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OER Requests Notification for IES and Summer Grant Submissions

Due to the high number of proposals submitted during the summer, please let us know if you intend to pursue a grant, so we can arrange to provide services to all. The Capital Needs form has been updated and is located here: https://education.ufl.edu/educational-research/capital-needs-form. We will announce the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) summer deadline dates […]

COE Faculty Collaborate on NSF Racial Equity in STEM Education RFP and Additional Projects

Several College of Education (COE) faculty have met to discuss collaborating on a submission to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Racial Equity in STEM Education funding opportunity. The Lastinger Center is interested in pursuing the opportunities discussed around investigating the fairness of assessments in virtual learning environments for mathematics and the data analytics conversation around […]

UF Research Offers NIH Bridge2AI Town Hall

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) will propel biomedical research forward by adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and generating new “flagship” data sets and best practices for machine learning analysis. The Bridge2AI program will bring technological and biomedical experts together with social scientists and humanists to solve complex challenges. UF Research […]

NSF Offers IUSE Proposal Preparation Webinar

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) in collaboration with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will offer an Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) webinar focusing on opportunities for funding in the IUSE: EHR program, specifically associated with the new IUSE solicitation, NSF 21-579 due date July […]

NASEM and IES Convene for Next Panel Discussion Open to the Public

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will convene an expert committee to discuss the Future of Education Research at the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) on (a) critical problems where new research is needed; (b) new methods or approaches for conducting research; and (c) new types of research training investments. The next […]

From the IES Director: A Look at the New NAEP Science Scores

On May 25, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released the latest results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) science assessment. IES Director Mark Schneider said that in the world of student performance as reflected in NAEP, “no change in scores” is about the best news there is. And so it is with […]

U.S. Department of Defense Offers 2021 Artificial Intelligence Symposium and Tech Exchange

The 2021 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Symposium will connect government officials that drive the DoD’s AI/ML progress with innovators and leaders from industry, academia, and non-profit research institutions for presentations, discussions, and meetings. June 22 – 23, 2021 Register to attend the event. Apply to exhibit a virtual booth during the […]

Reminder: UF Research Offers Proposal Development Assistance

UF Research Development (RD) is available to assist faculty in planning and coordinating large interdisciplinary research initiatives. There is no charge to departments or colleges for the services. Services include identifying appropriate collaborators, grant coordination, assistance with preparation of administrative (non-technical) sections of the proposal, review and editing, and graphics assistance. After initial contact to […]

Nvidia Workshop 2021: DLI Accelerated Data Science with RAPIDS

Traditional CPU-driven data science workflows can be cumbersome, but with the power of GPUs, researchers can make sense of data quickly to drive business decisions. Nvidia, Research Computing, and the UF Informatics Institute are offering a Deep Learning Institute (DLI) workshop. Using the RAPIDS accelerated data science libraries, developers will apply a wide variety of […]