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New policy on disposal of sharps, pointed plastics and glass Thursday, January 18, 2018 - This policy is designed to reduce the potential for injuries and near misses when building service workers are removing waste from the laboratories.
Limited Submission: Enhancing Capacity for Strategic and Applied Research Activities in Support of Control and Elimination of Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Sponsor: United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Internal Deadline: February 2, 2018 Required LOI Deadline: February 12, 2018 Sponsor Deadline: March 12, 2018 Link: Summary The purpose of this … Continued
GRA institutions share use of research core facilities Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - The agreement means identified core facilities and equipment will be available to scientists at all eight institutions at the same rates and terms offered to internal facility users.
NIH: Bioengineering Research Partnerships Friday, January 12, 2018 - Awards will focus on supporting multidisciplinary teams that apply an integrative, quantitative bioengineering approach to developing technologies, and engage biomedical researchers or clinicians throughout the project.
Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences Friday, January 12, 2018 - Awards support young investigators engaged in basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Georgia CTSA Request for Proposals: Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies Friday, January 12, 2018 - Georgia CTSA’s Pilot Grants program is soliciting proposals that either generate preliminary data and refine research strategies for subsequent extramural grant applications or develop the best approaches and methodologies to address complex translational and clinical research problems.
TaNeDS Global: Drug Discovery Partnership Competition Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - The goal of this program is to generate breakthrough pharmaceutical drugs for human health by promoting new drug discovery themes, R&D technologies, and continuous collaboration with external researchers and research groups.
Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, January 4, 2018 - This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is designed to support highly integrated research teams of three to six PD/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the mission of NIGMS and are beyond the scope of one or two investigators. Collaborative program teams are expected to accomplish goals that require considerable synergy and managed team interactions. Project goals should not be achievable with a collection of individual efforts or projects. Teams are encouraged to consider far-reaching objectives that will produce major advances in their fields.
Funding Alerts from UGA Office of International Education Thursday, December 14, 2017 - The University of Georgia Office of International Education offers a monthly grants notification email, personalized to your research and service interests, on a global level.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Understanding and Addressing the Disparity in Vaccination Coverage Among U.S. Adolescents Living in Rural Versus Urban Areas Thursday, December 14, 2017 - Sponsor: United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Internal Deadline: January 5, 2018 Sponsor Deadline: February 13, 2018 Link: Please note that the internal deadline for this competition has passed. … Continued
FY2019 Junior and Senior Faculty Research Grants in Humanities and Arts Deadline Announced Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - The Willson Center for Humanities & Arts in conjunction with the Office of Research announce the FY2019 cycle for the Junior and Senior Faculty Research Grants in Humanities and Arts Program. The goal of the program is to support and … Continued
FY2019 Junior Faculty Seed Grants in STEM Deadline Announced Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - The Office of Research announces the FY2019 cycle for the Junior Faculty Seed Grants in STEM (formerly known as Faculty Research Grants in Science and Engineering)​.  These grants are designed to support and encourage the development of a strong program of … Continued
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Energy Frontier Research Centers Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - The mission of the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program is to support fundamental research to understand, predict, and ultimately control matter and energy at the electronic, atomic, and molecular levels in order to provide the foundations for new energy technologies and to support DOE’s mission emphases in energy, the environment, and national security. BES has long invested in innovative basic research to advance the DOE mission through BES’s core research areas.
CDC: Disparity in Vaccination Coverage Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - CDC seeks proposals addressing vaccine coverage of adolescents living in rural areas compared to adolescents living in urban areas within the U.S.
CDC: Economic Studies of Immunization Policies and Practices Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - The CDC seeks proposals for economic studies of vaccines and immunizations policies and practices to inform policies and interventions.
Limited Submission: Braitmayer Foundation Grants Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - The Braitmayer Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States. Of particular interest are: Curricular and school reform initiatives. Preparation of and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those which encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching.
Pivot Workshop: Learn How to Use the Pivot Funding Database, Feb. 22. Monday, December 11, 2017 - Learn how to find opportunities based on your research interests and expertise, and set up tailored funding searches and alerts.
NEH Regional Application-Writing Workshop at UGA, Feb. 28 Thursday, December 7, 2017 - The NEH will present a workshop on NEH endowment programs, including a mock panel review offering strategies for developing strong applications.
Limited Submission: Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - The purpose of the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program is to promote, improve, and develop modern foreign languages and area studies at varying levels of education. The program provides opportunities for faculty, teachers, and undergraduate and graduate students to conduct individual and group projects overseas to carry out research and study in the fields of modern foreign languages and area studies. This competition will support both Fulbright-Hays GPA short-term projects (GPA short-term projects) and Fulbright-Hays GPA long-term projects (GPA long-term projects).
