Federal Budget – one step further forward

Our friends at the APLU reported on the FY15 federal budget authorizations.  (Don't forget that authorizations have to be matched with a separate action called the appropriation so we are not out of the woods for sequestration, changes, or even an … [Continue reading]

Keck Foundation: local suspense Jan 12

The W. M. Keck Foundation: The Keck Foundation strives to fund projects that are high-risk with the potential for transformative impact in two areas: i) medical research; and ii) science and engineering research.  Research must fall outside the … [Continue reading]

Materials Innovation Platforms: local suspense Dec 29

National Science Foundation: The Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program is intended to significantly accelerate advances in materials research and engineering through the rapid discovery of new materials and phenomena by developing a new … [Continue reading]

and the survey says …

Paula DeLong passes her thanks to the 39 people who provided answers in the survey of research technical and administrative staff. The committee of Jason Cox, Santosh Mishra, Harry Djunaidi, Steve Tupper and Paula have pulled some clear conclusions … [Continue reading]

Friday Report 12/12/2014

Here are Steve's picks of things that were announced this week and could effect either you or one of your colleagues that you nudge into action. As always these are culled from PIVOT. Young Faculty Award (YFA) Defense Advanced Research Projects … [Continue reading]

Spotlight on ISC

The Intelligent Systems Center (ISC) performs basic and applied research to develop generic methodologies and tools (both software and hardware) that can be applied to a wide variety of real-world problems, and to address technology and related … [Continue reading]

A Glossary

Research administrators deal in a language that bridges from campus to federal government processes in management, accountability and compliance. Melissa Chambers  offers her glossary to the campus research enterprise for those times when it isn't … [Continue reading]

Friday Report 12/5/2014

Here are a few interesting proposals that have popped this week: Proposals Invited for NSF/Intel Partnership on Visual and Experiential Computing  A joint solicitation from NSF and Intel seeks proposals to be considered for both NSF Grants and … [Continue reading]

Talk: Bright and Dark Sides of IT

Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah, Ph.D., Professor of Business & Information Technology, will be giving a 20-minute talk on “The Bright and Dark Sides of IT/IS Use and their Relations with Neuroscience” on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. in Fulton 107.  You are … [Continue reading]

Proposal Development Workshop for Large Team and Center-level Grants

OSP invites you to register for a half-day workshop starting at 8:30 am on Friday January 9 2015 Interactive Proposal Workshop: Pursuing Large Team and Center-Level Grants @ Bertelsmeyer Hall Room 110H. The workshop presenters are Dr. Lucy Deckard of … [Continue reading]