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NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

July 2011

July Awards Received:
16 totalling $4,211,446.96
July Proposals Submitted:
24 from 24 Principal Investigators
FY12 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
394 as of July 31, 2011
FY12 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
238 as of July 31, 2011

Water Sustainability and Climate Research (NSF 11-551)

Sponsor
NSF, with USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Deadlines
August 26, 2011 Optional notice of interest to vcrsp@olemiss.edu (for assistance w/ coordination & writing)
October 19, 2011 Full proposal due to NSF
Goal
To better understand and predict the impact of climate change and human activity on water availability and quality
Proposed projects should:
  • study water systems in their entirety

2012 Searle Scholars Program

Solicitation for Concept Papers

The purpose of this solicitation is to select one UM nominee for the 2012 Searle Scholars Program. The nominee selected will be expected to submit a full proposal to Searle by September 30, 2011. This is the seventh year UM has been invited to participate in this prestigious annual competition, whose prime objective is to support the research and career development of junior faculty with outstanding potential.

NIH High-End Instrumentation Grant Program (S10)

Goal

To purchase a single major item of equipment to be used for biomedical research that costs at least $750,000.

June 2011

June Awards Received:
32 totalling $5,987,283.36
June Proposals Submitted:
42 from 32 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
583 as of June 30, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
281 as of June 30, 2011

The Research Development & Grant Writing News Newsletter

The University of Mississippi has subscribed to Research Development & Grant Writing News newsletter. University employees and students can visit the WebID protected archive at www.research.olemiss.edu/rdgwn.

May 2011

May Awards Received:
26 totalling $6,818,107.00
May Proposals Submitted:
33 from 32 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
570 as of May 31, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
279 as of May 31, 2011

UM ORSP Solicitation for Proposals to Use REMI PI+ Regional Economic Models

Purpose

To identify an individual at UM to use REMI PI+ software models for conducting regional economic impact analyses.

April 2011

April Awards Received:
20 totalling $3,184,616.75
April Proposals Submitted:
17 from 15 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
563 as of April 30, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
278 as of April 30, 2011

Campus Presentation: A Novel Integrative Genomics Approach To Biomarker Discovery In Breast Cancer

Chindo Hicks, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Director, Cancer Bioinformatics, Cancer Institute
Associate Director, Center for Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Mississippi Medical Center

To be presented Friday, April 29, 2011, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the Overby Center Auditorium on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi.

The entire UM community is invited to this presentation.

Students interested in biomedical research opportunities are especially encouraged to attend.

March 2011

March Awards Received:
27 totalling $3,281,166.10
March Proposals Submitted:
38 from 34 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
553 as of March 31, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
277 as of March 31, 2011

Research Lunch Series on Broader Impacts

Research Lunch Series on Broader Impacts

Research Lunch Series: Mississippi Academy of Sciences

The purpose of the lunch will be to celebrate the participation of all UM faculty and students who attended the Mississippi Academy of Sciences (MAS) Spring Meeting in 2011, and to conduct an interdisciplinary discussion about the value of, and barriers to, broader UM participation in future MAS activities.

Our special guest will be MAS President Elect Dr. Tina Martin, PhD, RN, CFNP, Professor of Nursing, University of Mississippi Medical Center.

February 2011

February Awards Received:
20 totalling $12,244,505.00
February Proposals Submitted:
33 from 27 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
544 as of February 28, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
277 as of February 28, 2011

January 2011

January Awards Received:
24 totalling $6,452,317.58
January Proposals Submitted:
20 from 16 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
533 as of January 31, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
275 as of January 31, 2011

December 2010

December Awards Received:
11 totalling $2,318,568.00
December Proposals Submitted:
14 from 13 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
519 as of December 31, 2010
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
274 as of December 31, 2010

November 2010

November Awards Received:
13 totalling $1,863,884.00
November Proposals Submitted:
30 from 29 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
513 as of November 30, 2010
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
272 as of November 30, 2010

October 2010

October Awards Received:
20 totalling $3,098,937.59
October Proposals Submitted:
45 from 35 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
499 as of October 31, 2010
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
270 as of October 31, 2010

September 2010

September Awards Received:
40 totalling $16,106,902.05
September Proposals Submitted:
38 from 32 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
483 as of September 30, 2010
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
267 as of September 30, 2010

August 2010

August Awards Received:
25 totalling $11,646,152.00
August Proposals Submitted:
27 from 26 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
448 as of August 31, 2010
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
253 as of August 31, 2010

July 2010

July Awards Received:
27 totalling $5,851,907.00
July Proposals Submitted:
48 from 38 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
432 as of July 31, 2010
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
248 as of July 31, 2010

June 2010

June Awards Received:
44 totalling $26,459,880.88
June Proposals Submitted:
47 from 36 Principal Investigators
FY10 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
604 as of June 30, 2010
FY10 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
280 as of June 30, 2010

May 2010

May Awards Received:
21 totalling $2,957,704.36
May Proposals Submitted:
34 from 28 Principal Investigators
FY10 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
587 as of May 31, 2010
FY10 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
279 as of May 31, 2010

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