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Leading Culture Change Through Professional Societies of Biology Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - The BIO-LEAPS program aims to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the biological sciences broadly by leveraging the leadership, broad reach and unique ability of professional societies to create culture change in the life sciences.
Energy Frontier Research Centers Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces a re-competition of the Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) program and encourages both new and renewal applications.
Annual Renewals no longer required for IACUC protocols (AUPs) Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - AUP Annual Renewals are no longer needed
Cytometry Shared Resource Lab expands capabilities with new instrument Friday, January 14, 2022 - The CTEGD Cytometry Shared Resource Lab added the Cytek Aurora Spectral Cytometer to its facility.
NSF updated Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide Thursday, January 13, 2022 - NSF's updated Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide went into effect Oct. 4, 2021.
DOE Laboratories of the Future Workshop Series Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - DOE Laboratories of the Future workshop series is focused on mentorship at the laboratories as a mechanism for creating successful environments and inclusive cultures across all career levels and types.
New DOE interim conflict of interest policy Monday, January 10, 2022 - DOE issued an interim conflict of interest policy that addresses both financial and organizational conflicts of interest.
NIH expands requirements for reporting scope of other support Monday, January 10, 2022 - Starting Jan. 25, 2022, Investigators identified as senior/key personnel on new National Institutes of Health projects and renewals will need to provide expanded disclosures of other support including third party contracts and agreements.
FY2023 Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - The Office of Research announces the FY2023 cycle for the Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences: Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2022.
DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement Thursday, December 23, 2021 - The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor requests Statements of Interest from organizations interested in developing programs that support Internet Freedom.
DOE: Biosystems Design to Enable Safe Production of Next-Generation Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biomaterials Thursday, December 23, 2021 - BER invests in crosscutting technologies and programs to enable multiscale, systems-level research to understand, predict, manipulate, and design biological processes that underpin innovations for bioenergy and bioproduct research.
USDE (IES): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice; USDE (IES): Improving Pandemic Recovery Efforts in Education Agencies Thursday, December 23, 2021 - USDE (IES) announces two competitions—one to accelerate recovery and one to improve pandemic recovery in education agencies.
The First Five Months in Review Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - Vice President for Research Karen Burg looks back on the first few months of her tenure, including initiatives to make improvements to Office of Research human infrastructure, IRB approval timelines for human subjects research, physical and information-technology infrastructure, internal communications, and support for the humanities and arts.
NSF: Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier Monday, December 13, 2021 - The objectives of the Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program are to facilitate multidisciplinary or convergent research that prepares people for the future world of work.
NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - The Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities.
NSF: Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - Successful projects of the URoL:EN program are expected to use convergent approaches that explore emergent network properties of living systems across various levels of organizational scale and, ultimately, to contribute to understanding the rules of life through new theories and reliable predictions.
NSF Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - The S&CC program supports integrative research that addresses fundamental technological and social science dimensions of smart and connected communities and pilots solutions together with communities.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Collaboration Discovery Channel on MS Teams Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - Join the UGA Collaboration Discovery channel on MS Teams to share your research, find partners, build teams, discuss new ideas, and get updates on the various research projects across campus.
IACUC updated guidelines Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - IACUC updated guidelines for ferret housing in T2000 containment caging and ferret inhalant anesthesia for brief, non-painful procedures.
NEH: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - NEH Institutes are professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation.
NEH: Landmarks of American History and Culture Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - Landmarks supports a series of one-week residential, virtual and combined format projects across the nation to enhance and strengthen how K-12 educators incorporate place-based teaching and learning in the humanities.
NIH: Basic Neurodevelopmental Biology of Circuits and Behavior (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - This FOA encourages research projects focused on the dynamic and mechanistic links between the maturation of brain circuits and behaviors across development in rodents and non-human primates.
Meet our Research OIT team! Monday, November 15, 2021 - The Office of Information Technology within the Office of Research works to improve the IT applications and services on which many UGA researchers rely.
UGA joins ResearchMatch Monday, November 8, 2021 - UGA is now a member institution of ResearchMatch, an online tool to help researchers conducting health-related human research studies with participant recruitment.
NSF: Navigating the New Arctic Monday, November 8, 2021 - Navigating the New Arctic seeks innovations in fundamental convergence research across the social, natural, environmental, computing and information sciences, and engineering.
NIH: Identification and Characterization of Persistence Mechanisms of Select Protozoan Pathogens (R01) Monday, November 1, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to expand understanding of protozoan parasite persistence mechanisms.
NIH: Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) (R01) Monday, November 1, 2021 - This FOA solicits applications for grant funding to conduct Large Health Services Research Projects (R01) focused on combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Parkinson’s Foundation: Parkinson’s Foundation Research Centers Monday, November 1, 2021 - The Parkinson’s Foundation Research Centers is interested in proposals that tackle critical issues or problems that are impeding progress in the field of PD research.
Airgas – Liquid Nitrogen Purchasing Challenges & Solutions Friday, October 22, 2021 - Airgas informed UGA that they are experiencing shortages of 230L containers as well as labor challenges. While Airgas is low on 230L liquid nitrogen cylinders, they have a surplus of 180L cylinders. Airgas is working to resolve both of these issues.
