Entries by brigid.treverton

Writing/Designing Winning NSF Proposals Workshop

The University of North Florida is hosting a live online workshop sponsored by the Grant Training Center. This workshop will provide information to support a successful grant proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF). The content will cover what to look for in a funding opportunity, how to compose each proposal component, mistakes to avoid, […]

NSF Regional Workshop

Dr. Margaret Martonosi, National Science Foundation (NSF) Assistant Director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), will lead a proposal-writing workshop focused on faculty, post-docs, and administrators in all disciplines conducting research in computer science, information science, engineering, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, statistics, mathematics, and technology policy. Dr. Martonosi and representatives from the CISE team […]

UF’s Research Promotion Initiative

UF’s Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing (SCM) encourages submissions from all areas on campus to their Research Promotion Initiative. The competitive award is designed to help researchers connect with a broad audience. SCM awards selected authors $1,000 for use on research-related activities including travel, books, and supplies. Additional resources provided by SCM can be […]

New Federal Export Control Laws

In 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce implemented new export control rules on Advanced Computing and Semiconductor Manufacturing Items to the People’s Republic of China (RPC). The resulting restrictions extend to the transfer of technology, software, or other “support” for the fabrication of items in the PRC, also applicable to Hong Kong and Macau. Research, […]

Resources and Programs for NIH Grant Applicants

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Scientific Review (CSR) recently shared various tips to assist scientists seeking NIH grants. Tips include utilizing tools like the Assisted Referral Tool (ART) and Assignment Request Form; reviewing the targeted NIH institute or center (IC) sample applications; consulting with experienced colleagues; and submitting early to allow time to address unforeseen issues. Read […]

Upcoming NSF Virtual Grants Conference

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will be hosting the Spring 2023 NSF Virtual Grants Conference, a 4-day virtual conference that aims to provide important insights into a wide range of current issues to all attendees, especially new faculty, researchers, and administrators. The conference will cover the most recent information on policies, procedures, and specific funding opportunities. Additionally, attendees […]

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Version 5.0 Training and Certification

The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) recently launched online training and certification for the WWC Procedures and Standards Handbook, Version 5.0. The training informs about key elements of the WWC group design standards, increase transparency of our review process, and trains reviewers wishing to become certified in the WWC’s group design standards. Three levels of certification are […]

New Dimensions and Almetric Research Tools

UF Research recently announced new subscriptions to Digital Science’s Dimensions database and Almetric tool, which will provide greater insights into the University of Florida’s research enterprise. The tools allow individuals to track their work’s impact, seek collaborative opportunities, and understand funding trends. Dimensions is a research information platform providing access to millions of publications, datasets, patents, and […]

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Expanding Institutional Diversity in Support of STEM Research and Education Capacity

Proposals must be submitted in response to NSF’s Dear Colleague Letter: Expanding Institutional Diversity in Support of STEM Research and Education Capacity by June 1, 2023. “This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) highlights types of proposals that may be submitted to the following Division of Equity for Excellence in STEM (EES) programs: Centers of Research Excellence in Science […]