Goals & purpose for outreach<br />To attract and train the best and most diverse students<br />To enhance and expand our m...
Target Audiences 	               			Missed Opportunities<br />Educators<br />Patients<br />Donors<br />Small companies<br ...
Outreach Activities<br /> <br />Professional Development  Seminars*<br />Annual Magazine Mini Symposiums*Events/Festivals<...
Measure of success? Staff: 2  8; Funding: 1 grant ($3M)  43 ($58M); <br />Students: 5 IGERT  38 in various programs; Po...
Conclusions/Recommendations<br />Set a few, focused objectives: What do you want to accomplish?<br />Leverage available re...
Outreach for Small Research Institutes
Outreach for Small Research Institutes
Outreach for Small Research Institutes
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Small research organizations don\'t always have the staff to handle outreach activities effectively. So what do you do? Here are some slides I presented to the National Cancer Institute recently with some advice based on my experience.

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Outreach for Small Research Institutes

  1. 1. Goals & purpose for outreach<br />To attract and train the best and most diverse students<br />To enhance and expand our multidisciplinary research projects<br />To translate our IP into technology that will serve humanity<br />
  2. 2. Target Audiences Missed Opportunities<br />Educators<br />Patients<br />Donors<br />Small companies<br />Collaborators<br />Faculty<br />Internal Media<br />
  3. 3. Outreach Activities<br /> <br />Professional Development Seminars*<br />Annual Magazine Mini Symposiums*Events/Festivals<br />Multidisciplinary Clinics*Newsletters<br />Twitter Annual ReportPress Releases<br />Face-to-Face* Annual Symposium* <br />Communications Workshop*<br />Research Laboratory Workshops*Website<br />Company Visit Days* FacebookAnimations <br />Conferences Lectures<br />Visiting ProfessorshipsFlyers/FAQ Sheets Interviews<br />College Recruiting EventsInternships* Collaborations<br />*Active* versus Passive Activities<br />
  4. 4. Measure of success? Staff: 2  8; Funding: 1 grant ($3M)  43 ($58M); <br />Students: 5 IGERT  38 in various programs; Postdocs: 0 8; <br />Corporate Partners: 1  8; Faculty: 8 (executive committee)  220+<br />
  5. 5. Conclusions/Recommendations<br />Set a few, focused objectives: What do you want to accomplish?<br />Leverage available resources.<br /> - Externally, assign staff members to promote your agenda within their job descriptions (eg. Who is keeping your agenda on the media radar?)<br /> - Internally, what do you do well?<br />Get buy-in from all participants associated with your group so that they become outreach vehicles for you.<br />If something’s not working, stop doing it.<br />

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