

Oct. 21

10:00- 11:00 AM 

 

3:00- 4:00 PM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration 

Intramural Grants 

Intramural grants offered by ORD and OSR to

support students and faculty research.

By:  C. Crawford and R. Keating

Sept. 14

 

Oct. 12

10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

10:00- 10:30 AM

      Completed

 

Zoom Registration 

Series II:  Teacher Scholar 

Workshops: 1. Balancing Teaching and Research, 2. Research Integrity, 3. Intramural Grants, 4. Tips for Publishing Journal Articles. 

SERIES II:  TEACHER-SCHOLAR

Title

Description

 Date 

 Time 

Registration

Balancing Teaching

and Research

Understanding time management strategies for

successful advancement of research agenda,

dedicated time for research.

By:  T. Patchen, CSF, and C. Crawford

Sept. 10

 

Sept. 24

2:00 - 2:45 PM

 

10:00- 10:45 AM

    Completed

 

    Completed

Research Integrity

Overview of important concepts in scientific

research ethics and rigor. 

By:  C. Crawford

 Nov. 4

Nov. 19

1:00 -  1:30 PM

1:00 -  1:30 PM 

Zoom Registration

Zoom Registration

Intramural Grants

Intramural grants offered by ORD and OSR

to support student and faculty research. 

By:  C. Crawford and R. Keating 

Sept. 14

 

 Oct. 12

10:00-11:00 AM

 

10:00- 10:30 AM

   Completed

 

Zoom Registration

Tips for Publishing

Journal Articles 

Tips on successful publishing of scholarly work. 

By:  T. Patchen, CSF and C. Crawford

  Oct. 7

Oct. 22

2:00 - 2:45 PM

10:00-10:45 AM

Zoom Registration

Zoom Registration

Series III: Mentoring Students in Research 

Workshops: 1. Thesis Supervision, 2. Research Collaboration with Students, 3. Funding Opportunities for Students, 4. Diversity and Inclusion in Mentoring Students in Research.

SERIES III:  MENTORING STUDENTS IN RESEARCH 

Title

Description

 Date 

 Time 

Registration

Thesis Supervision

 

Guidelines for supervising theses.

By:  C. Vickers

Sept. 16

Sept. 17

10:00-10:45 AM

10:00- 10:45 AM

  Completed

  Completed

Research Collaboration

with Students 

Developing research collaboration and

formalizing agreements between

authors/co-authors

By:  C. Vickers and R. Keating

Oct. 5

 

Oct. 20

10:00- 10:45 AM

 

10:00- 10:45 AM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Funding Opportunities

for Students

Identifying external funding opportunities

for students.  By:  R. Keating 

Sept. 15

10:00-10:45 AM

   Completed

Diversity and Inclusion

in Mentoring Students

in Research. 

How do we understand and adapt to a

variety of student needs?

By:  R. Keating and K. Young

Nov. 17

 

Nov. 23

10:00-10:30 AM

 

10:00-10:30 AM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Series IV:  Research Compliance 

Workshops: 1. IRB Basics, 2. Research Integrity, 3. IRB, IACUC, IBC, RSC & Export Controls, 4. Grant Life Cycle. 

SERIES IV:  RESEARCH COMPLIANCE

Title

Description

 Date 

 Time 

Registration

IRB Basics

Learning the basics of IRB

By:  N. Dabbs

Sept. 21

Sept. 29

    10:00- 10:45 AM

      2:00 - 2:45 PM

   Completed

Zoom Registration

Research Integrity

Overview of important concepts in scientific

research ethics and rigor. By:  C. Crawford

  Nov. 4

 Nov. 19

       1:00 - 1:30 PM

       1:00 - 1:30 PM 

Zoom Registration

Zoom Registration

IRB, IACUC, IBC, 

RSC and Export

Controls

A Brief discussion of the IRB, IACUC, 

IBC, RSC process and an introduction to

export control. By:  M Gillespie 

Sept. 15

 

Sept. 17

11:00 - 12:00 NOON

 

11:00 -12:00 NOON

   Completed

 

   Completed

Grants Life Cycle

 

Understanding the grant life cycle:

from proposal submission to award

close-out. By:  P. Tagle and D. Trujillo

 Oct. 13

 

Oct. 21

10:00- 11:00 AM

 

3:00-4:00 PM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Series V:  Diversity and Inclusion in Research

Workshops:  1. Holistic Review in Graduate Admissions, 2. Diversity and Inclusion in Mentoring Students in Research. 3. Cultural Awareness in Research, 4. Diversity in Team Science.

SERIES V:  DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN RESEARCH 

Title

Description

 Date 

 Time 

Registration

Holistic Review

in Graduate

Admissions

Understanding the principles of 

holistic review in graduate admissions

By:  C. Vickers

Oct. 21

 

Oct. 22

10:00 - 10:45 AM

 

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Diversity and Inclusion

in Mentoring Students

in Research

How do we understand and adapt to a

variety of student needs?

By:  R. Keating and K. Young

Nov. 17

 

Nov. 23

10:00- 10:45 AM

 

10:00- 10:45 AM  

Zoom Registration

 

Zoom Registration

Managing Academic

Imposter Syndrome

Strategies for Supporting Colleagues and Students

by: Paz Oliverez

Nov. 5

Nov. 10

10:00- 11:00 AM

  2:00- 3:00 PM

Zoom Registration 

Zoom Registration