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Below are the SOTA Signature Events. They may be personally catered to meet individual and institutional needs. See the SOTA webpage of each Signature Event for more information.

Research BootCamp©

The biennial Research BootCamp© (odd years, the next one is Summer 2017) is an intense, one-week program designed to help doctoral students and junior scholars develop sound research projects. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Approaching the Dissertation Proposal
  • Developing Research Questions & Review of Literature
  • Developing Research Questions and the Conceptual Framework
  • Research Design
  • Consultation for Writing
  • Finishing Your Dissertation
  • Conceptual Framework
  • Research Design Consultation
  • Data Collection Strategies
  • Data Analysis and Writing
  • Writing Your Research Results
  • Finishing Your Dissertation
  • Strategic Planning for the Academic
  • Designing Your Research Agenda
  • Developing the Tenure Binder
  • From Dissertation to Manuscript
  • Qualitative Research Methods Overview
  • Quantitative Research Methods Overview
  • Publishing Your Research
  • Beyond the BootCamp©: Career Trajectories & Success in the Academy
  • Using Technology for Research & Teaching
  • Qualitative Analysis Software Demonstration
  • Quantitative Analysis Demonstration
  • Self-Presentation, Self-Care & Skin Care

Writing Retreat

The biennial Writing Retreat (even years, the next one is Spring 2016) seeks to build a scholarly writing community by assisting participants with their writing endeavors  —including  dissertations, manuscripts, reports, or book chapters.  

Workshop topics include:

  • Approaching the Dissertation Proposal
  • Consultation for Writing
  • Strategic Planning for the Academic
  • Designing Your Research Agenda
  • Finding a Home for Your Manuscript
  • Publishing Your Research
  • Using Technology for Research & Teaching
  • Self-Presentation, Self-Care & Skin Care

Intensive Grantsmanship Workshop

The Intensive Grantsmanship Workshop (even years, the next one is Fall 2016) includes plenary sessions, group and break-out discussions, and collaborative proposal writing. Focusing on each participant’s research trajectory, the workshops consist of mentor pairing and meeting one-on-one with representatives from various funding sources. 

Workshop topics include:

  • Writing Dissertation and Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grants
  • Proposal Writing for Foundations
  • Proposal Writing for Federal Sources
  • Trends in Research Funding
  • Securing Post-Doctoral Funding
  • Securing Research and Conference Funding
  • Proposal Writing versus Academic Writing
  • Why Proposals Fail
  • Funding for Women in Science and Related Fields
  • Building and Maintaining Relationships with Funders
  • Continuing a Fundable Research Trajectory
  • Project/Grant Management
  • Budget Development

Round Table topics include:

  • Collaborators…How to, Where to, When to?
  • Submitting a Successful Conference Proposal
  • The Fulbright Fellowship
  • How Can I Get Motivated to Write Grants?
  • What To Do When I'm Not Supported by My Institution to Write Grants?
  • Doctoral Student: Where can I Find Funding Specifically for Dissertations, Article Publications, Books, etc?
  • What I Wish Someone Told Me About Funding the Doctorate
  • Opportunities in SOTA for Collaboration, Writing, Publishing and Seeking Grant Funding
  • Inviting STEM Into Your Project
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