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NSF: Synthesis Center for Molecular and Cellular Sciences (SCMCS) Monday, October 3, 2022 - Funds a Synthesis Center for Molecular and Cellular Sciences that will advance our ability to explain and predict complex molecular and cellular phenomena through innovative synthesis and integration of available biological data and related scientific knowledge. Amount: $20,000,000 Due Date: 01/13/2023 More information
NSF: Racial Equity in STEM Education Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - Supports bold, groundbreaking, and potentially transformative projects that contribute to advancing racial equity in STEM education and workforce development through practice and/or fundamental or applied research. Amount: $5,000,000 Due Date: 01/17/2023 More information
NIH: The NHGRI Genomic Data Science Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-space Clinical Resource (ACR) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - Funds the development, implementation, and maintenance of the AnVIL Clinical Resource (ACR), a suite of genomic-based clinical tools and services built into the NHGRI Data Science Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-Space (AnVIL) to foster clinical genomic research. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 12/02/2022 More information
NEH: Dangers and Opportunities of Technology: Perspectives from the Humanities Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - Supports research that examines technology and its relationship to society through the lens of the humanities, particularly the role of technology in shaping current social and cultural issues. Amount: $1,500,000 Due Date: 02/02/2023 More information
NEH: National Digital Newspaper Program Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - This program aims to create a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1690 and 1963 from all 56 states and U.S. jurisdictions. Amount: $325,000  Deadline: Jan. 11,2023 More information
NIH: NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites submission of investigator-initiated Program Project (P01) applications. The proposed programs should address scientific areas relevant to the NIAID mission. Amount: Budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the project.  Deadline: Jan. 11,2023 More information
USDA Regional Food Business Centers Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - The centers will serve as the cornerstone of USDA’s development of local and regional supply chains. They will offer coordination, technical assistance, and capacity building support to small and mid-sized food and farm businesses, with the goal of creating a more resilient, diverse, and competitive food system. Amount: $15,000,000 – $50,000,000 Deadline: Nov. 22, 2022 […]
Turner receives Wilker Memorial Egalitarian Award Thursday, September 22, 2022 -   Crystal Turner has been named one of UGA’s 2022 recipients of the Ed Wilker Memorial Egalitarian Award. The honor is awarded to staff and faculty members who encourage diversity and occupational excellence in their work. Turner joined UGA in June 2021as a grants accounting specialist in the Sponsored Projects Administration. I would rework this […]
NIH: NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (NIMH BRAINS) Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Supports the research and research career advancement of outstanding, exceptionally productive scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers.
NIH: Resource-Related Research Projects for Development of Animal Models and Related Materials (R24 Clinical Trials Not-Allowed) Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Funds research aimed at developing, characterizing or improving animal models of human diseases.
NIH: Blood Brain Barrier Response to Antibodies Targeting Beta-Amyloid (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - Funds research on cellular and molecular mechanisms that can be targeted to protect the blood-brain barrier.
NIH: BRAIN Initiative: Engineering and optimization of molecular technologies for functional dissection of neural circuits (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - Funds research to develop molecular tools of high impact that are targetable to brain cell types for the monitoring and manipulation of neural circuits.
NIH: Maintaining Immunity after Immunization (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - Funds research to improve our understanding of how vaccines against infectious agents lead to durable protective immunity.
USDA: Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - Funds research and outreach designed to increase knowledge concerning agricultural production systems.
NIH: The Metastasis Research Network (MetNet): MetNet Research Projects (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - Funds the Metastasis Research Network.
DOE: Funding Opportunity in Support of the Hydrogen Shot and a University Research Consortium on Grid Resilience Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - Funds a consortium focused on supporting the DOE Hydrogen Shot and a second EERE-wide topic area focused on grid resilience.
NIH: Laboratory of Developmental Biology (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - Supports an established research resource program to serve the biomedical research community aimed at the collection, identification, staging and distribution of conceptal tissues.
NSF: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - Committed to funding research and practice, with continued focus on investigating a range of informal STEM learning (ISL) experiences and environments.
NIH: Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - Funds an integrated multi-level approach encompassing structural, social and biobehavioral research strategies.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - Supports innovative, experimental and/or computationally challenging digital projects.
UGA Instrument Shop – building research capacity Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - About six miles from campus, in a plain, single-story brick building on Whitehall Road across from Peppino’s Pizzeria, is a hidden treasure for UGA researchers. This location is the home of the Instrument Design & Fabrication Shop, a full-service machine shop that provides investigators with the capability to build—sometimes from no more than a back-of-the-napkin sketch—the […]
NIH: Contraceptive Development Research Center (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - Supports multidisciplinary approaches towards the development of new and/or improved contraceptive methods for both men and women.
NIH: HEAL Initiative: Interdisciplinary Team Science to Uncover the Mechanisms of Pain Relief by Medical Devices (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - Supports interdisciplinary research teams of multiple PDs/PIs to investigate the mechanism of action of pain relief by medical devices.
Get support from HRPP Friday, August 5, 2022 - The Human Research Protection Program professionals provide guidance and support for students and staff developing submissions for IRB review.
NSF Dynamic Language Infrastructure – NEH Documenting Endangered Languages Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - Supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning dynamic language infrastructure in the context of endangered human languages.
