Fifth annual Research Week starts today

Events include competitions for funding, information sessions; Guy Palmer to present about global health research as distinguished lecture



Research Week runs Oct. 11-15 and includes several lectures, presentations and competitions related to research.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor

The WSU Office of Research is hosting the fifth annual Research Week, which starts today and runs through Friday.

Events include funding competitions, featured lectures and recognitions for research achievements, according to the Office of Research website

Guy Palmer, regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases, will present about global health research at WSU at 1 p.m. Monday over Zoom, according to the website. 

There will be a virtual presentation about the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust’s Partners in Science Grant at 4 p.m. Monday. The grant provides funding for high school science teachers to conduct research at a university during the summer, according to the website. 

On Tuesday, there will be competitions for a multi-disciplinary team grant and an undergraduate research grant, according to the website. There will also be a session at 1 p.m. for Fulbright Scholars to share about their experience with the program.

There will be presentations for a seed grant competition on Wednesday, according to the website. The winner will receive a $10,000 grant and a doctoral-level research assistantship.

Flash talks about various topics will take place at 3 p.m. Wednesday over Zoom, according to the website.

Thursday’s events are a panel about commercializing research and an information session about seed grants, according to the website. 

The week concludes at 3 p.m. Friday with an awards ceremony, according to the website. 

People interested in attending any of the sessions can RSVP online to receive the Zoom link.