Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Duke-NC State Translational Research Grant

Applications due by March 9, 2017

The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is partnering with The Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development (ORIED), as well as NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), to support new inter-institutional collaborative research teams.
This Duke/NC State Translational Research Grant offers $50,000 (half from each institution) for 12 months to fund novel clinical and translational research that applies or accelerates discovery into testing in clinical or population settings. 

Friday, February 10, 2017. Finding New Research Directions with Others

You are invited to a panel discussion on finding new research directions with others. This is part of the Full Professors' Community series, but all are welcome. Please register online:  Registration Form.

Monday, January 30, 2017

R. L. Rabb Science and Society Symposia—Call for Proposals

R. L. Rabb Science and Society Symposia are based on the premise that technological
innovations from the natural sciences are likely to have the most positive effects on society and the environment when their development into products is evaluated and guided by diverse, well informed, members of society.

Spring 2017 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration

Registration is open for the Spring 2017 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding & Grants Administration in New Orleans.

NSF: Resource Implementations for Data Intensive Research in the Social Behavioral and Economic Sciences (RIDIR)

Full Proposal Deadline Date: February 27, 2017

Program Guidelines: NSF 15-602

As part of NSF’s Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) activity, the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study. Successful proposals will, within the financial resources provided by the award, construct such databases and/or relevant analytic techniques.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Data Science Initiative Spring 2017 RED Talks Series

After the jump, please see an announcement of the speakers for the 2017 RED talks on issues important in the field of "big data." All the speakers will be of interest to college faculty, including a talk by Kathleen Vogel on April 19. Please consider attending these important and stimulating talks.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Nagoya University-NC State Research Collaboration Seed Grants

International Affairs offers funding for NC State faculty to enhance research collaboration and academic exchange with colleagues at Nagoya University in Japan. NC State and Nagoya University are now accepting proposals for the development of research collaboration. Funds will support international travel and related activities leading to high-quality research collaboration. The intention is that these collaborations will result in high quality outputs, such as workshops/seminars, research collaboration, exchanges of researchers and graduate students, publication of joint papers from collaborative research, or follow-on joint research bids. More information here
Application Deadline2/17/17

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jan 2017 issue of Research Development & Grant Writing News

The January issue of Research Development and Grant Writing News has been posted to: go.ncsu.edu/research-news. 

The Research Development Office maintains an institutional-level subscription allowing us to distribute freely within NC State University. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

4th Annual Sustainability Fund Request for Proposals to Advance Sustainability on Campus

What would you do with up to $140,000 to make NC State more sustainable?
Now is the time to turn your idea into reality on campus. Projects can focus on sustainability-related projects, education, improvements to campus, and more. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on February 19th, 2017 Learn more at http://go.ncsu.edu/SustainabilityFund  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Science Outside the Lab: Opportunity for Graduate Students

The National Science Foundation has made available supplemental funds to improve graduate student preparedness for entering the workforce. NSF supports FY 2016 and FY 2017 funds to support science and engineering doctoral students gain additional educational opportunities and student training in order to help acquire experience, skills and knowledge in potential science, technology, engineering and mathematic careers. More information can be found here: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16067/nsf16067.jsp 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Data visualization workshops at NCSU Libraries

Data visualization workshops return to the NCSU Libraries
Hands-on classes throughout the spring cover everything from basic charts, graphs and infographics to visualizing statistical analysis and geospatial data
Data Viz classes
(Raleigh, NC) - The NCSU Libraries expands its Data Visualization Workshop Series this spring, offering free, hands-on workshops on tools and skills to meet the data visualization needs of students and faculty across the sciences and humanities.

Sarah Desmarais featured in story about her research

Prof. Sarah Desmarais (psychology) is featured in this story on the college's web page, about her outstanding work with the Wake County jails to improve mental health. In coming months, I will share more news about our colleagues' research achievements, and would encourage you to share any news with me. We're doing excellent work here, and it's good to spread the word!

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Dr. Sylvester Jim Gates, Jr. on "Equity vs. Excellence: A False Dichotomy," February 9

Dr. Sylvester Jim Gates, Jr. is coming to NC State to give the 2017 College of Humanities and Social Sciences' Diversity Lecture on “Equity vs Excellence: A False Dichotomy in Science and Society” on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Talley Student Union, Room 3285 from 6-7:30pm