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Training & CER Workshops

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 Research Training Finder
Research-Related Events and Training
Navigating Research @ USC 2021
Fall 2021 CER Schedule


Research Training Finder

All investigators funded by an externally sponsored project must complete grants management training (as explained here). A search tool has been developed for USC faculty, PIs, postdocs, students, research staff and lab technicians: This Research Training Finder tool is a comprehensive matrix for training courses that are required and suggested for University research compliance.

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Research-Related Events and Training

For upcoming research-related events and training, visit our Research Calendar. If you’d like to submit an event to the calendar, follow these instructions.

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Navigating Research at USC 2021

The Office of Research invites faculty, research staff, postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and graduate students to Navigating Research @ USC on Friday, August 27, 09:00am-3:30pm.

This virtual research forum will cover campus-wide resources available to support research and scholarly work at USC. Topics will include research committees, core facilities, networking/mentorship, diversity, external and internal funding sources, grant proposal writing, grants management, research integrity & compliance, technology transfer, and research communication, among others.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Research within the Office of Research. Contact with any questions.

Welcome and Q&A from the Vice President of Research and the ProvostQ&A Transcript

Research & Innovation at USC
Networking, Collaboration, and Mentorship
USC Stevens Center for Innovation
Q&A SessionQ&A Transcript

Finding Funding
Federal FundingPresentation
Corporate FundingPresentation
Foundation FundingPresentation
Internal FundingPresentation
Q&A SessionQ&A Transcript

Research & Regulatory Compliance
Research Technology ServicesPresentation
International Research and Navigating CompliancePresentation
Research Integrity
Environmental Health, and Safety
Office for the Protection of Research SubjectsPresentation
Animal ResearchPresentation
Q&A SessionQ&A Transcript

Proposal Development
Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Team Science Training and OpportunitiesPresentation
USC LibrariesPresentation
Data Management and Research SoftwarePresentation
Research Support & Proposal DevelopmentPresentation
Office of Research Advancement
Q&A SessionQ&A Transcript

Grants, Contracts & Gifts Management
Department of Contracts & GrantsPresentation
Purchasing & Sponsored Project AccountingPresentation
Q&A SessionQ&A Transcript

Closing Remarks
Closing Remarks from the Office of Research

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Fall 2021 CER Schedule

Each semester, the Center for Excellence in Research (CER) organizes workshops for USC researchers. These courses are designed to provide faculty, research staff, postdocs, PhD students and graduate students across all fields of study with specialized skills and knowledge in seeking funding from government, foundation, and corporate organizations as well as a variety of other topics.

Join our mailing list to receive updates on upcoming workshops. For more information, contact us at .

Do you have an idea for a Spring 2022 CER workshop? We’d love to hear from you.

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Research Calendar

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How to submit your event

See all events in the USC Research Calendar.