Networking Fundamentals for Research Development Professionals

Last updated November 4, 2019

Networking Fundamentals for Research Development Professionals

Last updated November 4, 2019

Are you looking for new ways to get and share information to further your institution’s research efforts?

Overview

Whether you’re a new research development professional (RDP) or an RDP new to your institution, you need to orient to your institution’s structure and research landscape. Where can you gather tools and intel that will further your institution’s research mission, and how can you share them widely?

Join us online to learn the fundamentals of communicating across institutional silos to connect the people and resources needed for high-quality research – especially interdisciplinary research. You will leave with concrete tips on how to gather and share useful information, including:

  • Publications you should read
  • Meetings you should attend
  • Key people you should connect with

Who should attend?

This webcast is ideal for new research development professionals and others needing to build and communicate with research teams across their campus, including interdisciplinary research teams. This includes:

  • Director of Strategic Research Communications
  • Associate/Assistant Directors of Research
  • Grants/Projects Developers
  • Research Program Managers

Agenda

To help you build a research network at your institution, we will share ways you can:

  1. Understand the research landscape at your institution
    Hear the key components of your institution’s research development community that you need to understand.
  2. Grow your “spy network”
    Learn how to obtain helpful information and identify who to share it with.
  3. Not invited to the party? Make your own!
    Get suggestions for how and when to create new networks for sharing information.