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NEH: Research and Development Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. Research and Development offers two funding tiers to address projects at all stages of development and implementation.  Amount: $350,000 Due Date: 5/16/23 More Information
NSF: Future of Semiconductors Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Aims to cultivate a broad coalition of researchers and educators from across science and engineering communities that utilizes a holistic, co-design approach to fundamental research and workforce education and training, to enable rapid progress in new semiconductor technologies. Amount: $2,000,000 Due Date: 4/24/23 More information
NSF: Future Manufacturing Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Funds fundamental research that will enable sustainable new manufacturing technologies and education to grow production and employment in America’s manufacturing sector. Amount: $3,000,000 Due Date: 4/19/23 More Information
NEH: Cultural and Community Resilience Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - Supports research studies that investigate the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 5/16/23 More Information
NEH: Humanities Initiatives Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - The purpose of these programs is to strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities at institutions of higher education by developing new humanities programs, resources (including those in digital format), or courses, or by enhancing existing ones. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 5/9/23 More Information
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 […]
NIH: NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, January 20, 2023 - Supports research Centers that (1) conduct substance use and addiction research in any area of NIDA’s mission, including the intersection of substance use/addiction and HIV, (2) foster outstanding innovative science, (3) are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic, and (4) serve as national resource(s) to provide educational and outreach activities to relevant research communities, educational organizations, the […]
NEA: Research Grants in the Arts Friday, January 20, 2023 - Supports research studies that investigate the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. Amount: $100,000 Due Date: 3/27/23 More Information
NEA: Research Labs Friday, January 20, 2023 - Funds transdisciplinary research teams grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, yielding empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 3/27/23 More Information
NSF: Computer Science for All Friday, January 20, 2023 - Supports research and researcher-practitioner partnerships (RPPs) that foster the research and development needed to bring CS and CT to all schools. Amount: $2,000,000 Due Date: 4/27/23 More Information
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.
NEH: Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - Supports individual scholars pursuing interpretive research projects that require digital expression and digital publication.  Amount: $60,000 Due Date: 4/19/23 More Information
NSF: Biodiversity on a Changing Planet Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - Funds proposals that integrate pattern- and process-based research approaches in the context of the constant gain, loss, and reorganization of biodiversity on a changing. Amount: $2,500,000 Due Date: 3/29/23 More Information
NIH: Tools and resources to understand the vascular pathophysiology of in vivo neuroimaging findings in TBI-related dementia and/or VCID (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Wednesday, January 11, 2023 - Funds the development and distribution of innovative technologies, methods, protocols, and biomedical materials that enhance combined human neuropathology and neuroimaging research with data aimed at understanding the underlying pathophysiology of in vivo imaging results typically associated with vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia in TBI-related dementia and other ADRD diagnoses. Amount: $7,550,000 Due Date: 3/17/23 More […]
NIH: Applied Regulatory Science Research to Understand Factors that Affect the Safety and Efficacy of Underrepresented Populations in Oncology Therapeutic Development (U01) Clinical Trial Optional Monday, December 19, 2022 - Funds research to investigate factors that can improve understanding of safety and efficacy of oncology therapeutics in populations that have been historically underrepresented in oncology trials, including racial/ethnic minorities, sex and gender minorities, and older adults. Amount: $3,775,000 Due Date: 1/6/23 (LOI); 2/22/23 (Full Application) More information
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. […]
NIH: Cooperative Centers on Human Immunology (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)  Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - Supports mechanistic and hypothesis-testing studies to discover novel molecules, mechanisms, or regulatory pathways governing function of the human immune system in both healthy and vulnerable populations.  Amount: $18,875,000  Due Date: 4/7/23  More information 
CDC: Enhancing Capacity for Strategic and Applied Research Activities in Support of Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - Funds a network of collaborating institutes for both research with, and technical assistance to, neglected tropical diseases-endemic countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.  Amount: $9,500,000 Due Date: 3/10/23 More information
