Upcoming events announcements and information.

Responsible Conduct in Research Training Session

The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting a training session on Responsible Conduct in Research.

Presentation Topic:  Integrity and Ethics in Research and Scholarship

HealthWorks! Lunch and Learn

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is hosting a Lunch and Learn opportunity on Wednesday, February 29th from 12:00-12:50PM in Butler Auditorium.  Kathy Tucker, Coordinator of Outreach and Innovation, from HealthWorks! will be the speaker.

Lunch will be provided.  Therefore, all those planning to attend must RSVP to vcrsp@olemiss.edu

UM STEM Education Kick-Off Meeting, January 24

This past October, following a yearlong exploration phase, the University launched the Innovations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiative.  Its broadly defined goals: to produce more STEM majors, expand campus STEM teaching and learning facilities, engage and inspire K-12 students into STEM careers, and to increase the scientific literacy of all UM graduates and the general public. 

Announcement for a Webinar on EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) at NSF

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is participating in a live webinar on Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) at NSF.  The webinar is 60 minutes and will be Tuesday, December 13th, at 1:00 PM.  We have openings for those interested in attending, but seating is limited.  If you are interested in attending, please send an e-mail to events@research.olemiss.edu by Monday, December 12th.

Nobel Laureate Professor to Visit University of Mississippi


The University community is invited to attend any or all of three events featuring Professor Roald Hoffman, 1981 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, in conjunction with his visit next week. (Press Release). There will be a book signing and staged play reading on Monday, and a lecture on Tuesday.


Book Signing

Oak Ridge Associated Universities: Value through Partnerships


An Oct 17 lunch presentation on research and education opportunities through partnerships and award opportunities with ORAU.

Regional Economic Modeling with REMI at the Social Science Research Laboratory

A resource for university offices and individual faculty projects requiring economic impact analyses of Mississippi policies and programs.

Date:            Wednesday, October 12
Time:            12:00 to 12:45 PM
Place:           Yerby Center
Speaker:      Jonathan Winburn

Workshop: Writing Winning GAANN Proposals, Part 1

Is your departmental discipline an area of national need? If so, an infusion of high paying graduate fellowships could strengthen, revitalize, and broaden your graduate program.

Date:            Monday, September 26
Time:            4PM – 5PM
Place:           Yerby Center
Speaker:       Gerard Buskes

Campus Presentation: A Novel Integrative Genomics Approach To Biomarker Discovery In Breast Cancer

Chindo Hicks, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Director, Cancer Bioinformatics, Cancer Institute
Associate Director, Center for Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Mississippi Medical Center

To be presented Friday, April 29, 2011, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the Overby Center Auditorium on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi.

The entire UM community is invited to this presentation.

Students interested in biomedical research opportunities are especially encouraged to attend.

Research Lunch Series on Broader Impacts