Upcoming Events for New Faculty


 location pin  via Zoom webinars

online    Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 3-5 pm
    Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy Event

Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy (NFA) event for October is an online orientation from the Office of Research. Although part of NFA, all faculty and staff are welcome. 

The Office of Research invites faculty to the annual Research Orientation, an opportunity to learn about research resources, programs and facilities, and to meet with Office of Research staff.  Although the event was developed to welcome new faculty to UGA as part of the “Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy” series, all faculty and researchers are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

This virtual orientation will feature key information and updates about starting a research program at UGA; sponsored projects, pre- and post-award; internal grants and awards; compliance, including biosafety, research safety, environmental safety, human subjects and animals; core facilities; support services and research resources; technology commercialization and startups; research communications; and more.
This information session will be immediately followed by breakout groups for extended discussion and Q&A, focusing on: Programs to support research and collaboration; Writing, submitting, and managing grants and contracts; Research integrity, safety and compliance; Industry engagement, entrepreneurship, and innovation; Core research laboratories, facilities, and services; and, Office of Research centers and institutes.

If you are in need accommodations for this training session, please email training@uga.edu at least one week before the session. 

This class is being held online via Zoom.  All registrants will receive the login link in a separate reminder email from Training & Development or the instructor at least 1 day before your scheduled class. If you do not receive the email reminder, please contact us at training@uga.edu.

Keys to UGA: New Faculty Academy event
Office of Research
location pin October 20, 2020, 3:00 – 5:00 pm


     Friday, October 2, 2020
     Word to the Wise: Planning & Time Management for the Academic Life

This 90-minute virtual workshop will offer insights on planning for long-term success at UGA through methods to improve research productivity and enhance work-life balance. You will have an opportunity to strategize about your highest priorities, consider how these fit into long-term professional goals, and plan specific steps to achieving these at UGA. 

Register via the PEP: Professional Education Portal. Webinar link will be provided after registration. 

Word to the Wise: Planning and Time Management for the Academic Life
Office of Faculty Affairs 
location pin August 13, 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 am
location pin September 15, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
location pin October 2, 2020, 2:00 – 3:30 am