Research Announcements

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Awards & Honors: Paul Oskar Kristeller Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday, June 22, 2017 - The Paul Oskar Kristeller Lifetime Achievement Award, given annually by the Renaissance Society of America (RSA), honors a lifetime of uncompromising devotion to the highest standard of scholarship accompanied by exceptional achievement in Renaissance studies.
Awards & Honors: George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism Thursday, June 22, 2017 - The George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism awards "the American who has written the best piece of drama criticism during the theatrical year (July 1 to June 30), whether it is an article, an essay, treatise or book."
Limited Submission: Disney Conservation Fund – Annual Conservation Grants Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 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.
Awards & Honors: Gairdner International Award Thursday, June 22, 2017 - The Canada Gairdner International Award recognizes outstanding biomedical scientists who have made original contributions to medicine with the goal of contributing through research to increased understanding of human biology and disease.
Awards & Honors: AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Award Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - The Prize was established in 1985 by the AAAS Board of Directors to be awarded to someone who has "made signal contributions to the advancement of science in the United States" either as: (1) a public servant, in recognition of sustained exceptional contributions to advancing science, or (2) a scientist, whose career has been distinguished both for scientific achievement and for other notable services to the scientific community.
Awards & Honors: Abe Fellowship Program Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - The Abe Fellowship Program is designed by the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern.
Kress Foundation Digital Resources Grant Program Monday, June 19, 2017 - The Kress Foundation Digital Resources program is intended to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new approaches to teaching and learning.
USAID: Eastern and Southern Caribbean Science, Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships Monday, June 19, 2017 - USAID has invites proposals that solve development challenges in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean in the areas of economic performance, energy, security and governance, education, health, the environment, and gender.
Clinical Studies Seed Grant Program Announced: August 21 Deadline Thursday, June 15, 2017 - The Clinical and Translational Research Unit has announced competitive seed grant funds, enabled by the AU/UGA Medical Partnership, of up to $40,000 to support pilot studies based in the CTRU.
Limited Submission: Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative Thursday, June 15, 2017 - The ECI program is intended to provide support for minority and/or disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, or serious mental illness.
Limited Submission: Mallinckrodt Grants Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Limited Submission: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Research Labs Monday, June 12, 2017 - Through a new program, the NEA Research Labs, the organization seeks to support a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike.
Summer Workshop Series Enrollment Still Open Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Sign up for workshops on finding funding sources, crafting competitive proposals, developing project budgets, and addressing agency goals and requirements.
Limited Submission: Sloan Research Fellowships Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
Limited Submission: SEC Faculty Travel Program Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Travel Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities.
New Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Funding Announced Friday, June 2, 2017 - Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs has released funding opportunities for research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Peer Reviewed Medical Research, Orthopaedic Research and Prostate Cancer.
Allen Family Seed Grant Program in Cellular Manufacturing Announced Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Seed grant funding in cellular manufacturing is intended to stimulate new, collaborative research among Emory University, Georgia Tech, and UGA investigators.
Georgia Partners in Regenerative Medicine Seed Grant Program Announced Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Proposals are being accepted for seed grants to support new collaborative research in regenerative medicine among Georgia Tech, Emory University, and UGA investigators. Deadline is July 10, 2017.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) Friday, May 26, 2017 - The RCDI was authorized to develop the capacity and ability of private, nonprofit community-based housing and community development organizations, low-income rural communities, and federally recognized Native American Tribes to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development in rural areas.
William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - The William T. Grant Foundation supports high-quality research that is relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States.
NIH Accepting Applications for Small Research Grant Program Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - NIH is accepting applications for funding to support research projects that can be carried out ina short period of time with limited resources.
NIH Announces Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - The NIH has announced that funds are available for administrative supplements to recruit and support high school, undergraduate and graduate/clinical students, postdoctorates (including health professional), and eligible investigators. The goal of the research supplements is to develop research careers and … Continued
Research Summer Workshop Series, June 9-July 28 Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - Learn how to discover funding sources, craft competitive proposals, develop project budgets, and address agency goals and requirements.
NIFA Announces $2.8 Million Funding for Health Education in Rural Areas Monday, May 22, 2017 - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $2.8 million in available funding to health education projects for individuals and families living in rural areas.
ARCS Foundation Awards: Application deadline June 15 Friday, May 19, 2017 - UGA is seeking nominations of seven top doctoral students for the 2017 ARCS Foundation awards.
NIH Unveils Plans for Grant Support Index Friday, May 19, 2017 - NIH has announced a new policy that will limit the number of grants that any single principal investigator (PI) can have at one time, potentially broadening the pool investigators conducting NIH research.
NASA Seeks Proposals for Early-Stage Space Technologies Friday, May 19, 2017 - NASA seeks proposals for innovative, early-stage space technology research that supports high-priority future space science and exploration needs of NASA, other government agencies, and the commercial space sector.
Awards & Honors: NEH Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - The NEH’s grants for Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) support fellowships at institutions devoted to advanced study and research in the humanities.
Awards & Honors: 2018 HHMI Investigator Competition Thursday, May 11, 2017 - The 2018 HHMI Investigator Competition enables the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to strengthen its community of basic researchers and physician scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems in biomedical disciplines, plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology.
Human Research Protections Community Forum, July 18-19 Thursday, May 4, 2017 - Join the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) staff at a Research Community Forum called “Navigating a River of Change: Bringing Research Up to Par” in Augusta, GA, July 18-19.
Awards & Honors: AAA Young Investigator Awards Thursday, May 4, 2017 - The American Association of Anatomists (AAA)’s Young Investigator Awards combine three long-standing AAA awards with a new award to recognize investigators in the early stages of their careers who have made important contributions to biomedical science through their research in cell/molecular biology, developmental biology, comparative neuroanatomy, or the morphological sciences.
Awards & Honors: Core Fulbright Scholar Program Thursday, May 4, 2017 - The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries.
NIFA Announces $6 Million for Research on Plant-Biotic Interactions Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - National Institute of Food and Agriculture has announced the availability of approximately $6 million to support agriculturally relevant research on the symbiotic relationship between plants and other living organisms.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Pew Biomedical Scholars Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.
Updated Guidance on Safe Handling of Sharps Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - The Office of Biosafety has issued updated guidance on the "Safe Handling of Sharps in the Biological Research Laboratory."
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.
Winners Announced for President’s Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - Twelve faculty teams at the University of Georgia have been selected to receive research awards through the institution’s Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program.
(CLOSED) 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.
New Pivot Training Workshop: June 16 Monday, April 24, 2017 - The UGA Libraries and Office for Proposal Enhancement are offering a workshop on the Pivot funding opportunity database, June 16, 1-2 p.m., in the Main Library.
(CLOSED) 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.
(CLOSED) 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.