NSF: Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs, Large Projects Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - Supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in all aspects of computing, communications, and information science and engineering through core programs. Amount: $5,000,000 Due Date: 2/28/23 More information
NIH: International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - Supports research in malaria-endemic sites to 1) improve our understanding of malaria pathogenesis, epidemiology, and transmission; and 2) evaluate, optimize, and inform development of interventions to understand, control, eliminate, and eventually eradicate malaria. Amount: $6,040,000 Due Date: 5/4/23 More information
NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - Supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities.  Amount: $250,000 Due Date: 2/15/23 More information
NSF: Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - Funds projects that advance scientific discovery and innovation by enhancing the security and privacy of cyberinfrastructure. Amount: $3,600,000 Due Date: 2/17/23 Funds projects that advance scientific discovery and innovation by enhancing the security and privacy of cyberinfrastructure. More information
NIH: Cooperative Centers on Human Immunology (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - Supports mechanistic and hypothesis-testing studies to discover novel molecules, mechanisms, or regulatory pathways governing the function of the human immune system in both healthy and vulnerable populations.  Amount: $18,875,000 Due Date: 4/7/23 More information
Toward a more secure future for federally funded research Monday, November 21, 2022 - November 2022 At UGA, we have been strategically laying the groundwork to become much more active in research collaborations with the Department of Defense and other U.S. “mission” agencies. Mission agencies are federal agencies that support research geared toward goals such as securing national defense, addressing national energy challenges, and ensuring a robust transportation system. […]
NSF: Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in Biological Sciences Monday, November 14, 2022 - Supports full-time research, mentoring, and training for recent college graduates who have had few or no research or training opportunities during college in research fields typically supported by the Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO). Amount: TBD Due Date: 2/16/23 More information
NIH: Utilizing Telomere Status to Reveal Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Susceptibility and Resiliency in Response to Environmental Exposures Monday, November 14, 2022 - Supports research to characterize molecular underpinnings surrounding telomere status and accompanying biological pathways in response to environmental insults. Amount: Budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the project. Due Date: 2/14/23 More information
NSF: Biology Integration Institutes Thursday, November 3, 2022 - Funds collaborative teams of researchers investigating questions that span multiple disciplines within and beyond biology. Amount: $12,500,000 (estimate) Due Date: 2/21/23 Funds collaborative teams of researchers investigating questions that span multiple disciplines within and beyond biology. More information
NSF: Using the Rules of Life to Address Societal Challenges Thursday, November 3, 2022 - Supports research that builds on knowledge from previous investments in the NSF “Big Ideas”, including in the Understanding the Rules of Life program.  Amount: $3,000,000 Due Date: 2/15/23 More information
UGA’s Human Research Protection Program ramped up & ready to serve Friday, October 21, 2022 - UGA’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) earned full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPPs) four years ago and was reaccredited earlier this year. This designation is given only to institutions that have demonstrably built extensive safeguards into every level of their human research operations and that adhere to […]
NIH: Development of Novel Nonsteroidal Contraceptive Methods Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - Supports multidisciplinary research approaches for the development of novel nonsteroidal contraceptive products for men and women that act prior to fertilization. Amount: $3,020,000 Due Date: 3/29/23 More information
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.
Progress from the Office of Research: A quick look back as we leap forward Saturday, September 10, 2022 - Fourteen months ago, I was appointed as the University of Georgia’s vice president for research. Since then it has been full-on engagement: I’ve talked to faculty, staff and student research scholars all over our Athens campus; traveled around the state and beyond, touring our research facilities; met with deans, administrators and faculty members from our […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
A summer update on research infrastructure Monday, June 20, 2022 - Many of you no doubt saw the news last month about Georgia’s FY2023 state budget commitment of nearly $40 million toward the renovation of Science Hill. This massive project will involve major renovations of several Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)-related buildings in the heart of campus. These facilities, such the Chemistry and Biological Sciences buildings, were […]
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.
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.