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Research Spotlight: Kathrin Maki

Q & A with Kathrin Maki, Assistant Professor in the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies What basic questions does your research seek to answer? My work centers around two interrelated lines of research. My first line of research examines how students in U.S. public schools are identified with learning disabilities […]

NSF Issues Revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or after June 1, 2020. Significant changes include required use of an NSF-approved format for the biographical sketch and current and pending […]

Learn More about Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv)

Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv) is an electronic system available through the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). My NCBI users can use SciENcv to compile professional profiles and generate documents for grant submissions to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). NIH […]

Recent Updates from IES Director Mark Schneider

In a New Year’s update, Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider discussed what IES has accomplished and outlined some challenges for the coming year and beyond. See Dr. Schneider’s January 8, 2020 blog A New Year’s Update from the Director of IES for the full update. Later in January, Dr. Schneider described progress […]

Applications Are Open for the 2020 Summer Research Training Institute on Cluster-Randomized Trials

Northwestern University, with a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Research (NCER), is accepting applications for the upcoming Summer Research Training Institute on Cluster-Randomized Trials. The application deadline is Monday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. EST. Workshop details and application submission materials are available on the Research Training Institute […]

Applications Are Open for the 2020 Meta-Analysis Training Institute

Georgia State University, with a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) National Center for Education Research (NCER), is accepting applications for the upcoming Meta-Analysis Training Institute, a state-of-the-art session on advanced meta-analytic methods. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Workshop details and application submission materials are available on the Meta-Analysis Training Institute […]

Save the Date: UF Offers NSF Grants and CAREER Award Workshop

The UF Office of Research is sponsoring an NSF grants and CAREER award workshop April 1, 2020 from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm in the Reitz Union Chamber Room. The workshop is for early-career tenure-track faculty hired between 2017 and 2020 and will be expanded to include more participants if space constraints will allow. Attendance […]

NIH Updates Human Subject Research Decision Tool

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced updates to its human subjects research decision tool to reflect changes effective in the 2018 Revised Common Rule. The tool consists of answering a few questions to determine if proposed research could be considered human subjects research or if it may be exempt from federal regulations. This tool is only […]

Zoom Offers Automatic Transcription Feature

Cloud recording is automatically enabled for all paid Zoom subscribers, and Zoom can automatically transcribe your meetings. You can follow the basic steps below to generate a transcript. For more detailed instructions, including how to edit and search in a transcript, visit the Zoom Help Center Automatically Transcribe Cloud Recordings webpage. Sign in to your […]

UF IT Offers Free R Programming Course

To support the research community’s application training needs, UF Information Technology is offering a free, face-to-face training series on R Programming. Enrollees must have completed at least one graduate-level course in statistics prior to the start of the training series. To register, visit https://training.it.ufl.edu/training/ and search on “programming” in the “Search by title” box. Visit […]

Submitted Projects for January 2020

Best wishes to Pasha Antonenko and Andreas Keil for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Chris Curran and Christopher Redding for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Chris Curran for his proposal to the National Science Foundation; Angela Kohnen, Danling Fu, Kara Dawson, and Jonathan Mundorf for their proposal to the Spencer Foundation; […]

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 […]