Grants Resource Center (GRC) Executive Director Erika Thompson and Program Manager Willette Fatoyinbo will visit the San Jose State University campus April 10 & April 11. During their visit the representatives will provide updates on GRC’s research tools and resources, share insights on proposal development strategies and high-priority grant programs, and meet one on one with researchers who wish to discuss their projects in detail. Sessions will benefit researchers regardless of experience levels.

  • April 10  1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (SH 331) Current GRC Tools and Resources and Effective Proposal Development Strategies
  • April 10  3:00 – 4:30 p.m. (SH 331) Funding Trends, Funding Priorities, High-Priority Opportunities
  • April 11  9:30 – 11:00 a.m. (MLK Library 255/257) Current GRC Tools and Resources and Effective Proposal Development Strategies
  • April 11  11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (MLK Library 255/257) Funding Trends, Funding Priorities, High-Priority Opportunities

    Click here to register for the above workshops and individual consultations. 
    This event is being sponsored by the SJSU Research Foundation and the Office of Research.

RSCA Webinar

The SJSU Library will be hosting a webinar for faculty and graduate students on how they can demonstrate the impact of their research, scholarship, and creative activities. Even if you cannot attend, you can sign up to receive the recording. Sign up here:

Research Celebration
The celebration will honor early career investigator award winners, feature student-faculty pair research projects and recognize finalists from the SJSU student competition and their faculty mentors. Click here for more information.


Dean's colloquium

Presentations in this colloquium represent the wide range of inquiries that social scientists pursue: uncover working-class experiences in company towns during the Gilded Age (1870-1910); examine the impact of wakeful rest on strengthening existing memories; identify the factors that impact peregrine falcons’ nesting sites in urban areas; estimate households’ willingness to pay for energy efficiency improvements; and identify the effect of caffeine on memory. Click here for more details, and here to register. 

COAST Seasonal Internships

The Russian River Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring Program recruits volunteer interns three times each year. The winter/spring season runs from January through May, the summer season from June through August, and the fall season from August through October. Interns are trained to assist with fish and environmental monitoring techniques, which vary by season. A commitment of two full days per week is required. College credit is available, but it is not necessary to be enrolled in college to participate. For full details, click here. Deadline for Summer 2019 is April 30, 2019. 

2019 Grad Slam! 

May 1, 2019 (5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Diaz Compean Student Union Ballroom)

Grad Slam

Modeled after the “Three-Minute Thesis” popular within the UC System and other graduate schools, Grad Slam is a campus-wide competition for the best short-style research presentation aimed at a non-specialist audience. Graduate students have three to five minutes to communicate the key concepts and significance of their research, and will be judged in part on their ability to engage their audiences. For more information, click here.

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