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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.
NSF: Discovery Research PreK-12 Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - Catalyzes research and development that enhances all preK-12 teachers’ and students’ opportunities to engage in high-quality learning experiences related to the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Amount: $5,000,000 Due Date: 11/8/23 More Information
NIH: Integration of Novel Measures for Improved Classification of Type 2 Diabetes Biostatistics Research Center Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - Invites applications for a Biostatistics Research Center to participate in a consortium aimed at improving understanding of heterogeneity of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Amount: $7,550,000 Due Date: 10/26/23 More Information
NEH: Humanities Connections Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - Seeks to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions by encouraging partnerships between humanities faculty and their counterparts in other areas of study. Amount: $150,000 Due Date: 9/7/23 More Information
NIH: Comprehensive Alcohol Research Centers Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - Seeks to fund an integrated, broad-based multidisciplinary, multi-investigator, long-term program of research and research support activities planned around a specific major research theme. Amount: $9,437,500 Due Date: 11/15/23 More Information
NIH: Assessment of TBI-related ADRD Pathology Related to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Outcomes  Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - Invites applications for a multisite study to comprehensively characterize ADRD relevant pathology related to cognitive impairment and dementia outcomes in persons with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Amount: $9,815,000 Due Date: 7/28/23 More Information
NIH: Specialized Alcohol Research Centers Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - Invites applications for specialized Alcohol Research Centers using the P50 mechanism. Amount: $8,682,500 Due Date: 11/15/23 More Information
NSF: Community Infrastructure for Research in Computer and Information Science and Engineering Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - Funds the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure that develops accompanying user services and engagement needed to attract, nurture, and grow a robust research community. Amount: $5,000,000 Due Date: 9/8/23 More Information
NIH: Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC) Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - The BRC Program will address bioinformatics needs in the research community to accelerate the development of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. Amount: $36,240,000 Due Date: 8/25/23 More Information
NIH: Analyzing Early Events in TB and TB/HIV Infection for Interventional Targets  Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - The purpose of this program is to support mechanistic studies of the early stage of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection, with and without HIV, to identify interventional targets for vaccine and host-directed therapies. Amount: $5,033,333 Due Date: 10/11/23 More Information
NIH: Collaborative Opportunities for Multidisciplinary, Bold, and Innovative Neuroscience (COMBINE) Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - Aims to integrate the efforts of three to six PDs/PIs to pursue a bold, impactful, and challenging goal with defined 5-year outcomes within the scope of this program and the NINDS mission. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 10/20/23 More Information
NEH: Public Humanities Projects Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 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: 8/9/23 More Information
NEH: Climate Smart Humanities Organizations Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - Supports comprehensive assessment and strategic planning efforts by humanities organizations to mitigate physical and operational environmental impacts and adapt to a changing climate. Projects will result in climate action and adaptation planning documents or similar detailed assessments including prioritized, measurable actions and their expected outcomes. Amount: $300,000 Due Date: 9/14/23 More Information
NSF: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - Invites innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting, preparing, and retaining highly effective elementary and secondary mathematics and science teachers and teacher leaders who persist as classroom teachers in high-need Local Education Agencies (LEA), (a.k.a. high-need school district). Amount: $3,250,000 Due Date: 8/29/23 More Information
NSF: Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Aims to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences, be they in academia, government, or industry. Amount: $2,500,000 Due Date: 8/8/23 More Information
NIH: NINDS Sustainable Transformation of Institutional Research Rigor Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Seeks proposals for programs that enhance research rigor and transparency practices within academic and research institutions to promote a culture of high-quality neuroscience research. Amount: $3,624,000 Due Date: 10/17/23 More Information
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
NEH: Media Projects Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Supports the development, production, and distribution of radio programs, podcasts, documentary films, and documentary film series that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Amount: $1,000,000 Due Date: 8/9/23 More Information
NIH: HEAL Initiative: Interdisciplinary Team Science to Uncover the Mechanisms of Pain Relief by Medical Devices Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - Supports the development of safe and effective devices to treat pain with little or no addiction liability with the overall goal of optimizing therapeutic outcomes for these technologies. Amount: $11,325,000 Due Date: 6/13/23 More Information
NIH: Cancer Immunoprevention Network (CIP-Net) Research Projects Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - Invites proposals that develop a deeper understanding of basic mechanisms of immunoprevention, discover novel immunoprevention strategies, and foster a community of cancer immunoprevention researchers. Amount: $3,775,000 Due Date: 7/3/23 More Information
NSF: Centers for Chemical Innovation Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - Supports research centers focused on major, long-term fundamental chemical research challenges. CCIs that address these challenges will produce transformative research, lead to innovation, and attract broad scientific and public interest. Amount: $4,000,000 Due Date: 8/10/23 (preliminary proposal); 10/18/23 (full proposal) More Information
NIH: Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - Establishes academic Centers for advanced genome research. Each CEGS award supports a multi-investigator, interdisciplinary team to develop integrated, transformative genomic approaches to address a biomedical problem. Amount: $15,855,000 Due Date: 6/23/23 More Information
Partner with Innovation Gateway to maximize research impact Saturday, April 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.”
