Entries by patcasey

NIH Program Officers Discuss Developing a Research Plan

In the latest All About Grants podcast, National Institutes of Health (NIH) program officers discuss Considerations for Developing a Research Plan, including the relationship between the specific aims and research strategy. They also provide helpful suggestions and share common pitfalls. NIH encourages researchers to contact NIH staff and provides a guide for contacting the right […]

NIH Provides Video on the Peer Review Process

In a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) video, NIH Peer Review: “Live” Mock Study Section, NIH scientists gather to review three fictional grant applications in response to a fictional Request for Applications (RFA). The reviewers discuss how applications are scored and what mistakes to avoid in the application.

NIH Launches Improved Functionality of RePORTER Site

Ten years ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched its RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools) website to provide reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities. The site’s functionality has been updated, including a new version of MyRePORTER. With MyRePORTER, users can save their searches and customize email alerts. Users outside NIH will […]

UF Research Provides Examples of Successful Proposals

Writing a successful proposal is one of the most important steps in the application process. This shared drive contains examples of successful proposals. Proposals here are included with permission from the principal investigator (PI). Sections may be redacted depending on the preference of the PI. You must have an active UF credential to view.  

UF Research Provides UF-Preferred Template Agreements

UF Research provides template agreements with UF-preferred language ready to send to any potential partner. Using a UF-preferred template and language cuts negotiation time as these templates use predetermined favorable terms on behalf of the Principal Investigator and the university (e.g., publication rights, intellectual property rights, rights in data, payment terms, etc.). Other templates available […]

UF Libraries Continues to Offer Helpful Virtual Workshops

UF Libraries provides helpful virtual workshops for faculty. Some upcoming workshops include the following: Biosketch Boot-camp (NIH) Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Register Best Practices in Data Management (Creating a DMP) Thursday, March 11, 2021, 12:00pm – 1:00pm Register Using GitHub for Collaboration Tuesday, March 16, 2021, 12:00pm – 1:00pm Register Introduction to […]

UFIT Hosts Spring 2021 HiPerGator Symposium

UFIT is hosting its second virtual HiPerGator Symposium of this academic year on Tuesday, March 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Spring 2021 HiPerGator Symposium will feature presentations from UF’s Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund awardees, who are pursuing multidisciplinary research lines of inquiry using AI. The event will begin with an introduction to UFIT’s […]

Options for Using HiPerGator and HiPerGator AI

HiPerGator and HiPerGator AI can be used for teaching and research by UF faculty and faculty from Florida’s state universities. Options for using University of Florida supercomputing resources are as follows: For teaching a class, allocations are free and last for one semester. For research, allocations can be purchased for periods ranging from three months to […]

Awarded Projects for February 2021

Congratulations to Lynda Hayes for her awards from the Florida Department of Education; Kristy Boyer and Maya Israel for their award from the National Science Foundation; Maya Israel for her award from the National Science Foundation; Wei Li for his subcontract award NSF Flow Through from the University of North Carolina; Mark Pacheco for his […]

Submitted Projects for February 2021

Best wishes to Amor Menezes and Pasha Antonenko for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Mary Bratsch-Hines for her subcontract proposal IES Flow Through from the University of North Carolina; Catherine Cavanaugh, Paige Pullen, and Jose De León Alejandro for their proposal to the Institute of Education Sciences; Catherine Cavanaugh, Philip Poekert, Jose De […]


Research Spotlight: Pengfei Zhao

Q & A with Pengfei Zhao, Assistant Professor in the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education What basic questions does your research seek to answer? I am a qualitative research methodologist with an interdisciplinary background in inquiry methodology, sociology, and cultural studies. My methodological writing addresses key issues in the field of […]

UF COE Announces 2021-2022 CRIF Award

The UF College of Education has announced its 2021-2022 College Research Incentive Fund (CRIF) opportunity. This opportunity is solely provided by indirect costs (IDC) return from grants acquired by the college’s principal investigators. The primary purpose of the CRIF is to provide seed funding that will lead to a strong proposal for external funding. Submit […]

From the IES Director: A Year for Reflection and Continued Transformation

In anticipation of its 20th anniversary in 2022, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has planned A Year for Reflection and Continued Transformation to identify opportunities for growth and change in education research. IES Director Mark Schneider summarizes a few such activities: Transformative Research in the Education Sciences Grants Program: Due date February 25, 2021 […]

Awarded Projects for January 2021

Congratulations to Erica McCray, Latoya Haynes-Thoby, Nicole Jones, Taryrn Brown, and Kakali Bhattacharya for their award from UF Research; David Arnold, David Miller, Alina Glenn, Ian Small, Eric McLamore, and Diane Rowland for their subcontract award NSF Flow Through from the University of Pennsylvania; Justin Ortagus for his award from Arnold Ventures; Travis Smith, Jerri-Ann […]

Submitted Projects for January 2021

Best wishes to Pasha Antonenko, Matthew Gitzendanner, Douglas Soltis, Pamela Soltis, and Benjamin Lok for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Pasha Antonenko and Do Koh for their proposal to the National Science Foundation; Mary Bratsch-Hines for her subcontract proposal IES Flow Through from the University of North Carolina; Chonika Coleman-King, Taryrn Brown, Hyunyi […]