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Office of Research Career Development (RCD)

Overview

The Research Career Development Program (RCD) offers workshops, classes and seminars in subjects that are critical to an academic research career, including Grant Writing, Publishing Your Research and Identifying Funding Sources for Your Research. In addition, we offer symposia in Scientific Leadership & Professional Development.

In addition to the workshops and services that are currently offered, several new workshops are being developed.

Please check back with this website frequently to see announcements of these new training opportunities. RCD also co-sponsors events with the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.

Upcoming Events

14Sep
9:00 AM | 685 W. Baltimore Street, MSTF Building, 3rd Floor, Room 316 This interactive workshop will assist postdocs in identifying non-NIH sources of funding for their research.
15Sep
9:00 AM | 685 W. Baltimore Street, MSTF Building, Room 316 This interactive workshop will assist faculty in identifying non-NIH sources of funding for their research.
19Sep
9:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 351 This session focuses on tips for increasing writing productivity and will introduce writing groups available to UMB faculty, postdocs and students. Concludes with optional writing session.
26Sep
9:00 AM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 450 This seminar provides an overview of the systematic review process.
31Oct
9:00 AM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 450 This seminar focuses on tips for writing a clear scientific research paper, with an emphasis on the structure and content of a paper, but also providing some writing tips.
28Nov
9:00 AM | 660 W. Redwood Street, Howard Hall, Room 450 During this session, participants will receive advice on how to respond to reviewers which is an important aspect of submitting a research paper.

Associate Dean

Wendy Sanders, MA