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ORSP Investment Grants Pre-Proposals Due May 8, 2015

ORSP will pilot a new internal grants program (ORSP Investment Grants) to stimulate sustainable, competitive research and scholarship. Pre-proposals for the first round of awards are due May 8.

See https://www.research.olemiss.edu/IG-2015-16 for details.

SEC Faculty Travel Grants 2015-16

SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program
Program Year 2015-16

NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions, 2015

The National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions help improve small and mid-size institutions’ (we think UM probably qualifies) ability to preserve and care for their significant humanities collections. Applicants must draw on the knowledge of consultants whose preservation skills and experiences are related to the types of collections and nature of the activities on which their projects focus.

NSF CAREER Solicitation and Information Session

NSF Faculty Career Early Development Program (CAREER)
NSF Program Solicitation NSF 15-555

The NSF CAREER program provides stable support at a sufficient level and duration to enable awardees to develop careers as outstanding researchers and educators who effectively integrate teaching, learning, and discovery.

Proposal Deadlines

FastScan AFM Workshop March 25 at CME

 

Bruker Senior Application Scientist John Thornton will preset some of the latest advances in AFM microscopy, give hands-on demonstrations, and answer questions. Please see the Flyer for more details. Activites will occur between 9am and 3pm at the Center for Manufacturing Excellence. 

 

NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program 2015

The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for STEM graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.

Lunch and Learn: NSF STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C)

On Wednesday, February 18, from noon until 1:30 pm, ORSP will facilitate a Lunch and Learn and networking session at the Triplett Alumni Center Auditorium for those interested in learning more about, or finding on-campus collaborators for proposals to, the NSF STEM + Computing Partnerships program. A current solicitation is out for this program, with proposals due to NSF on April 14, 2015. NSF 15-537, replaces and NSF 14-522, NSF 14-523.

NEH Regional Application Writing Workshop

National Endowment for the Humanities Regional Application Writing Workshop

L’Oreal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Program

The L’Oreal USA For Women in Science fellowship program annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers for their outstanding contributions in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Recipients receive up to $60,000 each for their postdoctoral research.

Eligibility:

NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY2015

The NIH Fiscal Operations for fiscal year 2015 was signed by President Obama on December 16, 2014.  The act provides NIH with $30.31 billion in new budget authority or equivalent (program level), an increase of approximately $240 million over the FY 2014 final budget allocations totaling $30.07 billion. For more information, go to: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-050.html.

NASA EPSCoR Research White Papers Sought by 12/15/14

Solicitation of White Papers
from researchers at any of the institutions of higher learning within the
Mississippi NASA EPSCoR Jurisdiction
issued by the
Mississippi NASA EPSCoR/ Space Grant Director
in anticipation of the
FY 2015 NASA EPSCoR Research Announcement/Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN)

GoMRI RFP-V

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) has released the GoMRI Request for Proposals for Individual Investigators or Small Collaborative Teams for 2016-2018. The purpose of the RFP is to select the research activities for GoMRI Years 6–8 (1 January 2016 – 31 December 2018) involving individual investigators or collaborative efforts comprising a principal investigator and up to three co-principal investigators.

NSF Daylong HBCU-UP Workshop at JSU 11/20

NSF HBCU-UP Outreach Workshop
November 20, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
at Jackson State University

William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants on Inequality or Use of Research Evidence in Policy and Pratice

This program provides research grants ranging from $100K to $600K over 2-3 years to support theory-building and empirical research projects on reducing inequality or the use of research evidence in policy and practice.

USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge

USAID has issued a call for short (2-7 page) expressions of interest on ideas to develop new practical and cost-effective solutions to improve infection treatment and control that can be rapidly deployed (1) to help health care workers provide better care and (2) transform our ability to combat Ebola. 2nd round submissions are due 12/1/2014, but there will be future rounds as well.

For more information, see: http://www.usaid.gov/grandchallenges/ebola.

 

 

Webinar 12/14 on NINDS CREATE Bio Program

  Event Information: GUIRR Webinar: NINDS CREATE Bio Program     Registration is required to join this event. If you have not registered, please do so now.  

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Competition 2015

Program:  Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) has announced the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award competition for 2015. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of junior faculty and result in new funding opportunities. Each award is $5,000 for one year (June 1 to May 31) and requires an institutional match of $5,000 (to provided by ORSP). UM internal due date for applications is December 11, 2014.

NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) 2015

This MRI program seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering by providing shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments. ORSP will conduct a review process to select up to three pre-proposals for advancement into full proposals to NSF.

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)

Input Sought for Habitat and Water Quality Restoration Proposals

Solicitation of Input to State of Mississippi
in support of Mississippi’s 1st round of Bucket 2 Proposals to the RESTORE Council

for projects and programs addressing
 Habitat Conservation/Restoration or Water Quality Restoration

to be funded under the Council-Selected Ecosystem Restoration and Protection Component

Defense Threat Reduction Agency - Ebola BAA 2014-15

Defenese Threat Reduction Agancy (DTRA)
Chemical/Biological Technologies Directorate (CBTD)
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for FY1015-16
HDTRA1-15-EBOLA-BAA

The primary objective of this BAA is to support the development of near-term solutions that can assist with the current Ebola outbreak, such as therapeutic and vaccine candidates; diagnostic capabilities; modeling capabilities; and data gaps. The BAA calls for proposals in the following topics:

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 

UPDATED: NSF EPSCoR Track 2: Call for pre-proposals and idea papers Water/Food/Energy Nexus, or, Understanding the Human Brain

Solicitation of UM Idea Papers and UM Round 1 Pre-Proposals
for NSF’s EPSCoR Track-2 Funding Opportunity for Research in
The Water/Food/Energy Nexus
or
Understanding the Human Brain

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