Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

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Human research protection program earns accreditation Thursday, August 16, 2018 - The University of Georgia’s program for ensuring the safety and protection of human subjects who participate in research has been awarded accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. This is the first time UGA has applied … Continued
2018-2019 UGA Postdoc and Graduate Student Research Awards Thursday, August 16, 2018 - The Office of Research encourages the nominations of postdoctoral scholars and graduate students for the 2018-2019 UGA Research Awards.
Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Thursday, August 16, 2018 - The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers. These awards celebrate the past accomplishments and future potential of young faculty members working in three disciplinary categories of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Every year, one nominee in each category will be named a Blavatnik Laureate and awarded $250,000 in unrestricted funds.
Call for Proposals: Sixth round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Thursday, August 16, 2018 - Deadline for proposals: Friday, October 12, 2018 - UGA is launching the sixth round of funding for the Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program to encourage the development of sustainable international research and service activities.
Limited Submission: U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program Monday, August 13, 2018 - Since 2012, the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Dialogue Program has provided an opportunity for U.S. and Russian partner organizations to receive up to $75,000 in funding to support unique projects centered on Russian-American, peer-to-peer interaction and cooperation, including but not limited to, an exchange of best practices between Russians and Americans on a topic of mutual interest. P2P Projects are initially funded for a period of 12 months or less and should provide equal or near-equal benefit to both sides of the peer partnership. The successful recipient of this award will be responsible (in coordination with the PAS Moscow, per the cooperative agreement award specifics) for conducting outreach and advertising for the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program competition, managing the selection process, issuing and managing each sub-award under the competition, and serving as the primary contact and resource for all sub-awards issued under this award.
NIH Common Fund Glycoscience Program Friday, August 10, 2018 - The program aims to develop accessible and affordable new tools and technologies for studying carbohydrates that will allow biomedical researchers to significantly advance our understanding of the roles of these complex molecules in health and disease.
NIH: Genomic Innovator Award Friday, August 10, 2018 - This program aims to support researchers to do highly innovative work on important problems in genomics. The PD/PIs should be creative investigators, early in their careers, who are part of consortia, large research groups, or other team-science efforts.
NIH: Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Friday, August 10, 2018 - NIH participating Institutes and Centers, in coordination with the U.S. FDA, invite cooperative agreement applications to support investigator-initiated and small business research studies aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine using adult stem cells.
NIH Common Fund’s Extracellular RNA Communication Program Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - In the final stage of the program there will be focus on development of tools and technologies to further catalyze the field of extracellular RNA communication research.
Office of Research: Research Scientist Promotion Deadline – November 2, 2018 Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - Useful information regarding promotion dossier submissions to the Office of Research.
Limited Submission: Enabling Quantum Leap: Convergent Accelerated Discovery Foundries for Quantum Materials Science, Engineering and Information (Q-AMASE-i) Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - The Division of Materials Research (DMR), the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), the Division of Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS), and the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) seek to rapidly accelerate quantum materials design, synthesis, characterization, and translation of fundamental materials engineering and information research for quantum devices, systems, and networks. The new program of Enabling Quantum Leap: Convergent Accelerated Discovery Foundries for Quantum Materials Science, Engineering, and Information (Q-AMASE-i) aims to support these goals by establishing Foundries with mid-scale infrastructure for rapid prototyping and development of quantum materials and devices.
NSF 2026 Idea Machine Monday, August 6, 2018 - Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade, the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the NSF.
Limited Submission: National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Monday, August 6, 2018 - 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.
NIH: Somatic Cell Genome Editing program Thursday, July 26, 2018 - This program aims to accelerate the translation of genome editing technology into clinical applications by enabling a new Consortium of researchers to develop quality tools for safe and effective genome editing and provide these tools to the research community for future therapy development.
Competition for a Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - This Cooperative Institute will facilitate a long-term collaborative environment between NOAA and the recipient(s) within which broad-based exploration, research, technology development, and education and outreach capabilities that focus on NOAA's priorities for the global ocean living and non-living marine resources can be developed and sustained. 
