Research Development - Outreach Services - Specific Focus Workshops

Specific Focus Workshops

ORC periodically organizes workshops for specific funding programs from federal agencies such as NSF, NIH, DARPA, and others. These workshops typically include panelís discussions of successfully funded faculty and working sessions on developing a strong proposal.

Upcoming Workshops:


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Previous Workshops:

May 7, 2019: Summer Faculty Development Conference, Proposal Development, Led by Joshua Roney

May 6, 2019: Summer Faculty Development Conference, Pivot Funding Opportunity Database, Led by Joshua Roney

April 18, 2019: Research at the Orlando VA Medical Center: Opportunities for Collaboration, Led by Adam Golden, MD, UCF College of Medicine & Orlando VA Medical Center

April 17, 2019: REDi Module #5: Leading the Team, Led by Stephen Fiore, Ph.D.

April 12, 2019: REDi Module #4: The Logistics of Commitment
            Led by: Elizabeth Klonoff, Ph.D., Office of Research & College of Graduate Studies
                         Janet Owen, Government Relations
                         Shafaq Chaudhry, Office of Research GRIT

March 19, 2019: REDi Module #3: Large Proposal Preparation, Led by Joshua Roney and Tamara Gabrus

February 26, 2019: REDi Module #2: Gathering Competitive Intelligence, Led by Joshua Roney

February 6, 2019: REDi Module #1: Introduction to REDi, Led by: Debra Reinhart, Ph.D.

January 29, 2019: DOE Early Career Research Program Workshop, Led by: Michael Chini, Ph.D., COS (presentation not available)

November 27, 2018: Department of Energy Workshop, Led by: Talat Rahman, Ph.D., COS and Vasileios Anagnostopoulos, Ph.D.

November 14, 2018: NSF GOALI Program Workshop, Led by: Seetha Raghavan, Ph.D., CECS and Reza Abdolvand, Ph.D., CECS

November 8, 2018: A&H Research Series: Writing for Foundations & Their Requirements, Led by: Lori Walters, Ph.D., CAH & IST, and Eileen Smith, CAH & IST

November 5, 2018: A&H Research Series: National Endowment for the Humanities (via Skype), Led by: Brett Bobley, Director of the Office of Digital Humanities, NEH

October 31, 2018: NSF STCs Program Workshop, Led by: Research Development Team

October 30, 2018: ORAU Presentation to Faculty, Led by: Cathy Fore, ORAU

October 24, 2018: Grant Writing Basics, Led by: Joshua Roney

October 22, 2018: A&H Research Workshop Series: Seeking Arts & Humanities Funding

    Led by:

    • Ashley Sands, Ph.D., Institute  of  Museum  and  Library  Services

    • Keith Simmons, Florida Humanities Council

    • Curtis Young, Florida Department of State

October 10, 2018: A&H Research Workshop Series: FIEA Presentation, Led by: Ben Noel, FIEA

October 9, 2018: A&H Research Workshop Series: The Importance of Collaboration, Led by: Scott A. Cook, Theatre Works Florida

October 4, 2018: Office of Naval Research, Led by: Joan Cleveland, Ph.D. and Reginald Williams, Ph.D.

October 2, 2018: Seeking Funding, Led by: Joshua Roney and Madhavi (Maddy) Chokshi

September 24, 2018: Department of Defense, Led by: Michael Macedonia, Ph.D.

September 20, 2018: NSF Inside Scoop, Led by: Debra Reinhart, Ph.D.

September 14, 2018: A&H Research Workshop Series: NEH Faculty Panel Discussion           


    • Connie Lester, Ph.D., CAH

    • Scott Branting, Ph.D., COS

    • Sean Lake, Ph.D., Valencia College


For more information, please contact:



Marisol Ortega-Pérez

Assistant Director, Research Outreach Services

(407) 882-0185

April Torre

Outreach Assistant

(407) 882-1900