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Erin Heath, associate director of government relations for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), will visit campus next month to talk about federal funding for scientific research. Her presentation, which is part of NIU’s PI Academy Professional Development series, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in room 200 of...
NIU’s PI Academy series will wrap up from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 22, with a mock NIH review panel in Altgeld Hall 315. The panel will highlight the deliberations that take place during a review session and will be led by a team of NIU investigators who have experience as peer reviewers. Professors...
Eric W. Ford
Eric W. Ford, professor and associate chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will visit NIU at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 31, to present “The Innovation Imperative: Regulation and Realities.” Strategic management, health information technologies and their combined effects on performance (both financial and population...
Karen Smilowitz. Photo credit: Andrew Campbell, Northwestern University
Mass-participation events bring a host of significant planning and implementation challenges. The organizers of the Chicago Marathon have developed a holistic approach to event planning, referred to as the Chicago Model, which brings together major organizations (e.g., race organizers, fire and police departments, emergency management, Red Cross) to coordinate preparation and response for the event...
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NIU’s PI Academy for Research & Engagement will present “Federal Engagement, Innovation, and the NIU Foundation” from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 25, in Altgeld Hall 315. This session will introduce participants to three university units that can assist with development of research, scholarship and artistry. The Office of Federal Relations can help faculty...
Kimberly A. Lawless
Kimberly A. Lawless, associate dean for research at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Education, will visit NIU at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, to speak on on “Developing a Scientifically Literate Citizenry Through Written Argumentation: The GlobalEd2 Project.” Her address, part of the PI Academy Mentor Speaker Series, will take place in...
Shumei Yun, chronic disease epidemiologist with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, will visit NIU at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, to talk on the state of childhood obesity. The lecture, which takes place in McMurry Hall 106, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the NIU PI Academy...
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Collaboration is the name of the game in modern health research. Faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Studies (NUHS) are not only playing that game on a national level but they’re also winning. Over the last year, federal funding agencies have awarded nearly $20 million to four such collaborative projects, two led by...
Julie Fritz
NIU’s Principal Investigator Academy for Research & Engagement (NIU PI Academy) will host Julie M. Fritz from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, in Room 105 of NIU’s Naperville campus, 1120 E. Diehl Road. Fritz, a professor of physical therapy at the University of Utah, will give a presentation titled, “Developing Effective Partnerships Between...
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NIU’s PI Academy for Research and Engagement will bring nine world-class scholars to campus next month for public presentations on their research efforts and to provide mentoring to select junior faculty. “These scholars represent a considerable amount of intellectual firepower, and another 11 such scholars will be visiting campus throughout the year,” said PI Academy...
Monica Tracey
Monica W. Tracey, who teaches in the Instructional Technology program at Wayne State University, will discuss “Developing Designer Identity Through Reflection” at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the Gabel Hall Learning Center North. Tracey’s teaching and research focus on theory and design-based research of interdisciplinary design, including design thinking and designer reflection and decision...
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J. Britt Holbrook, assistant director of the Center for Study of Interdisciplinarity at North Texas University, will visit campus Friday, Dec. 7, as a guest of the PI Academy. Holbrook will speak from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on “Taking a Proactionary Approach to Grant-Writing, Peer Review and Broader Impacts.” The talk will take place in...
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