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Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Evgenii Narimanov and Sabre Kais.


Links to upcoming events for the EVPRP, Discovery Park, IRB, Research Development, Purdue University’s 150th anniversary and Ideas Festival are included here. 

Distinguished lectures scheduled

Three Purdue professors who have been chosen for the University’s most prestigious research awards for 2019 will present distinguished lectures on Oct. 28 in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, a professor of human development and family studies in the College of Health and Human Sciences, will present the Lu Ann Aday Distinguished Lecture at 10:30 a.m. Evgenii Narimanov, a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, will deliver the Arden L. Bement Jr. Distinguished Lecture on Oct. 28 at 1:30 p.m. Sabre Kais, a professor of chemistry in the College of Science, will present the McCoy Distinguished Lecture at 3:30 p.m.

HRPP monthly training sessions

The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) hosts monthly training sessions for Purdue researchers on the West Lafayette campus. The next training will be Nov. 21. All training sessions will take place in the computer lab at Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room G959 from 1-2 p.m. Visit the website for more information. You may also schedule an appointment or attend walk in hours by visiting the IRB website or by calling 765-494-5942.

IRB training session with associate chair for education offered on West Lafayette campus

Jeff Haddad, IRB associate chair for education, will present an interactive session titled “Designing and Preparing Your IRB Application” on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 12 p.m. in Young 354. The session will end at 3 p.m. However, attendees may finish early depending on their training needs.

Registration is required and a light lunch will be served.  This session is limited to 20 people with 10 reserved spaces for principal investigators (faculty or approved staff).  For other regular training opportunities, please see

Attendees should be prepared to use the new Cayuse IRB system and discuss the proposed population, procedures, recruitment, analysis methods, and any external collaborations planned for the study.  Please be certain that all human subjects research training is completed before attending the session.

Registration will be open until spots fill or Oct. 29. Please use this Qualtrics link to sign up.

Grantsmanship workshops

A series of grantsmanship workshops are hosted throughout the year by the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. Many of these workshops are particularly useful for new faculty or those new to the research process at Purdue. See the complete list of upcoming events.

Women’s Health Symposium

Join the Women’s Global Health Institute for a series of talks about ongoing women’s health research on campus, lunch and a discussion about future directions of the WGHI. The Women’s Health Symposium will be held Nov. 1 from 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. in the MRGN 121.

See all Discovery Park events.  See all EVPRP events. See all 150th Anniversary and Ideas Festival events.