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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 […]

Awarded Projects for August 2019

Congratulations to Carma Bylund-Lincoln, Jason Arnold, and Carla Fisher for their award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society; Chris Curran for his award from the National Academy of Education; Lynda Hayes for her award from the Florida Department of Education; Maya Israel for her award from the Education Development Center; Justin Ortagus for his award […]

Submitted Projects for August 2019

Best wishes to Thomasenia Lott Adams, Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko, Philip Poekert, Masoud Gheisari, and Markus Santoso for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Christopher Anthony for his subcontract proposal IES Flow Through from Pennsylvania State University; Crystal Bishop and Patricia Snyder for their proposal to the U.S. Department of Education/IES; Mary Brownell for her […]

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.