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UF Libraries Offer Help to Avoid Predatory Journals

The number of predatory journals is on the rise, and UF Libraries staff are offering assistance to faculty and students on how to avoid predatory journals.  Subject liaisons and the Academic Research Consulting & Services (ARCS) ​program provide one-on-one guidance, workshops, and classroom instruction to help identify high-quality, peer-reviewed journals, including a large number of quality open access […]

Senate Committee on Appropriations Releases FY2020 Appropriations Bill

The Senate Committee on Appropriations has released its FY2020 recommendation for the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations bill. Department of Health and Human Services The bill provides $93.4 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Health and Human Services. Some highlights include the following: National Institutes of Health […]

Enhancing Teaching Engagement with Technology

The UF Center for Instructional Technology and Training (CITT) is offering its Teaching with Technology certificate of completion program. This fully online, asynchronous, facilitated series is comprised of two workshops that explore opportunities to increase student engagement and improve instructor presence through a technology-enhanced learning environment. This program begins October 28. Workshop #1: Technology to […]

Awarded Projects for September 2019

Congratulations to Elizabeth “Buffy” Bondy for her award from the Alachua County School Board; Christy Gabbard for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Justin Ortagus for his Joyce Foundation Flow Through award from the University of Florida Foundation; Philip Poekert for his award from Valley of the Sun United Way; Patricia Snyder for […]

Submitted Projects for September 2019

Best wishes to Sharon Chuyew Yee, Lynda Hayes, Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko, and Rose Pringle for their proposal to the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative; Chris Curran for his subcontract proposal NSF Flow Through from the University of Maryland Baltimore County; Chris Curran for his proposal to the American Educational Research Association; Nicholas Gage and Ashley MacSuga-Gage for […]

OER Annual Report of Accomplishments for Fiscal Year 2018

The Office of Educational Research (OER) completed its annual report outlining data on externally funded projects and grant activities in the College of Education (COE). Faculty productivity and efforts toward securing external funding remain high and have surpassed fiscal year (FY) 2017 in (a) dollar amount of currently funded projects, (b) dollar amount of research […]

IES Releases Biennial Report to Congress

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has released its Director’s Biennial Report to Congress Fiscal Years 2017–18. Director Mark Schneider stated in the report that IES is an applied research agency. As such, investments in basic research will continue; however, the work of IES focuses on improving outcomes of learners throughout the life cycle with […]

IES Is Requesting Your Feedback on Research Topics

IES Director Mark Schneider is requesting feedback from the field on how to frame next year’s grants. He hopes this request will mobilize the research community to reach out with their ideas. Please see his request for feedback and send comments as soon as possible to Mark Schneider, Director of IES at Mark.Schneider@ed.gov

Call for Nominations: UF International Educator of the Year Awards 2019

The UF International Center is pleased to invite nominations for the 2019 International Educator of the Year awards. These awards are made annually in recognition of the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff to the internationalization of the University of Florida. As in years past, three awards will be made as follows: Senior Faculty International […]

UF Research Administrator Day Celebration

National Research Administrator Day is celebrated annually on September 25. Please join the UF Office of Research to celebrate the hard work of UF Research Administrators. The celebration will include door prizes, SWAG, light refreshments, and other special guests. The celebration will be held on Tuesday, October 1 from 1:30–3:00 pm in Smathers Library East […]

UF IT Offers Free Online Course: SPSS Statistics and Sample Power 3

UF IT is offering a seven-week online course on using SPSS and SamplePower 3. This in-depth certificate earning course is available free of charge for all faculty, staff, TAs, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students. Registration must be received by Thursday, September 12, with the first module available the week of September 16–20. Visit the SPSS […]

UF IT and UFII Hosts 2019 HiPerGator Symposium

UF IT and the UF Informatics Institute (UFII) are hosting the second annual HiPerGator Symposium, an event for postdoctoral associates and graduate students who use the university’s supercomputer. The event will be held Tuesday, October 22, from 9:00 am –2:00pm in the UF Informatics Institute. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 23. Symposium acceptance […]

UF IT Offers Easy Access to Research Computing Expertise

Research computing consulting support is available daily in three campus locations: the New Physics Building, the UF Informatics Institute, and the Cancer & Genetics Research Complex. Walk-in support is free of charge. Hours for each location are published online as well as the names of applications specialists who staff each location. In addition to the […]

New EndNote Licenses Are Available for 2019-2020

EndNote Premium X9 licenses can now be purchased by UF departments for faculty, students, and staff use at reduced cost through UF IT. The popular software makes managing research extremely efficient, from compiling thesis bibliographies to preparing papers for publication. For faculty, students, and staff to utilize this agreement, purchases must be done through a […]