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DOE: Concentrating Solar Flux to Heat and Power Monday, April 15, 2024 - This FOA will help decarbonize the energy system and high-temperature industrial processes in the US through innovation and advancement in concentrating solar-thermal power technologies. Amount: $750,000 – $10,000,000 Due Date: 05/16/2024 (Concept Paper); 08/08/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Precision Mental Health: Develop Tools to Inform Treatment Selection in Depression (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, April 15, 2024 - The purpose is to create a pipeline to accelerate the development and early validation of predictive tools and/or biomarkers to inform individual-level treatment selection among two or more existing therapeutics for depression. Amount: $12,835,000 Due Date: 09/18/2024 (LOI); 10/18/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia (RDCRC) for the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, April 15, 2024 - This program funds RDCRCs, which are intended to advance and improve diagnosis, management, and treatment of numerous, diverse rare diseases through highly collaborative, multi-site, patient-centric, translational, and clinical research. Amount: $7,550,000 Due Date: 07/12/2024 (LOI); 08/13/2024 (Full Proposal) MoreInformation
NIH: Cell and Gene Therapies for HIV Cure: Developing a Pipeline (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, April 15, 2024 - This program supports multi-project research programs for the development, characterization, and advancement of gene- and cell-based approaches to achieve long-term remission or elimination of HIV. Applications should include basic science discovery as well as preclinical research activities. Amount: $16,610,000 Due Date: 06/30/2024 (LOI); 07/30/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Digital Projects for the Public Monday, April 15, 2024 - 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: $30,000 (Discovery); $100,000 (Prototyping); $400,000 (Production) Due Date: 05/01/2024 (Optional Draft); 06/12/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Tools and resources to understand the vascular pathophysiology of in vivo neuroimaging findings in ARIA (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - This program promotes the development and distribution of innovative technologies, methods, protocols, and biomedical materials that enhance combined human neuropathology and neuroimaging research aimed at understanding the vascular pathogenesis and pathophysiology of anti-Aβ monoclonal antibody induced Amyloid Related Imaging Abnormalities. Amount: $7,550,000 Due Date: 04/30/2024 (LOI); 05/31/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Cancer Health Disparities and Minority Health (CHD-MH) (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - This program will fund a network of multidisciplinary, multi-institutional SPOREs uniquely focused on health disparities and/or minority health translational research for improved prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in populations who are underserved and/or underrepresented. Amount: $12,080,000 Due Date: 08/26/2024 (LOI); 09/26/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases (CREID) Network Coordination Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - This program invites applications for the CREID Network Coordination Center to serve to lead, advance, facilitate, and coordinate critical and collaborative scientific, data and resource management, communication, and administrative activities during both outbreak and non-outbreak periods among the CREID Network research centers. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 05/21/2024 (LOI); 06/21/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases (CREID) Network (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - Through this program, multi- and interdisciplinary teams of domestic and international investigators will conduct innovative, collaborative, hypothesis-driven One Health-based research, undertake outbreak-related research in their geographical areas, and work across the CREID Network. Amount: $6,417,500 Due Date: 05/21/2024 (LOI); 06/21/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - These Centers support innovative, interdisciplinary research in several areas, including basic, neuro-HIV, behavioral and social, biostatistics and data science, and integrated biobehavioral, clinical, translational, and implementation science. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 07/25/2024 (LOI); 08/26/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, March 27, 2024 - This program supports individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose bold and highly innovative research projects with the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important areas relevant to the mission of NIH. Amount: $5,285,000 Due Date: 08/09/2024 (LOI); 09/09/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - These Center grants will provide funding for leadership, training, research, and outreach activities that will increase and disseminate scientific knowledge in areas supported by the NIA’s Division of Aging Biology. Amount: $8,305,000 Due Date: 05/15/2024 More Information
USDA: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - This is USDA’s flagship competitive grant program and provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. Amount: $50,000 – $10,000,000 Due Date: 06/06/2024 More Information
NSF: Global Centers Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - This program funds international, interdisciplinary collaborative research centers that will apply best practices of broadening participation and community engagement to develop use-inspired bioeconomy research to address one or more global challenges identified by the scientific community. Amount: $5,000,000 Due Date: 06/11/2024 More Information
NEH: Cultural and Community Resilience Wednesday, March 20, 2024 - This program supports community-based efforts to address the impacts of climate change and COVID-19 by safeguarding cultural resources and fostering cultural resilience through identifying, documenting, and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experiences. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 05/21/2024 More Information
NIH: Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, March 18, 2024 - This program supports mentored research career development of junior faculty members who have recently completed clinical training or postdoctoral fellowships, and who will be engaged in interdisciplinary basic, translational, data science, behavioral, clinical, and/or health services research relevant to the health of women and, where appropriate, the use of both sexes to better understand the […]
NSF: Ideas Lab: Advancing Cell-Free Systems Toward Increased Range of Use-Inspired Applications Monday, March 18, 2024 - This initiative will accelerate the adoption of cell-free systems, enable new applications of this technology and contribute to the growth of the U.S. bioeconomy. Amount: $11,250,000 Due Date: 05/17/2024 (Preliminary Proposal); 09/20/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Preservation and Access Education and Training Monday, March 18, 2024 - This program supports training that develops knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections. Amount: $350,000 Due Date: 04/09/2024 (Optional Draft); 05/21/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Research and Development Monday, March 18, 2024 - This program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. Amount: $100,000 (Tier 1); $350,000 (Tier 2) Due Date: 04/09/2024 (Optional Draft); 05/21/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NEH: Humanities Initiatives at Colleges and Universities Monday, March 18, 2024 - This program supports the development of new, or enhancement of existing, programs, educational resources, or courses that explore, interpret, and preserve the diversity of human cultures, ideas, and practices, past and present. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 03/26/2024 (Optional Draft); 05/07/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NIH: Developing Digital Therapeutics for Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial optional) Monday, March 11, 2024 - The purpose of this program is to accelerate the development of Digital Therapeutics to treat Substance Use Disorders. Amount: $1,510,000 (UG3 Phase); Unspecified (UH3 Phase) Due Date: 06/17/2024 (LOI); 07/17/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NSF: Ideas Lab: Use-Inspired Acceleration of Protein Design Monday, March 11, 2024 - This program will accelerate the translation of novel approaches to protein design and enable new applications of importance to the U.S. bioeconomy. Amount: $3,750,000 Due Date: 04/23/2024 (Preliminary Proposal); 08/30/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
Your gateway to innovation Friday, March 1, 2024 - If you know me, you know my tagline “Innovation lies at the intersection of disciplines” and that I spend a great deal of time exploring this concept. This exploration aligns with serving as vice president for research, but for me it’s much deeper rooted. 
