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Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 15, 2020

In this edition of the Weekly Research Update, we share the new issue of the Caravel undergraduate research journal, remind readers about the upcoming Magellan Scholar deadline, share information on a dataset procurement project by University Libraries, provide an update on NSF proposal requirements and give information on ways the NIH will seek information from researchers with agency funding in the coming weeks.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 8, 2020

This week, we announce the first five projects to be supported through the Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund, remind readers to submit their Breakthrough awards nominations by next Friday, October 16 and share links to view recent virtual events of interest to UofSC researchers.

First round of Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund recipients announced

The Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, have selected five racial justice projects for funding in subject areas including education, law and criminal justice.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 1, 2020

This edition of the Weekly Research Update includes a reminder for graduate students and postdocs to join tomorrow's grant-writing workshop, a dataset procurement opportunity from University Libraries, a new report from the APLU and information on two scientific award programs seeking nominations.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, September 24, 2020

In this week's newsletter, we celebrate a new research and sponsored awards funding record, invite graduate students and postdocs to a grant-writing workshop, remind readers to submit 2021 Breakthrough award nominations and share an announcement about NSF proposals.

UofSC Faculty Garner More Than $279 Million in Research and Sponsored Awards Funding

Researchers topped the previous record high funding amount for the sixth year in a row, drawing $279.5 million to support cutting-edge research, service and training projects in the Palmetto State.

Graduate students and postdocs: Register for the Grant Basics workshop

The workshop, Grant Basics: Strategies for Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal, will be presented virtually on Friday, October 2, at 11:00 a.m.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, September 17, 2020

In this week's research update, we connect readers with a new NIH policy for direct-charging PPE to some grants, share registration details for the UofSC Upstate Research Symposium, announce the application period for the 2021 RISE grant program and seek faculty reviewers for our internal funding and awards programs.

Office of Research Accepting 2021 Breakthrough Award Nominations

The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking nominations for our three signature Breakthrough award programs: Breakthrough Leadership in Research, Breakthrough Stars and Breakthrough Graduate Scholars. All nominations for these programs are due by Friday, October 16, 2020.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, September 3, 2020

Today's Weekly Research Update includes a new report demonstrating the benefits of the Office of the Vice President for Research's internal research investments, calls for SPARC graduate research grant applications and Caravel undergraduate research journal submissions and an opportunity for scholars to learn how to share their work using WordPress.

Research Impact Assessment Demonstrates Value of Internal Investments

For 10 years, the Office of the Vice President for Research has been investing in research and scholarly activity at every level of study across the university system. Today, it is clear this funding effort has resulted in impressive returns.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, August 27, 2020

In this week's newsletter, we share a call for researchers interested in using ORNL resources remotely, provide information on upcoming web events for graduate student researchers and women in science and connect readers with two opportunities to get involved with the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.

Graduate Students: Apply for a 2021 SPARC Graduate Research Grant

The Office of the Vice President for Research will be accepting SPARC Grant applications until Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, August 20, 2020

In this week's edition, we cover federal research priorities and efforts to support postdoctoral scholars in the wake of COVID-19, share new articles on research issues and invite readers to register for a big data webinar on new ways to work with COVID-19 patient data.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, August 13, 2020

The Weekly Research Update for Thursday, August 13, includes information on new UofSC campus safety status levels, a round-up of headlines on U.S. research and registration information for next week's virtual Collaborative Data Conference.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, August 6, 2020

This week, The Office of the Vice President for Research encourages faculty to apply for funding through the Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund, shares new resources and COVID-19 testing opportunities for faculty and staff, and highlights new journal publications on how the novel coronavirus pandemic is affecting researchers around the world.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, July 30, 2020

In this edition of the Weekly Research Update, we highlight an upcoming COVID-19 virtual town hall for UofSC faculty and staff, share an NSF fellowship opportunity for graduate students in STEM fields, provide an update on the bipartisan RISE Act and more.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, July 23, 2020

This week, we highlight Tuesday night's COVID-19 virtual town hall meeting for faculty and staff, remind readers about the new Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund, seek faculty reviewers to support our internal funding programs, provide registration information for a series of faculty forums on digital accessibility and an NIH roundtable, and share new COVID-19 information resources from Elsevier.

New Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund to support grants for UofSC faculty

This new program is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research in partnership with the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, with funding made available through the ASPIRE Program. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis from Wednesday, July 15 through Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, July 9, 2020

In this edition of the Weekly Research Update, we announce a new internal funding program to support research on racial equity, share a comprehensive report on mitigating COVID-19 risk in university research settings and connect readers with a recording of the July 7 UofSC virtual town hall for faculty and staff.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, July 2, 2020

Take a tour of the new UofSC COVID-19 website, check out a limited submission funding opportunity from SCRA and learn about web-based event offerings for researchers of all disciplines hosted by the NIH in this edition of the Weekly Research Update.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, June 25, 2020

In this edition we cover the bipartisan RISE Act to support U.S. research, note an extension of the NSF CAREER Award proposal deadline, connect readers with information on COVID-19 testing for UofSC employees, encourage researchers to check our COVID-19 expertise listing to find collaborators and share remote learning opportunities for researchers and scholars coming up in July.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Weekly Research Update for Thursday, June 18, includes news of a large grant to professor Xiaoming Li to study COVID-19 in South Carolina, an effort by theNIH Center for Scientific Review to eliminate racial disparities in research funding, a call for undergraduate research presentation reviewers and more.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, June 11, 2020

This week's research update includes a look at the NSF's new Vision 2030 report, opportunities to nominate early-career scientists for recognition by the AAAS and an overview of employee-focused information and resources available on the university's COVID-19 website.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, June 4, 2020

In this week's edition, we celebrate a major new award of $29 million over five years, mark UofSC's ranking among the top 100 worldwide patent-receiving universities, share new research guidance and workplace resources for returning employees to campus and invite postdoctoral scholars working throughout the system to join the UofSC Postdoctoral Association.

 

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