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On Friday, Feb. 17, the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships Principle Investigator (PI) Academy Professional Development Series will hold a session titled Doing a Good Thing Well: Research Integrity, Compliance and Safety from 2 – 4 p.m. in Altgeld 315. The session provides an overview of common compliance issues investigators face. These include navigating the requirements...
The Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships‘ Principle Investigator Academy will conduct the next session of their professional development series on Friday, Dec. 9, from 2 – 4 p.m., in Altgeld Hall 315. In this session, a panel of faculty members who have served as grant reviewers will discuss how various agencies recruit and prepare for review panels and...
The Principle Investigator (PI) Academy‘s professional development series will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, from 2-4 p.m., at Altgeld Hall, room 315. This program will focus on federal agencies. Federal agencies offer a broad range of funding opportunities for research, instruction and artistic endeavors. Programs offered specifically for new or early career investigators will be highlighted...
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...