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USDA-NIFA: Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - The program funds high priority integrated projects that will enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic agricultural products, mitigate and adapt to climate change, build resilience of the organic farming system, and protect water and other resources. Amount: $50,000 – $3,500,000 Due Date: 02/15/2024 […]
NIH: NIDA Core “Center of Excellence” Grant Program (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - This program enhances and extends existing research relevant to substance use/misuse and addiction and HIV. Centers are expected to transform the scientific field of study by facilitating research, providing administrative support and a rigorous research climate that promotes new and creative directions. Amount: Unspecified Due Date: 08/25/2024 (LOI); 09/25/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
Understanding the implications of research security Thursday, November 30, 2023 - I want to give all of you an update on where we stand in terms of research security and UGA’s efforts to comply with recent, far-reaching federal policy changes that affect the majority of researchers on campus. I also would like to convey why research security is so important to all of us.
Office of Research to offer grant writing and promotion dossier workshops Thursday, November 30, 2023 - The Office of Research is offering two workshops in the coming months for grant writing and promotion dossier preparation, specifically for research scientists considering a grant promotion application in the next year. For both topics, there will be an informational webinar, followed by an in-person workshop to get direct guidance and feedback on documents. More detailed information on the workshops can be found at the link.
National Archives: Major Collaborative Archival Initiatives Thursday, November 30, 2023 - This program funds collaborations among multiple institutions to undertake to either 1) digitize and publish as a “virtual” collection online historical records housed at multiple repositories but centered on a common theme, organization, or important historical figure(s); or 2) create and test new tools and methods for the archival field. Amount: $150,000 – $350,000 Due Date: 02/15/2024 […]
USDA NIFA: Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative Thursday, November 30, 2023 - This program will fund high priority integrated projects that will enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic agricultural products, mitigate and adapt to climate change, build resilience of the organic farming system, and protect water and other resources. Amount: $50,000 – $3,500,000 Due […]
NIH: Antigens Predicted for Broad Viral Efficacy through Computational Experimentation (APECx) Thursday, November 30, 2023 - This program aims to transform vaccine antigen discovery by leveraging recent advances to deliver genus-level evolution-resistant vaccine candidates against various viral infections. Amount: Unspecified Due Date: 12/15/2023 (Required Abstract); 02/16/2024 (Full Invited Proposal) More Information
NSF: Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES) Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - This program supports research in Earth systems from the core through the critical zone. Projects should have a larger scientific scope and budget than those considered for funding by disciplinary programs in the Division of Earth Sciences. Amount: $3,000,000 Due Date: 02/07/2024 More Information
NSF: Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI-2024/25) Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - This program supports foundational and transformative research to advance the design, engineering, and fabrication of organoid systems that are capable of processing information dynamically while interfacing with non-living systems. Amount: $2,000,000 Due Date: 01/17/2024 (LOI); 02/22/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NSF: Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - This program funds Institutes that are national resources aiming to advance research in the mathematical sciences through programs supporting discovery and dissemination of knowledge in mathematics and statistics and enhancing connections to related fields. Amount: $12,500,000 – $30,000,000 Due Date: 03/14/2024 More Information
NIH: Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, November 21, 2023 - This NOFO invites applications for centers to support transdisciplinary teams to engage in high-impact studies that will significantly advance clinical practice and generate knowledge that will fuel transformation of mental health care in the United States. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 04/17/2024 (LOI); 05/17/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - This program supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Multidisciplinary teams that include the necessary range of intellectual, technical, and practical expertise are encouraged. Amount: $250,000 Due Date: 02/15/2024 More Information
