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Research Expo

This event features information to support the growth and success of your research program!

More than 50 exhibitors – research support services, centers/institutes, community partners and vendors – will be on hand to help you navigate your way through Ohio State’s research enterprise.

Attend one or more “Lightning Talks” (~10 minutes each, see schedule below); demos/presentations feature resources to: find funding, build a data management plan, access purchasing tools to effectively manage your start up funds, use the PI Portal to monitor your research projects, engage with iThenticate (anti-plagiarism software), establish an ORCID (Researcher ID), etc.


11:30 a.m.
Opening Reception for all early career investigators; enjoy exclusive access to our exhibitor community; welcome remarks at Noon.

Noon – 2:00 PM
Research Expo opens for all members of the research community

12:15 PM – 1:25 PM
“Lightning Talks” – brief presentations/demos every 10 minutes

  • 12:15 PM – SPIN Funding Opportunities Database
  • 12:25 PM – eCOI (Conflict of Interest Disclosure form)
  • 12:35 PM – Data Management Plans
  • 12:45 PM – Purchasing Tools (managing your start-up funds)
  • 12:55 PM – PI Portal (administrative and financial information)
  • 01:05 PM – iThenticate (anti-plagiarism software)
  • 01:15 PM – ORCID (researcher ID)

Research Expo 2016: A Resounding Success

Research Expo 2016

The 2016 Research Expo, the Office of Research’s annual event to bring together university research support services, centers/institutes, community partners, and vendors was a resounding success. Over 65 exhibitors, and 150 attendees came to this year’s new location at the Research Commons located on the third floor of the 18th Avenue Library. The morning began with opening remarks by Dr. Caroline Whitacre, senior vice president for research, and Alison Armstrong, associate director for research and education, University Libraries, welcoming the exhibitors and early career investigators. Afterwards, attendees had the opportunity to network with exhibitors, and to take in a new series of “Lightning Talks,” short 10 minute demonstrations, showcasing the valuable resources available to university researchers.

A full list of the 2016 exhibitors can be found at:

Photos from the Expo can be found at:

Funding Opportunity: Call for IPR Seed Grant Proposals

The Institute for Population Research (IPR) offers seed grants to nurture research projects consistent with IPR’s mission to promote population science research. IPR favors multi-disciplinary collaboration and especially encourages applications from junior faculty, and from faculty new to population and health research.

Priority is given to research which falls within one or more of IPR’s four thematic areas: (i) Fertility and Reproductive Health; (ii) Union Formation/Dissolution; (iii) Health and Development through the Life Course; (iv) Migration. If you are unsure if your research fits, you are welcome to discuss with IPR Director John Casterline. See examples of past IPR seed grants here:

The deadline for submission of IPR seed grant proposals is Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 4:00pm. For complete details about this funding opportunity, including more information about the structure of the funding program and the application format, visit:

If you have questions, please contact Jill Morris, IPR’s Program Manager at:

Predatory Publishing, Solicitation Scams, and Unethical Publishing Practices: A Panel Discussion

Event Details
Thursday | April 7, 2016 | Noon – 1:30 PM
Research Commons | 3rd Floor 18th Avenue Library | 175 West 18th Ave.

Lunch provided, please register for this event.

Join us for an informal presentation and discussion about the alarming increase of predatory publishing and other scams. This session will focus on the quality and integrity of the publishing process, responsible editorial policies, transparency & ethical manuscript review, and things authors should look out for when assessing a journal. Presenters will share resources on both the potentials and pitfalls of open access publishing and where to go for additional information when it comes time to publish your research. This session is open to all members of the university community, i.e., faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. Learn more about this topic.


Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski, PhD
Vice President, Strategic Alliances | Global Academic Relations | Elsevier

Adjunct Senior Instructor, School of Professional Studies | Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations | Northwestern University

Editor-in-Chief, AWIS Magazine | Association for Women in Science

Founding President | National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)

Melanie Schlosser
Digital Publishing Librarian, Associate Professor, Collection & Technical Services

Jennifer Yucel, PhD
Research Integrity Officer & Director Office of Research Compliance

Caroline Wagner, PhD
Chair, University Senate Research Committee, Wolf Chair in International Affairs, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Vladimir Kogan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Political Science, College of Arts & Sciences

Jan Neiger, PhD
Assistant Vice Provost, Office of Academic Affairs

Dr. Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski’s visit is being coordinated by the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS), University Research Committee of the Faculty Senate, Office of Research, and University Libraries.

Access the September 2015 Issue of “Research Development and Grant Writing News”

Visit (OSU login required).

Topics this month include:

  • What does NSF mean by “Innovation Ecosystem”?
  • White House/NSF Webcast on HBCUs
  • NSF ERC Webinar Report
  • NSF Reverse Site Visits
  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • Agency News, Reports, & Roadmaps
  • New Funding Opportunities and much more

The Office of Research provides a campus-wide subscription to this excellent newsletter. Ohio State’s subscription permits unlimited distribution within the campus research community with your OSU login. Please feel free to forward this link,, to anyone involved in research, i.e., faculty, staff, postdocs, graduate, and/or undergraduate students.

The writers and editors are experts in research/proposal development and this resource should be required reading for anyone preparing a grant proposal. The recommendations are especially helpful to those who are new to grant writing or want to enhance their grantsmanship skills.

Quick Hits

All About Indirect Costs Link
What is an Innovation Ecosystem? Link
ASA, CSSA, and SSSA to launch new open access journal Link
Science Organizations Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences Link
New Tools to Help Students Make Informed Decisions About Higher Education Link
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