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NSF- Education and Human Resources: Core Research (ECR) Program

Program:  The Natoinal Science Foundation (NSF) seeks proposals that will help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in the following areas: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) learning, STEM learning environments, STEM workforce development, and broadening participation in STEM. The intention is to identify a broad range of vital investments for STEM education and learning research.

AACP Launches a New Website on Research Funding Opportunities

AACP (The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy)  launches  a new web page on their site that provides many links for faculty members to directly search for funding opportunities and deadlines in chosen research fields. These include federal agencies, non-federal research associations and foundations, and a section of additional funding opportunities that may not be broadly distributed.

DOE Energy 101 Course Framework

The Department of Energy (DOE) and its  Energy 101 project collaborators will present a live webcast entitled “The Energy 101 Course Framework” on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, from 2:00-4:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time.

DHS S&T SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation

This program aims to fund small businesses to conduct short R&D feasibility studies of potentially commercializable technologies related to any of the homeland security topics listed below. Could lead to Phase 2 funding for further development.

Topics of Interest to DHS S&T for this program:

NSF-Early Career Development Program

Program:  The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organization.  Areas supported include: the biological sciences, computer & information science & engineering, education and human resources, engineering, geosciences, mathematical & physical sciences, the social, behav

Solicitation to Contribute to UM Health Careers Day

The University of Mississippi will host a Health Careers Event to educate current and future students about diverse health-related academic programs and occupations of importance to Mississippi's communities and economy. The event will feature a number of 60-second talks on UM and UMMC academic programs, state and regional health-related occupations, and personal perspectives of UM/UMMC graduates working in these occupations.

NIH- Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy

Program:  The goal of this program announcement is to encourage methodological, intervention and dissemination research for understanding and promoting health literacy. Health literacy is defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions (Ratzan and Parker, 2000). 

Deadlines:  June 5, 2013 and October 5, 2013 for the R01; June 16, 2013 and October 16, 2013 for the R21 and the R03 funding mechanism.

NIH Summer Research Experience Programs (R25)

Program:  The purpose of the NIH Summer Research Experience Program (referred to as the “Summer Research Program”) is to provide a high quality research experience for high school and college students and for science teachers during the summer academic break.  The NIH expects that such programs will: help attract young students to careers in science; provide opportunities for college students to gain valuable research experience to help prepare them for graduate school; and enhance the skills of science teachers and enable them to more effectively comm

DOE National Geothermal Student Competition

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has announced its 2013 National Geothermal Student Competition.  The competition is designed to advance the understanding of geothermal energy as a valued resource by promoting innovation, exploration, and entrepreneurship among the nation’s colleges and universities.

NSF- Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education in Engineering (NUE)

Program:  NSF aims at introducing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology through a variety of interdisciplinary approaches into undergraduate engineering education. The focus of the FY 2013 competition is on nanoscale engineering education with relevance to devices and systems and/or on the societal, ethical, economic and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology. 

NSF- Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Program: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. 

NASA EPSCoR 2013

 

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 Office
in response to the
FY 2013 NASA EPSCoR Research Announcement/Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN)

Lunch and Learn: CMSE

Speakers: John O’Haver and Alice Steimle
Date:         Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Time:        Noon – 1:00 PM

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 Research.gov, 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.

2013 Summer Research Experience at Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech. will be hosting 10 undergraduate researchers this summer focused in Aquatic Chemical Ecology.  Aquatic Chemical Ecology (ACE) at Georgia Tech is a summer undergraduate research program that gives students the opportunity to perform research with our faculty in the Schools of Biology, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

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.

NIH- Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15)

Program:  The purpose of the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support.  The University of Mississippi is eligible!

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program

Program:  The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained within the first five years of their appointment as independent researchers, and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

EPA- 2013 National Network for Environmental Management Studies Student Fellowship Program

Program:  In recognition of the growing interest in environmental issues and careers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established the National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) Fellowship Program in 1986 to encourage students to pursue environmental careers. The NNEMS program is a comprehensive fellowship program that provides students an opportunity to participate in a fellowship project that is directly related to their field of study.

NIH- Immunity in the Elderly

Immunity in the Elderly (R01) (DHHS – NIH - NIAID – NIA) RFA-AI-12-038

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