Here is a roundup of recently announced changes impacting grant application submission for due dates on or after January 25, 2019. Some examples include: review criteria updates, changes to the R15 Program, reinstatement of the NIH SBIR Direct-to-Phase II Authority.
Due to the recent lapse in appropriations, implementation of the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 19-1) was postponed. NSF announced that the revised PAPPG will now be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 25, 2019.
OSU's F&A rates have been negotiated and the new rates are now in effect. The negotiated F&A rate in effect at the time of the initial award will be used throughout the life or competitive segment of the sponsored agreement. Existing awards requesting additional funding (supplements or renewals) should be processed with the new rates. Rates for all awards whether they are federal or non-federal will be applied in the same manner.
Graduate Fellowships: There are 29 fellowships in the database for masters level students and 32 for doctoral level students. The advanced search is also a great tool to filter programs by upcoming deadline. Postdoctoral Fellowships: There are 25 different postdoc positions in the database with upcoming deadlines.
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Now in its second year, GRADx returns in 2019 to bring you more ideas in action. Inspired by TED Talks and the Inspiration Dissemination radio show and podcast, graduate students will share the questions and motivations framing their research in an 8 to 10-minute engaging format. Check out your colleagues in MIME, Chemistry, Integrative Biology and more!
Free Professional Development Seminar for students potentially interested in careers in the electronics industry or who simply want to learn how to approach job-searching in a more professional manner. The seminar immediately follows the SEMI Breakfast Forum on Wearable electronics in the same location (with a deep discount for students). The event is free, but registration is required. Register by clicking the title (or here) before 22 Feb 2019.
The next of the highly popular Pacific Northwest SEMI Breakfast Forums will be held on March 1 at Portland State University. There is a student/postdoc discount code that enables the low (80% off) price of $15: PNWSTUDENT. Note also for students – immediately following the breakfast forum, there will be a SEMI Professional Development Seminar for students/postdocs interested in exploring careers in the semiconductor industry and meeting representatives from SEMI (electronics manufacturing supply chain) companies. Many are hiring and want to meet students. The PDS is free and includes lunch. A separate message about this will be sent. The focus will be Wearable Electronics. Wearable electronics worn on the body enables wireless networking and mobile computing to allow users to integrate technology into their daily activities. Wearable devices influence every age and industry from medical, and automotive, to sports and personal use and more. Registration required.
College of Engineering organized a faculty development workshop delivered by Dr. Rick Spinrad on Thursday, January 31st that was open to all colleges. The March 8 white paper review workshop is also open to all colleges. You have an opportunity to submit a white paper for review in a mock panel in a follow-up session on Friday March 8th. If you would like to participate in this exercise, click the title link for more information (registration required). White papers are due 28 February!
This intensive two-day grant proposal workshop is geared towards those who wish to strengthen their grant writing skills, as well as beginners who wish to acquire and master the techniques of preparing and writing winning proposals to various funding agencies. The focus will be on how to effectively write proposals in times of keen competition and limited resources. Workshop Fee: $595.00 (includes a comprehensive directory, electronic workbook, certificate of completion, and continental breakfast). Rebate of $45.00 per person is given for two or more registrants from the same organization. Space is limitied, register early.
Science talk '19 features two days filled with talks, poster sessions, workshops and networking opportunities , with one goal in mind - to sharpen your science communication skills. Do it while connecting with scientists, journalists, science communicators, students and other swho share your passion for science. Register now to get the early bird rates. The deadline to submit a poster or art is 1 March 2019. There are travel grants available, Check the website for more information.
The Martin-O’Neill Fellowship is awarded to a graduate student from any department in the College of Science whose research involves computational modeling. The Fellowship will begin at the start of fall term and continue for one calendar year. The Fellow’s department will be responsible for the tuition payment during the summer term at 3 credits. Each department may nominate one graduate student whose research focus involves computational modeling. Nominees in the 2ndor later years of the PhD program will be given preference during the selection process.
Membership in AAAS or its affiliated societies is not required to participate in or present research at this meeting. All scientists, including graduate and undergraduate students, citizen scientists, college and university faculty and staff, and industry scientists, are invited to present their research results at the meeting, either orally or as posters. Persons paying the registration fee may attend all scientific sessions as well as participate in many other activities. Field trips require advance registration and payment of additional fees.