Session C3: Partnering with OSPRA: Strategies for Successful Proposal Development

Session C3: Partnering with OSPRA: Strategies for Successful Proposal Development
August 17, 2022, 2:15 PM
CF 233

Presented by Ann Serra

The Office for Sponsored Programs and Research Activities (OSPRA) supports research and other scholarly activities of faculty, students, and staff. This is achieved through provision of a range of services that results in attracting federal, state, and local grants, which build our collective capacity to achieve Detroit Mercy’s mission. Successful proposal development is a multi-faceted process that requires coordination between principal investigators, funding agencies, and institutional staff. This presentation will provide information, strategies, and examples of how to collaborate with OSPRA to take full advantage of all the resources the office has to offer.

Session Learning Objectives:
1. Attendees will know the process for engaging with OSPRA and the resources available through its website.
2. Attendees will Distinguish between the components of the grants life cycle including Prospecting, Budgeting, Pre-award, Award Acceptance, Post-award, Compliance and Evaluation.
3. Attendees will Describe the emerging focus on research development as part of a larger emphasis on building institutional capacity and individual research portfolios in a highly competitive environment.
4. Attendees will Understand common proposal components and terminology used in developing and submitting proposals to sponsors.
5. Attendees will Apply strategies for increasing funding for individual investigators at different career levels.
6. Attendees will Identify challenges and solutions for developing successful large-scale, collaborative grant proposals, the emerging importance of team science, and the important role of the research administrator in facilitating these complex projects.

Audience: Administrators, Faculty, Staff 

Registrations are closed for this event.