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The Division of Research invites you to view the website, The Grant Life Cycle, that aims to assist Wayne State University faculty and administrators navigate through the six steps that make up the grant process:

  • Generating your idea
  • Finding funding
  • Developing your proposal
  • Submitting your proposal
  • Awaiting and responding to the decision
  • Managing your award

This user-friendly website offers guidance and tips as well as step-by-step tutorial videos on how to develop a proposal on our new electronic proposal development and submission program, E-prop (COEUSLite), use our new grants program, Researcher's Dashboard, and more.

We invite you to visit this site often at http://spa.wayne.edu/grant/ to guide you through the grant life cycle process at Wayne State University!

Researcher's Dashboard

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Proposal Budget Development
April 22 2014 at 10:30 AM
Medical Education Commons
This session discusses essential practices of putting together a proposal budget for external funding, tips and tools for compiling necessary budget information and how to formulate and develop a proposal budget in various working budget templates.
IRB Training - Overview of the IRB Forms
April 22 2014 at 2:00 PM
IRB Administration Office
This training session will offer a basic overview of all of the available WSU IRB forms, where to find the instructions for completing and submitting the forms and how to determine which form(s) are appropriate for various submissions to the IRB. For those who attend who have some familiarity with the forms, there will be an opportunity to address questions about the forms. When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Conference Room, IRB Administration Office, 87 E. Canfield, 2nd floor Speaker: Ray-Nitra Pugh, Education Coordinator, IRB Administration Office
IRB Training - Submitting Expedited Initial Submissions
April 30 2014 at 11:00 AM
Your Desk - Webinar
Learn the requirements for new initial submissions that meet the criteria for expedited review. Learn what forms and other documents to submit, what information to include on the forms, and how to avoid common submission errors to reduce delays in the review of your study. The presenter reviews expedited initial submissions and will discuss the most common revisions required for IRB approval. When: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Your desk, a link to access the session in GoToMeeting will be sent after registration Speaker: Dawn Bielawski, PhD, Senior IRB Review Specialist, IRB Administration Office
IRB Training: IRB 101 - The Basics
May 1 2014 at 11:00 AM
Scott Hall
This session will include a presentation on the functions and responsibilities of an IRB, why an IRB is important, and the criteria used to review and approve research. A general overview of review types, the forms, and where to find help on the IRB website will be provided. This presentation is for new researchers, students, new research staff, and for those who are experienced but would like a better understanding of an IRB. When: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 11:00 am– 12:00 pm Where: WSU School of Medicine, Scott Hall, Room 1140 Speaker: Ray-Nitra Pugh, Education Coordinator, IRB Administration Office
IEHS & Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors Seminar Series
May 1 2014 at 3:00 PM
Eugene Applebaum Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences Building
“Down Regulation of T Regulator Cells By Prenatal Cadmium Exposure” Facilitated by, John B. Barnett Ph.D., Professor, Chair, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, West Virginia University  
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