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Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 27, 2022

This week's update is full of opportunities for UofSC's research community, including a seminar with the Chief of Naval Research, a reminder to nominate your colleagues for the Exceptional Research Service Awards, an NEH funding workshop offered by University Libraries, a peek at a new NSF report highlighting challenges and opportunities for U.S. science in the coming year and a heads-up that Discover UofSC 2022 registration will open soon.

Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund provides support for 19 new projects

The Office of the Vice President for Research is proud to partner with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to award funding to 19 new projects centering on racial justice and racial equity through the Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Today's update includes a reminder about the last 2022 ASPIRE Q&A session, an invitation to a workshop on National Endowment for the Humanities funding opportunities, a heads up about University Libraries Love Data Week, a call for Magellan Scholar proposals and an announcement of the 2022 SPARC Graduate Research Grants.

2022 SPARC Graduate Research Grants will fund meritorious research, scholarly and creative projects by 52 graduate students

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce our 2021-2022 SPARC Grant awardees, each of whom will receive up to $5,000 to fund their research over a 15-month period.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 13, 2022

This week's update includes a call for nominations for a new Office of Research awards program to recognize exceptional research support staff, our announcement of the 2022 class of Breakthrough Awardees, a listing of new grant awards UofSC faculty received in December 2021 and research training opportunities from University Libraries.

Monthly Grant Awards Report: December 2021

In this month's report, we share new grant awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in December 2021.

Nominate your colleagues for the new Exceptional Research Service Awards program honoring outstanding administrative and technical research staff

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to launch a new awards program to recognize exceptional research support staff throughout the UofSC system. Nominations are due by Friday, February 11, 2022.

2022 Breakthrough Award honorees represent the best in UofSC research

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to present 2022 Breakthrough research awards to five senior faculty members, 13 early-career faculty members and 15 graduate students.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 6, 2022

The first Weekly Research Update of 2022 includes reminders and Q&A session details for the 2022 ASPIRE awards, an opportunity for students to present at a symposium on cyber research, an invitation for health sciences faculty to register for an upcoming NIH proposal resubmission workshop and a reminder for graduate students to apply for the Big Data Health Science Scholar Program by January 15.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, December 16, 2021

The last 2021 issue of the Weekly Research Update includes holiday wishes from the Office of the Vice President for Research, a faculty profile on NSF CAREER Award recipient Sanaz Sadati, reminders about an upcoming faculty workshop and the application deadline for a big data science summer program for graduate students and the November 2021 new grant awards report.

Monthly Grant Awards Report: November 2021

In this month's report, we share new grant awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in November 2021.

Faculty Highlight: Monirosadat (Sanaz) Sadati lands NSF CAREER award on first attempt

Assistant professor Sanaz Sadati, a chemical engineer, will use her prestigious research award to expand understanding of the crystallization of blue phase liquid crystals under curved confined boundaries, which has potential applications in the fields of photonics and nanotechnology.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, December 9, 2021

This week, we share a DOE funding opportunity to work with SRNL, remind readers about upcoming ASPIRE I Q&A sessions, invite feedback on 2022 half-day workshop topics and prompt faculty mentors to have their undergraduate researchers register their projects.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, December 2, 2021

This week's update includes an opportunity for faculty to share feedback with the Vice President for Research, an invitation to join us for a workshop on NIH proposal resubmission, information on an exciting big-data training program for graduate students this summer, a priority funding opportunity for research on health disparities and a reminder about ASPIRE Q&A sessions starting this week.

Health Sciences Faculty: Join us for a half-day workshop on NIH proposal resubmission

The Office of the Vice President for Research will offer a three-hour workshop for faculty researchers who have submitted NIH proposals that were not funded and are considering resubmission. The workshop will be held on Thursday, January 27, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Today's edition of the Weekly Research Update includes an interest survey to guide upcoming Office of Research workshop topics, a reminder to faculty mentors to have their undergraduate research mentees register their projects and Thanksgiving holiday wishes for our readers.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, November 11, 2021

In this week's update, we share the October 2021 new grant awards report, encourage faculty members to invite their students to Getting Started in Research workshops and announce the latest on ASPIRE Q&A sessions.

Monthly Grant Awards Report: October 2021

In this month's report, we share new grant awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in October 2021.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, November 4, 2021

This week's update features are reminder for UofSC System faculty about 2022 RISE applications, information about NIH's expanded guidance on safe and respectful workplaces and a unique interview with the director of the National Science Foundation.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 28, 2021

In this issue of the Weekly Research Update, we issue the annual call for ASPIRE proposals, provide Q&A opportunities for UofSC System faculty interested in applying for RISE Grants and share news about a research paper index where anyone can search keywords and phrases from more than 100 million journal articles.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 21, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Research Update we share news about childcare cost support on some NIH research training awards, remind readers that Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund proposals are due next week and seek volunteers to serve as reviewers for Office of Research programs.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Today's Weekly Update includes the September 2021 grant awards report, an invitation for postdocs and graduate students to watch the Grant Basics Workshop video online and a reminder for the deadline for Breakthrough award nominations.

Monthly Grant Awards Report: September 2021

In this month's report, we share new grant awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in September 2021.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 7, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Research Update, we issue a call for faculty members to support our internal programs by serving as reviewers and remind faculty about two internal funding and awards programs that are currently seeking applications.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, September 30, 2021

This week's Research Update includes a reminder for graduate students about fast-approaching research opportunities, an announcement of the 2022 RISE program call for proposals and news about a potential increase to the EPSCoR program budget.

 

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