Entries by patcasey


Research Spotlight: Hannah Bayne

Q & A with Hannah Bayne, Assistant Professor in the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education What basic questions does your research seek to answer? My research is concerned with the overarching question of human connection and understanding. How can we connect with one another in a way that generates genuine relationship, […]

President Submits FY 2020 Budget Request to Congress

On March 11, President Trump submitted his Fiscal Year 2020 budget request to Congress. For the U.S. Department of Education (U.S. ED), the FY 2020 Budget Request includes $64.0 billion in new discretionary budget authority, a 10% decrease from the FY 2019 appropriation. The FY 2020 budget request includes $13.5 billion for Special Education programs and […]

Proposed Priorities for IES and Request for Comment

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider proposes priorities to guide IES research and provides a 60-day period for the public to comment. When he submits the priorities to the National Board for Education Sciences for approval, all comments received will be provided as well. Once approved, the board will transmit the priorities to the […]

NCES Announces the 2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is accepting proposals for the STATS-DC Data Conference, July 24–26, 2019 in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is “Providing Evidence to Drive Education.” The conference is free and open to the public. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, April 19, 2019. To submit a concurrent session […]

UF IRB Training Has Been Shortened

In the effort to streamline and target training for UF\Shands\VA researchers\research staff, effective March 21, 2019, the only IRB required training will be IRB Training (IRB803), which will be valid for three years. This training combines the content of CITI/NIH, HIPAA for Research, and IRB Local training. Every three years going forward, you will only […]

Let UFIT Enable Your Funding Proposal

UFIT can help make your proposal more competitive. Some of the ways UFIT facilitates proposal preparation are as follows: Providing the cost of the computing services or hardware acquisition needed for the proposal’s budget form Preparing a research computing commitment letter, if required by the funding agency (UFIT staff are happy to write a letter […]

UFIT Upgrades Storage System for UF Research

UFIT recently took delivery of a new storage system to replace the aging system currently in use. The new Qumulo storage system offers several options for researchers not in the current storage service, including the ability to easily scale-out the system if more space is needed for their files.

Awarded Projects for March 2019

Congratulations to Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko, Kara Dawson, Amber Benedict, and Swarup Bhunia for their award from the National Science Foundation; and Lynda Hayes for her award from the Florida Department of Education. For more details, see the Awarded Projects table.

Submitted Projects for March 2019

Best wishes to Elizabeth Bondy for her proposals to the Alachua County School Board; Lynda Hayes for her proposal to the Florida Department of Education; Maya Israel for her subcontract proposal U.S. Department of Education Flow Through from the Technical Education Research Center; Justin Ortagus for his proposal to the Laura and John Arnold Foundation; […]

Common Instructions for Applicants to U.S. Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs

In an effort to reduce barriers for applicants seeking U.S. Department of Education (US ED) discretionary grant competition funds, the US ED has revised its common set of instructions for applying to US ED discretionary grant programs. All future individual notices inviting applications (NIAs) will reference the common instructions in order to provide a centralized […]

UF Division of Research Compliance and Global Support: New Structure and Functions

The Division of Research Compliance and Global Support (DRCGS) promotes compliance with established rules and regulations while facilitating research at UF. Faculty are encouraged to contact the DRCGS for assistance in areas such as export control rules and how they impact UF research, complex international research activities, and research integrity issues. For more information about […]

New Online Tool Helps You Safely Work With UF Data

The UF Data Guide, now available on the Integrated Risk Management (IRM) Fast Path Solutions website, was created to help you make informed decisions about how and where to safely store, analyze, and share data. What are the benefits of using this tool? The UF Data Guide is a quick, seamless way to understand what […]

Does ERIC Make Changes to Existing Records?

ERIC recently released a new video that addresses its working policy for making changes to records, and the kinds of changes ERIC will and will not make. The video also discusses the process used when ERIC receives a request for changes. View the video to find out more about the types of changes ERIC prioritizes […]