Announcement

Non-funding, non-event announcements.

Coordinating Proposals Submissions through ORSP

To those submitting applications and proposals for sponsored programs at UM, this is a reminder of important responsibilities & opportunities.

A. Notify the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

MRC Call for Concept Papers for potential statewide research initiatives

Concept Papers Due: November 21, 2014 

Submit concept papers to the Chief Research Officer at your home institution: 

JSU: Dr. Loretta Moore, loretta.a.moore@jsums.edu 

MSU: Dr. David Shaw, dshaw@research.msstate.edu 

UM: Dr. Alice Clark, amclark@olemiss.edu 

NSF Temporary/Rotator Programs

NSF offers opportunities for scientists, engineers, and educators to join NSF as temporary program officers, called rotators. "Rotators make recommendations about which proposals to fund; influence new directions in the fields of science, engineering, and education; support cutting-edge interdisciplinary research; and mentor junior research members. As a rotator, you will be in a prime position to collaborate with others and increase your visibility as you survey the entire breadth of U.S. and international science, engineering, and education in real time.

Call for UM Technology & Policy Expertise Related to the Use of Electromagnetic Spectrum

In anticipation of joining a consortium to compete for federal grants and contracts addressing the increasing national demand for the use of electromagnetic spectrum, the UM Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is inventorying UM experience, expertise and/or interest in technologies, experimentation, and/or policy development related to the use of spectrum(s).

Coffee Chat with W.K. Kellogg Foundation Program Officer 8/13

RSVP to Iris McKenley (iam@wkkf.org) by Friday Aug. 8 to attend this Aug. 13 conversation about healthy kids and food at the Koinania Coffee House in Jackson, MS. Click here for details.

Call for Nominations for UM Faculty interested in serving as Interim Director of Mississippi NASA Space Grant Consortium

With the impending retirement of UM Professor of Chemical Engineering Dr. Peter Sukanek, the Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs is seeking nominations (including self-nominations, endorsed by faculty member’s chair or dean) of UM faculty members interested in becoming Interim Director of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium (MSSGC).

Over six months, the selected candidate will work with VCRSP to develop a 5-year strategic vision for the MSSGC, and present that plan to the full MSSGC for endorsement.

New Graduate Tuition Rate for Proposal Budgets

Effective immediately the new rate for graduate student tuition on sponsored project proposals is $3,501 per full-time (9 hours) student per semester.

These rates are posted on the Current Rates and Codes page of the ORSP website.

 

(updated 7/15/2014)

 

Register Now for the 2014 Southeastern Conference Symposium

The 2014 Southeastern Conference Symposium, entitled Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge, will be held September 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia. This event will bring together SEC scholars for the purpose of critically reviewing the body of knowledge that could guide the development and implementation of an effective national effort to markedly reduce the percentage of the American population that becomes overweight or obese.  

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Webinar- April 1, 2-3 pm.

 

From: "Teresa D. Gammill" <TGammill@research.msstate.edu>, Mississippi State

Subject: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Webinar

 

Program:  As part of MSU's Graduate Student Appreciation Week, MSU will be hosting Dr. Giselle Muller-Parker from the National Science Foundation who is the director for the Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
 

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