Research Announcements

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Call for Proposals: Fifth round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Monday, March 19, 2018 - Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018 UGA is launching the fifth round of funding for the Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program to encourage the development of sustainable international research and service activities. Grants ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 will be … Continued
FDP Faculty Workload Survey: Pre-study Information Sunday, March 18, 2018 - The Federal Demonstration Partnership, a cooperative initiative hosted by the National Academies, is conducting a national survey of federally-funded principal investigators (PIs) to explore the impact of federal regulations on the time faculty spend pursuing active research.
Limited Submission: Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program Friday, March 16, 2018 - The Cultivating Healthy Communities (CHC) grant program is geared specifically towards nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the contiguous United States. CHC seeks to catalyze measurable improvements in community health outcomes. Our funding directly supports efforts to make underserved communities healthier places to live, work, learn, play and pray. Through this RFP, we invite submissions for projects that address the social determinants of health and participants’ physical, mental, and social well-being.
Changes in U.S. sanctions affect UGA travel to Cuba Thursday, March 15, 2018 - The updated regulations include a prohibition on financial transactions with entities or sub-entities that are under the control of, or act on behalf of, the Cuban military, intelligence, or security services or personnel. The regulatory changes also include increased enforcement and auditing of UGA travel to Cuba.
Proposal Enhancement: Sign Up for Peer Review of Your NIH Proposal Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - Are you planning to submit an NIH R01 or R21 application in June or July? Would you like to have colleagues review your proposal before you submit it?
Limited Submission: Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)(R25) Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. To this end, this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), pre-service and in-service teachers (Teachers) and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Outreach.
Limited Submission: Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) Thursday, March 8, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIBIB-NICHD R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.
Gates Foundation: Tools and Technologies for Broad-Scale Disease Surveillance of Crop Plants in Low-Income Countries Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - The goal of this topic is to solicit innovative tools and technologies for crop pests and disease surveillance over large geographic regions in low-income countries.
Gates Foundation: The Next Generation of Nutrition Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - The Gates Foundation desires to advance innovative technologies to enhance the availability and accessibility of affordable, nutritious foods for low-income consumers, working within the key constraint that these innovations must be relevant to market-based food systems in low and middle-income countries.
Gates Foundation: Innovations in Immunization Data Management, Use, & Improved Process Efficiency Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - The Gates Foundations is looking for innovative ideas in the following specific areas: innovative ideas for improving the measurement approaches for immunization data and novel approaches for improving process efficiency that will lead to improved quality of service delivery.
Changes in Human Research Protections Regulations Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - An Interim Final Rule to delay revisions to IRB regulations has been published. This delays the effective date to July 19, 2018. To be assured consideration, comments on the IFR must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 19, 2018.
NIFA: Crop Protection and Pest Management Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically viable, ecologically prudent, and safe for human health.
ORISE STEM: Radiation Exposure Scholarship for Undergraduates Friday, March 2, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is hosting a challenge for undergraduates is to develop a strategic communication approach to the general public on the everyday occurrences of radiation, the benefits, risks, and safety of all types and uses of radiation.
CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program Friday, March 2, 2018 - Fellows work under the leadership of CDC’s Chief Evaluation Officer; they will be matched with CDC host programs in Atlanta, Georgia to work on program evaluation activities for/with those programs.
Limited Submission: Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Thursday, March 1, 2018 - The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. The award is based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates, as well as a compelling commitment to teaching, and provides an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
Limited Submission: Pathway to Stop Diabetes Thursday, March 1, 2018 - The Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Program intends to attract brilliant scientists at the peak of their creativity to diabetes research, and to accelerate their research progress by providing the necessary resources and support for conducting transformative science. This program will consider applications directed toward all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. The program intends to attract a broad range of expertise to diabetes research from various fields of science and technology, including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics.
Microsoft: AI for Earth Monday, February 26, 2018 - These awards are intended to drive exploration and discovery by providing innovative data science, spatial analysis, and visualization tools to organizations that are focused on finding solutions to climate change, loss of biodiversity, agricultural cost and yield, and increased water scarcity.
NSF: Science, Technology, and Society Monday, February 26, 2018 - The STS program supports the NSF mission by welcoming proposals that provide an STS approach to NSF research-focused Big Ideas.
NIFA: Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Projects Monday, February 26, 2018 - CYFAR funding program aims to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System.