Khwarizmi International Award: Call for Participation Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - The Iranian Organization for Science and Technology’s (IROST) annual Khwarizmi International Award (KIA) seeks to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology.
Sony Research Award Program Monday, July 23, 2018 - This program provides funding for cutting-edge academic research and helps build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers.
Limited Submission: Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology Monday, July 23, 2018 - Seeking to advance public understanding of religion and theology, the Henry Luce Foundation’s Theology Program invites new inquiries for university-based projects that are centrally animated by faculty members based at research institutions. Through competitively-awarded grants to research universities, the Luce Foundation’s Theology Program aims to support collaborative, experimental, and field-shaping initiatives that enliven the practice of public scholarship.
Limited Submission: Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship Friday, July 20, 2018 - The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology. The program aims to nurture excellent young scholars for careers in areas of psychology, such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology. The goal of the program is to support scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas.
ORNL’s Innovation Crossroads Cohort 3 applications opening Sept. 2018 Thursday, July 19, 2018 - Innovation Crossroads is an entrepreneurial fellowship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that supports leading technology innovators as they work to transform an energy or advanced manufacturing idea with global potential into a successful startup company.
NIH Workshop: Single IRB Resource & Infrastructure Dev., Sept. 12 Thursday, July 19, 2018 - NIH will be holding a public workshop on successful strategies and lessons learned for modifying and enhancing institutional IRB infrastructure for single IRB review of multi-site studies. The meeting will take place at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center in Rockville, MD.
RWJ Foundation: Systems for Action Thursday, July 19, 2018 - RWJF’s Systems for Action program is offering awards for research on how to better align the many financing and delivery systems that impact health. All proposals should include a focus on health equity, by examining how better aligning systems can ensure everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full health potential.
Limited Submission: CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) Thursday, July 19, 2018 - The CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) program drives discovery and learning in the core CISE disciplines of the three participating CISE divisions by supporting the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure that will support focused research agendas in computer and information science and engineering. This infrastructure will enable CISE researchers to advance the frontiers of CISE research. Further, through the CRI program, CISE seeks to ensure that individuals from a diverse range of academic institutions, including minority-serving and predominantly undergraduate institutions, have access to such infrastructure.
Limited Submission: Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38) Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - The purpose of this program is to recruit and retain outstanding, postdoctoral-level health professionals who have demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing careers as clinician-investigators. To address the growing need for this critical component of the research workforce, this funding opportunity seeks applications from institutional programs that can provide outstanding mentored research opportunities for Resident-Investigators and foster their ability to transition to individual career development research awards. The program will support institutions to provide support for up to 2 years of research conducted by Resident-Investigators in structured programs for clinician-investigators with defined program milestones.
NIH MIRA Funding Mechanism Lunch and Learn: Aug. 7, 2018 Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - Bring your lunch and learn more about the NIGMS Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) for early stage and established investigators.
NIH Common Fund 4D Nucleome: RFI Friday, July 13, 2018 - The NIH Common Fund 4D Nucleome program has released a Request for Information to solicit feedback from the national and international scientific community on the challenges that remain towards a comprehensive analysis of the mammalian 4D nucleome.
NSF: Research Assistantships for High School Students Friday, July 13, 2018 - NSF will consider requests that broaden participation of high school students, particularly those who are underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, and women in sub-disciplines where they are underrepresented.
NSF: Research Experience for Teachers, Funding Opportunity in the Biological Sciences Thursday, July 12, 2018 - RET is a professional development opportunity for K-12 science educators through research experiences at the emerging frontiers of science in order to bring new knowledge into the classroom.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The over-arching goal of this NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by (1) increasing the pool of current and future Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical neuroscience research; and (2) facilitating the career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - This program seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States. The information associated with various collections of organisms, such as geographic, paleogeographic and stratigraphic distribution, environmental habitat data, phenology, information about associated organisms, collector field notes, and tissues and molecular data extracted from the specimens, is a rich resource providing the baseline from which to further biodiversity research and provide critical information about existing gaps in our knowledge of life on earth.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Monday, July 9, 2018 - The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Monday, July 2, 2018 - 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.
