News

GSC Research Grants 2017 Request for Applications

Advancing Mississippi Conference, June 8, 2017, Jackson MS

University Research Center (URC), a division of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) is hosting its second annual “Advancing Mississippi” Conference on Thursday, June 8th in Jackson.

NCEAS Open Science for Synthesis training course

Apply by Feb. 20: NCEAS Open Science for Synthesis training course (please forward)

SEC Academic Conference: The Future of Water; March 27-28 in Starkville, MS

http://www.secconference.msstate.edu/about/

The 2017 SEC Academic Conference will be held March 27-28 in Starkville, Mississippi, at The Mill Conference Center at Mississippi State University. Entitled “The Future of Water: Regional Collaboration on Shared Climate, Coastlines, and Watersheds,” this event will showcase contributions from researchers at SEC universities and from around the region.

UM Research Day 2017 Event will be April 13

The 3rd Annual University of Mississippi Research Day will be held Thursday, April 13, at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus. Watch for details and registration information in UM Today and on the ORSP Web site in the coming weeks.

 

UM Flagship Constellations Initiative - Process and Timeline

As announced in Chancellor Vitter’s Investiture address, the UM Flagship Constellations Initiative is designed to bring together a wide range of faculty to address some of the most difficult and complex problems facing our nation and world. Goals of the UM Flagship Constellations are to:

NSF EPSCoR RII Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (FEC) - Internal Competition

Solicitation of UM Pre-Proposals for Limited Submission Opportunity
NSF EPSCoR RII Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (FEC)

Funding Opportunity for Research in Genomes to Phenomes

Program Solicitation: NSF 17-503: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505263

Institutional Limitations: NSF EPSCoR Track-2 grants fund research collaborations among two or more EPSCoR RII eligible jurisdictions (Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas,

Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement Awards 2017

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Competition 2016

Program:  Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) sponsors the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards to provide seed funding for research by junior faculty and catalyze competitiveness for other funding. Each award is $5,000 for one year (June 1 to May 31) and requires an institutional match of $5,000 (to provided by ORSP).

NSF ADVANCE - deadlines in 2016 and 2017

ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers  (ADVANCE) 

Any and all interested in leading or contributing ideas/effort to an NSF ADVANCE proposal should contact Jason Hale at jghale@olemiss.edu

Program Information and Solicitation: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383

 

Notes and Dates;

NSF EPSCoR RII Track 1 2017: MRC Request for Pre-Proposals

The Mississippi Research Consortium has issued a call for pre-proposals in antcipation next spring's anticipated NSF EPSCoR RII Track 1 Call for Proposals, for projects to begin late summer 2018. University of Mississippi-led FINAL pre-proposals, including those originating from the Medical Center campus in Jackson, should be submitted NLT November 18 to UM VCRSP Josh Gladden via the UM InfoReady Review Portal at https://olemiss.infoready4.com/.  Acceptable UM/UMMC reproposals will be submitted by Dr.

NAS Gulf Research Program: Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience and Well-being in the Gulf of Mexico Region

Broad call for Scientifically Valid Research and Evidence-Based Practice projects to develop and test strategies for enhancing resilience. Think Broadly and Propose Innovative Approaches

See http://tinyurl.com/NASGRP5OCT2016 or http://www.nas.edu/gulf/grants/.

LOI and Proposal instructions: http://www.nas.edu/gulf/grants/rwjf/.

Updated Graduate Tuition Rate for Proposal Budgets

Effective immediately, please use the updated rate for of $3,821 per semester for full time (9-hours) graduate assistant tuition on sponsored project proposals.

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

 

(updated 6/28/2016)

 

NOAA Restore Act Science Program 2016 Funding Announcement

NOAA-NOS-NCCOS-2017-2004875

CFDA Number: 11.451 – Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science, Observation, Monitoring, and Technology

Agency: Department of Commerce

Sloan Research Fellowships 2016

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.  These $60,000, two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

NRC Research Associate Program 2016

The NRC Research Associateship Programs (RAP) promote excellence in scientific and technological research conducted by the U.S. government through the administration of programs offering graduate, postdoctoral, and senior level research opportunities at sponsoring federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. 

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/RAP/index.htm

Upcoming deadlines are August 1 and November 1.

 

 

 

The Berlin Prize 2017-18

http://www.americanacademy.de/home/fellows/applications

The American Academy in Berlin is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. The deadline is Friday, September 30, 2016, at 12 noon EST (6 pm CET).

Whiting Public Engagement Fellowships 2016 for 2017-18

This 2nd year pilot program is designed to celebrate and support humanities faculty who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. These fellowships aim to identify professors with a demonstrated commitment to using their intellectual expertise to reach wider audiences and to fund ambitious projects designed to have direct and significant impact on a specific public outside the academy.

Henry Luce Foundation Higher Education Grants

Grants of up to $250,000 (or rarely up to $500,000 for multi-year projects.)

Henry Luce Foundation Goals

NEH Summer Stipends 2016 Competition for Summer 2017

NEH has announced the 2016 competition for Summer Stipends for the summer of 2017. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project.

NSF CAREER 2016: UM ORSP Deadlines

As of May 31, ORSP has already heard from 11 faculty members who are planning to submit NSF Faculty Early Career Development Proposals in 2016, and we have begun receiving proposal narratives to review from some of you. In addition, there are at least 6 other faculty members who have expressed interest in the program and, to our knowledge, have not yet ruled out a submission this year. Depending on the discipline, these proposals will be due to NSF July 20, 21, or 22.

Advancing Mississippi Conference, June 9th, in Jackson, MS

Three University of Mississippi faculty members and two UM students will be presenting public policy and economics related research related to Mississippi at the “Advancing Mississippi: Research for a Better Mississippi for More Mississippians,” June 9th in Jackson, Mississippi. The event is being hosted by the

University Research Center (URC) – the economic policy of the Mississippi Institutions for Higher Learning (IHL).

UM presenters at the conference will be:

Pages