Research Announcements

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Limited Submission: ORAU Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Physiology and Medicine) Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - ORAU is again privileged to provide funding to support graduate students to attend the annual meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. They are currently soliciting graduate student nominations in the fields of physiology and medicine to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting to be held June 24 – June 29, 2018.
Call for Proposals: Fourth Round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - Grants ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 will be awarded to support preliminary international research, partnership development, and preparation of proposals in pursuit of specific sources of external funding.
Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Monday, August 7, 2017 - The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers.
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.
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.
NIH: Common Fund Metabolomics Program Funding Opportunities Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - NIH seeks proposals for its second stage of funding for metabolomics research.
Limited Submission: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Friday, July 28, 2017 - The IGE 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.
U.S. – China Joint Research on Environmental Sustainability Challenges Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - NSF and its counterpart in China are partnering to encourage joint research by U.S. - China teams collaborating on fundamental research that addresses critical environmental sustainability challenges.
NSF: New Materials Research Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - NSF seeks applications for its Topical Materials Research Programs, which focuses on advancing fundamental understanding of materials, materials discovery, design, synthesis, characterization, properties, and materials-related phenomena.
NIH: Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - NIH seeks applications to conduct research to advance the understanding and application of synthetic biology for human health.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - The 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; and advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments.
Limited Submission: Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - The Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Fellowship program supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology.
Limited Submission: NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - The over-arching goal of this 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: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 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.
New Website Provides Proposal Writing Resources Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Visit the new Office for Proposal Enhancement website to get help developing research proposals for NSF, NIH, USDA, and other outside agencies.
Sign Up for Proposal Peer Review: NIH R01/R21 (with October/November Deadlines) Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - Get your proposal in shape for submission to NIH.
Pivot Database Workshop: Research Profiles and Funding Opportunities Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - Find out how to use Pivot, a user-friendly database of more than 25,000 funding opportunities, at a workshop on Friday, September 8 from 1 to 2:30 pm in the Science Learning Center.
Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Friday, July 14, 2017 - The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations. The program provides organizations with opportunities to acquire major instrumentation that supports the research and research training goals of the organization and that may be used by other researchers regionally or nationally.
National Humanities Center Fellowship Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities.
ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships support small teams of scholars collaborating intensively on a single, substantive project in the humanities and related social sciences.
ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - ACLS Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships support long-term, ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences.
ACLS Fellowship Program Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - The ACLS Fellowship program invites research applications in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences.
Hodder Fellowship Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - The Hodder Fellowship will be given to artists of exceptional promise to pursue independent projects at Princeton University.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science Friday, June 30, 2017 - The intent of the Investigator in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science programs is to support outstanding scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing creative new research directions, providing leadership to the field and effectively mentoring junior scientists.
Limited Submission: Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) Friday, June 30, 2017 - The intent of the Investigator in MMLS program is to help launch the research careers of outstanding junior scientists. Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of nominees’ potential for scientific accomplishment.
Limited Submission: Disney Conservation Fund – Annual Conservation Grants Thursday, June 22, 2017 - Recognizing that ecosystems are the basis of the planet's health, the Disney Conservation Fund provides financial support for the study of wildlife, the protection of habitats and community conservation and education. The goal is to support conservation organizations focused on long-term positive impacts for wildlife and habitats.
Kress Foundation Digital Resources Grant Program Monday, June 19, 2017 - The Kress Foundation Digital Resources program is intended to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new approaches to teaching and learning.
USAID: Eastern and Southern Caribbean Science, Technology, Innovations, and Partnerships Monday, June 19, 2017 - USAID has invites proposals that solve development challenges in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean in the areas of economic performance, energy, security and governance, education, health, the environment, and gender.
Clinical Studies Seed Grant Program Announced: August 21 Deadline Thursday, June 15, 2017 - The Clinical and Translational Research Unit has announced competitive seed grant funds, enabled by the AU/UGA Medical Partnership, of up to $40,000 to support pilot studies based in the CTRU.
Summer Workshop Series Enrollment Still Open Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Sign up for workshops on finding funding sources, crafting competitive proposals, developing project budgets, and addressing agency goals and requirements.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Sloan Research Fellowships Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
New Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Funding Announced Friday, June 2, 2017 - Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs has released funding opportunities for research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Peer Reviewed Medical Research, Orthopaedic Research and Prostate Cancer.
Allen Family Seed Grant Program in Cellular Manufacturing Announced Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Seed grant funding in cellular manufacturing is intended to stimulate new, collaborative research among Emory University, Georgia Tech, and UGA investigators.
Georgia Partners in Regenerative Medicine Seed Grant Program Announced Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Proposals are being accepted for seed grants to support new collaborative research in regenerative medicine among Georgia Tech, Emory University, and UGA investigators. Deadline is July 10, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(OPEN) 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.