Non-funding, non-event announcements.

ORSP Lunch and Learn: Research Collaboration Opportunities in Defense Intelligence

Speakers:      Carl Jensen, Director of CISS
                       Melissa Graves, Associate Director of CISS

Date/Time:    Tuesday, July 30, 
                        12:00 noon to 2:00 PM

New Graduate Tuition Rate for Proposal Budgets

Effective immediately the new rate for graduate student tuition on sponsored project proposals is $3,330 per full-time (9 hours) student per semester.

These rates are posted on the Current Rates and Codes page of the ORSP website.


(updated 7/3/2013)


U.S. Academic Institution Profiles Report - 4/17/2013

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:

Working with Animal Models? Review the Updated American Veterinary Medical Association Guidelines

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.

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, 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.

NSF- Change in annual, final and interim project reports

NSF 13-041

NSF Dear Colleague Letter - Implementing All Project Reporting in

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, NSF’s modernization of FastLane.