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Past Events

  1. Mar 14, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Take the headache out of writing cover letters! In this seminar, we’ll break down what the best cover letters do to grab a recruiter’s interest, and how you can demonstrate to a company that you can meet their hiring needs. Presented by: Beth Crowner, Wooster Campus Research Librarian

  2. Mar 8, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Have you ever wondered if a Startup is right for you? What does it take to launch your research efforts and university-owned intellectual property into an entrepreneurial venture? Join us for a virtual workshop to explore the options of how researchers can drive innovations through the creation and operation of an OSU Startup.

  3. Feb 22, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Discover how developing an intellectual property strategy with the Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) can help maximize the impact of your research. Participants will be exposed to the types of intellectual property developed at OSU, walk through a step-by-step process on how the TCO approaches commercialization, and learn about the various services TCO provides that can be leveraged to maximize the impact of your research.

  4. Feb 9, 2022, 11:00am - 12:30pm

    The Ohio State Postdoc Association is hosting a virtual informational seminar regarding the career path in scientific administration, if you or anyone you know would be interested to learn more about it, please join on February 9th!  Topic: Scientific Administration Career Seminar - Nisha Cavanaugh

  5. Feb 8, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    All researchers are encouraged to learn how to use SPIN & identify funding opportunities to support their research activities. SPIN contains 40,000+ opportunities from more than 10,000 sponsors. With SPIN, you can: 

  6. Jan 25, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    In this session Dr. Luis Canas will share some tips on finding international opportunities and discuss key aspects of managing internationally funded grants. Topics will include budget differences to pay attention to; the process of working with overseas partners and subawards; and how to maintain good communication with OSP, your department and related offices to make sure your project functions seamlessly. Presented by Dr. Luis Canas

  7. Jan 25, 2022, 9:30am - 11:00am

    Conversation with Kevin Patton, Director of Internal Audit, and Senior Auditors Angie Wilson and Michael Cheney will share the role of Internal Audit in the research enterprise and explain how research administrators play a role.

  8. Jan 13, 2022, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

    Learn effective project management by understanding the electronic tools available and regular monitoring activities. If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in any session, please contact Karla Gengler-Nowak at or 614-292-8077. Requests made 10 business days (2 weeks) prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

  9. Jan 11, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    This session will provide an overview of the expenses most commonly requested in grant applications. We will also discuss critical issues associated with developing budgets including direct costs, allowable costs, and budget justifications. Please join us for this informative session. Presented by Pam Schlegel

  10. Dec 14, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Data management can be a challenge at all steps of the research process. During this seminar Gwen will share some basics of research data management and provide practical recommendations about RDM tools and resources available to the OSU researchers. Presented by Gwen Short