Research Announcements

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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.
Limited Submission: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Friday, February 17, 2017 - Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF) Internal Deadline: March 5, 2017 Sponsor Deadline: March 29, 2017 Link: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17527/nsf17527.htm A well-educated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce is a significant contributor to maintaining the competitiveness of the U.S. in the global … Continued
Limited Submission: Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization (HUDRD) Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - The Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations, and Data Analysis and Utilization program (referred to as “HUDRD”) is managed by HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R). HUD is announcing the availability of up to $2,900,000 in FY 2016 funding.
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.
Call for Proposals: Third Round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - UGA is launching the third round of funding for the Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program, with proposals due April 4.
Georgia Sea Grant Opens Core Funding Cycle: Preproposals Due March 15, 2017 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - Georgia Sea Grant invites preproposals for coastal and marine research projects for the 2018–2020 core funding cycle.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Braitmayer Foundation Grants Monday, January 30, 2017 - The Braitmayer Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States.
Awards & Honors: American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Awards Thursday, January 26, 2017 - The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) awards recognize scientists for extraordinary contributions to the field of cell biology, and are presented at the ASCB Annual Meeting every December.
President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program Announced Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - In his 2017 State of the University Address, UGA President Morehead announced a new internal seed grant program for interdisciplinary proposals addressing five grand challenges.
NIH Studies Now Require Good Clinical Practice Training Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - NIH recently established a policy that all NIH-funded investigators and staff who are involved in the conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials be trained in Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
Awards & Honors: National Academy of Engineering Awards Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - The National Academy of Engineering has issued a call for nominations for its highly prestigious awards program. These awards honor lifetime dedication to engineering achievement, education, and innovation.
Town Hall on OneSource Project, Feb. 2 Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - A University-wide town hall about UGA’s OneSource Project — which will affect business processes such as grants accounting, travel expense, and human resources — will be held on Feb. .
Proposal Transmittal Form Now Requires Verification of Lab Safety Compliance Monday, January 23, 2017 - The Sponsored Projects Administration Grants Transmittal Form now includes check boxes for required training in Laboratory Safety Basics.
Final Rule on Protection of Human Subjects Published in Federal Register Monday, January 23, 2017 - Federal agencies issued a final rule on the Protection of Human Subjects on Jan. 18 to update regulations that safeguard individuals who participate in research.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: International Sports Programming Initiative (ISPI) Monday, January 23, 2017 - Sports Diplomacy enhances cross-cultural understanding and opens new avenues of dialogue and collaboration between individuals and nations. In support of U.S. Department of State foreign policy objectives, ECA’s sports diplomacy programs create both people-to-people and institutional linkages through sport.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Friday, January 20, 2017 - With this award, FFAR seeks to promote career advancement of highly creative and promising new scientists who intend to make a long-term career commitment to research in food and agriculture and bring innovative, ground-breaking research initiatives and thinking to bear on problems facing food and agriculture.
Awards & Honors: Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program Friday, January 20, 2017 - This year, the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program will place up to 22 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year term staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring.
NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication. Thursday, January 19, 2017 - The National Endowment for the Humanities and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation jointly support individual scholars pursuing research projects that require digital expression and digital publication.
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs Thursday, January 19, 2017 - ACLS invites applications for the seventh competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program.
NEH Fellowships Thursday, January 19, 2017 - NEH Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both.
Workshop on Submitting to 2017 NIFA-AFRI Competition, Feb. 1 Thursday, January 19, 2017 - Researchers planning to submit an application to the 2017 NIFA-AFRI competition, or interested in USDA grant funding in general, are invited to a Coffee with the Pros panel discussion on Wed., Feb., 1.
Information Sessions Offered on Visa Issues Relating to Entrepreneurial Activities, Feb. 13-14 Thursday, January 19, 2017 - Faculty, administrators, international students and postdocs on F and J visas are invited to attend workshops on visa issues relating to entrepreneurial activities on Monday, Feb. 13, with individual consultations available on Feb. 14.
Awards & Honors: AHA Award for Scholarly Distinction Thursday, January 19, 2017 - The American Historical Association (AHA) invites members to submit nominations for its annual Award for Scholarly Distinction, a lifetime achievement award for senior historians in the United States.
Awards & Honors: WICB Awards Thursday, January 19, 2017 - The WICB Awards recognize scientists in early, mid, and late-stage careers for extraordinary contributions to the field of cell biology.
Awards & Honors: National Medal of Technology and Innovation Thursday, January 19, 2017 - The purpose of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation is to recognize those who have made lasting contributions to America's competitiveness, standard of living, and quality of life through technological innovation, and to recognize those who have made substantial contributions to strengthening the nation's technological workforce.
Introduction to Qualitative Research Workshop Series Offered by SEER Center Thursday, January 19, 2017 - A series of eight workshops is being offered this spring by Scientists Engaged in Education Research (SEER) Center.
Chemical Biology Group to Hold Southeast Chemical Biology Symposium, April 14 Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - The Southeast Chemical Biology Symposium, "Small-Molecules for Understanding Life and Managing Disease," will be held Friday, April 14, 8:30-5:30 p.m., in Coverdell Auditorium.
New Materials Institute to Hold Information Summit, Feb. 14 Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - The New Materials Institute will hold an information summit on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the University of Georgia Special Collections Library.
Awards & Honors: Grawemeyer Award in Education Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - The Grawemeyer Award in Education is intended to stimulate the dissemination, public scrutiny and implementation of ideas that have potential to bring about significant improvement in educational practice and advances in educational attainment.
Awards & Honors: 2018 McKnight Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - The McKnight Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award assists scientists working to apply the knowledge achieved through basic research to human brain disorders that affect memory or cognition.
Nancy Manley Named Sponsored Projects Administration Executive Director Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - Distinguished Research Professor Nancy Manley has been named the university’s new executive director of Sponsored Projects Administration.
Awards & Honors: Whitehall Foundation Fall Session Grants Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - The Whitehall Foundation offers two important grant programs for both emerging and established scientists conducting basic research in vertebrate (excluding clinical) and invertebrate neurobiology. These programs operate on a seasonal schedule, with Summer, Fall, and Spring Sessions.
Clinical and Translational Research Unit Anniversary Celebration and Open House, Jan. 27 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - The UGA community is invited to attend the Clinical and Translational Research Unit's anniversary celebration and open house, 3-5 p.m., Jan. 27 on UGA's Health Sciences Campus.
Awards & Honors: The ACM Gordon Bell Prize Friday, January 6, 2017 - This prize is awarded each year to recognize outstanding achievement in high-performance computing. The purpose of the award is to track the progress over time of parallel computing, with particular emphasis on rewarding innovation in applying high-performance computing to applications in science, engineering, and large-scale data analytics.
Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association Georgia Regional Conference, Feb. 6-8 Thursday, January 5, 2017 - The Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA) will hold its Georgia Regional Conference at UGA, Feb. 6-8, 2017, at the Georgia Hotel and Conference Center.
Call for Judges for the 42nd Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - UGA’s Office of Academic Special Programs is seeking science and engineering graduate students and professionals to serve as judges for the 42nd Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - Up to $4,000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10) Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - The Shared Instrument Grant (SIG) Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000.
Limited Submission: High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10) Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - The High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $600,001. The maximum award is $2,000,000.
Awards & Honors: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH) Awards Friday, December 16, 2016 - The primary emphases of the Society are to increase knowledge about fishes, amphibians and reptiles, to disseminate that knowledge through publications, conferences, symposia, and other means, and to encourage and support young scientists who will make future advances in these fields.
Awards & Honors: The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM)’s C. Hart Merriam Award Thursday, December 15, 2016 - The C. Hart Merriam Award is given to eminent scholars in recognition of outstanding research in mammalogy over a period of at least 10 years.
Awards & Honors: American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Professional Awards Thursday, December 15, 2016 - The American Society of Animal Science fosters the discovery, sharing, and application of scientific knowledge concerning the responsible use of animals to enhance human life and well-being.