Research Announcements

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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.
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.
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: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program Thursday, April 13, 2017 - The purpose of the BHWET Program is to develop and expand the behavioral health workforce serving populations across the lifespan, including in rural and medically underserved areas. The BHWET Program places special emphasis on establishing or expanding internships or field placement programs in behavioral health that include interdisciplinary training.
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.
11th Annual Georgia Glycoscience Symposium: April 25, 2017 Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Registration is now open for the 11th Annual Georgia Glycoscience Symposium, April 25 at the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center.
CDC Broad Agency Announcement on Antibiotic Resistance Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - The CDC has issued a broad agency announcement for research proposals addressing antibiotic resistance.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Expert to Speak with UGA Researchers, April 18 Monday, March 27, 2017 - UGA researchers are invited to join Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a colloquium about AWS research initiatives available to researchers for their work.
NIFA: $34 Million to Support Research on Sustainable Water Use Monday, March 27, 2017 - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $34 million in available funding for projects that promote sustainable water use for food production, processing, and other competing uses.
United States Announces New Security Protocols on Certain Inbound International Flights Friday, March 24, 2017 - The Department of Homeland Security recently announced new security protocols that impact the transport and use of personal and University of Georgia issued electronics that may be taken abroad for research, collaborative, or conference attendance purposes.
Awards & Honors: American Astronomical Society (AAS) Awards and Prizes Thursday, March 23, 2017 - The AAS presents these awards and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service in order to foster and recognize excellence in astronomy.
Awards & Honors: Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Awards Thursday, March 23, 2017 - These awards recognize scientists at all stages of their careers for a variety of activities, including research that expands knowledge of the brain and its functions, outreach programs that educate the public about neuroscience, and mentoring efforts that cultivate achievement for the next generation of neuroscientists.
NIFA: $11 Million Funding for Minor Crop Pest Management Program Thursday, March 23, 2017 - USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $11 million in available funding through the Minor Crop Pest Management Program.
UGA Updates Research Misconduct Policy Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - The UGA Research Misconduct Policy, which is applicable to all individuals at UGA conducting scientific and scholarly research, was recently updated.
NIFA Announces $11 Million to Support Antimicrobial Resistance Research Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - The USDA NIFA announced $11 million in available funding for projects that mitigate antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a growing public health issue that affects more than 2 million people annually.
Awards & Honors: American Association of Geographers (AAG) Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - The Honors of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) are offered annually to recognize outstanding accomplishments by AAG members in research and scholarship, teaching, education, service to the discipline, public service outside academe and for lifetime achievement.
Changes in the Visiting Researcher/Scholar (VRS) Process Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Updated procedures for hosting a visiting researcher or scholar on the UGA campus are effective as of May 1, 2017.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Invites Grand Challenges Grant Proposals Monday, March 13, 2017 - Proposals are invited for the latest round of Gates Foundation Grand Challenges grants, providing initial grants of $100,000 each.
Antimicrobial Resistance Collaborative Meeting, March 22 Monday, March 13, 2017 - Antimicrobial Resistance Collaborative, a joint effort of the Emory University Antibiotic Resistance Center and the One Health@UGA Antimicrobial Resistance Group, will hold a workshop on "Overlooked Factors in the Spread and Persistence of Antibiotic Resistance," on Wednesday, March 22, at the UGA Veterinary Medical Center.
Spring Events to Help Improve Proposals Monday, March 13, 2017 - Improve your proposal skills at March and April events from the Office for Proposal Enhancement.
NIFA Announces New Funding Opportunities for Next-generation Pesticides, Education and Canola Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - NIFA has announced three new funding programs.
NIFA Announces $12.1 Million to Support Crop Protection and Pest Management Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $12.1 million in available funding through the Crop Protection and Pest Management (CPPM) Competitive Grants Program.