Workshops & Training

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The NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) is committed to providing an open environment that promotes personal interactions with all segments of the research community. To this end, OER maintains resources for its business partners and supports a variety of outreach activities in all regions of the country that include, but are by no means limited to, the following:

Webinars: Sponsored by OER Offices

Upcoming and recent webinar listing


Seminars: Sponsored by OER Offices

NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration
Held twice each year, these seminars bring together NIH & HHS experts with members of the extramural research community to share and learn on topics such as Grant Writing for Success, Peer Review, grants policy, animals, humans, compliance, research integrity, R&D contracts, small business opportunities, special NIH initiatives, grants management and program information, and so much more.

NIH Small Business Research Conferences
The Office of Extramural Programs offers conferences addressing the needs of small business researchers interested in the SBIR/STTR programs. Presentations given at past conferences are available on this site.

NIH Animal Welfare Workshops
The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) sponsors workshops on incorporating the Public Health Service Policy into Animal Welfare Education ensuring high-quality management of institutional animal care and use programs.

Professional & Scientific Meetings

Experts from the Office of Extramural Research regularly provide exhibits and/or presentations at a variety of professional and scientific meetings throughout the year.

OER Exhibit Locations:

Presentation Information: check individual meeting schedules and agendas for NIH sessions.
Related Seminars: HHS-Sponsored

Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Workshops
The HHS Office for Human Research Protection offers workshops on such topics as:

  • Responsibilities of researchers
  • Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)
  • Institutional officials for the protection of human subjects in research.

OHRP also offers self-instructional materials at http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/education/.

Office of Research Integrity (ORI) Conferences
The HHS Office of Research Integrity promotes scientific integrity through a variety of educational programs and activities.

What’s Happening Elsewhere at NIH?
Requests for OER Presenters & Grant Seminars

For information on the types of outreach opportunities that are available to interested institutions, considerations and who to contact, visit OER’s webpage: OER Presenter and/or Seminar Requests.