Entries by patcasey

Next Steps in UF Research Resumption Plan: Progressing to Stage 2

Research activities of over 3,000 UF faculty, staff, post-docs, and graduate students were successfully reviewed and approved through the Research Activity Approval Portal. Beginning June 1, 2020, UF is progressing to Stage 2 of the UF Research Resumption Plan. For many, the most significant change will be an increase in the allowed density of people […]

UF IRB Offers Guidelines for Research Resumption

As UF Research moves to Stage 2 of research resumption, the UF Institutional Review Board (IRB) has provided guidelines for IRB requirements related to research resumption. For more information, please visit the UF Research Resumption Plan and UF IRB COVID-19 Response websites.

Reminder for UF Faculty: Protocol Compliance

As you all know, the research conditions at UF are not exactly normal as we resume research on campus. It is particularly critical during this time that researchers comply with their approved protocols and not assume that restrictions due to the pandemic automatically grant any kind of flexibility when complying with approved protocols. If pandemic-related […]

From the IES Director—IES Centers: A Reassessment

At the end of March, the American Statistical Association (ASA) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA) sent a joint letter to Congress focused on shortfalls in the budget and staffing levels for the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES). In that letter, ASA and AERA also dismissed the proposal that a new center focused […]

IES Announces Help Desk for Cost Analysis

A cost analysis Help Desk is now available to help Institute of Education Sciences (IES) applicants and grantees prepare and implement their cost analysis plans. Researchers can request technical assistance with planning or conducting their cost analysis from the Cost Analysis in Practice (CAP) Project Help Desk at https://capproject.org/.

NSF Releases Prospective New Awardee Guide

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released a revised Prospective New Awardee Guide effective June 1, 2020. The new awardee guide contains helpful information for preparing documents and for understanding the requirements of managing a federal award. In addition to complying with all NSF regulations, recipients of NSF awards are required to comply with all […]

NSF Delays Requirement of New Templates

As you may know, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has released the new Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) 20-1 effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or after June 1, 2020. To assist the UF community, the UF Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) has highlighted some of the key […]

NSF Releases FAQs for Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released FAQs for its Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The FAQs focus on (1) Eligibility and Support, (2) Repayment of Scholarship or Fellowship, (3) High-Need School District, (4) General Inquiries, and (5) Track 4: Noyce Research. The full proposal deadline date is August 25, 2020, Solicitation 17-541. For more […]

Applications Are Open for the Summer 2020 Career and Technical Education Research Training Institute

The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Network, supported by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), seeks to expand the evidence base on the impact of CTE programs on student outcomes. The CTE Research Network is now accepting applications for its first training institute. There is no cost to attend. Accepted participants will receive a […]

Using State Longitudinal Data to Support State Policymaking: A Research Webinar

This webinar describes the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Using Longitudinal Data to Support State Policymaking grant program (84.305S) which supports state education agencies’ (SEAs’) use of their longitudinal data systems to generate evidence for making policy decisions. It also offers a potential opportunity for researchers outside of state government to collaborate with SEA staff. […]

AERA 2021 Annual Meeting Call for Submissions Is Open

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has announced its 2021 Annual Meeting call for paper and sessions submissions. The 2021 AERA Annual Meeting will be held on April 9–12, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. The overall theme is “Accepting Educational Responsibility.”  The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm PDT on July 22, 2020. How to Submit: […]