Upcoming Events

Dissertation Writing Camp

The Research Office will host the Dissertation Writing Camp in the Porter Education Building early next Spring. This free event is held for doctoral students at any stage in the dissertation process. These writing camps provide a dedicated time and a quiet place for students to write and come together with other doctoral students in the dissertation process. We request that you commit to attend all three consecutive Saturdays, and you must reply to Taylor if you wish to participate:

January 26th, February 2nd, and February 9th of 2019
Rooms 116 & 117 (8:30 am - 4:00 pm)

To RSVP for this event contact Taylor Brown at

Spring Research Conference 2019

The 2019 Spring Research Conference will be hosted by the University of Kentucky. The purpose of this annual conference is to provide undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students an opportunity to present research proposals in a friendly, yet formal setting and to get constructive feedback from faculty and colleagues. It is a great way to practice presenting and prepare for larger conferences.

  • If you would like to learn more information or register, please visit:
  • Deadline to register and submit a proposal is January 31st, 2019

RCR Series

All are welcome to attend this free series which covers responsible conduct of research topics. Each session has at least 1-hour of face-to-face RCR instruction as required by NIH. For more information visit the link below or reach out to Research Integrity 852-2454.

  • RCR101 September 20, 3-4pm, KCCTRB 123
  • Data Ownership October 10, 1-3pm, KCCTRB 123
  • Tech Transfer December 5, 1-3pm, Shumaker 139

Past Events

Doctoral Student Opening Session

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The CEHD Office of Research staff and other CEHD faculty welcomed the new doctoral students on August 18, 2018. This event provided an overview of CEHD and UofL resources and program. Additionally, a veteran doc student panel shared their experiences and guidance for the incoming doctoral students.

Higher Ed Hot Topics: Supporting Military-Connected Students

Casey George

Mac Walker, a former Captain in the United States Army and a master's student in the Higher Education Administration Program led a discussion about key findings and recommendations for supporting military-connected students at the individual, departmental, college, institutional, and regional levels. With 10 years of honorable service as an Officer in the US Army, and as a former participant of the Cadre and Faculty Development Course (CFDC), Mac discussed his experiential and academic knowledge to an analysis of existing and potential strategies for supporting this important population of learners in higher education.

Higher Ed Hot Topics: Differential Tuition Policies and their Implications for Affordability and Transparency

Casey George

Casey George, Assistant Professor of Higher Education Administration and the Assistant Director for the Center of Economic Education at the CEHD presented on her current research, investigating postsecondary financial awareness and readiness. This research includes the impact of differential tuition policies on underrepresented students and their families.

Spring Research Conference

The 2018 Spring Research Conference was hosted by the University of Louisville on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Founder's Union Building on the University of Louisville's ShelbyHurst Campus. There were a total of 160 attendees!

Check out recorded sessions from this year’s conference!

Room 201
Room 211
Room 136A
Room 136B

2018 Grawemeyer Award in Education Lecture

Video lectures from past winners

For more information see or contact Dr. Marion Hambrick at

iRIS/IRB Training Workshops

Ms. Kristyn Singleton and IRB Module Analyst for iRIS from the Human Subjects Protection Program at UofL will be on site facilitating a hands-on workshop for students, faculty, and staff. This workshop is to help users become familiar with the iRIS system and how to navigate the IRB process. Ms. Singleton will be able to answer questions such as: How do I use iRIS? What are some insights into the IRB application process? What are the different types of IRB questions that I may encounter and need to respond to?

For more information about ongoing trainings offered by HSPPO, please contact