Research Announcements

All Announcements

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.
Changes in Human Research Protections Regulations Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - The UGA Human Subjects Office is preparing updates to policies and the IRB portal.
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.
Limited Submission: Heidelberg Laureate Program Friday, November 10, 2017 - Held annually for a week in Heidelberg, Germany, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum brings these laureates at the apex of their careers together with 200 high-achieving graduate student and postdoctoral counterparts from around the world.
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.
Proposal Enhancement: Sign Up for Proposal Peer Review of your NIH Proposal by Nov. 27 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - Get help with your next NIH proposal through the Proposal Peer Review progam.
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.
Georgia DNR Seeks Proposals for Georgia Coastal Incentive Grants Friday, September 22, 2017 - Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking proposals for Coastal Incentive Grants, 2018-2019.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 22, 2017 - 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.
Proposal Enhancement: Sign Up for Proposal Peer Review: NSF Biological Sciences Pre-Proposal (with January Deadlines) Friday, September 22, 2017 - Would you like to have a colleague review your NSF Bio pre-proposal?
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks proposals for initial grants on global health and development topics.
Boilerplates for Proposals Available Online Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Save time in proposal writing by downloading boilerplates for UGA centers and core facilities.
NSF Accepting Proposals Related to Hurricane Harvey Friday, September 15, 2017 - NSF encourages the submission of proposals that seek to address the challenges related to Hurricane Harvey.
DARPA Young Faculty Award Friday, September 15, 2017 - The YFA will provide high-impact funding to elite researchers early in their careers to develop innovative new research directions in the context of enabling transformative DoD capabilities.
Coffee with the Pros: Developing and Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaborations, Sept. 22 Friday, September 15, 2017 - What does it take to develop a successful interdisciplinary research project — and get it funded?
Informational Meeting for Researchers/Instructors Who Use Animals: Oct. 3 Friday, September 15, 2017 - Find out more about use of animals in research and instruction on Oct. 3.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38) Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Internal Deadline Non-AIDS: September 29, 2017 AIDS: November 3, 2017 Sponsor Deadline Non-AIDS: October 24, 2017 AIDS: January 24, 2018 Link: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=296752 Summary The purpose of this program is to recruit and retain outstanding, … Continued
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program Friday, September 8, 2017 - The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars program has supported more than 150 scientists since 1976. The program embraces innovative research with above-average risk and groundbreaking possibilities. Scholars have gone on to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the National Medal of Science, the Wolf Prize in Medicine and the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 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.
Limited Submission: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 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.
Awards & Honors: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Awards Forecast Thursday, August 24, 2017 - The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) invites nominations for 85 Society Awards that recognize civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. A wide array of honors, several including cash prizes, exist to award students, younger members, career professionals, projects, authors of ASCE-published papers, and researchers/educators.
FY2018 UGA Postdoc and Graduate Student Research Awards Announced Monday, August 21, 2017 - The Office of Research announces the FY2018 UGA Research Awards for postdocs and graduate students.  Please see the list below for the nomination deadlines. The guidelines and instructions for award programs honoring postdocs and graduate students have been updated, but … Continued
Awards & Honors: Association for Psychological Science (APS) Awards Thursday, August 17, 2017 - These awards honor leading psychological scientists and academics, clinicians, researchers, teachers, and administrators for their achievements in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.
New Tool Now Available to Discover and Analyze Publication and Citation Data Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - A new set of tools helps researchers explore and analyze Web of Science publication and citation data.
Georgia Bio Seeks Abstracts for Innovation Summit, Oct. 24, 2017 Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - The Georgia Bio Summit will showcase the state's bioscience companies and universities on Oct. 24 in Atlanta.
Policy Changes to Impact NIH-funded Studies Involving Human Subjects Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - NIH has provided new guidance for conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects.
Coffee with the Pros: Developing and Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaborations, Sept. 22 Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - Hear a panel of experts from across campus discuss how to lay the groundwork for successful interdisciplinary research collaborations.
Awards & Honors: 2017-18 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Awards Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - These awards are an important and valuable method of honoring outstanding contributions made toward increasing technical knowledge, improving understanding, or achieving noteworthy engineering application.
Pivot Database Workshop: Researcher Profiles and Funding Opportunities Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - Attend a workshop to learn how to set up tailored funding searches and email alerts using Pivot on Friday, Sept. 8 from 1 to 2:30 pm in the Science Learning Center.
Awards & Honors: American Mathematical Society (AMS) Centennial Fellowships Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - AMS Centennial Fellowships annually provide one-year fellowships for research in mathematics.
Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I-FAST) Prize Competition Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I-FAST) Prize Competition is accepting applications to participate in entrepreneurship training
Awards & Honors: American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) Awards Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - hese honors promote and encourage research, study, writing, and interest in the history of medicine including the history of public health, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and allied arts, sciences, and professions.
UGA’s OneSource Demo Days Open to Faculty, Aug. 30-31 Monday, August 7, 2017 - OneSource Demo Days provide a sneak peek at the new finance and human resources administration system
Awards & Honors: NEH Collaborative Research Grants Monday, August 7, 2017 - NEH Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by two or more collaborating scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years.
DuPont Pioneer Seeks Innovations Friday, August 4, 2017 - The DuPont Pioneer Open Innovation initiative is seeking to connect innovators with DuPont Pioneer scientists through funding opportunities in five strategic areas.
NSF-NIFA: Plant Biotic Interactions Program Thursday, August 3, 2017 - The Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program seeks to support important fundamental and translational research on the mechanisms and principles that mediate the interaction of plants with their biotic partners.
U.S. Government to Ban Travel to North Korea Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Effective Sept. 1, 2017, U.S. citizens are prohibited from traveling to North Korea.
NIH: BRAIN Initiative Funding for New and Early-Stage Nervous System Technologies Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - NIH seeks proposals for unique and early stage technologies that enable understanding how electrical and chemical signals code information in neural circuits and give rise to sensations, thoughts, emotions and actions.