NSF: Ideas Lab: Breaking the Low Latency Barrier for Verticals in Next-G Wireless Networks Monday, February 26, 2024 - The vision of this program is to support R&D that will dramatically reduce the E2E latencies cost-effectively to spur a great number of emerging vertical industries that will transform the way we live and interact with each other. Amount: $7,400,000 Due Date: 04/18/2024 (Preliminary Proposals); 09/30/2024 (Full Proposals) More Information
NSF: Multi-Messenger Coordination for Windows on the Universe Monday, February 26, 2024 - This one-time funding opportunity will support the development of frameworks and networks to optimize electromagnetic follow-up observations of gravitational wave events or high-energy particle detections. Amount: $1,500,000 – $2,500,000 Due Date: 05/13/2024 More Information
NIH: Consortium for Palliative Care Research Across the Lifespan (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, February 26, 2024 - This NOFO invites applications proposing the development of a specialized center to provide resources, expertise, and coordination to advance innovative, high-quality research on palliative care for those living with serious illnesses across the lifespan. Amount: $9,500,000 Due Date: 05/31/2024 (LOI); 07/02/2024 (Full Proposal) More Information
NSF: Accelerating Computing-Enabled Scientific Discovery (ACED) Monday, February 19, 2024 - This program seeks to harness computing to accelerate scientific discovery, while driving new computing advancements. The intent is to catalyze advancements that benefit scientific disciplines through computational technologies and foster novel computing technologies. Amount: $3,000,000 Due Date: 05/13/2024 (Track 1); 01/14/2025 (Track II) More Information
NSF: Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks Wednesday, February 7, 2024 - The goal of this solicitation is to fund convergent research and education that will advance sustainable regional systems science, engineering, and education to facilitate the transformation of current regional systems to enhance sustainability. Amount: $15,000,000 Due Date: 05/14/2024 More information
Broadening the impact of research Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - Whether we’re teaching in a classroom, conducting research or creative inquiry in a laboratory, studio or field site, or engaging in a service opportunity, we want our efforts to make a difference in the world. As researchers, we all hope the intellectual, creative, and scientific merits of our work translate into positive change or impact on some level.
High Priority HIV and Substance Use Research (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, January 26, 2024 - This opportunity supports high priority research at the intersection of HIV and substance use, and invites research projects with the potential to open new areas of basic and clinical HIV/AIDS research and/or lead to new avenues for prevention, treatment and cure of HIV among people who use addictive substances. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 08/15/2024 More […]
NEH: Dangers and Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities Thursday, January 18, 2024 - 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: Research on the Impact of and Methods for Implementing Regional Genomic Medicine eConsult Services (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) Thursday, January 11, 2024 - This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) solicits applications for sites to conduct research on the impact of and methods for implementing regional clinician-to-clinician genomic medicine eConsult services. Amount: $7,353,700 Due Date: 04/30/2024 (LOI); 05/30/2024 (Full Proposal)  More information
2024 Military Health System Research Symposium Abstract Window Now Open  Thursday, January 11, 2024 - Obtaining funding from mission-driven agencies requires early, consistent engagement with stakeholders and program managers. The Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) is the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) premier annual scientific research conference that brings together military providers, academia, industry and government officials—favorable circumstances for building connections within the DoD community. Abstract submission for the 2024 MHSRS opened January 8 and closes […]
FY 2025 Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences and Engineering Wednesday, January 10, 2024 - The Office of Research announces the FY 2025 cycle for the Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences and Engineering. The deadline for proposals is Friday, March 1, 2024 at 11:59 pm.
New ChemSafeUGA platform simplifies lab safety for investigators Tuesday, January 9, 2024 - UGA’s Office of Research Safety (ORS) has adopted a new software for its Chemical Safety Plan (CSP) program that will streamline submission of CSPs for investigators and lab managers across campus. Called ChemSafeUGA, the new platform links to outside databases that make it easier for lab personnel to keep their CSPs up to date with […]
The power of purposeful interdisciplinarity Thursday, December 21, 2023 - Over the last 30 years, cross-disciplinary research teams have grown in number not just at UGA but at universities around the country and the world. That’s because few, if any, real-world problems contain themselves neatly within the boundaries of our academic disciplines; they are complex. To combat and emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, for example, we needed ideas assembled from a host of different perspectives.
NIH: Centers of Excellence for Translational Research (CETR) (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, December 20, 2023 - This program will support multidisciplinary translational research Centers focused on generating, validating, and advancing medical countermeasures against bacteria or fungi listed in the NOFO with known and emerging resistance to current therapies. Amount: $37,750,000 Due Date: 03/29/2024 (LOI);04/30/2024 (Full Proposal) More information
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.
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
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.
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 […]
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.
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.