NIH: National Drug Early Warning System Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - This NOFO seeks applications for a single Coordinating Center to support research on the identification and dissemination of signals of emerging drug use patterns in communities across the United States. Amount: $7,550,000 Due Date: 02/20/2024 (LOI); 03/20/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Dangers and Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities Thursday, November 9, 2023 - This program supports research that examines technology and its relationship to society through the lens of the humanities, with a focus on the dangers and/or opportunities presented by technology. NEH is particularly interested in projects that examine the role of technology in shaping current social and cultural issues. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 09/12/2024 More Information
NIH: Phased Research to Support Substance Use Epidemiology, Prevention, and Services Studies (R61/R33 Clinical Trials Optional) Thursday, November 9, 2023 - This program supports translational research across epidemiology, addiction services, and prevention to, ultimately, reduce the burden of substance use on public health. Amount: $5,587,000 Due Date: 01/14/2024 (LOI); 02/14/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Long-Acting Drug Delivery Systems for ART Optimization in Children Living with HIV-1 II (LADDS II) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, November 2, 2023 - This program’s purpose is to accelerate the development of safe and effective long-acting drug delivery systems for improved, simplified treatment of HIV-1 in children. Amount: $8,229,500 Due Date: 02/13/2024 (LOI); 03/13/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Engineering and Preclinical Development of Biological Products that Eliminate HIV-infected Cells (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, November 2, 2023 - This program supports the late-stage engineering and preclinical development of innovative biological products that safely and specifically kill HIV-infected cells. Amount: $5,285,000 Due Date: 02/12/2024 (LOI); 03/13/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Resource Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, November 2, 2023 - This program will fund a Center that addresses challenges and barriers to conducting research on cannabis and its constituents and enables researchers to successfully generate more rigorous scientific evidence across a variety of research domains. Amount: $6,417,500 Due Date: 03/16/2024 (LOI); 04/16/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections Thursday, November 2, 2023 - This program helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting environmentally sustainable preventive care measures. Amount: $50,000 – $350,000 Due Date: 12/07/2023 (Optional Draft); 01/12/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NSF: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Resource Center Thursday, November 2, 2023 - This program funds projects that engage pre-K-12 youth and educators in equitable, innovative technology learning and education experiences within and across STEM disciplines in formal or informal settings. Amount: $5,000,000 Due Date: 01/22/2024 More Information
Recognizing nominees and nominators Monday, October 30, 2023 - It’s fall, and that means it’s time once again to nominate our students and fellow faculty members for their exemplary research, teaching and service through UGA’s internal awards programs. It’s also a great time to consider nominating individuals for external awards. These opportunities are an excellent way to recognize and promote colleagues and mentees who are doing truly outstanding work.
NEH: Landmarks of American History and Culture Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - The program supports a series of one-week workshops across the nation that enhance how K-12 educators and higher education faculty and humanities professionals incorporate place-based approaches to humanities teaching and scholarship. Amount: $190,000 Due Date: 01/05/2024 (Optional Draft); 02/14/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NSF/NIH: Incorporating Human Behavior in Epidemiological Models (IHBEM) Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - This program supports research that incorporates research on social and behavioral processes in mathematical epidemiological models. Projects should involve balanced participation from mathematical sciences and social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Amount: $4,000,000 – $5,500,000 Due Date: 03/15/2024 More Information
NIH: Microphysiological Systems to Advance Precision Medicine for AD/ADRD Treatment and Prevention (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - This program aims to develop 2D and 3D models of AD/ADRD as reproducible and scalable platforms that recapitulate key features of human AD/ADRD pathophysiology to be used as precision medicine research tools to investigate the complex biology of AD/ADRD and to accelerate drug discovery and preclinical drug development. Amount: $18,875,000 Due Date: 01/15/2024 (LOI); 02/15/2024 (Full Proposal) […]
NIH: Comprehensive Alcohol-HIV/AIDS Research Center (P60 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - This NOFO supports research center grants to conduct a range of basic and behavioral cross-cutting, intervention, and translational research in alcohol and HIV/AIDS. Amount: $9,060,000 Due Date: 03/16/2024 (LOI); 04/18/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
DOI: Save America’s Treasures (SAT) Grant Program Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - This program funds “Collections” or “Preservation” projects. Collections include artifacts, documents, sculptures, and other works of art, and must be of national significance. Preservation includes planning and “bricks and mortar” preservation/conservation work on historic buildings. Amount: $25,000 – $750,000 (Collections); $125,000 – $750,000 (Preservation) Due Date: 12/19/2023 More Information
