Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 9:31am
Applications are now being accepted for the University Research Council (URC) Grants Program. The URC is committed to a broad and inclusive definition of research, including both pure and applied research as well as scholarly creative endeavors. Grant requests may be made up to $5000.  Complete proposals must be submitted online no later than 12 p.m. on October 17, 2017. Guidelines and eligibility information are...
Sustainable Energy Speaker Series, Robin Aldina
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 2:19pm
The Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment & Appalachian Energy Center will host a discussion with Robin Aldina focusing on ideas for renewable energy research collaborations and initiatives from 2:00 - 3:30 pm on April 24 in Room 30 Katherine Harper Hall.  This meeting is open to all.  See attached flier for more information.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 12:08pm
The Office of Research Consultation (orc.appstate.edu) is continuing its series of statistic workshops with a new workshop on September 28th. This workshop, Advanced SPSS Data Preparation Techniques, will provide researchers with basic and advanced techniques, along with best practices regarding data management in SPSS. The workshop will also show researchers how to efficiently and effectively set up their data and how this data preparation will improve data analysis and results...
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 9:27am
The Office of Research is hosting two workshops in the first week of October. Click on the registration links below to join us if you can. ________________________________________________________________________________________ Funding Your Research This workshop will provide an overview of the funding opportunity databases available through the university and an in-depth look at how to use them to find upcoming and recurring funding announcements to meet your needs. WHEN: Thursday, October 6...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 8:40am
Dear Faculty and Staff,  The Office of Research and the Center for Analytics Research and Education (CARE) is pleased to offer faculty and staff the opportunity to improve their predictive analytics skills.  This course, free to faculty and staff, will demonstrative common pattern discovery and predictive analytics techniques such as Association Analysis, Segmentation, Decision Trees, Logistic Regression and Neural Networks using SAS Enterprise Miner. Enterprise Miner is free to all...
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:25am
New Statistics: If no p-value then what?This workshop will give an overview and basic introduction to statistics: Central Limit Theorem, effect size, confidence intervals, and power analysis will be discussed. The recognized shortcomings of p-values and why they are being phased out in disciplines will be emphasized. WHEN: September 14 from 3-5pmWHERE: 218 Anne Belk Hall, Hubbard ClassroomREGISTRATION: https://workshops.appstate.edu/detail.aspx?key=1483   ...
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 2:28pm
Are you looking for a grant to use as a stepping stone to seek additional funding from other sources and increase the magnitude of the results of your projects? Want to learn how to write a better University Research Council (URC) Grant proposal (university login required) to apply for those funds? Attend this once-a-week for four weeks URC series which will walk you through the URC grant proposal process where we will review what the guidelines are really asking for, review your...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 11:53am
Information Session on the Provost’s Initiative on Research Collaboration with Regional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Friday, September 16th 9:00am – 10:00am JET 357 Come participate in a conversation about Appalachian’s long-term strategy for establishing and sustaining STEM research projects between Appalachian and regional (state of NC) HBCU’s. Niki Bennett, Interim Director of RIEEE and former NSF program officer, will introduce ways in which faculty who already have...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 4:59pm
Make some room in your schedules for these events coming up quickly: 1) Research Webinar: Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research [8/24/2016, 3-4:30PM]FFAR supports the mission of "sustainably nourishing the growing global community." Join this webinar to learn about how, established in 2014 under the Farm Bill, FFAR funds cutting edge research that approaches issues from all types of scientific perspectives, including anthropology, sociology, and technology. 2) Research Webinar: NIH...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:15am
Appalachian Proposal Preparation Lab is designed to assist grant-ready faculty develop their idea for funding and prepare a quality, review-ready proposal with valuable information and support from grant-experienced facilitators. It is a ten week program with weekly meetings on Thursdays between September and November (note: there won't be a meeting during Fall break).Participants should expect to learn the skills and insights required to develop competitive grant proposals as...


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