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Happy New Year from Your OER Team!

Welcome Back! We want to congratulate the COE faculty for their accomplishments in 2019 and look forward to continued success in 2020. We are constantly on the lookout for opportunities for external funding to share. Contact us. We are here to help! Listed below are some noteworthy statistics from the 2018 fiscal year:

U.S. Congress Releases Text to Finalize FY 2020 Appropriations

In December, the U.S. Congress released text for two conference bills to finalize FY 2020 appropriations, including the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill. The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) received a total of $623.5 million, an increase of $8 million, or 1.3%, over FY 2019: To view a breakdown […]

U.S. Department of Education Announces Newly Proposed Discretionary Grant Priorities

The U.S. Department of Education (US ED) has announced several proposed priorities for discretionary grant programs. First, the Final Priority for Discretionary Grant Programs supports alignment between the US ED discretionary grant investments and the Trump Administration’s Opportunity Zones initiative in an effort to support students, teachers, and parents in economically distressed communities officially selected […]

Important Reminder: UF Policy on International Travel

When planning for international travel, COE faculty should complete their departmental approval process and follow these steps: Review the guidance on the UF Research International Travel webpage and contact the Division of Research Compliance and Global Support for assistance with export licenses or other authorizations. Register your travel with the UF International Center. Request pre-approval […]

Important Notice: Exchange Visitor Services English Proficiency Requirements Are Changing

To better uphold the U.S. Department of State’s requirement for proving appropriate English proficiency for sponsored exchange visitors within the J-1 Program and to strengthen UF’s compliance with the federal guidelines for English proficiency, the UF International Center Exchange Visitor Services (EVS) will be instituting new options for English proficiency for scholar, professor, and student […]

Application Is Open for 2020 Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars

UF’s College of Journalism and Communications and UF Training & Organizational Development are pleased to offer a unique professional development program for faculty and staff ready to take their communication and leadership skills to the next level. Participants will be selected via a competitive application process. The deadline to submit an application for the 2020 […]

Call for Proposals: Spring 2020 NAFSA Research Symposium

NAFSA: Association of International Educators is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the eighth one-day Research Symposium, A Critical Discussion of Theories, Methodologies, and Practices in International Education to be held Friday, April 24, 2020, at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. The deadline for paper submissions is January 26, 2020. Please submit your […]

Common Rule sIRB Mandate

The revised Common Rule went into effect on January 21 2019, except for the single IRB requirement (sIRB) which becomes effective on January 20, 2020. The single IRB requirement entails that all federally funded, nonexempt, multisite studies must use a single IRB review model. On the single IRB review model, a single IRB of record […]

Awarded Projects for December 2019

Congratulations to Maria Coady for her award from the Spencer Foundation; Carrie Geiger for her award from Major League Baseball; Herman Knopf for his subcontract award U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Flow Through from the University of South Carolina; and Wanli Xing for his subcontract award National Science Foundation Flow Through from the […]

Submitted Projects for December 2019

Best wishes to Ester de Jong for her proposal to the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education; Ashley Pennypacker Hill for her subcontract proposal Florida Department of Education Flow Through from the University of South Florida; Catherine Paolucci and Darryl Chamberlain for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Philip Poekert for his proposal to Florida’s […]

UF Office of Research Provides List of Early Career Funding Opportunities

Funding agencies often sponsor programs specifically targeting early-career scholars, especially those at the post-doctoral or assistant professor rank. These targeted programs come from public and private sources, and may be recurring or one-time programs. The UF Division of Research Program Development (DRPD) tracks early-career opportunities here, updating the list on a semi-regular basis. Please direct […]