Research Announcements

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Limited Submission – Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF). Internal Deadline: September 16, 2016. Agency Letter of Intent Due Date: October 14, 2016. Agency Full Proposal Deadline: November 16, 2016. Link: https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf16591 The Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) program supports academe-industry partnerships … Continued
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.
Proposal Enhancement Series Begins August 25 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - A calendar of events to help UGA faculty increase the competitiveness of their proposals will begin in August and continue throughout the year.
OVPR Research Scientist Promotion Deadline: November 4, 2016 Monday, August 15, 2016 - Research Scientist promotion dossiers are due to OVPR on Friday, November 4, 2016.
Awards & Honors: Geochemical Society Awards Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - Nominations are now being accepted for the Geochemical Society’s 2017 awards. Deadline: October 31, 2016 Link: https://www.geochemsoc.org/awards/ The V.M. Goldschmidt Award honors major achievements in geochemistry or cosmochemistry. Such achievements may consist either of a single outstanding contribution, or a … Continued
Limited Submission: NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - Sponsor: National Science Foundation Internal Deadline: October 31, 2016 Agency Full Proposal Deadline: January 11, 2017 Link: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5260 The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in … Continued
Awards & Honors: A. M. Turing Award Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is currently accepting nominations for the A. M. Turing Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to an individual who has made lasting contributions of a technical nature to the computing community. Deadline:  November 30, 2016 … Continued
Safety Tip: Labeling Chemical Containers Monday, August 8, 2016 - The need to properly label chemical containers cannot be overestimated.
Updates to the Policy for Postdoctoral Research (& Teaching) Appointments Thursday, August 4, 2016 - The Policy for Postdoctoral Research (& Teaching) Appointments has been updated and posted to the OVPR website. The changes reflect the new minimum annual salary of $47,476 as required by the recent FLSA ruling, as well as a new requirement … Continued
NIH R01 and R21: Peer Review Proposal Swap Sign Up for October Deadline Thursday, August 4, 2016 - Get help with NIH R01 and R21 proposal narratives in advance of the October deadline.
Limited Submission: NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF) Internal Deadline: October 14, 2016 Agency Letter of Intent Deadline: December 9, 2016 Agency Full Proposal Deadline: February 7, 2017 Link: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16503/nsf16503.htm The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and … Continued
Animal Use: Controlled Substance FAQs and Templates Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - New information and templates are available to inform researchers on use of controlled substances in animal research.
Call for Abstracts: Georgia Bio Innovation Summit, Sept. 28 Monday, August 1, 2016 - The 2016 Georgia Bio Innovation Summit, Sept. 28 at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, invites abstracts from Georgia scientists for its Scientific Poster Session.
NIH: Social Epigenomic Funding Opportunity Monday, August 1, 2016 - NIH is seeking proposals for novel and exploratory and developmental human epigenomic investigations.
NSF: Environmental Sustainability Funding Opportunity Monday, August 1, 2016 - The NSF is accepting proposals for potentially transformative research on environmental sustainability that is driven by engineering principles.
New FLSA Overtime Rule: What It Means for Postdocs Friday, July 29, 2016 - Federal agencies are beginning to clarify how the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) over time rule will affect postdoctoral researchers.
Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Friday, July 29, 2016 - Sponsor: New York Academy of Sciences Internal Deadline: August 29, 2016 Agency Full Proposal Deadline: November 16, 2016 Link: http://blavatnikawards.org/awards/national-awards/ The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers. These awards celebrate the past accomplishments and future … Continued
UGA-CDC Collaborative Research Seed Funding Available Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - UGA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced seed funding for collaborative, interdisciplinary infectious disease research projects.
Awards & Honors: ACLS Fellowships and ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - The American Council of Learned Societies is funding research fellowships in the humanities and related social sciences.
USDA: Funding Opportunities in Development of Advanced Biofuels and Plant-Based Products Monday, July 25, 2016 - The USDA is seeking applications for funding to help support the development of advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and biobased products.
CTRU Seed Grant Program Announced Monday, July 25, 2016 - The Clinical and Translational Research Unit has announced competitive seed grant funding up to $50,000 to support pilot studies based in the CTRU.
Special Notice: NSF IT Systems Unavailable, Friday, July 22 Friday, July 22, 2016 - A power failure in the NSF Data Center on Thursday evening, July 21, caused all servers to shut down. See the latest information about the outage, proposal submission,  deadlines, etc.
Awards & Honors: Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers Thursday, July 21, 2016 - The American Antiquarian Society (AAS), a national research library and learned society of American history and culture, is calling for applications for visiting fellowships for historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and others.
Awards & Honors: Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship Thursday, July 21, 2016 - The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is seeking applications for fellowships to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication.
UGA Ranked Among Top 100 Universities Worldwide for U.S. Patents Friday, July 15, 2016 - The University of Georgia is ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide for the number of U.S. utility patents granted in 2015, according to a list released this week by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
Department of Energy Seeks Invention Disclosures Thursday, July 14, 2016 - Department of Energy is seeking invention disclosures in seven areas .
AFRI Funding: New Approaches to Address Climate Change Impact on US Agriculture Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the availability of $8.4 million in available funding to study and develop new approaches for the agriculture sector to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.
Joint NSF/NIH Initiative on Quantitative Approaches to Biomedical Big Data (QuBBD) Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - NSF and NIH have announced a program to support novel mathematical, statistical, or computational approaches that solve important biomedical big data challenges.
Julie Moore Appointed Associate Vice President for Research Friday, July 8, 2016 - New AVP for Research Julie Moore will take on various roles in OVPR, including helping to promote interdisciplinary research at UGA and encouraging UGA’s involvement in global research.
Safety Tip: Preventing and Reporting Mercury Spills Friday, July 8, 2016 - Mercury spills are a common occurrence in university laboratories.
Southern Translational Education and Research Conference, Sept. 22-23 Friday, July 8, 2016 - The seventh annual Southern Translational Education and Research (STaR) Conference will be held September 22-23 at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science Friday, July 8, 2016 - The intent of the Investigator in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science programs is to support outstanding scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing creative new research directions, providing leadership to the field and effectively mentoring junior scientists.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) Friday, July 8, 2016 - The intent of the Investigator in MMLS program is to help launch the research careers of outstanding junior scientists. Nominees to the program will normally be in the first few years of their first faculty appointment. Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of nominees’ potential for scientific accomplishment.
New Minimum Salary for Postdoctoral Researchers, Effective December 1, 2016 Thursday, July 7, 2016 - The federal Department of Labor recently announced a 2016 update to the Wage and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that will impact compensation for postdoctoral researchers at UGA.
Awards & Honors: Guggenheim Fellowships Friday, July 1, 2016 - Deadline: September 19, 2016 Link: http://www.gf.org/about/fellowship Often characterized as “midcareer” awards, Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Fellowships are awarded through two annual … Continued
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF); Internal Deadline: July 20, 2016
Get Limited Submission Announcements in Your Inbox Monday, June 20, 2016 - OVPR issues a weekly internal competition announcements listserv.
Awards & Honors: Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) Thursday, June 16, 2016 - Applications are currently open for the Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS). This highly competitive program provides $700,000 awards over five years for physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and … Continued
Innovation Gateway Lunch & Learn: GRA Ventures Seed Funding Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - The Innovation Gateway monthly Lunch & Learn on August 23 will feature Ashley Cornelison, Operations Director for the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) Ventures program.
DARPA Funding Opportunity: Biological Technologies Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting innovative research proposals of interest to the Biological Technologies Office (BTO).
Small Grants Available for Grants “On the Edge” Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - Four UGA colleges are partnering with the Office of the Vice President for Research to provide small grants to investigators who narrowly miss getting their external research proposals funded.
Google Faculty Research Awards Announced Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - Google has announced the 2016 Google Faculty Research Awards Program, focused on funding world-class technical research in computer science, engineering and related fields.
Toyota Foundation Announces “Exploring New Values for Society” Grant Program Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - The Toyota Foundation has announced a grant program to support research projects that explore new approaches to addressing difficult societal issues.