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Research Development Events

Research Development hosts and coordinates several events geared toward informing the Northwestern research community about emerging hot topic areas in research funding, providing agency-specific guidance on securing funding, and encouraging interdisciplinary networking. The general event mechanisms are explained below, and we welcome any suggestions for speakers or topics of interest.

Research Development Presents

Research Development hosts and coordinates several events geared toward informing the Northwestern research community about emerging hot topic areas in research funding, providing agency-specific guidance on securing funding, and encouraging interdisciplinary networking. The general event mechanisms are explained below, and we welcome any suggestions for speakers or topics of interest.

Upcoming Events:

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Past Events:

Research Development LINCS

RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT LINCS (Launching INterdisciplinary Connections Series) are mini-symposia related to a topic of federal funding that feature short presentations by faculty to catalyze ideas and collaborations in emerging interdisciplinary areas.

Through LINCS symposia, Research Development aims to promote anticipated federal funding opportunitiesbridge communication between schools on a federal agendcy initiative, transfer knowledge between disciplines, and establish new interdisciplinary connections.

Upcoming Events

  • No upcoming  events at this time

Past Events

Faculty-Initiated Interdisciplinary Workshops

Research Development is available to support programmatic development and event coordination for workshops funded through the Office for Research’s Interdisciplinary Ideas (I1) and Innovative Initiatives (I2) seed funding program.

Interschool Networking

Interschool Networking events to build grass-root collaborations, such as speed networking sessions, to encourage networking across schools/campuses and micro-conference days focused on interdisciplinary themes with short presentations, a poster session, and brainstorming activities. 

Currently in development

Additional Events