Entries by mbeutt

From the IES Director: The Importance of Scaling

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider recently had the opportunity to welcome several hundred of the field’s experts to the annual peer review meetings for the Research Center’s grant applications. At that meeting, he talked about the importance of SEER Principles. He shared current IES thinking about one of them: scaling.

UFIRST Change: DSP-05 PDF Moved to UFIRST Activity as of February 21, 2020

With the February 21 UFIRST update, the requirement at time of proposal to comply with Public Health Service (PHS) and National Science Foundation (NSF) regulations concerning research and Significant Financial Interest (SFI) compliance has moved from the DSP-05 PDF attachment to an activity within the UFIRST Smartform. This activity appears for Principal Investigators and Key […]

AERA Changes 2020 Annual Meeting to a Virtual Meeting

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has changed its place-based Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, April 17–21, 2020 to a virtual meeting due to the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). AERA is planning to host immediately a series of “Briefing and Listening Sessions” on the changes via Zoom: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:00 pm–5:00 […]

U.S. Department of Education Offers Opportunities to Participate in the Peer Review Process

The U.S. Department of Education (U.S. ED) has announced opportunities for individuals to participate in its peer review process by reviewing applications for competitive grant funding for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services OSERS. An individual interested in serving as […]

OER Top Ten Reminders for COE Principal Investigators

Grant and contract productivity is healthy for the COE, and we (the OER team) want to do whatever we can to support all principal investigators to accomplish their grant/contract goals. See OER Top Ten Reminders for COE Principal Investigators for some friendly reminders that will make things run as smoothly as possible as we support […]

Fulbright Awareness Month 2020

The UF International Center is pleased to announce that Fulbright Awareness Month will be celebrated from March 10–April 10, 2020.  In collaboration with the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, UF Honors, the Graduate School, College of Arts, UF IFAS, Dial Center for Written and Oral Communications, College of Journalism and Communications, College of Education, Levin College of Law, […]

Noyce Track 4 Workshop Opportunity

The PERSIST project workshop about NSF Noyce Track 4 grants scheduled for Saturday, March 14, prior to the now cancelled NARST conference, will be hosted as an online workshop instead. Now that the workshop will be online, and not constrained by physical space or food budget limitations, additional participants may apply by Wednesday, March 11, […]

Key Changes to the New NSF PAPPG (NSF 20-1)

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) new Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) has been released and will be effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or after June 1, 2020. NSF conducted a webinar on February 6, 2020, covering the significant changes to the PAPPG (NSF 20-1). The […]

NSF Grants and CAREER Workshop at UF

UF Research, Division of Research Program Development is sponsoring an NSF grants and CAREER award workshop for early-career tenure-track faculty hired between 2017 and 2020 (will be expanded if space constraints allow). When: April 1, 2020 8:30 am–5:00 pm Location: Reitz Union Chamber Room Presenter: Dr. John Robertson from Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops Please […]

Save the Date: Spring 2020 NSF Grants Conference

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference will be held May 18–19, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN. Registration opens on March 17, 2020 at 12 pm EST. NSF anticipates the conference will reach capacity very quickly and encourages you to register as soon as it opens. In the meantime, please check www.nsfpolicyoutreach.com for the most up-to-date […]

Registration is Open for the NIH Regional Seminar

General registration rates end March 30, 2020 for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Spring 2020 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration to be held April 20–22 in Baltimore, Maryland. For more information, see the NIH Regional Seminar website.

NIH Seeks Comments and Hosts Webinars on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for FYs 2021–2025

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking public comment on the framework for the next NIH-Wide Strategic Plan. This plan, for fiscal years (FYs) 2021–2025, will serve as an update to the current FYs 2016-2020 plan. The Request for Information (RFI; NOT-OD-20-064) invites the public to provide feedback via the RFI webform through March 25, 2020. NIH is […]