Research Administration and Technology Transfer offers a wide range of training videos available to WSU faculty and staff . Listed below are the current training videos available to be checked out from the RTT office.

If you are interested in any of the training materials, please fill out the form below or contact Jana Henderson in the RTT office at 316-978-5313.

General PI Topics:

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Can We Talk? Contacting Grant Program Officers Learn the reasons why establishing contact is a necessity for PIs and the five-step planning model to ensure a positive dialog.
Complying with NIH & NSF's RCR Training Requirements: What's the PI's Role RCR expert, Dr. Wendy Williams will guide you to meet NIH and NSF requirements by providing you with RCR instructional methodologies, strategies and approaches that you can employ.
Data Management Plans for Successful NIH and NSF Grants Learn data management alternatives and strategies for overcoming data management issues to meet all important NIH and NSF requirements.
Export Controls: Considerations for the Academic Community Explore the regulatory basis for the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and sanctions under the Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC).
The Art of Delegating: Creating a More Productive Laboratory Environment Learn the key to successful delegation, including the necessity of patience, trial and error.
The Prosecution of Professor Roth and Its Aftermath No export enforcement case has sparked more attention and controversy than the government's prosecution of former University of Tennessee Professor J. Reece Roth. Roth's criminal prosecution, conviction and appeals have raised serious questions about the application of U.S. export controls to university research. This video will provide detailed guidance to ensure your export compliance program prevents the mistakes that Roth made.

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Building a Better NSF Proposal: Summary Page, Intellectual Merit and Broader Impact Learn how to address NSF review criteria and learn the relevant, Broader Impacts Criterion as defined by the National Science Board.
NSF Criteria: Successfully Communicating Broader Impacts Learn step-by-step tools to successfully identify distill and communicate your project's broader impacts to the NSF reviewers, improving your funding chances.
Prepare a More Competitive Major Research Instrumentation Grant Application for NSF Learn the exact MRI program criteria and how to effectively address it.

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How to Write an Effective NIH Abstract Dr. Marjorie Piechowski will teach you how to write for every possible reader and draw attention to the importance of your research.
NIH Biosketch: Present Your Capabilities Effectively Learn tricks of the trade and recommended tactics for effectively presenting your capabilities.
NIH Grant Proposal: Significance, Innovation, Approach Learn how to seamlessly tie together the Significance, Innovation, and Approach sections of your NIH grant application.
Revised NIH Proposals: How to Increase Your Priority Score Learn how you should respond to reviewer's critiques, the pros and cons of adding new data, how to craft an effective introduction statement, recent changes in policy, common reasons for rejection by federal funders, and much more.
Winning Grants! Best Tactics for Your NIH Grant Learn the key steps, current trends and best practices for writing effective grant proposals.

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How to Expand Your Research Funding Niche in a Tough Economy Learn how to accelerate your search and expand your funding niche by applying the expert strategies
Mining for Gold: Acquire & Retain Foundation Funding Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) John Greenhoe, provides an insightful tour of the independent foundation world including the best ways to cultivate and solicit grant money from the private sector.
Successfully Tapping Unusual Sources of Research Funding Learn ways to think creatively about stakeholders and how they can help fund your projects.
What Do Grant Reviewers Really Want, Anyway? Learn to identify the five key characteristics to building successful proposals, how to avoid the most common mistakes, the dynamics and procedures of grant review panels, and learn about the peer review system.
Writing Excellent Proposals Discover the keys to successful grant writing and sharpen your knowledge on the grant award process.

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