EDEN: Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative Monday, July 2, 2018 - FADI EDEN will fund one project that will deliver education, strategic partnerships, administration, and communication activities, including the coordination of the development, implementation, and enhancement of diverse capabilities for addressing threats to the U.S. agriculture and food system with special emphasis on planning, training, outreach activities related to vulnerability analyses, incident response, and detection/prevention technologies.
NNSA: Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (RFI) Friday, June 29, 2018 - The National Nuclear Security Administration Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program announces that the Request for Information (RFI) has been posted for the program's third phase.
RW Johnson Foundation: Evaluating Four-day School Week Friday, June 29, 2018 - This opportunity will provide up to $1 million to support an evaluation of a four-day school week policy in rural settings and an associated cost study.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based masters and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - The NIH Director's Early Independence Award supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research essentially directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or end of post-graduate clinical training, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career. 
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems Friday, June 22, 2018 - The intent of the Investigator in MMLS program is to help the research careers of outstanding scientists working on mathematical and theoretical approaches to topics in the life sciences. Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of nominees’ potential for scientific accomplishment in these areas.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics, and Computer Science Friday, June 22, 2018 - The Simons Investigators program aims to provide a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term investigations of fundamental questions in their fields. The intent of the program is to support these scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing new research directions, providing leadership in the field and effectively mentoring junior scientists.
Guidance on opening and closing laboratories Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - The Office of Research Safety ensures university laboratories are opened and closed safely. Staff can advise researchers of the various free Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) services and coordinate services among compliance offices.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM) in-service and pre-service teachers, full-time community college faculty, and university faculty and students to enhance the scientific disciplinary knowledge and capacity of STEM teachers and/or community college faculty through participation in authentic summer research experiences with engineering and computer science faculty researchers.
New F&A Rates (IDC) Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - New rates should be used for all proposals submitted after 07/01/2018
Delay: Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects Monday, June 18, 2018 - Substantial revisions to the federal regulations for the protection of human participants in research (Common Rule) may become effective on July 19, 2018. These changes will apply to all new studies submitted for IRB determination or review on or after July 19, 2018.
Kresge Foundation: Advancing innovative, multi-sectoral policy solutions in human services Monday, June 18, 2018 - The Kresge Foundation wants to help groundbreaking ideas enter the mainstream at the state and national level and encourage collaboration across multiple sectors including the public sector, private sector, philanthropy and nonprofit organizations. 
RW Johnson Foundation: Pioneering Ideas Monday, June 18, 2018 - The goal of the Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposal funding opportunity is to explore; to look into the future and put health first as we design for changes in how we live, learn, work and play; to wade into uncharted territory in order to better understand what new trends, opportunities and breakthrough ideas can enable everyone in America to live the healthiest life possible.
European Union General Data Protection Regulation Compliance Policy Monday, June 18, 2018 - Are you conducting research in the European Union? A new institutional policy is available on the EITS website.
Gates Foundation: Single dose, pre-filled, injection device Monday, June 18, 2018 - This project is to design and build an initial prototype of a dual-chamber, prefilled, single-dose injection device. These devices will be required in the global health space to enable simple, intuitive reconstitution and injection of drug products that require storage in the dry state (powder or cakes) in remote in-home settings.
NIFA: Comparative Genomics Research Program Monday, June 18, 2018 - NIFA invites application for research developing comparative approaches that can be used to understand genome structure and function and the relationship between genomic features and phenotypes.
ARCS Foundation Award 2018-19 Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - The 2018-19 ARCS Foundation Award opportunity provides financial support to academically outstanding U.S. citizens studying to complete degrees in science, engineering and medical research at the doctoral level. This year, the University of Georgia and the ARCS Foundation – Atlanta Chapter … Continued
NIHCM: Health Care Journalism Grants Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Grants will support timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access.