DOE: Terrestrial Ecosystem Science Pre-Applications Due Dec. 20 Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - The Terrestrial Ecosystem Science activity seeks to improve the understanding and representation of terrestrial ecosystems in ways that advance Earth system model parameterizations and capabilities.
L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Program Seeking Applications from Postdoctoral Scientists Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - The program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers who are looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation of girls in STEM.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Wednesday, November 29, 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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Update: Changes in Human Research Protections Regulations Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - The UGA Human Subjects Office is preparing updates to policies and the IRB portal.
NEH: Public Scholar Program Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - The Public Scholar Program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - Digital Humanities Advancement Grants welcome for digital initiatives in any area of the humanities.
Smithsonian Libraries: Fellowships for 2017-2018 Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - Smithsonian Libraries fellowships support scholarly research for up to six months.
ACLS: Digital Extension Grants Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - ACLS Digital Extension Grants help advance humanistic scholarship by enhancing established digital projects and extending their reach to new communities of users.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers the opportunity to transform new knowledge into societal benefits through translational research and technology development efforts which catalyze partnerships to accelerate innovations that address significant societal needs.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - The purpose of the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) is to encourage and retain outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers. The award will facilitate the transition of talented graduate students into successful cancer research postdoctoral appointments, and provide opportunities for career development activities relevant to their long-term career goals of becoming independent cancer researchers.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: The Gerda Henkel Prize Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - The Gerda Henkel Prize was set up in 2006 and is awarded every two years to excellent and internationally acclaimed researchers who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement in the disciplines and funding areas supported by the Foundation and can be expected to continue to do so. The Gerda Henkel Prize is worth 100,000 euros. The prize money may be used at the winner’s discretion.
Proposal Enhancement: Sign Up for Proposal Peer Review of your NIH Proposal by Nov. 27 Friday, November 17, 2017 - Get help with your next NIH proposal through the Proposal Peer Review progam.
Guidance on the New NIH Grant Review Elements Friday, November 17, 2017 - Get guidance on how and where to address four new grant review elements in NIH research proposals.
NSF: Energy for Sustainability Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Energy for Sustainability program seeks proposals for sustainable energy production process that are environmentally benign, reduce greenhouse gas production, and utilize renewable resources.
NIH: Bioengineering Research Grants Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - Bioengineering research grants foster the development of an innovative technology, model, technique, design, or method that has the potential for significant impact on biomedical research.
Pivot: Find Funding Opportunities Just for You Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - UGA faculty, students and staff looking for funding opportunities can search Pivot, a subscription database of more than 25,000 funding opportunities from numerous sponsors across all disciplines.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Moore Inventor Fellows Monday, November 13, 2017 - 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.
USDA: Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - The program supports applied and fundamental research to help federal regulators evaluate the effects of GE organisms on their environment.
State of Technology at UGA Presentation, Nov. 15 Monday, November 6, 2017 - The annual State of Technology at UGA presentation will cover technology trends and initiatives at the university,
NSF: Enabling Discovery Through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) Friday, November 3, 2017 - EDGE projects should focus on development of functional genomic tools, approaches, and associated infrastructure to enable direct tests of hypotheses about gene function in diverse organisms for which such tools and infrastructure are presently unavailable.
Coffee with the Pros: Department of Defense Funding, December 8 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - Position your proposal to apply for Department of Defense funding.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: NEA Big Read Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - An initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary books that reflect many different voices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Friday, October 27, 2017 - The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.
Daiichi Sankyo Drug Discovery Grant Competition Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - Global pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo seeks proposals for early research collaborations in areas ranging from drug target discovery to drug candidate identification.
Georgia CTSA Announces Two Pilot Grant Opportunities Monday, October 16, 2017 - Georgia CTSA has announced up to $230,000 in pilot grant opportunities over two categories. Faculty from UGA, Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Morehouse School of Medicine may submit proposals aligned with the two RFP categories.
U.S. Government Revokes Most Sudan Sanctions Thursday, October 12, 2017 - With the lifting of the sanctions, research, collaborations, online course delivery, and travel to Sudan becomes more straightforward, but export licenses may still be required.
NSF Eliminates Fixed Deadlines for Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO) Proposals Thursday, October 12, 2017 - NSF is eliminating deadlines for BIO proposals effective calendar year 2018.
NEH: Collaborative Research Grants Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by two or more collaborating scholars
Map Fund – Awards for Live Performance Projects Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - MAP supports original live performance projects that embody a spirit of deep inquiry.
National Humanities Center Residential Fellowships Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities.