Research Announcements

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Limited Submission: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers.
USDA NIFA Seeks Input on Future of Data in Agriculture Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - Researchers are invited to participate in an online “Ideas Engine” on the future of data in agriculture.
Feedback Wanted: Survey on Responsible Conduct of Research Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Provide your feedback on the current responsible conduct of research culture at UGA.
New UGA Chemical and Laboratory Safety Manual Available Online Thursday, October 13, 2016 - The updated Chemical and Laboratory Safety Manual (CLSM) provides detailed guidance and procedures outlining the safe operation of all research, teaching and public service labs owned or operated by the university.
MAP Fund: Awards for Live Performance Projects Thursday, October 13, 2016 - The MAP Fund supports artists that question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across the current American landscape.
NEH: Collaborative Research Grants Thursday, October 13, 2016 - The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for collaborative humanities projects, including research, conferences and archaeological projects.
The Huntington Fellowships for Advanced Humanities Research Thursday, October 13, 2016 - The Huntington Library is accepting applications for short- and long-term fellowships in the fields of history, literature, art, and the history of science.
Limited Submission: The Big Read Thursday, October 13, 2016 - NEA Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read selection. Organizations selected to participate in NEA Big Read receive a grant, access to online training resources and opportunities, digital resources, and promotional materials designed to support widespread community involvement.
Awards & Honors: American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Awards Program Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - The American Dairy Science Association has issued a yearly call for nominations for its comprehensive Awards Program, which recognizes those who have made important contributions to the dairy industry and the association.
Awards & Honors: Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - The University of Louisville is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, which is accompanied by a prize of $100,000.
Awards & Honors: Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - The University of Louisville is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition, which is accompanied by a $100,000 prize.
Awards & Honors: 2017 McKnight Scholar Awards Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience invites applications from emerging neuroscientists for awards to focus on disorders of learning and memory.
Awards & Honors: ASME Awards Honor Outstanding Engineering Contributions Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers is accepting applications for four awards that honor outstanding contributions to increasing technical knowledge, improving understanding, or achieving noteworthy engineering application.
Awards & Honors: Welch Award in Chemistry Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - The Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry recognizes chemical research contributions that have a significant, positive influence on mankind.
Awards & Honors: AAS Long- and Short-term Fellowships Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is accepting applications for two humanities-focused fellowship programs.
New Urbanism Research Papers Now Being Accepted Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - The 2017 New Urban Research program is accepting original research that investigates the impact and effectiveness of New Urbanist principles.
Limited Submission – NSF ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - The goals of the ADVANCE program are (1) to develop systemic approaches to increase the representation and advancement of women in academic STEM careers; (2) to develop innovative and sustainable ways to promote gender equity that involve both men and women in the STEM academic workforce; and (3) to contribute to the research knowledge base on gender equity and the intersection of gender and other identities in STEM academic careers.
Center for Drug Discovery: Services and Resources Survey Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - If drug discovery is an areas of current or possible future interest for you, please take the short survey developed by the College of Pharmacy.
Limited Submission: W. M. Keck Foundation Research Program, December Cycle Monday, October 3, 2016 - The Research Program sponsored by the W. M. Keck Foundation seeks to benefit humanity by supporting projects in two specific areas: (1) Medical Research and (2) Science and Engineering. These projects are distinctive and novel in their approach, question the prevailing paradigm, or have the potential to break open new territory in their field.
Awards & Honors: Whitehall Foundation Summer Session Grants Monday, October 3, 2016 - The Whitehall Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation which is focused exclusively on assisting basic research in vertebrate (excluding clinical) and invertebrate neurobiology in the United States. Investigations should specifically concern neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions … Continued
Limited Submission: Disney Conservation Fund – Annual Conservation Grants Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - Recognizing that ecosystems are the basis of the planet's health, the Disney Conservation Fund provides financial support for the study of wildlife, the protection of habitats and community conservation and education. The goal is to support conservation organizations focused on long-term positive impacts for wildlife and habitats.
Limited Submission: Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards provide seed money for research by junior faculty at Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities.
Awards & Honors: Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - The University of Louisville is currently accepting applications for its prestigious Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Religion, which is accompanied by a $100,000 prize. The purpose of this Award is to honor and publicize annually creative and constructive insights into the … Continued
Awards & Honors: McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - The McKnight Foundation is seeking applicants for its Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards. These awards support scientists working on new and unusual approaches to understanding brain function. The awards provide up to $100,000 per year for two years. Each year, … Continued
Awards & Honors: 2017 World Cultural Council Arts and Science Awards Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - UGA faculty members have the opportunity to be nominated for the World Cultural Council’s “Leonardo da Vinci” World Award of Arts and “Albert Einstein” World Award of Science. Prizes are given to those whose work has had a significantly positive … Continued
UGA to Host Informatics Symposium, October 11. Friday, September 23, 2016 - The University of Georgia will host a daylong informatics symposium on Oct. 11 that will advance interdisciplinary collaboration in this critical area and draw nationally recognized speakers to campus. John Leslie King, the William Warner Bishop Collegiate Professor of Information … Continued
Deadline Approaching for Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Friday, September 23, 2016 - Deadline for global research collaboration grants is October 11, 2016.
