Non-funding, non-event announcements.

Call for Undergraduate Research Development Fellows

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is seeking applications from faculty or staff interested in serving as Undergraduate Research Development Fellows for 2019.

Building on the groundwork laid by the 2018 fellowship, this year’s Fellow(s) will continue to expand undergraduate participation in research and creative scholarship (UGR) by providing leadership and coordination in one or several ongoing areas of need:

Webinar: Proposal-Writing Strategies for the National Science Foundation:

The National Science Foundation's Thomas Baerwald will conduct two identical (repeat) webinars for the UM community to provide information about the range of opportunities available from NSF, as well as ways to approach identifying which competitions to enter and strategies for writing strong and compelling proposals. Dr. Baerwald, an NSF program director with more than 30 years of experience, will provide an overview presentation, but time will be left for questions, answers, and more informal discussions.

NSF CAREER 2018: Important Dates and Resources

We are expecting to submit a record number (13) NSF CAREER proposals in 2018. To make sure that we have time to review all of these proposals, please note and adhere to the following posted dates and deadlines.

Changes in NIGMS Support R15 Grants in the Basic Biomedical Sciences

Changes in NIGMS Support of Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) Grants in the Basic Biomedical Sciences

After May 7, 2018, the National Institute for General Medical Sciences will no longer accept R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) applications under the NIH Parent R15 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)  PA-18-504 

Cyber Security Conference to be held at Auburn University, April 7-10, 2018

Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2018 SEC Academic Conference, scheduled for April 7-10 at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. The event is entitled Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility, and in addition to lively student challenges and compelling faculty panels, the SEC Academic Conference will feature nationally and internationally recognized experts as keynote speakers.

Research Day is April 13; Priority Registration thru March 22.

UM/UMMC Research Day 2017 Priority Registration Window

Priority Registration is open now through March 22 for those interested in attending the third annual UM/UMMC Research Day, which will be held April 13, 2017, from 10am – 3pm, at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus. This year’s event is themed “Nurturing Collaboration,” and will have a three-fold purpose:

Advancing Mississippi Conference, June 8, 2017, Jackson MS

University Research Center (URC), a division of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) is hosting its second annual “Advancing Mississippi” Conference on Thursday, June 8th in Jackson.

SEC Academic Conference: The Future of Water; March 27-28 in Starkville, MS

The 2017 SEC Academic Conference will be held March 27-28 in Starkville, Mississippi, at The Mill Conference Center at Mississippi State University. Entitled “The Future of Water: Regional Collaboration on Shared Climate, Coastlines, and Watersheds,” this event will showcase contributions from researchers at SEC universities and from around the region.

UM Research Day 2017 Event will be April 13

The 3rd Annual University of Mississippi Research Day will be held Thursday, April 13, at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus. Watch for details and registration information in UM Today and on the ORSP Web site in the coming weeks.