The University of Mississippi Undergraduate Research Journal (UMURJ)'s editorial board is now accepting submissions for the journal’s third volume. This is an exciting opportunity for students to be introduced to the editing and publishing process of the research world. Submissions are now open until 5:00 P.M. CST on February 22, 2019.
Awards of $500, $300, and $200 will be offered for the best, 2nd best, and 3rd best student submissions.
University Research Center (URC), a division of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) is hosting its fourth annual “Advancing Mississippi” Conference on Friday, September 6, 2019 in Jackson. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to making Mississippi’s future brighter for all citizens. Conference papers should address long-term challenges facing the state.
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is seeking applications from faculty or staff interested in serving as Undergraduate Research Development Fellows for 2019.
Building on the groundwork laid by the 2018 fellowship, this year’s Fellow(s) will continue to expand undergraduate participation in research and creative scholarship (UGR) by providing leadership and coordination in one or several ongoing areas of need:
The National Science Foundation's Thomas Baerwald will conduct two identical (repeat) webinars for the UM community to provide information about the range of opportunities available from NSF, as well as ways to approach identifying which competitions to enter and strategies for writing strong and compelling proposals. Dr. Baerwald, an NSF program director with more than 30 years of experience, will provide an overview presentation, but time will be left for questions, answers, and more informal discussions.
We are expecting to submit a record number (13) NSF CAREER proposals in 2018. To make sure that we have time to review all of these proposals, please note and adhere to the following posted dates and deadlines.
After May 7, 2018, the National Institute for General Medical Sciences will no longer accept R15 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) applications under the NIH Parent R15 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PA-18-504
Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2018 SEC Academic Conference, scheduled for April 7-10 at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. The event is entitled Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility, and in addition to lively student challenges and compelling faculty panels, the SEC Academic Conference will feature nationally and internationally recognized experts as keynote speakers.
UM/UMMC Research Day 2017 Priority Registration Window
Priority Registration is open now through March 22 for those interested in attending the third annual UM/UMMC Research Day, which will be held April 13, 2017, from 10am – 3pm, at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus. This year’s event is themed “Nurturing Collaboration,” and will have a three-fold purpose: