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Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Competition 2018 for 2019

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 Major Research Instrumentation 2019

UM Call for Internal Pre-proposals for NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)
 Internal UM competition for 2019 NSF competition

NSF MRI seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering by providing shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments.

Webinar: Proposal-Writing Strategies for the National Science Foundation:

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.

Society for the Humanities Residential Fellowships 2019-20: Focal Theme Energy

 

https://societyhumanities.as.cornell.edu/society-fellowships

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars whose research projects reflect on the 2019-20 theme of ENERGY. Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. The fellowships are held for one academic year. Each Society Fellow will receive $50,000.

Sloan Research Fellowships 2018

 
 
The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
These 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.
 

NEH Summer Stipends 2019

NEH has announced the 2018 competition for Summer Stipends for the summer of 2018. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project.

NSF CAREER 2018: Important Dates and Resources

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.
 

Changes in NIGMS Support R15 Grants in the Basic Biomedical Sciences

Changes in NIGMS Support of Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) Grants in the Basic Biomedical Sciences

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-GM-18-021.html

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 

2018 Mississippi IDeA Conference

The theme of the 2018 Mississippi IDeA Confernece will be: Big Ideas for Improving the Lives of Mississippians.

Submit abstracts by May 25 for the July 27th event, to be held @ The Westin Jackson, Jackson MS.

Register for free at http://msinbre.org/msidea2018.

See attached Flyer for details.

UM/UMMC Research Day in Jackson, April 4, 2018

UM/UMMC Research Day will be held April 4, 2018, in the Nelso Student Union on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson.
 
Research Day is an annual opportunity for members of the university community and beyond to learn more about the scientific and scholarly research being conducted on both campuses.
 

NSF EPSCoR Research Fellows 2018

Solicitation of UM Pre-Proposals for Limited Submission Opportunity
NSF EPSCoR RII Track-4: EPSCoR Research Fellows

Program Solicitation: NSF 18-526

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18526/nsf18526.pdf

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504901

Y17 Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program - Applied Behavior Analysis Clinical Study Award (ABACSA)

Applications to the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBIRP) in the area of Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism are being solicited.

The Program Announcement can be read here: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297992

2018 McKnight Scholar Awards (Neuroscience)

https://www.neuroscience.mcknight.org//newsroom/upcoming-deadlines/deadline-2018-mcknight-scholar-awards

Assistant Professors (neuroscientists) who have served less than four years as an independent faculty member are eligible to apply for these awards.

Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Enhancement, 2017 Competition for 2018

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Competition 2017 for 2018

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 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 Understanding the Relationship between Genome and Phenome

Program Solicitation: NSF 18-502: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505263

NSF MRI 2017 for 2018 News

See http://research.olemiss.edu/nsfmri2017for18 for news and dates related to the NSF Major Research Instrumentation limited funding opportunity competition.

Cyber Security Conference to be held at Auburn University, April 7-10, 2018

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.
 

Finding Funding Opportunities

Serveral institutional resources are available to support faculty seeking funding opportuniities for their research, educational, or other scholarly projects.

Sloan Research Fellowships 2017 for 2018

https://sloan.org/fellowships

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.  

These $65,000, 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.

NEH Summer Stipends 2018

NEH has announced the 2017 competition for Summer Stipends for the summer of 2018. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project.

NSF CAREER 2017: Important Dates and Resources

6/15/2017:       
Priority Date for letting ORSP know of your intentions to submit (and to which directorate) in 2017. Please e-mail orsppreaward@olemiss.edu or contact your assigned ORSP Program Development Specialist to confirm your intentions.

Research Day is April 13; Priority Registration thru March 22.

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:

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