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Research Management

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Kod przedmiotu: BSTS-ResManag Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Research Management
Jednostka: Biuro do spraw obsługi projektu "Interdyscyplinarne studia doktoranckie STŚ"
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 3.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The course covers the major components of a scientific grant application:

 common errors in grantsmanship and hints how to avoid them,

 grant application review criteria,

 ethics related to grant writing and reviewing,

 identification of funding sources.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Session no. 1 Why to apply for a grant?

Date Tuesday, February 27th, 18.00-18.45; 1 hour;

Format Lecture – Alicja Józkowicz

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to present different strategies which can be adopted by a junior research fellow to become an independent scientist. Benefits and costs of running the projects, specific for subsequent stages of personal scientific development, will be discussed.

Key readings for the session -

Session no. 2 Non-scientific sources of research financing.

Date Tuesday, March 4th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Małgorzata Grodzińska-Jurczak

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to present diversity of national and international programs, not related to scientific agencies, with special emphasis on grants designed for young investigators.

Key readings for the session -

Session no. 3 Scientific sources of research financing.

Date Tuesday, March 11th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Alicja Józkowicz

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to present diversity of national and international research programs (founded by NCN, FNP, NCBiR, ERC, EMBO, The Wellcome Trust, NSF, NIH) with special emphasis on grants designed for young investigators.

Key readings for the session Websites: http://www.ncn.gov.pl/; http://www.fnp.org.pl/; www.ncbir.pl/; http://www.embo.org/programmes.html; http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/index.htm

Session no. 4 What makes a good CV

Date Tuesday, March 18th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Małgorzata Grodzińska-Jurczak

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to present the rules and hints for making a CV in the format proper for research proposals.

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Session no. 5 How to write a research proposal?

Date Tuesday, March 25th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Alicja Józkowicz

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to present the major elements in writing the research project proposal. Crucial issues such as how to built an effective working group, what are milestones and how to draft them, what are deliverables and how to plan them in a long-term perspective will be presented. Samples from successful proposals will be cited to illustrate key points.

Key readings for the session Examples of successful research projects prepared in the frame of polish and international programs (will be provided).

Session no. 6 Writing a grant proposal to non-scientific agencies.

Date Week: March 31th – April 3rd; 4 hours

Format Workshop – Małgorzata Grodzińska-Jurczak

Aims of the session, main issues discussed Students will practice writing the initial project statement, discuss the duties and responsibilities of the project leader or partners and learn how to respond to various guidelines. Cases of good practice will be analyzed and common mistakes will be discussed.

Key readings for the session Application forms, instructions to applicants, and criteria of selection (will be provided).

Session no. 7 Writing a research proposal to scientific agencies.

Date Week: April 7th-10th; 4 hours

Format Workshop – Grzegorz Dubin

Aims of the session, main issues discussed Students will practice writing a hypothesis-driven research project in the frame of "Preludium" requirements. They will learn how to focus on the key sections of successful proposal and how to demonstrate that their projects merit the excellence and innovation criteria. Cases of good work will be analyzed and common mistakes will be discussed to identify and avoid common pitfalls of a grant.

Key readings for the session NCN documents – instructions and application forms for "Preludium", "Etiuda", "Fuga", "Sonata" and "Opus" projects.

Session no. 8 Project monitoring and evaluation.

Date Week: April 14th-17th; 4 hours

Format Workshop – Krzysztof Pyrć

Aims of the session, main issues discussed Issues such as internal organisation, evaluation and reporting the projects will be presented and practiced. The aim is to introduce the rules of project monitoring on a regular basis, with reaching the milestones, and with hints how to react to unexpected circumstances which may occur when running the project.

Key readings for the session "Annual report" and "Final reports" forms for "Preludium" project. Examples of correct reports (will be provided).

Session no. 9 Dealing with project finance.

Date Week: May 5th, 8th, 13th, 14th; 4 hours

Format Workshop – Hajnalka Szentgyorgyi

Aims of the session, main issues discussed This session aims at demonstrating how to develop focused and realistic budgets. Financial aspects of research management and typical financial arrangements will be presented. Their practical effects will be discussed and trained.

Key readings for the session -

Session no. 10 Peer review of research projects.

