Division of Research
Training and International Research Initiatives Unit

The Training and International Research Initiatives Unit primarily assists with management and administration of research training grants and international sponsored projects. This unit currently has specific management responsibilities for the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) funded by NIH, Robert Lickliter, PI, and the Bridge to the Doctorate Program (BDP) funded by NSF, Shekhar Bhansali, PI. Additionally, this unit leads DOR's efforts in managing and increasing funding for international research initiatives. Specific activities include:

  • Working with multiple community, organizational, and academic partners in support of the goals of the programs
  • Assisting with the coordination and development of trainings and events for the programs
  • Developing and implementing special activities that meet programming needs
  • Providing management, administration and coordination assistance for large or complex research or sponsored projects aimed at training students, university fellows, or faculty
Need Assistance? For more information, please contact Dr. Susan Webster or call 305-348-2349.