The University Research Board has approved Mandatory Grant Management Education and Training for all UM faculty and staff who serve as Principal Investigators (PIs) and Co-PIs on sponsored grants and contracts. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is preparing training modules to be offered as Blackboard courses to all current PIs and Co-PIs.
MS Senate Resolution No. 7 created a Highway and Transportation Task Force to "study revenue and expenditures necessary to develop and maintain an adequeate highway transportation system in Mississippi". If you have input, comments, or thoughts that you would like to share with the task force, please share them with IHL's representative to the task force, Dr.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released data from 2011 for the Academic Institution Profiles report. The report provides selected data for individual U.S. academic institutions, such as the number of earned doctorates, number of full-time graduate students, total federal obligations, and total R&D expenditures. Information for Academic Institution Profiles is compiled from four surveys from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. Data are available in Excel format or through the WebCASPAR data tool at:
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.
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"