Thursday, October 27, 2016

International Travel Assistance Fund

The Office of International Affairs has announced that it is time to submit applications for the International Travel Assistance Fund for 2017. As they note at their website, "International Affairs supports faculty and staff through an annual fund that provides $1,000 travel awards to encourage global engagement.

My office will match up to $1000 any college faculty member who applies for and receives this funding.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Laboratory for Analytic Sciences Winter Symposium December 5

The Laboratory for Analytic Sciences ( invites you to attend its upcoming Winter Symposium on December 5th at the McKimmon Center.  This symposium will run from 8:30 - 5:00and will include technical presentations and panel discussions in the morning and a poster session with NC State faculty, students, and industry partners in the afternoon.  

Monday, October 24, 2016

Research and Innovation Seed Fund (RISF) Reminder

As a reminder, applications for the Fall 2016 call for proposals are due this Thursday 10/27 and should be uploaded to InfoReady Review (formerly CompetitionSpace) by 5:00 pm on the due date.

Showcase of NC State Women Faculty’s Research, Creativity, and Scholarship

The Association of Women Faculty invites you to participate in a
Showcase of NC State Women Faculty’s Research, Creativity, and Scholarship

The event will consist of a poster session and networking reception.

Paper posters, electronic posters, videos and other types of displays are invited.

DATE:  November 1, 2016

LOCATION: Brooks Hall Galleries, 3rd floor

TIME: 3:30 pm--Poster/Video Setup

            4:30 pm--Formal Program

            5:30-7pm--Networking Reception

All faculty are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Intuitive Surgical Open House

Centennial Campus partner, Intuitive Surgical, will be hosting an open house on October 25th 11a - 4p. They are the creators of Da Vinci robotic arm used in minimally invasive surgery and we are pleased to welcome them to Centennial Campus!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Call for Preproposals

Dear Colleagues,

The Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures is now accepting pre-proposal submissions for the next funding cycle of the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF).  

CIF awards of up to $75,000 are designed to support short-term (one year or less) commercially-focused research projects. Proposed CIF projects ideally incorporate study endpoints designed to directly address license-enabling milestones required by potential licensees.  Anticipated outcomes include new licensing opportunities or the launch of a new university startup company.

Research & Innovation Seed Funding Program (RISF)

The Fall 2016 call for proposals is open. Proposals are due on 10/27 and should be uploaded to InfoReady Review (formerly CompetitionSpace). 

RTI University Scholars Program

The RTI University Scholars Program provides support—one-half of each Scholar’s salary and fringe—for distinguished academic researchers to spend scholarly leave time at RTI International, actively collaborating with RTI experts. Applications are due 1/9/17.

New edition of Research Development and Grant Writing News is available

The October 2016 issue of Research Development and Grant Writing News has been posted to: 

The Research Development Office maintains an institutional-level subscription allowing us to distribute freely within NC State University. Please forward this message to all interested parties within the NC State community.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Data management support from the NCSU Libraries

More and more funding agencies require researchers to include data management plans with their grant proposals and share articles and data resulting from funded research.

In addition to the broad menu of research consultation, visualization support, and research workshops, the NCSU Libraries provides free guidance to NC State faculty, staff, post-docs, and students on creating and implementing data management plans and meeting public access compliance requirements.  Our consultation includes advice on data types and standards for describing data, options for short-term storage and long-term preservation, and considerations for sharing research outputs and public access compliance.

Getting to Know National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funding Opportunities

I am very excited to share with you information on this excellent event, led by faculty in the department of psychology, but intended for all members of the college community. Please share broadly and encourage faculty studying any aspects of health to attend.

Getting to Know National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
Funding Opportunities

This roundtable session aims to build attendees’ capacity to work effectively with NIH, thereby increasing the likelihood of funding health-related research.