Research Announcements

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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 - Call for Applications University of Georgia / University of Liverpool Seed Grant / Pump-Priming Initiative Round 3/2017 Grants   As part of the University of Georgia (UGA) / University of Liverpool Partnership, we are providing financial and logistical support for … Continued
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 - Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF) Internal Deadline: October 28, 2016 Agency Full Proposal Deadline: January 13, 2017 Link: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505265&org=NSF%206 The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a 7th (seventh) year of a solicitation on collaborative research and education in the area … Continued
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 - 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.
(CLOSED) 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.