Speaker Series and Workshop Proposals

The Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences is pleased to offer funding for speakers and workshops.

The goal of the program is to disseminate cutting edge research in cognitive science to the Ohio State cognitive science community. Speakers and workshops that would be of interest to both faculty and students are strongly encouraged.

Individual Speakers

The theme of the talk should attract a cross-disciplinary cognitive science audience. 

Speaker Series

A speaker series should focus on a theme that would attract a cross-disciplinary cognitive science audience, bring external speakers or a combination of external and OSU speakers (at least half should be external), and span over one or two semesters. 


Workshops should focus on advancing a particular methodology (e.g., experimental, clinical, computational modeling, model selection, or data analyses) or topic and bring external experts or a combination of external and OSU experts. 

In contrast to the speaker series, a workshop should have a more explicit training goal, bring all the speakers and experts to campus at the same time (rather than one at a time) and involve an intensive 1-3 day-long schedule.

Budget and Application 

Budgets for each speaker series or workshop may not exceed $7,000 (the most likely funding range would be $4,000-$5,000). Departmental and/or college cost sharing is welcome.

A proposal should include the following:

  1. A short description of the proposed series or workshop including its focus and target audience
  2. A list of potential presenters, their affiliations and major research foci
  3. An itemized budget and timeline
  4. A cost-sharing commitment (if any)

Please upload proposals as a single .PDF file below.

Email CCBS@osu.edu with any questions.


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