NIH: Integration and Coordination Center (ICC) Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications for an Integration and Coordination Center (ICC) for the Common Fund Data Ecosystem (CFDE) that will help build internal cohesion within the program. Amount: $14,345,000 Due Date: 6/28/23 More Information
NSF: Centers for Research and Innovation in Science, the Environment and Society (CRISES) Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - Seeks to build research capacity and infrastructure to address complex and compounding crises whose solutions require a human-centered approach to help generate effective and long-lasting solutions that benefit the entire U.S. public. Amount: Varies Due Date: 6/26/23 More Information
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
NEH: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - Supports projects that extend the reach of humanities collections and make their intellectual content widely accessible or create resources that facilitate the use of cultural materials for basic information or in-depth investigation.  Amount: $350,000 Due Date: 7/18/23 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
NIH: NIDA Avant-Garde Program for HIV and Substance Use Disorder Research Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - Supports exceptionally creative scientists, who propose high-impact studies that open new areas of HIV research in the context of substance use and Substance Use Disorders (SUD) and/or lead to new avenues for prevention and treatment of HIV in people with SUD. Amount: $5,285,000 Due Date: 8/15/23 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
NIH: BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System Wednesday, March 22, 2023 - This FOA seeks applications for proof-of-concept testing and development of new technologies and novel approaches for recording and modulation of neural cells and circuits, to address major challenges and enable transformative understanding of dynamic signaling in the central nervous system. Amount: $3,020,000 Due Date: 6/30/23 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.”
NIH: National Centers for Cryoelectron Microscopy Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - This initiative will support national service centers for molecular structure determination by high resolution cryoelectron microscopy (cryoEM).  Amount: $49,075,000 Due Date: 6/30/23 More Information
NIH: Research Network to Promote Multidisciplinary Mechanistic and Translational Studies of Sickle Cell Disease Pain (U24, Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - Funds a Research Network that promotes multidisciplinary mechanistic and translational studies of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) pain to develop compelling research frameworks and models to study SCD pain that will support interdisciplinary collaborations. Amount: $4,530,000 Due Date: 10/1/23 More information
NIH: Exploratory Grants for Climate Change and Health Research Center Development Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - Solicits P20 planning grant applications to sustain a program of fundamental and applied research that examines the impacts of climate change on health and to develop action-oriented solutions to protect the health of individuals, communities, and nations from the hazards posed by climate change.  Amount: $3,850,500 Due Date: 11/7/23 More information
NIH: Networking/Infrastructure Project for Research on Determinants of Differences Among Human and Nonhuman Primate Species in Life Spans, Life Histories, and Other Aging Related Outcomes, and Prospects for Translation Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - Solicits R61/R33 applications proposing to establish and conduct a networking and infrastructure project to enhance the development of comparative research on determinants of differences among human and nonhuman primate life spans, life histories, and other aging-related outcomes, and prospects for translating findings from this research into development of human interventions.  Amount: $5,889,000 Due Date: 9/27/23 More Information
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.
NIH/HHS: Team Science Approaches Integrating Experimental and Computational Brain Aging Models (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, February 13, 2023 - Supports interdisciplinary collaborations involving both experimental and computational researchers to simultaneously address a targeted research question in brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease with the goal of developing a sustainable interdisciplinary collaboration across experimental and computational laboratories to support projects that address key research questions in brain aging and AD/ADRD.  Amount: $3,775,000 Due Date: 9/22/23 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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
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.