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Research Education (REd)

The Office of Research Education (REd) provides “comprehensive training and learning opportunities and resources for faculty, students and staff engaged in responsible conduct of research at the University of Utah.”  The primary goals of the REd Office are to:

  • Offer up-to-date courses and seminars linked to the research enterprise
  • Ensure that faculty, students, and staff develop the necessary skills to implement best practices for research
  • Provide faculty, students, and staff with access to resources and tools to implement best practices for research

Please contact Research Education with questions regarding the below events and resources. For more information about REd classes and certificates, please visit Research Education website.

New NSF Broader Impacts Workshop
November 16th, 2:30 – 5:00pm
Click here to enroll!

The Broader Impacts (BI) criterion is an increasingly critical element for successful proposals. In this interactive workshop, researchers will learn about elements of BI, and receive guidance to develop innovative public engagement activities specific to their own research and personal interests that are innovative, executable, and can be rigorously evaluated.Drawing upon the NSF-funded STEM Ambassador Program participants will leave the session with ideas that will make their BI statement stand out to reviewers. Participants who take this BI Workshop may later attend a semester-long training for in-depth guidance to implement these BI activities.

Registration Cap: 20 

Criteria: Completion of the Grant Writing Foundation: The National Science Foundation course is recommended before taking the BI Workshop.

Upcoming Classes:

Assessing Understanding and Fostering Independence

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021, 11AM – 12PM

Data Analytics in Research

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021, 2 – 3PM

Protocol Billing Grids (PBG) and Medicare Coverage Analysis (MCA)


Research Participant Advocacy and the Informed Consent Process

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021, 2 – 3PM

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Last Updated: 10/25/21