Training Calendar

 

The Office of Sponsored Programs will post training events on the Training and Development Calendar where you should register to get credit on your training transcript.  Please contact OSP with questions. 

Dates, Times and Locations will post as the information becomes available.

Many of the trainings below can be scheduled for departments or groups upon request.  Contact ORSP@tamuc.edu with such requests.

Training and Description

Date, Time, Location

Protection of Human Subjects Training

This session provides face-to-face training for the protection of human subjects. Texas A&M University-Commerce requires all individuals conducting/participating in research projects (including faculty, staff, postdocs, research assistants and students, etc.) that involve human participants to complete training for the Protection of Human Subjects. This training replaces the online CITI and is good for 3 years. The facilitator will be Dr. Bruce Whitney, Chief Research Compliance Officer, Texas A&M University System.

TBA

OSP typically hosts one face-to-face training class per year in the fall.  If you are unable to attend at that time, you will need to take the class(es) online at https://www.citiprogram.org/.

Introduction to Biosafety Training

All individuals involved in the biosafety research must first complete the required compliance training Introduction to Biosafety.   This includes research involving agents or materials such as cells, pathogens (human blood, tissue, and cell lines; non-human primate blood, tissue, and cell lines), recombinant DNA and RNA, select agents or any material requiring a Center for Disease Control import license or a United States Department of Agriculture permit. The facilitator will be Dr. Bruce Whitney, Chief Research Compliance Officer, Texas A&M University System.

TBA

OSP typically hosts one face-to-face training class per year in the fall.  If you are unable to attend at that time, you will need to take the class(es) online at https://www.citiprogram.org/.

Responsible Conduct of Research Training

This is an online training for ethics in research and scholarship. Texas A&M University-Commerce requires all individuals associated with the University, including faculty, staff and other persons, to adhere to superior standards in the conduct of all research and scholarship activities. 

You must take the class online at https://www.citiprogram.org/.

Funding Search - Using PIVOT

Access this application to search the most comprehensive global database of funding opportunities worth an estimated $33 billion. You have access to a database of 3 million pre-populated scholar profiles, drawing from Community of Scholars and Community of Science profiles.   Automatic email notifications of funding opportunities that match your area of research (based on criteria created) are offered. 

This training is offered monthly and can also be requested at a special time for individual departments or groups.  We can train you and your group according to your needs.

Monthly on Thursday
3:00-4:00 pm 

LIB 230

Enroll at: Training & Development

Creating a Proposal in Maestro

A step by step process to submitting a grant application using Maestro. We will cover everything from the initial contact with our office to hitting the submit button and all the important details  in between. Learn about internal deadlines, required documents, sponsor guidelines, and the approval process.  This is a one hour session.  

This training is offered monthly and can also be requested at a special time for individual departments or groups.  We can train you and your group according to your needs.

Monthly on Thursday
3:00-4:00 pm 

LIB 230

Enroll at: Training & Development








The Faculty Development Committee offers workshops to assist faculty as well.  Please visit their website for information regarding workshops and other activities.