Research Colloquium & Events

Upcoming Events and Workshops

February 7 – March 14. ASBTDC Webinar Series. 

March 30, 2017. Join ORSP for our Colloquium Series event featuring Dr. Nitin Agarwal and Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm in Ottenheimer library room 535 from 11 a.m. – noon.

April 3, 2017. UA Little Rock Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research and Creative Works Expo.  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Donaghey Student Center, Ledbetter A,B, & C.

 

Seed Grant Presentations:

Belinda Blevins-Knabe, PhD; Johanna Thomas, PhD; Jamie Jones, PhD; E. Chris Lloyd, PhD, Barb L’eplattenier, PhD: School-Life-Family Balance: A Childcare Needs Assessment.

Dent Gitchel Jr., PhD; Amar Kanekar, PhD; and Elizabeth Lee, PhD: Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT): Implications for Healthcare Providers.

 

Materials from Research Colloquium:

Dr. Amar Kanekar and John Siegel: The Role of LibGuides (Research Guides) on Student Success in the Areas of Public Health Education.

Past Events and Workshops

October 27, 2016. Research Colloquium. Dr. Seshadri Mohan: Demystifying the Internet of Things”. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

September 2016

Webinars

Each webinar will be broadcast in Ottenheimer Library Room 509 at no charge to faculty and staff.  All faculty and staff are invited.

Agency:  National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
Date:  Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time:  2:00 – 3:30 pm
Program:  Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES)
Speaker:  Max Bernstein
NASA supports basic and applied research in a variety of fields, including earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, and astrophysics.  This research platform includes opportunities for faculty from multiple academic disciplines.

Agency:  National Endowment for the Arts
Date:  Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time:  2:00 – 3:30 pm
Program:  Art Works and Our Town
Speaker:  Jennifer Hughes
Colleges and universities are increasingly recognizing the potential of becoming involved in creative placemaking projects where public, private, not-for-profit, and community stakeholders partner to strategically shape the physical and social character of a community around arts and cultural activities.

Agency:  The Foundation Center
Date:  Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time:  2:00 – 3:30 pm
Program:  Working with Corporate Foundations
Speaker:  Kim Patton, Director of Foundation Center Northeast
Working with corporate foundations presents unique challenges and opportunities for campuses seeking to support initiatives and programming.  Hear from an expert about cultivating these important relationships and the opportunities they present.

August 2016

Webinars

Each webinar will be broadcast in Ottenheimer Library Room 509 at no charge to faculty and staff.  All faculty and staff are invited.

Agency: Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR)
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time:  2:00 – 3:30 pm
Programs:  New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research, Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences, and the Rapid Response Program
Speaker:  Sally Rockey
FFAR supports the mission of “sustainability nourishing the growing global community.”  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.

May 12, 2016. Research Colloquium. Tammie Cash: Sponsored program regulations and policies. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

April 14, 2016. Research Colloquium. Dr. Teresa Preston: “Religious Attributes of Product Offerings Within the Context of the Total Product Concept”. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

April 11, 2016. UA Little Rock Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research and Creative Works Expo. Donaghey Student Center, Ledbetter A,B, & C. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March 10, 2016. Research Colloquium. Dr. Amar Kanekar and Dr. Joseph Williams: The presentation will introduce a digital public health simulation that the professors developed. The simulation is designed to help public health students learn the PRECEDE-PROCEED intervention model and gives those students a simulated community with which to interact as they work through the complexities of building, implementing, and assessing a public health campaign. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

February 17, 2016. Labor Redistribution Workshop.

February 11, 2016. Research Colloquium. Dr. Amar Kanekar and John Siegel: The Role of LibGuides (Research Guides) on Student Success in the Areas of Public Health Education. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

February 10, 2016. Effort Certification Workshop.

January 14, 2016. Research Colloquium. Dr. Lenita Davis: Commercial Mythmaking at the Holy Land Experience. Her research focuses on marketing, particularly sales, retailing, and services. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

December 10, 2015. Research Colloquium. Sponsored Programs policies, processes, and procedures. ORSP staff will share important guidelines for grant seekers and managers. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

November 12, 2015. Research Colloquium. Dr. Sarah Quintanar: Analysis of the results of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

October 22, 28, and 29, 2015. Labor Redistribution Workshop.

October 15, 2015. Research Roundtable. DSC Ledbetter Hall. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

October 8, 2015. Research Colloquium. Dr. Tito Viswanathan: Novel Chemical Uses of Wood. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

September 15, 2015. Letter of Intent due for Research Cluster Seed Grant Competition 2015.

September 11, 16, 17, and 29, 2015. Labor Redistribution Workshop.

September 10, 2015. Research Colloquium. Power of visualization for multidisciplinary research – Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira. Ottenheimer Library 535 at 1 p.m.

September 9 and 17, 2015. Effort Certification Workshop.

June 2, 3, 8 & July 6, 7, 2015. Effort Certification Workshop.

April 22, 2015. An Overview of Sponsored Programs Processes at UA Little Rock.  Presenter: Dan Shelton. Library 535 @ noon.

April 13, 2015. UA Little Rock Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research and Creative Works Expo 2015.

February 3, 4, 12, and 23, 2014. Effort Certification Workshop.

October 23, 2014. Research Roundtable.

September 2, 4, 9, and 10, 2014. Effort Certification Workshop.