NEH: Public Humanities Projects Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - This program funds projects that bring the ideas of the humanities to life for general audiences through public programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history and reach broad and diverse public audiences in non-classroom settings. Amount: $1,000,000 Due Date: 01/11/2024 More Information
NIH: Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for Years 2024, 2025, and 2026 (P50 Clinical Trial Required) Wednesday, September 27, 2023 - This program funds state-of-the-art investigator-initiated translational research that will contribute to improved prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of an organ-specific cancer or a highly related group of cancers. Amount: $10,570,000 Due Date: 12/25/2023 (LOI); 01/25/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Computational Models of Influenza Immunity (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - This program will employ computational modeling and immunologic studies to advance our understanding of the requirements for improving anti-influenza immunity, including inducing broad immune protection and enhancing immune durability. Amount: $5,662,500 Due Date: 12/26/2023 (LOI); 01/26/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: HEAL INITIATIVE: Development and validation of remote or patient wearable device derived objective biosignatures or functional assessments to monitor pain for use as endpoints in clinical trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - This program promotes the discovery, development, and validation of real-world digital endpoints derived from data generated by existing remote or wearable devices. These endpoints will be used for monitoring the experience of pain, its progression, response to interventions, and impact on quality of life. Amount: $1,510,000 (UG3 Phase); $6,795,000 (UH3 Phase) Due Date: 01/30/2024 More Information
New academic year resolution: Creating a culture of awareness and mental wellness Thursday, August 31, 2023 - Mental health is a phrase that too often we avoid or steer quickly and nervously around. Indeed, the rigors of productive and competitive research programs have potential to establish the unhealthiest of habits, taking their toll on mental health. I want to start 2023-24 with a plea to support and encourage ourselves and one another in considering our own mental and physical habits, and to find new ways to approach the stress of our challenging jobs, with the end goal of fostering a healthy community and research environment for ourselves and our students.
URAR welcomes new clinical assistant professor in Laboratory Animal Medicine Wednesday, August 16, 2023 - The University Research Animal Resources team is excited to welcome Gianni Campellone as the new clinical assistant professor in the Laboratory Animal Medicine program. Campellone always wanted to work with animals and pursued a degree in zoology before deciding to go into veterinary medicine. After initially getting rejected from veterinary school, however, he began to […]
NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - This program supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Multidisciplinary teams that include the necessary range of intellectual, technical, and practical expertise are encouraged. Amount: $250,000 Due Date: 02/15/2024 More information
NSF: Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes Thursday, August 3, 2023 - These Institutes aim to advance research in the mathematical sciences through programs supporting discovery and dissemination of knowledge in mathematics and statistics and enhancing connections to related fields in which the mathematical sciences can play important roles. Amount: $12,500,000 – $30,000,000 Due Date: 03/14/24 More Information
Think Big: Research that changes lives. Tuesday, July 25, 2023 - True to our UGA land grant mission, we are laser focused on societal impact. Simply stated, we Think Big. Our Office of Research pre-seed and seed grant programs are structured to encourage interdisciplinary ideation around solutions to the world’s most complex problems.
NIH: Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, July 13, 2023 - This program invites applications for centers to support transdisciplinary teams to engage in high-impact studies that will significantly advance clinical practice and generate knowledge that will fuel transformation of mental health care in U.S. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 4/17/24 (LOI); 5/17/24 (Full Proposal) More Information
Now (and all the time) is the perfect time to assess lab safety Friday, June 30, 2023 - Have you wondered what you would do if a dangerous spill or injury happened in your lab? The immediate response, after ensuring the safety of those working in your lab and addressing the unexpected event, is to consider why it occurred and how to prevent a future similar occurrence. Perhaps there was even a lapse in compliance with federal or state regulations, which can seem ever-changing and hard to understand.
Deadline for Research Scientist promotion dossiers – November 3, 2023 Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - The deadline for receipt of Research Scientist promotion dossiers to Office of Research is Friday, November 3, 2023. Please check with your unit and Dean’s Office for any internal procedures and earlier deadlines.
