Feb. 18, 3 p.m. - NIFA Funding Opportunities: Scaling up your research program to maximize impacts:

Please Visit the NIFA Resources Page for a complete list of resources shared by NIFA directors during this seminar.

March 18, 3 p.m. - Interdisciplinary Proposal Support at Penn State:

Mike Lanagan, Assistant Director of the Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office (SIRO) and Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics will discuss the support SIRO offers for investigators pursuing complex or non-traditional funding opportunities.

Zoom recording: https://psu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/t/1_r684hrfp

April 8, 3 p.m. - Amplifying Your Impact:

Dan Azzara, Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, and Maria Spencer, the John and Patty Warehime Entrepreneur-in-Residence in the College of Agricultural Sciences, will discuss how your intellectual property can be harnessed to help broader audience.

Zoom recording: https://psu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/t/1_3ywuzgdt

April 15, 3 p.m. - Research-to-Policy:

Taylor Scott, Asst. Research Professor in the Penn State Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, will discuss the Research-to-Policy Collaboration, which aims to understand how research can inform decision makers at every level of government and has established models to help support scientists in understanding how policymakers use research.

Zoom recording: https://psu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/t/1_4ayyhnco

April 22, 3 p.m. - NSF Program Opportunities:

National Science Foundation Program Directors from the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems in the Directorate for Biological Sciences:

Directors provide an overview of funding opportunities including programs that support cross-disciplinary collaborative research. The slides from all six NSF directors are available here: https://agsci.psu.edu/safes/research/nsf-presentation-22april2021.pdf

April 29, 3 p.m. - Opportunities in Data Management through the ICDS RISE Program:

ICDS's Research Innovations with Scientists and Engineering (RISE) program provided an overview of how you can leverage their software engineers to support your research projects. Learn about relevant past projects and how you can apply to the 2021 SAFES-RISE Seed Grant Program .

Zoom recording: https://psu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/t/1_dog3jrvz

Other seminars in this series could not be recorded or have expired:

  • Feb. 25, 3 p.m. - An Introduction to the College of Agricultural Sciences Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science (SAFES)

  • March 4, 3 p.m. - The Federal Budget Process and Preview of Priorities Going Forward: Gary Geernaert, Director of the Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science presented.

  • *Wednesday, March 31, 11 a.m.- Paths to Commercializing your Research: This seminar is hosted by the College of Agricultural Sciences Office of Research.

  • *Wednesday, April 14, 3 p.m. - Expanding your Research Support with Private Source Funding:  This seminar is hosted by the College of Agricultural Sciences Office of Research.