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Nominations Sought for Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award

The Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award (DIIA) recognizes outstanding faculty innovators for contributions that improved the lives of people. An award is given each year to one outstanding faculty member who distinguished themselves and the University through entrepreneurial activates that … Continue reading

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Corporate and Foundation Funding Opportunities

Misk Grand Challenges Amount: up to $100,000 The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Misk Foundation (the non-profit philanthropic foundation established by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman), have partnered to launch the Misk Grand Challenges. This new … Continue reading

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Intramural Funding Opportunities

Research Incentive SEED Grant Program Deadline: February 15, 2018 The Research Incentive Seed Grant Program supports new areas of research for a principal investigator seeking to generate extramural funding to perpetuate their research. Preference will be given to proposals that have … Continue reading

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Limited Submissions

IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) (P20) Internal Deadline: February 16, 2018 The purpose of the INBRE program is to augment and strengthen the biomedical research capacity of an IDeA-eligible state. The INBRE program represents a collaborative effort to … Continue reading

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USTAR News and Funding Opportunities

Science and Technology Initiation Grants (STIG) Deadline: Rolling Science and Technology Initiation Grants (STIG) provide research funding to individual or teams of researchers from universities or colleges in Utah that eventually leads to the submission of proposals for larger federal … Continue reading

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Extramural Funding Opportunities

Defense Sciences Office (DSO) The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) has released a Board Agency Announcement on Nascent Light-Matter Interactions (NLM) (HR001118S0014). DARPA/DSO is soliciting innovative research proposals that advance our knowledge and understanding of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Classes in the Research Administration Training Series (RATS)

Registration for the May 18-20, 2018 Research Education Grant Writing Academy is now open! Given the increasingly competitive environment for federal funding, it is essential that the University provide clear guidance and strong mentorship for our junior faculty members in … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award

The Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award (DIIA) recognizes outstanding faculty innovators for contributions that improved the lives of people. An award is given each year to one outstanding faculty member who distinguished themselves and the University through entrepreneurial activates that … Continue reading

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NSF’s Big Ideas (Vision and Programs of Interest)

NSF’s 10 Big Ideas In 2016, NSF unveiled a set of “Big Ideas”—10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering. With its broad portfolio of investments, NSF is … Continue reading

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Center for Clinical & Translational Science Open House

Center for Clinical & Translational Science Open House Tuesday, January 16, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Eccles Health Sciences Library, Garden Level The Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science is hosting an informational event to answer questions and provide … Continue reading

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