Research Announcements

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Awards & Honors: Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences Thursday, December 1, 2016 - The Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences is awarded to an individual in a selected area of chemistry to recognize exceptional and original research that has advanced the field in a major way. The prize is awarded biennially and consists of a monetary award of $250,000, a medal, and a certificate. 2017’s topic is Theoretical and Computational Chemistry.
Awards & Honors: American Statistical Association (ASA) March Deadlines Thursday, December 1, 2016 - The American Statistical Association (ASA) is currently accepting applications for several awards due in March. These awards recognize statisticians who have made outstanding contributions through research, teaching, consulting, and service to the association and statistical profession. Likewise, ASA scholarships provide support for students studying statistics and related subjects.
LIGO Director to Discuss Gravitational Wave Discovery at UGA Boyd Lecture, Jan. 12 Thursday, December 1, 2016 - David Reitze, executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory at the California Institute of Technology, will deliver the 2017 George H. Boyd Distinguished Lecture. He will speak at 3:30 p.m. on January 12 in room 202 of the Physics Building.
Third Annual UGA Core Crawl: Dec. 14 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Faculty, post docs, and graduate students are invited to the third annual Core Crawl on Wed., Dec. 14, 3-5 p.m. in the Coverdell Center.
Smithsonian Libraries Fellowships: Deadline Jan. 15, 2017 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Smithsonian Libraries offers six-month fellowships to support scholarly research on specific topics.
ACLS Digital Extension Grants: Deadline Jan. 25, 2017 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - The ACLS Digital Extension Grants support digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences.
NEH Public Scholar Program Awards: Deadline Feb. 1, 2017 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - The National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership.
Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE) Project Grants: Invitation for Letters of Inquiry Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - Ideas for Creative Exploration (ICE), an interdisciplinary initiative for advanced research in the arts at the University of Georgia, invites Letters of Inquiry from UGA faculty and students for innovative and collaborative projects.
FY2018 Faculty Research Grants: Deadline Feb. 7, 2017 Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - The Office of Research announces the FY2018 Faculty Research Grants cycle. These grants are meant to provide seed money in support of research and scholarship by faculty. The Faculty Research Grants in Science and Engineering are designed for early career faculty … Continued
Limited Submission: Inclusion Across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - The NSF INCLUDES initiative invites proposals for Design and Development Launch Pilots, which are pilot projects that represent bold, innovative ways to solve broadening participation challenges in STEM.
Limited Submission: Research Education – Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25) Thursday, November 17, 2016 - The IMSD program supports institutions to develop a research education program in basic biomedical sciences relevant to the NIGMS mission, with the overarching goal of significantly increasing the number of students from underrepresented groups who successfully complete a Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences. Ultimately, the program goal is to increase the diversity of the biomedical research workforce.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Centers of Excellence Program (COE) Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - The COE program grantees serve as innovative resource and education centers to recruit, train, and retain URM students and faculty at health professions schools. Programs are implemented to improve information resources, clinical education, curricula, and cultural competence as they relate to minority health issues. These grantees also focus on facilitating faculty and student research on health issues particularly affecting URM groups. The ultimate goal of the program is to strengthen the national capacity to produce quality healthcare workforce whose racial and ethnic diversity is representative of the U.S. population.
Funding Opportunities: NIH Common Fund Illuminating the Druggable Genome Program Thursday, November 10, 2016 - NIH invites applications for three funding opportunities that improve our understanding of the properties and functions of proteins that are currently not well studied within commonly drug-targeted protein families.
Limited Submission: Moore Inventor Fellows Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation seeks to invest in early-stage inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. The Moore Inventor Fellowships will focus on investment at a critical stage of research to capture opportunities that otherwise might be missed.
Awards & Honors: 2017 Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize for Evolutionary Biologists Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - The Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize is awarded annually by the Society for the Study of Evolution to recognize the accomplishments and future promise of an outstanding young evolutionary biologist.
Awards & Honors: Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB) Awards Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - The Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB)'s research awards program recognizes outstanding scientists of varying career levels who have made exceptional contributions to the field of cell and developmental biology.
Coffee with the Pros: Coordinating Collaborations – Nov. 18 Friday, November 4, 2016 - Join our panel of expert collaborators from across campus on Friday, Nov. 18, 9:30-10:45 a.m., for a lively panel discussion about developing and nurturing collaborations at the proposal stage and beyond.
Re-envisioning Our Culture for the Responsible Conduct of Research: November 10-11 Thursday, November 3, 2016 - Frank Macrina, Vice President for Research at Virginia Commonwealth University and author of "Scientific Integrity," will visit UGA on Nov. 10-11 to help us to re-envision our culture for the responsible conduct of research (RCR).
Awards & Honors: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) February Deadlines Thursday, November 3, 2016 - With these awards, ASME honors those whose outstanding contributions have increased technical knowledge, improved understanding, or achieved noteworthy engineering application in their field.
NIH eRA Modules: Browser Security Update Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - NIH eRA modules are tightening browser security.
Awards & Honors: Geological Society of America (GSA) Awards Program Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - The Geological Society of America (GSA) is currently accepting nominations for awards and medals that honor excellence in the field of geological science.
Awards & Honors: American Statistical Association (ASA) February Deadlines Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - The American Statistical Association (ASA) is currently accepting applications for several awards due in February. These awards recognize statisticians who have made outstanding contributions through research, teaching, consulting, and service to the association and statistical profession. Likewise, ASA scholarships provide support for students studying statistics and related subjects.
Limited Submission: NEH Media Projects – Development and Production Grants Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - Development Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Production Grants support the production and distribution of digital projects, films, television programs, radio programs, and related programs that promise to engage the public.
Human Subjects Quality Improvement Program Wednesday, October 26, 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.
NSF Peer Review Proposal Swap: Sign Up by Oct. 28 Monday, October 24, 2016 - Working on an NSF pre-proposal? Want someone with expertise in your field to review your pre-proposal, but you don’t know who to ask?
University of Georgia, Brazilian Foundation to Support Collaborative International Research Monday, October 24, 2016 - The University of Georgia and the Minas Gerais State Research Foundation have launched a new partnership to support international research collaboration with grant awards up to $15,000 to tackle issues — such as Zika and other infectious diseases — important … Continued
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program Monday, October 24, 2016 - The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars program funds basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience, and has supported more than 150 scientists since 1976. The program embraces innovative research with above-average risk and groundbreaking possibilities.
(OPEN) 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: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) January Deadlines 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.
(CLOSED) 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
(CLOSED) 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.
(CLOSED) 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: 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