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NORDP News • Issue 1


Welcome to our inaugural NORDP newsletter! We appreciate your membership. This monthly newsletter  expands upon and replaces our biweekly Blog Digest by providing information about NORDP activities, upcoming events, program and committee news, and more. Everything here is captured in bite-size chunks so you can easily stay connected to all-things NORDP. Let us know what you think by emailing Editor Michael Thompson.

NORDP2021 Updates

NORDP2021 will be held virtually May 3-5, 2021 Look for the Schedule at a Glance to be posted in mid-February. The complete program (including full abstracts and registration forms) will be available in early March. Sponsorship opportunities are available now and also posted online. You can stay up-to-date with everything related to NORDP2021 here.

What Are Your Training Needs?

A brief survey developed for NORDP's Professional Development Committee seeks your input on webinars and other online training NORDP might provide. You can take the survey here.



NORDP Board Minutes are Online 

Did you know that members can view the minutes of NORDP Board of Directors meetings online? It often takes a month or two to approve suggested edits, but the NORDP Board posts minutes to help ensure transparency. Login to NORDP.ORG to access minutes – and more –  here.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 17 -
NORDP 2021: Strategies for Effective Virtual Presentations

Wednesday, February 24 -
Open Science Trends: Opportunities for Research Development and Innovation

View the complete February event and meeting calendar online here

Blog Digest: January 2021

Upcoming webinars in February

The first, "NORDP2021: Strategies for Effective Virtual Presentations" is scheduled on the 17th. The second, on the 24th, is the first of two looking at open research and how it can contribute to your RD efforts.

Announcing NORDP 2021 Plenary Speakers

Plenary speakers have been announced for the 13th Annual NORDP Conference, held virtually May 3-5.

January featured two leadership webinars

Now available online, the first, detailed service as a NORDP board member, and the second highlighted different career trajectories in response to member requests following NORDP LEAD.

Mentoring Matters - And so do you!

January is National Mentoring Month. Explore the various opportunities provided by the NORDP Mentoring Program.

Learn more about Expert Finder Systems

The six-part series, scheduled over six weeks, offers a wealth of information that can strengthen research development initiatives, especially those related to team building.

We are always seeking new contributions to the blog. If you've got an exciting RD idea, or a learning experience to share, or you're looking to start a conversation on an RD topic, the blog is a great place to do this. If you've got a blog you'd like to see posted send it to: [email protected] | National Organization of Research Development Professionals

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