Finding Funding


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Details / View Recording

  • Date Recorded: October 27, 2016

  • Instructor: Vicky Ratcliffe, Manager of Research Education and COI Administrator for the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

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  • Handouts can be obtained once the recording opens by clicking on the Adobe Connect Pod labeled "Handouts"

  • This workshop meets the elective requirement for the Virginia Tech Research Administrator Level II Certificate Program


Are you currently searching for external funding for a research project you have in mind? A number of prestigious and significant grant opportunities can be found on the Web, if you know the right places to look. In this short course, participants will learn how to find and use online databases to locate sponsors for research projects. Hands-on activities will be an integral part of this session.


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