The Oklahoma EPSCoR National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Workshop will be held Thursday, May 17, at the Nigh University Center on the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond. This annual event is designed to encourage an increase in the quality and quantity of proposals submitted by Oklahoma researchers to the National Science Foundation and other federal agencies.
The workshop provides Oklahoma researchers and grant writers with information on funding opportunities available to them, including those from state and federal funding agencies such as NSF, the departments of Defense and Energy, the National Institutes of Health and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST).
Scheduled speakers include:
- Jim Wicksted, associate director, OK EPSCoR
- Jerry Malayer, state director, OK EPSCoR
- Garie Fordyce, program manager, NSF
- Rick Rainey, venture advisor, Innovation to Enterprise (i2E)
- Steven Martinez, programs officer, OCAST
- Darrin Akins, director, Oklahoma INBRE
Faculty, researchers, postdoctoral associates and graduate students from all Oklahoma research and education institutions are invited to attend. The event is provided free of charge to participants, but registration is required by visiting www.okepscor.org. The registration deadline is May 1.
The NSF Grants Workshop is hosted by OK EPSCoR, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and NSF.
For more information, contact Gina Miller, outreach coordinator, at 405-744-7645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.