NIH Director’s Pioneer, New Innovator, Transformative Research, and Early Independence Awards Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - The NIH Common Fund announces FY 2018 funding opportunities for the NIH Director’s Pioneer, New Innovator, Transformative Research, and Early Independence Awards in the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Limited Submission: Art Works II Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - The NEA seeks to fund art projects that are likely to prove transformative with the potential for meaningful change, whether in the development or enhancement of new or existing art forms, new approaches to the creation or presentation of art, or new ways of engaging the public with art; are distinctive, offering fresh insights and new value for their fields and/or the public through unconventional solutions; and have the potential to be shared and/or emulated, or are likely to lead to other advances in the field.
Sign Up for NSF CAREER Proposal Swap by May 12 Monday, April 24, 2017 - Make your NSF CAREER application more competitive by participating in the Office for Proposal Enhancement Proposal Swap.
Pivot Training: UGA Researcher Profiles and Funding Opportunity Alerts – June 9 Workshop Monday, April 24, 2017 - The UGA Libraries and Office for Proposal Enhancement are offering a workshop on the Pivot funding opportunity database, June 9 at 11 a.m. in the Main Library.
Limited Submission: Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative (AFRI ELI) Friday, April 21, 2017 - The AFRI Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative (ELI) focuses on the professional development of secondary school teachers and educational professionals as well as the training of undergraduate students, and predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows.
Limited Submission: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) Thursday, April 20, 2017 - The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Program supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career.
Limited Submission: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program Thursday, April 13, 2017 - The purpose of the BHWET Program is to develop and expand the behavioral health workforce serving populations across the lifespan, including in rural and medically underserved areas. The BHWET Program places special emphasis on establishing or expanding internships or field placement programs in behavioral health that include interdisciplinary training.
Limited Submission: Searle Scholars Program Thursday, April 13, 2017 - The Searle Scholars Program is a limited submission award program which makes grants to selected academic and research institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment.
Awards & Honors: Guggenheim Research Grants Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - The Henry Frank Guggenheim Foundation welcomes proposals for its annual Research Grant Program that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. These proposals may come from any of the natural and social sciences as well as the humanities.
Kim Fowler Appointed Director of Human Subjects Office, Office of Research Monday, April 10, 2017 - Kim Fowler, who has served as interim director of the Human Subjects Office since late 2015, has been appointed its director, effective April 1, 2017.
Awards & Honors: NSF CAREER and PECASE Thursday, April 6, 2017 - The NSF is currently accepting nominations for its annual Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program. Awardees from the CAREER program are then eligible for the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Human Subjects/IRB Required CITI Training Updated Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - CITI training requirements have been updated for Biomedical and Behavioral research.
Human Subjects Training for Graduate Student Researchers and Busy Researchers Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - Ongoing training opportunities on human subjects research are now available for graduate students and busy researchers.
New IRB Policy on Continuing Review Requirements for Non-Federal Human Subjects Research Saturday, April 1, 2017 - UGA has a new IRB policy on continuing review requirements for non-federally supported human research projects.
Awards & Honors: Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) Thursday, March 30, 2017 - The PATH award provides $500,000 over five years to support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters.
11th Annual Georgia Glycoscience Symposium: April 25, 2017 Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Georgia Glycoscience Symposium, April 25 at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Rural Cooperative Development Grants (RCDG) Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program helps improve the economic condition of rural areas by helping non-profit corporations or higher education institutions in the startup, expansion or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through cooperative development.
CDC Broad Agency Announcement on Antibiotic Resistance Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - The CDC has issued a broad agency announcement for research proposals addressing antibiotic resistance.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Expert to Speak with UGA Researchers, April 18 Monday, March 27, 2017 - UGA researchers are invited to join Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a colloquium about AWS research initiatives available to researchers for their work.
NIFA: $34 Million to Support Research on Sustainable Water Use Monday, March 27, 2017 - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $34 million in available funding for projects that promote sustainable water use for food production, processing, and other competing uses.
United States Announces New Security Protocols on Certain Inbound International Flights Friday, March 24, 2017 - The Department of Homeland Security recently announced new security protocols that impact the transport and use of personal and University of Georgia issued electronics that may be taken abroad for research, collaborative, or conference attendance purposes.
Awards & Honors: American Astronomical Society (AAS) Awards and Prizes Thursday, March 23, 2017 - The AAS presents these awards and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service in order to foster and recognize excellence in astronomy.
Awards & Honors: Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Awards Thursday, March 23, 2017 - These awards recognize scientists at all stages of their careers for a variety of activities, including research that expands knowledge of the brain and its functions, outreach programs that educate the public about neuroscience, and mentoring efforts that cultivate achievement for the next generation of neuroscientists.
NIFA: $11 Million Funding for Minor Crop Pest Management Program Thursday, March 23, 2017 - USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $11 million in available funding through the Minor Crop Pest Management Program.
UGA Updates Research Misconduct Policy Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - The UGA Research Misconduct Policy, which is applicable to all individuals at UGA conducting scientific and scholarly research, was recently updated.
