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Virginia Tech National Science Foundation CAREER Program Workshop

The Office of Research and Innovation is hosting a two-hour National Science Foundation CAREER program workshop for junior level, tenure-track faculty to learn how to prepare effective proposals for the National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award program.

Randy Heflin, Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation and Alex Leonessa, Director of the Proposal Development Institute, will provide an overview of the CAREER program, strategies for developing a successful submission, and tips on creating a compelling Project Summary.

Additionally, recent CAREER award recipients will discuss their experiences followed by Q&A.

Virginia Tech National Science Foundation CAREER Program Workshop
April 19 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
310 Kelly Hall
325 Stanger St, Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Randy Heflin

Senior Associate Vice President, Research and Innovation

Alex Leonessa

Alex Leonessa

Director, Proposal Development Institute  

About this series 

In January 2021, the Office of Research and Innovation launched its Research Development Series to help faculty in their journey to increase the scope and impact of their research, creativity, and innovation portfolio. With events focused on different facets of sponsored research, from sponsor-specific perspectives to how to work with partners, this series is intended to answer researchers' biggest questions and enlighten scholars at every step in their career.