NIFA: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Monday, February 26, 2018 - FBMB Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: U.S.-India 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Thursday, February 22, 2018 - To encourage mutual understanding, facilitate educational reform, foster economic development, and engage civil society, the 21st Century Knowledge Initiative enables U.S. colleges and universities and Indian counterpart institutions to pursue objectives cooperatively through exchange visits of faculty, administrators, post graduate Indian students, and U.S. graduate students who can demonstrate the ability to work independently. The Knowledge Initiative is not designed to specifically support study abroad activities for undergraduate students but does encourage the development of education abroad programs for U.S. undergraduate students.
Limited Submission: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. 
Limited Submission: Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Projects Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA announces the Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) funding program to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System. The CYFAR program mission is to marshal resources of the Land-Grant and Cooperative Extension Systems to develop and deliver educational programs that equip limited resource families and youth who are at-risk for not meeting basic human needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, contributing lives.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - The Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-funded investigators to purchase or upgrade scientific instruments necessary to carry out animal experiments in all areas of biomedical research supported by the NIH. Applicants may request clusters of commercially available instruments configured as specialized integrated systems or as series of instruments to support a thematic well-defined area of research using animals or related materials. Priority will be given to uniquely configured systems to support innovative and potentially transformative investigations.
NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists Friday, February 16, 2018 - The BRAINS award is intended to support the research and research career advancement of outstanding, exceptionally productive scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long term career commitment to research in specific mission areas of the NIMH.
NIH: Revolutionizing Innovative, Visionary Environmental health Research Friday, February 16, 2018 - The RIVER program seeks to provide support for the majority of the independent research program for outstanding investigators in the Environmental Health Sciences, giving them intellectual and administrative freedom, as well as sustained support to pursue their research in novel directions in order to achieve greater impacts.
New Industry Express licensing program to foster industry collaborations Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - The University of Georgia now offers companies sponsoring research three additional ways to license intellectual property developed in the course of their research collaborations. The new program, Industry Express, makes negotiating research agreements a faster and more transparent process that … Continued
Coffee with the Pros: NSF CAREER Proposals, March 9 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - NSF’s prestigious CAREER program is one of the best opportunities for faculty to get substantial research funding early in their careers. This panel will take place in Coverdell S175 from 9:30 a.m. –11:00 a.m.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - Applicant teams focus on one of two annual themes: 1. Solutions for better health care delivery in rural America and 2. Addressing the social and economic determinants to prevent chronic conditions and to promote health, well-being, and equity in rural America.
New two-step login process coming for UGA systems Monday, February 5, 2018 - In mid-March, the login process for several UGA systems will change. Students, faculty and staff will need to use ArchPass, UGA’s two-step login solution, powered by DUO, to access the following: eLearning Commons, for users with a MyID (, effective … Continued
Pivot Workshop: Learn How to Use the Pivot Funding Database, Feb. 22. Monday, February 5, 2018 - Learn how to find opportunities based on your research interests and expertise, and set up tailored funding searches and alerts.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) Thursday, February 1, 2018 - CCE STEM funds research projects that identify factors that are efficacious in the formation of ethical STEM researchers in all the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports.​
Limited Submission: High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - The High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10) Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - The objective of the Program is to make available to institutions expensive research instruments that can only be justified on a shared-use basis and that are needed for NIH-supported projects in basic, translational or clinical areas of biomedical and bio-behavioral research.
NSF: National Robotics Initiative 2.0 Sunday, January 28, 2018 - The NRI-2.0 program builds upon the original National Robotics Initiative (NRI) program to support fundamental research in the United States that will accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots (co-robots) that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus … Continued
NIFA: Women & Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields Program Sunday, January 28, 2018 - This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas.
Human research protection program seeks accreditation Saturday, January 27, 2018 - AAHRPP will conduct a site visit to review UGA’s IRB records and assess whether the policies and procedures for human research protections described in the university's written application are translated into practice.
NIH: Somatic Cell Genome Editing Program Friday, January 26, 2018 - The NIH is now inviting applications for the following six funding opportunities to accelerate the translation of genome editing technology into clinical applications.
NIH: Human Biomolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP) Friday, January 26, 2018 - HuBMAP will accelerate the development of the next generation of tools and techniques to generate 3D tissue maps using validated high-content, high-throughput imaging and omics assays, and establish an open data platform for integrating, visualizing data to build multi-dimensional maps.
NIFA: EAGERs to advance crop breeding and functional genomics Monday, January 22, 2018 - This opportunity aims to make high impact changes in the ability to translate basic knowledge of plant genomics to practical outcomes in crops of economic importance to the participating countries.
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.
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.
Georgia CTSA Request for Proposals: Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design Friday, January 12, 2018 - Georgia CTSA’s Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design (BERD) program is soliciting proposals to support novel methodological research in biostatistics, epidemiology, or health economics to advance clinical and translational research (CTR).
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.
(Closed) 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.
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