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Faculty Success Seminar on the National Science Foundation MRI Program is Tomorrow

April 06, 2020

Join the Research and Faculty Development team 12:30-1:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 8, via Zoom for a seminar on the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. The NSF MRI program supports the acquisition or development of multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. In this session, learn essential ingredients of competitive MRI proposals such as securing the required cost-share, acquiring preliminary data, collecting and reporting institutional data and constructing management plans. Participants will also be provided with proposal development tools to help in the planning of the next MRI proposal.

The academic schedule for the Spring 2020 Faculty Success Seminars is available online. These one-hour seminars deliver information to enhance the competitiveness of proposals seeking funding to support research and scholarly efforts. For the remainder of the semester, these sessions will take place via Zoom 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays — see the schedule for exact dates. All seminars are open to faculty members, postdocs and graduate students, and they will be recorded.

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