Standardizing sponsored project reporting utilizing Collaborator Contribution Monday, May 15, 2023 - Following the recommendations made by multi-year working groups comprising college, school and other unit representatives, this summer the University of Georgia will move from Academic Credit to Collaborator Contribution as a new method for designating investigator contributions to sponsored projects. The change will become effective July 1.
NIH: Individually Measured Phenotypes to Advance Computational Translation in Mental Health Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Supports the work of the research projects funded under the Individually Measured Phenotypes to Advance Computational Translation in Mental Health (IMPACT-MH) initiative described in the companion announcement RFA-MH-23-105. Amount: $18,875,000 Due Date: 6/14/23 More Information
Partner with Innovation Gateway to maximize research impact Saturday, April 15, 2023 - University of Georgia faculty members are innovative! Of the 200 or so startup projects currently in Innovation Gateway’s pipeline, more than 90% are led by faculty researchers. If your research has potential for commercialization, please know you work at an excellent university to help you translate your ideas to market and social good.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - Seeks to implement unique and compelling Research Infrastructure projects that may include any combination of equipment, instrumentation, cyberinfrastructure, broadly used large-scale data sets, and commissioning and/or personnel. Amount: $20,000,000 – $99,999,999 Due Date: 5/15/23 (LOI); 6/20/23 (Preliminary Proposal); 12/18/23 (full proposal) More Information
NSF: Synthesis Center for Understanding Organismal Resilience Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - Brings together communities that leverage existing data to catalyze discoveries through synthesis, analysis, and integrative training focusing on organisms as integrated units of biological organization i.e., why they are structured as they are and function as they do. Amount: $20,000,000 Due Date: 1/12/24 (preliminary proposal), 7/15/24 (full proposal) More Information
NEH: Digital Projects for the Public Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - This program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. Amount: $400,000 Due Date: 6/14/23 More Information
Partnering with Cooperative Extension for a healthy, prosperous Georgia Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - Looking for ways to increase the impact of your research or to more directly connect it with community? Consider partnering with UGA’s Cooperative Extension! As both a land- and sea-grant institution, UGA is charged with serving the needs of Georgia and its citizens, and boasts one of the most robust Extension programs in the nation, with dedicated agents providing consultation and programming in every one of Georgia’s 159 counties. Extension’s stated purpose is “to translate the science of everyday living for farmers, families and communities to foster a healthy and prosperous Georgia.”
Supporting our postdocs and other important researcher communities – building a diverse research community Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - Postdoctoral researchers are vital members of laboratories and other research spaces, not just here at UGA but in research universities around the country. I began my full-time research career as a postdoctoral fellow at a medical center, and the position provided a vital bridge between the completion of a Ph.D. and the obtainment of a tenure-track faculty position.
Action needed: Principal Investigators, Laboratory Supervisors to update emergency contact information in Chematix Monday, January 23, 2023 - After several recent incidents that have required police or fire assistance in the research labs after hours or on weekends, the Office of Research Integrity & Safety is requiring all principal investigators and laboratory supervisors to register or update their primary and alternate emergency contacts in the Chematix system. This information will only be made […]
FY 2024 Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences and Engineering Thursday, January 19, 2023 - The Office of Research announces the FY 2024 cycle for the Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences and Engineering. The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 11:59 pm.
Celebrating and growing sponsored research funding – it’s all about relationships Sunday, January 15, 2023 - There are many measures of a healthy research enterprise, one of which is the number of dollars invested, i.e. research expenditures, in research and development, including research spaces, researcher time, and grant dollars spent. Indeed, we just announced an exciting landmark—for the first time in UGA history that number surpassed the half billion mark, $545.6 million to be exact.
Celebrating humanities & arts Thursday, December 15, 2022 - December 2022 Last month at UGA, we celebrated the importance of artistic expression in all forms through our Spotlight on the Arts. That monthlong event, drawing participation from across campus and involving the efforts of students, faculty, staff and alumni, reminds us each fall that some ideas and passions can only be adequately communicated through art. […]