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Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 28, 2021

This week's edition of the Weekly Research Update invites readers to register for Discover UofSC, announces a new Associate VP for Research, shares a story on a proposed amnesty program for academics who disclose past foreign funding and offers a glimpse of 10 research-related stories the American Institute of Physics will be watching in 2021.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 21, 2021

This week's update includes announcements of the 2021 Breakthrough Awards and Discover UofSC 2021, a reminder to encourage students to apply for Magellan Scholar, an invitation to sharpen your data-related skills with an upcoming University Libraries program and a call for input on the new NSF Strategic Plan.

Office of Research honors 2021 Breakthrough Award recipients

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to celebrate the outstanding scholars selected to receive 2021 Breakthrough Leadership in Research, Stars and Graduate Scholars awards.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 14, 2021

In the January 14, 2021 edition, we announce recipients of 2021 SPARC Grants, share a professional development opportunity from NSF, invite graduate students to sign up for the SHARPGrads research skills program, link to an article on COVID-19 vaccine development and provide a listing new of awards received by UofSC faculty in December 2020.

Monthly Awards Report: December 2020

In this month's report, we share new sponsored awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in December 2020.

Forty-three graduate students selected to receive 2020-2021 SPARC Grants

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to award SPARC Graduate Research Grants of up to $5,000 to 43 graduate students selected by a panel of faculty across the university. These graduate students will use SPARC funding to complete meritorious scholarly projects in areas of study from energy storage to immersive theater.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 7, 2021

In the first 2021 edition of the Weekly Research Update, we announce DOE's selection of the Battelle Savannah River Alliance to manage the Savannah River National Laboratory, remind readers about 2021 ASPIRE application deadlines, share an opportunity to attend the 2021 Big Data Health Science Center virtual conference and link to a report analyzing U.S. policies on foreign influence in research.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, December 17, 2020

In this week's edition, we share news of new NIH funding for diverse scholars, update readers on challenges facing flagship research universities in 2021, take a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic affected research publishing this year and announce a holiday hiatus for the Weekly Research Update newsletter.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, December 10, 2020

This edition of the Weekly Research Update includes information on the 12 projects recently funded through the Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund, a call for pilot study grant proposals from the SmartState ACORN Center, a reminder about next week's ASPIRE I Q&A sessions, a link to the November 2020 monthly awards report and registration details for a virtual seminar offered by the UofSC Big Data Health Science Center.

Monthly Awards Report: November 2020

In this month's report, we share new sponsored awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in November 2020.

Second Round of 2020 Racial Justice and Equity Research Fund projects announced

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to support 12 racial justice and equity research projects in the final funding round for 2020.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, November 12, 2020

In this week's newsletter we share a seed funding opportunity sponsored by UofSC and Prisma Health, remind readers of upcoming ASPIRE I Q&A sessions and debut a new monthly feature. The Weekly Research Update will be on hiatus for the next three weeks. We will be back on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Monthly Awards Report: October 2020

In this month's report, we share new sponsored awards received by the University of South Carolina's outstanding faculty researchers in October 2020.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, November 5, 2020

This week, we invite researchers to a data science webinar hosted by the ORAU, get the word out on new NIH policies, provide opportunities for researchers to offer comments to two federal funding agencies and share new literature on COVID-19 impacts on research.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 29, 2020

This edition of the Weekly Research Update includes a call for 2021 ASPIRE proposals, information on an upcoming web forum to learn about new Research.gov features, registration details for two University Libraries research webinars and links to a new study showing how COVID-19 is adversely affecting productivity by women in research and academia.

Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 22, 2020

This week's update includes an invitation for new faculty to learn about research opportunities at UofSC, details on a National Endowment for the Humanities webinar coming up next week, a request for information from the NSF and registration information for two University Libraries virtual workshops on digital research tools next week.

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.

 

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