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Get involved in research

In support of our mission to maintain a supportive environment for research, scholarly and creative endeavors, ORSP offers a number of events!

The Faculty Forum highlights the research done by faculty and staff at UW-Eau Claire. Faculty presentations run on select Wednesdays from 12:10-12:50(as scheduled).

    • On the following dates, Faculty Forum will be held in VLL 1142 (CETL Lobby):  Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 2, March 16, March 30, April 6, and April 13.

The first 25 participants to arrive may be seated in Vicky Lord Larson Hall1142 (CETL Lobby).

We will livestream the forums through the university as well. The link to view them remotely is here:

Our March 16 Forum will not be available to view remotely via livestream. Overflow seating will be provided in Vicki Lord Larson Hall 1128 for this date only. 

  • February 16 (CETL Lobby, VLL 1142)
      "Exploring Avenues for Embedding Research Activities in Your Curriculum"

Dr. Thomas Kemp, Economics

Dr. Abby Hemmerich, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Rahul Gomes, Computer Science 

  • February 23 (CETL Lobby, VLL 1142)
    "The Strategy of CPA firms in Merger & Acquisition: Greed or Ethics?"

Dr. Jidong Zhang, Accounting and Finance

  • March 2 (CETL Lobby, VLL 1142)
       "Autism Spectrum Disorders: Understanding the Mask of Attention"

Dr. Lesley Mayne, Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • March 16 (VLL 1142, overflow seating in VLL 1128) 
         "Expressions of Protracted Trauma and Resistance to Authoritarianism and Patriarchy in 21st Century Nicaragua"

         Dr. Analisa DeGrave, Languages, Latin American and Latinx Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 

  • March 30 (CETL Lobby, VLL 1142)
        "Mass Incarceration and Consumer Financial Harm: Critique of Rent-seeking by the Carceral State"

        Dr. Lenita Davis, Management and Marketing 

  • April 6 (CETL Lobby, VLL 1142)
       "Exploring the Impact of Environmental Factors on Brain Formation Using Zebrafish"

         Dr. Bradley Carter, Biology

  • April 13 (CETL Lobby, VLL 1142) 
        "Observations and Analyses of the 2020 Elections: A Spatial Approach"  

         Dr. Ryan Weichelt, Geography and Anthropology

  • Sept. 22 (CETL 1142)
      "Reimagining Early Education Leadership: Spiritual-Based Leadership Meets Democratic Experimentalism"

Dr. Angela Jones & Dr. Roderick Jones, Special Education & Inclusive Practices

  • Sept. 29 (CETL 1142)
      Using Light to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Cancer and Fibrotic Disease

Dr. Michael Walsh, Materials Science & Biomedical Engineering

Oct. 6 
       Injecting Biocompatible Foams for Ablation

Dr. Elizabeth Glogowski & Dr. Jeremy McBride, Mayo Clinic Collaborative Research

  • Oct. 20 (CETL 1142)
 Don't Cry No More: A Comparative Study of U.S. Domestic and Foreign Restrictions on Riot Control Agent Use.

         Dr. Damir Kovačević, Political Science

  • Oct. 27 (CETL 1142)
      "Confronting Idea Stealers in the Workplace: The Unfortunate Moral Credentialing Granted to Power Holders."

        Dr. Nicole Ploeger-Lyons, Business Communication (College of Business)

  • Nov. 3 (CETL 1142)
      "Continuous Machine Based Authentication"

         Dr. Rushit Dave, Computer Science

  • Nov. 10 (CETL 1142)
       Risky Consensus: What Engineering Disasters Tell Us about the Epistemology & Ethics of Collective Decision-Making Procedures among Professionals.

         Dr. Kristin Schaupp, Philosophy & Religious Studies

  • Nov. 17 (CETL 1142)
      CEOs in the National People's Congress of China

         Xiaoyu (Shawn) Yang, Management & Marketing Dept. (College of Business)

Feb 17
"Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Current Trends and Conduit Selection"

Nishant Saran, Mayo Clinic


Feb 24
"Time Flexibility, Women's Wages, and the Gender Wage Gap"

David Schaffer, Economics


Mar 3
"Reproducible Data Acquisition"

Matthew Haffner, Geography & Anthropology


Mar 10
"Mathematics for Cryptography"

McKenzie West, Mathematics


Mar 24
"Curricular Choices, Library Resources, and Diversity Initiatives at UW-Eau Claire"

Roxanne Backowski, McIntyre Library


Mar 31
"Terrorist Attacks and Corporate Payouts"

Yom Bui, Accounting & Finance


Apr 7
"Sculpting the Past, Contesting the Future: Monuments, Memory and Identity in Argentina"

Cheryl Jimenez-Frei, History


Tips and techniques for grant-seeking.
Webinars on select Thursdays
Click the link for dates, times, and to register

  • Oct 1, 2020

Tools for Finding Funding: PIVOT/Grant Resource Center

  • Oct 7, 2020

Finding Funding: Spotlight on the National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program

  • Nov 5, 2020

Common Grant Writing Pitfalls 

  • Nov 11, 2020

Budget Building Fundamentals

  • Dec 3, 2020

Finding Funding: Spotlight on Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin

  • Feb 4, 2021 

Grants and Fellowships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Feb 10, 2021

Funding Focus: Spotlight on the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

  • March 4, 2021

Analyzing RFPs for Sponsor Hot Buttons

  • March 10, 2021 

Collaborative Grant seeking: Accumulating Precious "Wins" & Avoiding Painful "Losses"

  • April 1, 2021

REJECTED!- Time to Reconsider or to Revise and Resubmit?

  • April 7, 2021

Finding Funding: Spotlight on National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipends


Discover Student Research!
A whole week of student research presentations.
Late Spring Semester

Authors Celebration for the 2021 school year will be hosted live in the Ojibwe Ballroom on October 12 from 4:30 - 6:00 PM. This year's event will celebrate published faculty from 2020 - 2021. We are also celebrating faculty returning from sabbaticals in 2020 and 2021 and the last two year's Excellence in Scholarship recipients.

  • Grant-Seeker's Reception

Celebrates those who apply for extramural funding.
Early Spring Semester
By invitation of the Provost

UWEC faculty learn about the sabbatical process and timeline.
August and May

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