Looking for an opportunity to explore boundary-crossing competencies in more depth? We offer many online and in-person courses and resources for researchers wishing to hone their skills in team science collaboration and scientific communication. Visit the websites linked below to learn more about upcoming course offerings.
Career Catalyst: A program that matches junior investigators with senior faculty who serve as developmental mentors. Topics covered: Mentorship and communication.
Leadership Strategies for the Researcher: An in-person course focusing on best practices in leading and managing a team and navigating a career path in research. Topics covered: Leadership, team science, and communication.
Project Management Strategies for the Researcher: A webinar series on the principles of project management. Topics covered: Project management and team science.
Effectively Communicating Research: An in-person intensive course designed to provide researchers with the skills necessary to express their science clearly to diverse audiences. Topic covered: Communication.
Writing and Communication Center: A comprehensive collection of tools, trainings, and resources that empower clinical/translational investigators in any stage of their careers to better articulate their science. Explore talks by experts, downloadable templates and worksheets, and articles and book recommendations. New content is in development and regularly updated. Topics covered: Communication and funding research.
Techniques to Writing a Competitive Grant: An online course for researchers seeking and applying for grant funding. Topics covered: Funding research and communication.
NIH Funding: Navigating the R01 & K Grant Submission Process: An online course for researchers applying for NIH grant funding. Topics covered: Funding research and communication.
Non-NIH Government Agency Funding: Grant Submission Process: An online course for researchers applying for non-NIH federal grant funding. Topics covered: Funding research and communication.
Funding Your Research: How to Obtain Foundation & Philanthropic Grants: An online course for researchers applying for foundation and philanthropic grant funding. Topics covered: Funding research and communication.
Industry Funding: Application Process & Establishing Industry Relationships: An online course for researchers applying for industry funding. Topics covered: Funding research and communication.
Interested in learning more about team science and the boundary-crossing skills recommended for translational researchers? Explore the resources and articles below.
Collaboration and Team Science: A Field Guide: An open-access and comprehensive guide for anyone engaged in team science – from those considering a career in translational science to those who are actively building and managing teams. This guide includes case studies for deeper understanding and templates for practical implementation.
Joint Task Force for Clinical Trial Competency: Competency Domains for the Clinical Research Professional: A framework that defines the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for conducting safe, ethical, and high-quality clinical research, including domains for leadership and professionalism, and communications and teamwork.
The Fundamental Characteristics of a Translational Scientist: A model that unpacks seven fundamental characteristics for translational scientists: boundary crosser, team player, rigorous researcher, process innovator, domain expert, skilled communicator, and systems thinker.