Entries by brigid.treverton

Fulbright Awareness Month 2023

The UF International Center and the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee announced that Fulbright Awareness Month (FAM) will be celebrated from March 7-31, 2023. FAM will include multiple informational sessions on the application process and will provide opportunities to hear experiences from Fulbright participants for scholars, faculty, staff, and students. Further information and registration for the events […]

Human Subjects Indication in UFIRST Proposals

UF Research’s Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) recently provided the following guidance for non-human studies in UFIRST. PIs, or those with first-hand knowledge of human work, are responsible for using the IRB tool to seek determination and for identifying the appropriate answers to the UFIRST Proposal SmartForms. If the work is determined to be non-human, […]

IES Director’s Blog Post

Mark Schneider, director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), shares in his blog post the new vision of IES to “Innovate in Education Sciences” and the most recent efforts to create an Advanced Research Projects Agency in Education (ARPA-ED). Without the passage of the NEED Act, which called for the creation of the National Center for Advanced […]

NSF’s Research.gov Account Management Expansion

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) grants management system, Research.gov, recently announced an expansion in the Account Management system to include reviewers, which will streamline researcher’s profile information from several NSF systems into a single NSF account self-managed in Research.gov. For more details about the integration of reviewers into Account Management and additional training resources on […]

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 […]

Spring 2023 NAEP Math Assessment Item Score Prediction Challenge

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the Institute of Education Sciences invites researchers and assessment practitioners to develop algorithms that predict the scores given by human raters on open-ended items for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics assessment for students in fourth and eighth grades. The Challenge aims to help NAEP identify effective approaches, expected […]

Limited William T. Grant Foundation Funding Opportunity

UF Strategic Research Development and Corporate and Foundation are promoting the William T. Grant Scholars Program, which supports career development for early-career researchers investigating ways to reduce inequality in youth outcomes or improve the use of research evidence in decisions that benefit young people ages 5-25 in the United States. Each funding cycle, four to six […]

NSF CISE March Newsletter

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) newsletter for March includes announcements for upcoming workshops, meetings, and proposal reminders. The virtual CISE Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Proposal Writing workshop will be held on Monday, April 17, 2023. Guidance and support to early career faculty members planning to apply to […]

Awarded Projects for February 2023

Congratulations to Mary Bratsch-Hines for her award from the Childcare Resources of Indian River; Herman Knopf for his awards from the Early Learning Coalition of Pasco and Hernando Counties and Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County; Paige Pullen and Philip Poekert for their awards from the School District of Hillsborough County and Monroe County School […]

Technical Writer Expanded Services

The OER is always seeking to improve its faculty support services. In accordance with this goal, we have expanded our Technical Writer services to include editorial supports needed for non-proposal and faculty-related activities.   We are excited to announce these new services and our Technical Writing Support form on the OER website. Completing this form is […]

NIH Extramural Nexus January Issue Topics

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Extramural Nexus January Issue  covers several topics and tips, including Data Management Sharing (DMS) plans and samples, timelines, and revisiting funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). NIH recommends that DMS Plans do not include hypertext in the DMS Plan attachment, and provide sample DMS plans to act as guides. The January Issue also released a new podcast episode focusing […]

Revised NSF Proposal Formats

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently updated the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending (Other) Support formats to better align with the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 23-1). Submissions must use the revised formats to better align with the PAPPG, effective for proposals due on or after Monday, January 30th, 2023. The forms are available in the SciENcv system and […]