Date Tuesday, May 20th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Jozef Dulak

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to describe the various schemes of organization of research consortia. Special attention will be paid to the defining work packages and frames of inter-team and intra-team cooperation. Ethical aspects of publication of the results will be discussed.

Key readings for the session -

Session no. 11 Cooperation between academia and industry.

Date Tuesday, May 27th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Jerzy Pieczykolan

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to describe the major rules and frames of cooperation between academic scientists and commercial partners, to distinguish the common research projects and research service. Practical tips and helpful hints how to avoid misunderstandings will be discussed.

Key readings for the session Examples of Cooperation Agreements and examples of research reports (will be provided).

Session no. 12 Intellectual property and patenting.

Date Tuesday, June 3th , 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Radosław Rudź

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to present the concept and rationale of intellectual property, distinct types of intellectual protection (copyrights, patents, trademarks, industrial design rights, databases, etc.), authors' rights (moral and economic rights), limitations to copyrights and fair use. Special attention will be paid on:

- practical aspects of commercialization of research outcomes at the Jagiellonian University

- properties of invention which can be protected

- how to obtain a paten protection (procedures in Poland and EU)

- costs of patenting and maintaining the patent protection

Key readings for the session website: http://www.cittru.uj.edu.pl/nauka-biznes/dla-naukowcow/innowacje; http://www.cittru.uj.edu.pl/nauka-biznes/dla-naukowcow/komercjalizacja

Session no. 13 How to survive as a team member or as a PI?

Date Tuesday, June 10th, 18.00-19.30; 2 hours

Format Lecture – Alicja Józkowicz

Aims of the session, main issues discussed The aim is to introduce the rules of research planning, coordination and documentation. Practical tips of how to create and manage a team and how to facilitate the everyday duties will be described. Useful hints will show how to organize the lab meetings and govern a comprehensive research, to establish an independent research group and to evolve from a team member to PI.

Key readings for the session -

Session no. 14 Summary of the course – final marks

Date Tuesday, June 17th

Format Workshop – group instructors

Aims of the session, main issues discussed Summarizing and discussion of the strong points and most often weak points in the students' projects and revisions.

Key readings for the session -

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Melissa S. Anderson, Nicholas Steneck (eds), International research collaborations: much to be gained, many ways to get in troubles, 2011, New York, Routledge.

Judith Bell, Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science, 2005, Open University Press.

Andrew J. Friedland, Carol L. Folt , Writing Successful Science Proposals, 2009, Yale University, New Heaven, London.

Efekty kształcenia: (tylko po angielsku)

Intended Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

Upon successfully completing this module, students will know:

 major elements of a research project cycle from the initial idea, through running the grant, to the final reporting;

 theoretical aspects and practical experiences necessary for preparation, submission, management, and implementation of research projects;

 legal, economic, and ethical rules for research activity;

 different types of grants and various sources of financial support, including cooperation with commercial partners;

 main methods for evaluating the research projects;

 major regulations concerning the intellectual property rights and copyright in Poland and abroad;

Skills

Upon successfully completing this module, students will be able to:

 identify essential components of hypothesis-driven research plan

 construct a compelling research grant proposal containing all necessary elements (background and rationale, description of methods, schedule, budget, cost justification) at the level acceptable for the central research financing units in Poland;

 present a grant proposal to the reviewer board in the form of oral presentation or interview;

 submit, manage, and report a research project;

 work as a member of research team;

 gain grantsmanship skills by identifying the strengths and weakness in other proposals;

 evaluate the research projects, participate in the peer review system, prepare the revision forms, express both positive and critical opinions in a polite and constructive manner;

 experience the strengths and caveats of a peer-review system.

Attitudes:

Upon successfully completing this module, students should demonstrate:

 Full compliance with ethical principles in performing research.

 Creativity in searching for new sources of financing for research projects.

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Condition of credits:

• preparing a grant proposal according to the "Preludium" scheme – 75% (individual or group work)

• grant revision – 25% (individual work)

Examinations:

Student will prepare a collective or individual proposal according to the "Preludium" scheme. Proposal topic will be selected by the student and developed with the instructors. Student will prepare also an individual revision of classmates’ proposal for evaluation by the instructors.

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2016/2017" (zakończony)

Okres: 2017-02-25 - 2017-06-14
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Koordynatorzy: Małgorzata Grodzińska-Jurczak, Alicja Józkowicz
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