The following are workshops we offer. *Please note: Unless otherwise indicated, these workshops are only open to University of Michigan-Flint faculty, staff, and students.*

Introduction to Qualtrics

This two-hour session will introduce participants to Qualtrics; a specialized tool used for online survey research. The workshop will cover the basic functions of creating/editing a survey, distributing the survey, and analyzing the results. This session will be facilitated by Andre Louis.

This workshop will take place on the following dates and times:

  • Monday, February 16, 2015 from 10 am - 12 pm (3153 WSWB)
  • Friday, March 13, 2015 from 2 pm - 4 pm (3153 WSWB)

To sign up for one of these sessions, visit:

Introduction to eRearch (IRB Training)

Mary Mandeville of UM-Flint's Institutional Review Board (IRB) offers training in eResearch, the online system for submitting research projects for IRB review and approval. To set up a time to meet with Mary, please contact her via email.

Effective Presentations

In this workshop, Andre Louis will provide students with tips on how to effectively present their research, particularly at conferences. Key areas to be discussed include: presentation content, design, and performance. 

Grant Writing

This workshop is geared toward faculty members who seek sponsored funding for grants. The basics of good grantsmanship will be covered, including obtaining insightful information to develop the project, analyzing the likelihood for success, preparing a competitive proposal, and strategies for persuading the reviewers.

Each section of a grant proposal will be reviewed.

Friday, March 20, 2015 @ 12:00 – 4:00 pm in the Tuscola Rooms WSWB.

Register for this workshop at:  

Writing Scholarly Publications and Proposals

This day-long workshop focuses on research and scholarship productivity and proposal writing. Bob Lucas, Director of the Institute for Scholarly Productivy will facilitate this workshop. Seating is limited to the first 25 faculty. This workshop is co-sponsored by the Office of Research and the Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching. To sign up for this workshop, please visit: