Entries by patcasey

IES Posts Additional FY 2020 Research Funding Webinars

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has posted a series of on-demand webinars for those interested in Fiscal Year 2020 funding opportunities and learning more about IES. These pre-recorded webinars are hosted by the National Center for Education Research and the National Center for Special Education Research. You can access them on the IES Webinar […]

Reminders of NIH Policies on Other Support and on Policies Related to Financial Conflicts of Interest and Foreign Components

The intent of this notice is to remind the extramural community about the need to report foreign activities through documentation of other support, foreign components, and financial conflict of interest to prevent scientific, budgetary, or commitment overlap. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has long required full transparency for all research activities both domestic and […]

NSF Issues Dear Colleague Letter on Research Protection

The director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a Dear Colleague Letter discussing the issues of research protection. Research is put at risk when another government endeavors to benefit from the global research ecosystem without upholding the values of openness, transparency, and reciprocal collaboration. The letter describes the initiatives under way to mitigate […]

NIH Initiates Requirement for ORCID Identifier

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards will be required to have ORCID IDs (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifiers) beginning in FY 2020.

Submitted Projects for July 2019

Best wishes to Frank “Chris” Curran, for his proposal to the National Academy of Education; Nicholas Gage, Ashley MacSuga-Gage, and Joni Splett for their proposal to the U.S. Department of Education/OSERS; Nicholas Gage and Christopher Redding for their proposal to the U.S. Department of Education/OSERS; Walter Leite, Paige Pullen, and Mary Rodgers for their proposal […]

IES Announces FY 2020 Grant Competitions in Education and Special Education Research and Training

The National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER) in the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released funding announcements for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) grant competitions. All application packages will be available July 11, 2019. For all competitions except the Education Research and Development Centers (84.305C) competition, […]

NSF Designates SciENcv As an Approved Biographical Sketch Format

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has designated the National Institutes of Health’s SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) as an NSF-approved format for submission of biographical sketch(es) and is encouraging its use to prepare a biographical sketch for inclusion in proposals to NSF. Beginning with the next iteration of the Proposal & Award Policies & […]

NSF Email and Possible Impacts from Required Email Configuration

Please note that as long as you are following UF policy for using your @ufl.edu email address for UF business and NOT forwarding business emails outside of that email address, you will not encounter the following problem: In October 2018, NSF implemented Domain-based Messaging and Reporting Compliance (DMARC), a series of email authentication and reporting […]

Explore xTRACT Before Its Required Use in FY 2020

Beginning with Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) due on or after October 1, 2019 (FY 2020), recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants must use the Extramural Trainee Reporting and Career Tracking (xTRACT) system to create the required training tables for submission with NIH and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) T15, T32, T90/R90, […]

Awarded Projects for June 2019

Congratulations to Christy Gabbard for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Lynda Hayes for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Maya Israel and Christina Gardner-McCune for their award from the National Science Foundation; Maya Israel for her award from the National Science Foundation; Holly Lane and Sunshine Moss for their award […]

Submitted Projects for June 2019

Best wishes to Chonika Coleman-King for her subcontract proposal NSF flow through from the University of Tennessee; Chonika Coleman-King for her subcontract proposal Knox County Schools flow through from the University of Tennessee; Ester de Jong, Mark Pacheco, and Timothy Vetere for their proposal to the Spencer Foundation; Dongho Kim and Bojan Lazarevic for their […]


Research Spotlight: Gage Jeter

Q & A with Gage Jeter, Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Teaching and Learning What basic questions does your research seek to answer? In what ways do online doctoral students experience academic writing processes, and how might structured online writing supports influence their writing processes and products within and beyond their experience in […]

10 Common Problems Facing Grant Writers

Excerpted from Grant Training Center blogs April 22, 2019 and May 13, 2019 by Mathilda Harris 1. Timelines: “We can never find the time to dedicate to writing grant proposals.” The most important solution is to work proactively rather than reactively. One participant said that her not-for-profit developed a yearly timeline of the grants they […]

NIH Provides Information on Foreign Components

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires reporting of foreign components in both new applications and progress reports.  NIH defines foreign component as follows: The performance of any significant scientific element or segment of a project outside of the United States, either by the recipient or by a researcher employed by a foreign organization, whether […]