NIFA Announces $11 Million to Support Antimicrobial Resistance Research Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - The USDA NIFA announced $11 million in available funding for projects that mitigate antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a growing public health issue that affects more than 2 million people annually.
Awards & Honors: American Association of Geographers (AAG) Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - The Honors of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by AAG members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement.
Awards & Honors: Sarnat Prize in Mental Health Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - This international award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations for outstanding achievement in improving mental health and is accompanied by a medal and $20,000.
Changes in the Visiting Researcher/Scholar (VRS) Process Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Updated procedures for hosting a visiting researcher or scholar on the UGA campus are effective as of May 1, 2017.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Invites Grand Challenges Grant Proposals Monday, March 13, 2017 - Proposals are invited for the latest round of Gates Foundation Grand Challenges grants, providing initial grants of $100,000 each.
Antimicrobial Resistance Collaborative Meeting, March 22 Monday, March 13, 2017 - Antimicrobial Resistance Collaborative, a joint effort of the Emory University Antibiotic Resistance Center and the One Health@UGA Antimicrobial Resistance Group, will hold a workshop on "Overlooked Factors in the Spread and Persistence of Antibiotic Resistance," on Wednesday, March 22, at the UGA Veterinary Medical Center.
Spring Events to Help Improve Proposals Monday, March 13, 2017 - Improve your proposal skills at March and April events from the Office for Proposal Enhancement.
NIFA Announces New Funding Opportunities for Next-generation Pesticides, Education and Canola Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - NIFA has announced three new funding programs.
NIFA Announces $12.1 Million to Support Crop Protection and Pest Management Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $12.1 million in available funding through the Crop Protection and Pest Management (CPPM) Competitive Grants Program.
FDA Issues Broad Agency Announcement to Protect and Promote Health Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - The FDA has issued a Broad Agency Announcement for Advanced Research and Development of Regulatory Science in nine research area.
Limited Submission: Pathway to Stop Diabetes Awards Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - The Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Program intends to attract brilliant scientists at the peak of their creativity to diabetes research, and to accelerate their research progress by providing the necessary resources and support for conducting transformative science.
Awards & Honors: American Musicological Society (AMS) Awards Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - This annual awards program honors outstanding scholars in the field of music as a branch of teaching, learning and research.
Awards & Honors: American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Awards Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - These awards showcase leaders in the world of microbial sciences who are recognized and nominated by their peers across the board. Academic, clinical, service and leadership awards, among others, as well as grants and fellowships are an essential component of ASM member excellence and recognition.
Awards & Honors: Cottrell Scholar Program Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - The Cottrell Scholar (CS) program champions the very best early career teacher-scholars in chemistry, physics and astronomy by providing significant discretionary awards for research. Nurturing an interdisciplinary community of outstanding scientific/academic leaders, the CS program fosters synergy among faculty at major American research universities and primarily undergraduate institutions.
Awards & Honors: 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - The Franklin Institute seeks nominations for the 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science of individuals who have made significant contributions to our understanding or the development of genome editing and/or its applications.
Lecture Postponed: “Genomes Galore – Big Data Challenges in the Life Sciences” Monday, February 20, 2017 - Srinivas Aluru, co-director of Georgia Tech Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Data Engineering and Science, and co-leader of the NSF South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub, will speak on Friday, Feb. 24, 10:30a.m. - noon, Rm. 175, Coverdell.
27th Annual Molecular Parasitology & Vector Biology Symposium at UGA, April 27 Friday, February 17, 2017 - Registration is now open for the 27th Annual Molecular Parasitology & Vector Biology Symposium to be held Thursday, April 27.
NASA Seeks Early-Career Faculty Proposals for America’s Space Program Friday, February 17, 2017 - NASA has released a solicitation seeking proposals from early-career faculty related to specific high-priority areas of interest to America's space program.
New Central Research Stores Stockroom Opened in Tucker Hall Monday, February 13, 2017 - Central Research Stores (CRS) has opened a new stockroom in Tucker Hall.
Awards & Honors: 2018 Biophysical Society Awards Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - Through its awards program, the Biophysical Society honors its members and recognizes excellence in biophysics. The Society offers awards in nine different categories.
Grant Writing Coaching Groups Accepting Applications Monday, February 6, 2017 - National Research Mentoring Network is accepting applications for individuals wanting coaching on effective writing techniques. Programs are free and feature travel compensation.
Awards & Honors: International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Best Book Award Thursday, February 2, 2017 - This award is conferred for the best book in the field of international studies with a copyright dated the year before the nomination.
Awards & Honors: MLA Publication Awards Thursday, February 2, 2017 - These awards honor exceptional works of literary history, literary criticism, philology, and literary theory, as well as those dealing with literature and other arts and disciplines.
Awards & Honors: Entomological Society of America Awards Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - These annual honors and awards recognize scientists and educators who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology.
Powdered Surgeon’s Gloves Banned for Research and Clinical Practice, Including Veterinary Medicine Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) has issued a final rule banning all powdered surgeon’s gloves, powdered patient examination gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating surgical gloves intended for use by humans because these devices present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury that cannot be corrected or eliminated by a change in labeling.