University Research Services

University Research Services
University Research Services

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Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Research Tune-Up

This half-day information session, brought to you by University Research Services, the Faculty of Arts and Science, and the Smith School of Business, will introduce participants to the range of services provided by URS, to the fundamentals of research plan creation, and to best practices for SSHRC Insight Grant applications.
When: Monday June 11, 2018 from 10: 30 AM – 1: 30 PM
Where: Goodes Hall 108, Smith School of Business
10:30 – 10:35 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Drs. Yolande Chan (Associate Dean of Research & PhD-MSc Programs, Smith School of Business) and Nicholas Mosey (Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Arts and Science).

10:40 – 11:40 AM

Finding Forward Motion: Developing a Plausible Research Plan

Researchers commonly encounter challenges in seeing certain projects through, in getting research funded, and in generating new ideas. Research Projects Advisor Dr. Adrian Kelly will introduce participants to the development and maintenance of healthy writing habits, and to creating and refining a research plan that works.

11:40 – 12:00 PM

University Research Services: An Overview

Research Projects Advisor Diane Davies will introduce Queen’s University Research Services and the services it provides to faculty.

12:00 – 12:30 PM Lunch (light lunch provided)
12:30 – 1:25 PM

 Insight Grants: Making Your Application More Competitive

Funding of up to $400 000 is available to both emerging and established scholars working on their own or in collaboration over two- to five-year research projects. Though success rates have been increasing recently, competition is intense. Along with Diane Davies and Adrian Kelly, a Queen’s Insight Grant winner and a past member of the Insight Grant adjudication committee will discuss the strategies and practices that enhance grant application competitiveness.

1:25 – 1:30 PM Closing Remarks
Please Register for one or all sessions by June 4, 2018
Please contact University Research Services for further questions. 
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