Announcement

Non-funding, non-event announcements.

NSF- Change in annual, final and interim project reports

NSF 13-041

NSF Dear Colleague Letter - Implementing All Project Reporting in Research.gov

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 Research.gov, 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 http://science.energy.gov/wdts/vfp/how-to-apply/

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: http://www.orau.org/ornl.

UMMC Cancer Research Day, Nov. 19, 2012

The Cancer Institute at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will host a Cancer Research Day on November 19th at Student Union of UMMC.

New NSF Grant Proposal Guide- Effective January 14, 2013

Effective for National Science Foundation (NSF) grant proposals submitted or due on or after January 14, 2013, there is a new Grant Proposal Guide NSF 13-1 .

Governor Bryant Unveils MS Energy Development Roadmap

On October 4, 2012, Governor Bryant unveiled “Mississippi’s Energy Roadmap”, which includes 6 focus areas:

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