Entries by patcasey


Research Spotlight: Rob Moore

Q & A with Rob Moore, Assistant Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning What basic questions does your research seek to answer? My research broadly attempts to answer, “What is happening in digital ecologies?” By digital ecologies, I mean any learning environment that is integrating technology. This would include a face-to-face classroom that […]

From the IES Director: Update on the IES Use of ARP Funds

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) received $100 million through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to respond to the overwhelming learning challenges posed by COVID-19. In a recent blog, IES Director Mark Schneider provides an update on how IES is using those funds to invest in research grants, gather data through the School Pulse, and […]

IES Will Partner with NSF on Two AI Institutes

In the coming weeks, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) will announce its plans to partner with the National Science Foundation (NSF) on two Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institutes. Recently, NSF has announced more of these institutes. IES will be announcing a special education and an accelerated learning institute. These two AI institutes will be jointly funded […]

AI Advances and Applications Virtual Seminar Series: UF AI Research Catalyst Fund Awardees

The UF Informatics Institute is hosting a virtual seminar series presented by the AI Research Catalyst Fund 2020 Awardees. The seminars began on September 1. Registration is required for each seminar. Please visit https://informatics.research.ufl.edu/ufiievents/ to register. Wednesdays, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm via Zoom Upcoming seminars in September include the following: Sept. 15, 2021: Parker Kotlarz [PI Juan Claudio Nino], “AI-Enabled […]

UFIT Offers Fall 2021 HiPerGator Symposium

UFIT has announced that Jiang Bian will be the keynote speaker at the Fall 2021 HiPerGator Symposium. Dr. Bian, associate professor and director of Cancer Informatics and UF’s e-Health core, will speak about the collaboration with NVIDIA researchers to create GatorTron™. This is a virtual event via Zoom. Calls for presenters and general event registration […]

UF Research Offers Centers and Cores Networking Event

UF’s diverse collection of scientific centers and cores will unite offering a unique opportunity for UF faculty and staff to network with colleagues and drive discussions behind important topics. Registration is now open. An in-person event is currently planned but could change to virtual as the date approaches. Friday, October 29, 2021 9:00 am – […]

UF Leadership Roundtable on Ethical Decision Making

On August 24, 2021, UF senior leaders discussed research integrity and ethical decision making, with an introduction from President Fuchs. Panelists discussed their experiences as researchers, leaders, and citizens and the impact of ethical decision making in their daily lives. They also discussed the importance of integrity and its role in achieving excellence at UF […]

NSF Offers Proposal and Award Policy Update Webinar

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce that it will offer an NSF Proposal and Award Policy Update webinar to the research community. There is no cost to participate. This Zoom webinar will provide an overview of significant changes and clarifications to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1) […]

NSF Launches New Proposal Functionality, Website Enhancements, and Updates to Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has enabled a number of enhancements for proposals submitted in Research.gov, FastLane, and Grants.gov. In addition, the updated NSF-approved biographical sketch and current and pending support SciENcv and fillable PDF formats that fall under the revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1) will be available to […]

National Science Board Honorary Awards

Each year, the National Science Board (NSB) honors individuals and organizations with its prestigious Vannevar Bush Award and Public Service Award. The NSB is now accepting nominations for its 2022 honorary awards through September 13, 2021.