GREAT 2016 Workshop Schedule

All sessions will take place on the Medford/Somerville Campus, location TBD.
Tentative schedule: All information is subject to change.

Week 1

Session 1
Monday, June 20, 2016 - The Origins of Big Questions
8:30-9:00 Opening Breakfast with Dean Cook
What and So What
9:00-10:45 Generating Research Ideas
11:00-12:20 Maximizing Your Creativity:
Developing your Ideas in the larger frameworks – Refining your concept
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 The IRB & IACUC Processes, Dealing with Ethical & Misconduct Challenges
3:00-4:50 Types of Grants and Grant Process Overview
4:50-5:00 Announcements
Session 2
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - Grantsmanship 101
9:00-10:30 Finding A Funding Agency that Fits
11:00-12:00 Communicating Effectively with Your Funding Agency
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Developing a Competitive Grant Proposal
3:30-4:50 Creating, Justifying and Managing a Budget
4:50-5:00 Announcements 
Session 3
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - The Writing Life
9:00-10:30 Best Practices for Writing Journal Articles
10:40-11:50 Best Practices for Writing Proposals
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:15-3:15 Writing your Research Statement
3:30-4:50 Revising Grants and Responding to Reviews
4:50-5:00 Announcements
Session 4
Thursday, June 23, 2016
9:00-10:20 Post-Doc Positions
10:30-12:00 Managing Labs; Managing People
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 Conflict Management & Prevention
2:30-4:50 Best Data Management Practices
4:50-5:00 Announcements
Session 5
Friday, June 24, 2016
9:00-10:00 Authors’ Rights
10:00-12:00 Reviewing your Research Statement
12:00-1:45 Lunch with Successful Grant Recipients at Tufts
2:00-4:00 Data Visualization
4:00-4:15 Announcements

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Week 2

Session 6
Monday, June 27, 2016 - Presentations
9:00-11:50 Student Presentations
11:50-12:55 Lunch
1:00-4:30 Student Presentations
Session 7
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
9:00-11:50 Student Presentations
11:50-12:55 Lunch
1:00-4:30 Student Presentations
  Program Evaluation
6:00-8:30 Reception