Non-funding, non-event announcements.

Seminar- Bio-Material Interface

Dr. Prashant K. Sharma, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen,  The Netherlands, will present a lecture on the "Bio-Material Interface, Implant and Prosthesis Failure"

January 30, 2013, 4 pm

Carrier M. E., Room 220


FastLane Update- Project Reports


Attention FastLane Users: As part of the transition of project reports to, you must stop submitting project reports in FastLane starting February 1, 2013.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory- Neutron Scattering Science Call for Proposals

The ORAU University Partnerships Office is pleased to provide the information below regarding a program available to all institutions.

Proposals for beam time at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) and Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) will be accepted via the web-based proposal system until NOON EASTERN TIMEWednesday, March 6, 2013.  This call is for experiments anticipated to run July through December 2013.

NSF- Change in annual, final and interim project reports

NSF 13-041

NSF Dear Colleague Letter - Implementing All Project Reporting in

Date: January 10, 2013

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is currently planning to implement a significant change in the way Principal Investigators (PIs) (and co-PIs) report on their NSF-funded projects. Beginning on March 18, 2013, PIs will be required to submit their annual, final and interim project reports in, NSF’s modernization of FastLane.

Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Interested in a summer appointment? Consider the Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)!  They are now accepting application for the 2013 Summer Program. The deadline to apply is January 10, 2013 .  Apply online at

Lunch and Learn or WebEx*, November 5 - CERE: a UM Resource for Evaluating Effectiveness of Educational Components of Grants

Speakers: Dr. Maxine Harper and Mr. Joey Rutherford

Date: Monday, November 5
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
Place:  Butler Auditorium, in the Triplett Alumni Center, University of Mississippi, Oxford Campus
For: UM Faculty and Researchers proposing or conducting projects with educational components

About the Speakers:

Transforming Science and Engineering with Leadership Computing (recorded)

ORSP Lunch and Learn 

Speaker: Dr. Jack Wells
Date: Thursday, October 25
Time: Noon – 1:00 PM
Place:  Butler Auditorium, in the Triplett Alumni Center, University of Mississippi, Oxford Campus
For: UM Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Honors College Students, Provost Scholars, and STEM Living Learning Community Residents*

Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program- Dept. of Navy

Program:  The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP), provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. The goals of the NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of Navy research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the Navy.

Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Lab

The Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) hosts over 1,000 educational participants from over 40 countries to work on cutting-edge research side-by-side with ORNL scientists and engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy's largest science and energy laboratory.  Whether you are a recent graduate, a graduate student, an undergraduate, a K-12 student, or a faculty member, ORNL has a program that will engage you in a scientific learning experience.  For more information, go to: