In a recent presentation, Don Fischer, Principal of Fischer & Associates, gave a detailed assessment of UGA’s export control risks. Based in San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Dublin, Ireland, Fischer & Associates is one of the country’s leading experts in assisting research institutions and multinational corporations develop comprehensive export compliance programs.
The Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) announces the Call for Abstracts for its 2014 CURO Symposium, which will be held at the Classic Center on Monday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Opening remarks and awards will take place on March 31 as in previous years. The CURO Symposium provides undergraduates from all… Read more
The newly established GrantSMART Office within OVPR will hold a half-day workshop focused on developing competitive NIH proposals on Wednesday, December 4, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.. Read more
Online ordering for chemicals and lab supplies from Central Research Stores (CRS) and Campus Scientific Store (CSS) will transition to a new online system in January. Read more
Student posters are now being accepted for the Sustainability Science Symposium and Workshop on February 28, 2014. Abstracts for proposed student posters of sustainability science, engineering, and education initiatives are being solicited from from graduate and undergraduate students at UGA. Deadline is Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Read more
NSF and NIH continue to update their guidance following the federal government shutdown. Links to the latest information are posted here. Please check back for updates about deadlines for proposals, reviews, and more. Read more
NIH has limited the duration of all grants to 5 years but there is no NIH-wide policy that dictates a project length duration below 5 years. The NIH Office of Extramural Affairs looked at data to find out the facts about trends in R01 project length. Read more
The second annual Clinical Research in Georgia Conference will be held Dec. 4 at the Georgia Academy of Medicine in midtown Atlanta. The one-day conference will spotlight innovations that impact different stages of life, from pediatrics to middle age to senior care, or “from cradle to rocker.” Read more
The Global Innovation Initiative grant competition opens this week. Grants will be awarded to interdisciplinary higher education partnerships focusing on globally significant issues related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
A list of vendors who provide scientific equipment repair services is now available on the OVPR website. Read more