Office of Research Blog

Twice monthly, administrator training sessions are held by Special Funds Accounting. These sessions are on a variety of topics related to post-award financial management of grants and other university trust funds. The sessions are held on the 3rd...
NSF merit review criteria are being revised. Contribute your comments on the merit review criteria before March 15, 2011. The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 was signed into law on on January 4, 2011. As the title implies, the...

Budget Tip of the Month: Course Buy-Outs

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 5:00pm
In light of the current and uncertain future budget situation, be sure to think carefully about committing time during the academic year to sponsored projects. Faculty will need to request full funds for any academic year effort devoted to a...

Funding Search Tip: Humanities

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 4:00pm
One of the many strengths of American higher education is the spirit of sharing information among institutions. The Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas embodies this spirit of sharing through multiple...
Gas Char Inititative
In 2009, a team of Appalachian students guided by faculty mentor Dr. David Domermuth won a $10,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enter Phase I of the agency's P3 student design competition for sustainability. This team...
The Triangle Census Research Data Center (TCRDC), located in Durham, NC, provides access to restricted microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau's economic and demographic censuses and surveys. These data sets are not available to the public...
Dr. Cindy Liutkus has found the oldest known Homo sapiens footprints in East Africa, preserved in hardened volcanic ash in northern Tanzania. Over the last two summers, Dr. Liutkus and her research team photographed, measured and mapped 358 prints...
The National Science Foundation will soon release a new Grant Proposal Guide that will affect all proposals submitted after January 1, 2011. Important new guidelines include: Mentoring plans will be required for postdoctoral researchers. New...
Although faculty who received funding through federal stimulus programs (ARRA) are well familiar with FFATA reporting, all principal investigators who receive federal funds must now comply. In particular, subcontractors who request/receive more than...

Proposal Development Bulletin

Friday, March 4, 2011 - 9:00pm
New Faculty & Researcher Workshop New faculty got a crash course in research funding at the New Faculty & Researcher Workshop on September 24th. Participants learned about the many resources available on campus to help them find funding for...

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