Office of Research Blog

Budget Tip: Matching and Cost-Share Funds

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
When building a budget for a sponsored program, you may face the challenge of needing to find "matching" or "cost-share" funds, if the sponsor requires it. A few things to keep in mind when identifying matching funds: 1) You may only match federal...

Proposal Development Bulletin

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
NSF Major Research Instrumentation program The National Science Foundation (NSF) has launched the FY2011 competition for the popular Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program. Several Appalachian State University faculty and researchers have been...

Research Protections News

Thursday, March 3, 2011 - 12:00am
Appalachian has drafted a Radiation Safety Manual, which will be submitted to the Chancellor's Cabinet for approval. A draft of the manual is now available on the newly published Radiation Safety page on the Research Protections web site, along with...
How do we create more home-grown, growth-oriented businesses that generate sustainable, well-paying jobs? That is the big question that Appalachian State University's Center for Entrepreneurship hopes to answer, according to director Bryan Toney....

Plants for biofuels also clean the environment

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
To help reduce dependence on fossil fuels, biologists at Appalachian State University are exploring an Asian grass and algae for use as feedstocks for biofuels. Their work contributes to the development of "second-generation" biofuels: those made...

Research Protections News

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
A significant percentage of studies submitted for IRB review fall under the classification of "Exempt." (Note: "exempt" does not mean "exempt from an IRB review," as we actually review the study. Rather, it means "exempt from further review,"...
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will...

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