Research Development Mini Intensive (February 21 & 22, 2024)

Program Description

This content is tailored for all levels of research administrators: aspiring or newly appointed research administrators within academic institutions or research-focused organizations and is appropriate for administrators at either the department or central service level. It addresses the significance of research development activities for these administrators and their faculty members, highlighting the ways they can identify and collaborate with the research development units within their organizations to bolster the pursuit of extramural funding.

Course Details

Online Classroom:
  • Intensive sessions will be held via Zoom.
  • You will receive login details and instructions on accessing the online classroom environment upon enrollment.
Connect Pages:
  • Access to Connect Pages will be provided upon enrollment in the course.
  • Connect Pages serve as the central hub for meeting recordings and communication.
CEU Credits:
  • This course is eligible for 6 Continuing Education Units (CEU) credits.
  • Participants who successfully complete the course and meet the evaluation criteria will receive a certificate of completion along with documentation of the earned CEU credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the essence of Research Development and its significance in faculty support.
  • Unveiling the collaborative opportunities between Research Development professionals and Research Administrators.
  • Recognizing the role of Research Administrators in Research Development, especially in settings where dedicated RD personnel might be limited.
  • Exploring the interplay between RD and RA functions in various institutional settings.

Intended Audience 

Intended for research administrators to learn what research development is, why research development is important to them and to their faculty, and how they can partner with the research development team to support faculty in their pursuit of extramural funding.

Program Instructors

Stephanie Hyche

Stephanie Hyche, MS, CRA
Director, Office of Research Development

Mississippi State University

Nicholas Prieur

Nicholas Prieur

Research Administration Senior Manager, Institute for Social Research

University of Michigan