NSF: Biodiversity on a Changing Planet (BoCP) Thursday, October 21, 2021 - The Biodiversity on a Changing Planet program is a cross directorate and international program led by NSF that invites submission of interdisciplinary proposals addressing grand challenges in biodiversity science within the context of unprecedented environmental change.
CDC: Vector-Borne Disease Regional Centers of Excellence Thursday, October 21, 2021 - The purpose of this NOFO is to support research to improve national capacity to address the growing problem of vector-borne diseases via continued support for regional Centers of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases.
New working group will address research infrastructure Monday, October 18, 2021 - Watch for opportunities to contribute to the working group’s discussion of needs to support our research enterprise.
NSF: Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II (TRIPODS) Monday, October 18, 2021 - NSF's Harnessing the Data Revolution Big Idea is a national-scale activity to enable new modes of data-driven discovery that will allow fundamental questions to be asked and answered at the frontiers of science and engineering.
NSF: Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Community Research Infrastructure Program Monday, October 18, 2021 - The Computer and Information Science and Engineering Community Research Infrastructure program drives discovery and learning in the core CISE disciplines by funding the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure.
NIH: Development of Microbiome-Related Approaches for Diagnosis/Mitigation/Treatment of Radiation Injuries (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, October 11, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to support research that will advance the understanding of how the microbiome affects radiation injury.
DOC: US Marine Life Observations: Coordinated Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) and Animal Telemetry Network (ATN) Activities to Ensure Resilient, Productive Ecosystems and Human Communities in the Face of Change Monday, October 11, 2021 - This program supports proposals that: (1) build upon the foundation established by MBON, ATN and the US IOOS Regional Associations to work across sectors and disciplines towards an integrated, sustained marine life observing capability for the U.S. ocean, coasts and Great Lakes, from estuaries to the deep ocean.
NIH: Systems Biology for Infectious Diseases (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, October 11, 2021 - The purpose of the FOA is to support research that employs systems biology approaches to human pathogens.
IRB Turnaround Times Monday, October 11, 2021 - Due to recent staff turnover, the turnaround times for IRB reviews are longer than usual.
CTEGD installs new Cytek Aurora Spectral Cytometer Monday, October 11, 2021 - The CTEGD Cytometry Shared Resource Laboratory has installed a Cytek Aurora Spectral Cytometer.
Airgas feedback opportunity Monday, October 11, 2021 - Please use this short form to share comments related to your ongoing experiences with Airgas.
NIH: SPARC Human Open Research Neural Engineering Technologies (HORNET) Initiative (U41) Monday, October 11, 2021 - This U41 opportunity will fund centers to create interoperable open-source modules that can be combined into custom profiles for new exploratory and clinical neuromodulation studies in the peripheral nervous system, and for potential applicability in the central nervous system.
NIH: Pediatric Obesity Discovery Science Research to Improve Understanding of Risk and Causal Mechanisms for Obesity in Early Life (R01) Monday, October 11, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to support innovative, discovery research studies to better characterize early-life risk factors and elucidate underlying causal mechanisms through which these risk factors contribute to the development of obesity during infancy and early childhood.
NSF: Integrative Research in Biology (IntBIO) Saturday, September 25, 2021 - This solicitation invites submission of collaborative proposals that tackle bold questions in biology and require an integrated approach to make substantive progress.
NSF: Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Saturday, September 25, 2021 - This solicitation expands the Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation program by adding a new project class: Transition to Sustainability.
NSF: Biology Integration Institutes (BII) Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - The NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences program for Biology Integration Institutes (BII) supports diverse and collaborative teams of researchers investigating questions that span multiple disciplines within and beyond biology.
Celebrating UGA research excellence: Call for nominations Monday, September 20, 2021 - The Office of Research website features a list of our internal Research Awards and the criteria for each. This year we’ve added a new Team Impact Award to recognize an entire research team for excellence in innovation and impactful scholarship that could not be accomplished by single individuals.
NSF: EHR Core Research – Resource Coordination Hub (ECR Hub) Monday, September 13, 2021 - NSF seeks proposals to create an EHR Core Research (ECR) Resource Coordination Hub (ECR Hub) that will be an intellectual partner to the ECR:Core and the ECR:BCSER grantee communities and the NSF to enhance the overall influence and reach of ECR STEM education research investments.
DOE: Natural Gas Demand Response Pilot Program Monday, September 13, 2021 - FOA soliciting cooperative agreements for the development of multiple regional natural gas demand response pilot programs in collaboration with utilities, local distribution companies and public utility commissions.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Monday, September 13, 2021 - computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching and public programming in the humanities.
NSF: Facility and Instrumentation Request Process (FIRP) Monday, September 13, 2021 - The Facility and Instrumentation Request Process (FIRP) solicitation describes the mechanism by which the research community can propose projects that require access to instrumentation and facilities sponsored by the FARE Program.