Sponsored Project Administration Class Series Announced Friday, September 23, 2016 - A series of classes on the general administration of sponsored projects begins in November.
Awards & Honors: Gruber Foundation Prizes in Cosmology, Genetics, and Neuroscience Thursday, September 22, 2016 - The Gruber Foundation’s prestigious International Prize Program honors individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics, and Neuroscience whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. Each prize carries a gold medal and unrestricted … Continued
Chemical Safety: Experimenting with Danger Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Chemical accidents in academic laboratories do happen and often simple measures such as wearing appropriate personal protective equipment or reviewing of Safety Data Sheets could have made all the difference in either preventing the accident entirely or at least lessening … Continued
Call for Applications: University of Georgia / University of Liverpool Seed Grant / Pump-Priming Initiative Round 3 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - TheUGA / University of Liverpool Partnership is accepting applications for financial and logistical support for preliminary work of collaborative projects in research and scholarship between the two institutions.
Awards & Honors: International Mathematical Union (IMU) Awards and Prizes Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - UGA faculty members have the opportunity to be nominated for the following International Mathematical Union (IMU) Awards and Prizes for mathematical achievement: the Carl Fredrich Gauss Prize, the Chern Medal Award, the Fields Medals, the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize, the Leelavati … Continued
Limited Submission: Scalable Nanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS) Monday, September 19, 2016 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a 7th (seventh) year of a solicitation on collaborative research and education in the area of Scalable Nanomanufacturing for Integrated Systems (SNM-IS). This solicitation is in response to and is a component of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Signature Initiative: Sustainable Nanomanufacturing - Creating the Industries of the Future.
Grants and IRB eResearch Portals Open House: Sept. 21 Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Learn more about how grants and IRB submissions are handled through the eResearch Portals.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Grants Announced Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are accepting applications that address global health and development challenges in October and November.
Student Affairs Announces Research Partnership Funding Friday, September 9, 2016 - The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs (OVPSA) announces the availability of funding to support research partnerships with UGA investigators who have projects that align broadly with UGA's Signature Research Themes and incorporate a Student Affairs facility as part of their primary research laboratories, or partner with a Student Affairs department on one of these topics.
Kress Foundation Funding Announcement History of Art Grants Program Friday, September 9, 2016 - The Kress Foundation awards will support projects that enhance understanding and appreciation of European art and architecture.
USAID Funding Announcement: Development Innovation Ventures Friday, September 9, 2016 - USAID has announced Development Innovation Ventures, which supports the piloting and rigorous testing of innovative approaches to solving international development problems and supports transitioning innovations with evidence of impact and cost effectiveness to scale.
Stop the Sticks: New Guidance on Use of Sharps in the Lab Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - Needles are the number one cause of exposures in the lab. The Office of Biosafety has new guidance on safe handling of sharps in the lab.
Coffee with the Pros: How to Connect with Industry Funders – Friday, Sept. 2 Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - Learn from UGA industry experts and faculty funded by industry about how to connect with industry funders.
Large File Storage Option Now Available Monday, August 29, 2016 - A new file storage option is now available for UGA researchers through the Institutional File Storage (IFS) services provided by EITS.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission – Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - The Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) program supports academe-industry partnerships which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team collaborating with a least one industry partner. In this program, there is a heavy emphasis on the quality, composition, and participation of the partners, including their appropriate contributions.
NIH R01 and R21: Peer Review Proposal Swap – Sign Up for October Deadline Friday, August 19, 2016 - Get NIH R01 and R21 proposal narratives through a peer review proposal swap.
Sign up for Research Supplier Product Show, Thursday, August 25 Friday, August 19, 2016 - Attend a Research Supplier Product Show on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Georgia Center.
Research Orientation for Faculty, August 23 or 24 Friday, August 19, 2016 - University of Georgia faculty are invited to learn about the resources offered by the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the University of Georgia research enterprise.
Interested in Travel/Activity in Cuba, Iran, or Other Sanctioned Countries? Plan Ahead. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - UGA faculty anticipating travel to sanctioned countries need to plan ahead six months or more to get the necessary approvals, says the UGA Office of Export Control.
2017 UGA/UGARF Research Awards Announced Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - The Office of the Vice President for Research and UGA Research Foundation (UGARF) announce the 2017 UGARF Research Awards.  OVPR urges UGA administrators and faculty to consider nominating deserving scholars for these awards. The guidelines and submission process for all … Continued
NIFA Announces $3.1 Million in Available Funding to Train the Next Generation of Agricultural Leaders; Sept. 22 Deadline Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - A new USDA -NIFA program will support graduate and postgraduate training in disciplines relevant to NIFA’s mission.
Call for Proposals: Second Round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Deadline: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - UGA is launching the second round of funding for the Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program to encourage the development of sustainable international research and service activities.
Human Subjects Quality Improvement Program Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - The Human Subjects Office has developed a Quality Improvement Program (QIP) to assess and respond to challenges with the administration, review, and conduct of human subjects research.