NIH: Understanding the Pathophysiology and Clinical Course of New-Onset Diabetes Following COVID-19 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - Funds a study to establish a longitudinal cohort of individuals who developed diabetes following SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Indirect costs – the often overlooked costs of research Friday, July 15, 2022 - Vice President for Research Karen Burg discusses a very important topic: communications. Simply put, an organization with dysfunctional communications is very likely to be dysfunctional itself.
Dan Runge named director of the Office of Research Security & Export Control Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - Dan Runge has been named director of the newly recreated Office of Research Security & Export Control in the Office of Research.
Deadline for Research Scientist promotion dossiers – November 4, 2022 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - The deadline for receipt of Research Scientist promotion dossiers to Office of Research is Friday, November 4, 2022. Read further for complete information.
NIH: Stakeholder Engagement Innovation Center for Advancing Health Equity in Type 2 Diabetes Research (U2C – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - Funds a novel national Stakeholder Engagement Innovation Center for advancing equity in type 2 diabetes research.
NIH: A Multi-omics Approach to Immune Responses in HIV Vaccination and Intervention (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)  Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - The purpose of this FOA is to support multi-disciplinary, multi-component applications proposing the use of omics technologies to advance preventative and/or therapeutic vaccinations, and/or immunomodulatory cure interventions for HIV.
NIH: NINDS Interdisciplinary Team Science Grant (RM1) Thursday, May 26, 2022 - Funds an ambitious interdisciplinary team effort to tackle basic, translational and clinical research challenges within the mission of NINDS.
NEH: Public Humanities Projects Monday, May 16, 2022 - Supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences.
Cost sharing on sponsored projects: Toward a more consistent policy Tuesday, May 10, 2022 - I thought it would be helpful to address an important topic for all of us who pursue external sponsored funding: cost sharing. Cost sharing refers to the portion of the project costs supported by the institution (rather than the sponsor). Cost sharing can include salary and fringe benefits, travel, equipment, supplies, and other project costs. […]
New Office of Research Security and Export Controls Monday, May 9, 2022 - The new Office of Research Security and Export Controls (ORSEC), under the Office of Research Integrity and Safety umbrella, will continue its export controls and economic sanctions compliance mandate while responding to new and evolving federal guidelines related to research security requirements for federally funded research.
IRB: Expiration of Approval Wednesday, May 4, 2022 - PIs are urged to have multiple tools and safeguards to ensure that they meet regulatory and institutional requirements pertaining to continuing review and maintaining approval of human research projects.
Travel, Shipping, and Activities involving Belarus, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Syria or Ukraine Friday, April 29, 2022 - Get help with travel, shipping and activities involving countries where the U.S. has imposed economic sanctions or trade embargoes.
Export Control Training Available for International Shippers Friday, April 29, 2022 - The Office of Export Control can provide in-person or video conference training for international shippers on compliance with export controls and economic sanctions.
Introducing the Office of Business Engagement Sunday, April 17, 2022 - April 2022 As both a land- and sea-grant university, UGA’s mission to serve its community is embedded in its DNA. That community not only includes Athens and the rest of Georgia, it also extends to our larger community across our country and around the world. To amplify and extend our service to and collaboration with […]
Change in postdoc appointment and termination policies and procedures Thursday, April 14, 2022 - In addition to no longer requiring an RIF for grant-funded postdocs, units now have two distinct options for postdoc appointments: defined term and open term.
NIH: BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - Supports interdisciplinary teams to elucidate the contributions of dynamic circuit activity to a specific behavioral or neural system.
UGA innovation in 2022 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - Recently UGA announced its Electric Mobility Initiative, which will bring together students, faculty and staff together from various disciplines to support research and development, sustainability, security and regulation, community and economic development, and business impacts from this industry. Together with private funding, UGA will invest $1 million to create new initiatives to support e-mobility research and development, including a new certificate program in the College of Engineering and battery research in our new I-STEM complex.
Terrazas, Ware named to positions in Office of Research Monday, March 14, 2022 - Shelly Terrazas and Amy Ware have been recruited to positions in the Office of Research.
Automated balance snapshots for new projects Monday, March 7, 2022 - For NEW projects beginning on or after April 1, 2022,  Principal Investigators will begin receiving monthly, automated project balance snapshots in the form of the Project Status Report (PSR) Lite.
Additions of Foreign Academic and Research Institutions to U.S. Lists of Parties of Concern Friday, March 4, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has recently added multiple foreign universities and affiliated labs and other research centers to either the Unverified List or the Entity List.
International Transaction Due Diligence  Friday, March 4, 2022 - international shipment, UGA personnel should contact the Office of Export Control to request review of the transaction.
Electric mobility technology in Georgia: a research opportunity and investment in our future Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - Recently UGA announced its Electric Mobility Initiative, which will bring together students, faculty and staff together from various disciplines to support research and development, sustainability, security and regulation, community and economic development, and business impacts from this industry. Together with private funding, UGA will invest $1 million to create new initiatives to support e-mobility research and development, including a new certificate program in the College of Engineering and battery research in our new I-STEM complex.
New Research Advisory Group formed Friday, January 28, 2022 - The Office of Research is hosting a Research Advisory Group with the goal of fostering open and ongoing discussion on opportunities to save time, remove obstacles and improve service and support for our research community. 
A Resolution for 2022: Improving Listening, Learning, and Communicating Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - Vice President for Research Karen Burg discusses a very important topic: communications. Simply put, an organization with dysfunctional communications is very likely to be dysfunctional itself.