9/16/09 - Faculty Workshop Sept. 25 - The Center for University Teaching, Learning, and Assessment will host the workshop “Faculty Friday: Getting Support for Research and Scholarly Work: Identifying and Obtaining Resources for Internal and External Funding” Sept. 25 from noon to 2 p.m. at the John C. Pace Library, Building 32, Fifth Floor, Room 504. This session will provide information about how representatives from Research and Sponsored Programs can assist faculty in their search for grants and other opportunities for external funding. Theresa Byrd will describe the assistance Research and Sponsored Programs can provide to faculty with grant preparation and submission. Cheryl Allen will discuss research integrity issues (IRB and ACUC review). Diane Gardner, chair of the Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee, will discuss opportunities to obtain internal funding for research and other scholarly work. The session begins at noon with lunch. The formal program will begin around 12:45 p.m. To register, visit http://uwf.edu/cutla/RSVP/RSVPform09-25-09.cfm or contact Mary Hallford at Ext. 7435 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
9/14/09 - Nominations are now being accepted for the four annual Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Awards. Two awards will recognize individuals with a distinguished record of securing external funding at UWF for research, outreach and/or training activities. One of these two awards will recognize an assistant or associate professor with seven or fewer years of service at UWF whose record of external funding demonstrates outstanding achievement and significant future promise. In addition, two awards will recognize individuals with a distinguished record of scholarly and/or creative activities at UWF. One of these two awards will recognize an assistant or associate professor with seven or fewer years of service at UWF whose record of scholarly and/or creative activities demonstrates outstanding achievement and significant future promise. Award recipients will receive $3,000 in a seed account to promote future research and/or creative activities. The application deadline is 5:00 P.M. CST, Friday, January 15, 2010. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or contact Cheryl Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ext. 6378.8/24/09 - Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC)
8/18/09 - Board of Governors Approves Florida SBDC Network's Designation as a State of Florida Center - On Aug. 6, the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) approved the application of the Florida Small Business Development Center Network (FSBDCN) to be designated a State of Florida Center. This designation was established to delineate the centers that operate coordinated inter-institutional centers where research, service and teaching cross institutional lines. The statewide network of 35 SBDC centers hosted by six universities (including UWF), 11 Florida community/state colleges, chambers of commerce and other economic development organizations, met the BOG criteria. Funded in 1976 by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and hosted by UWF, the program successfully links the state's education system with community outreach to aid in the development and education of Florida's entrepreneurs and small business community.
4/3/09 - Faculty SCAC Grant Recipients - View the complete list of recipients of the 2009 Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) Grants online at http://research.uwf.edu/dev/internal/PDF/SCAC/spring09_Fac.pdf. These grants of up to $2,000 per project are awarded to support research or creative activity.
4/3/09 - SCAC Graduate Student Grant Recipients - View the complete list of Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) Graduate Student Grant recipients for spring semester 2009 online at http://research.uwf.edu/dev/internal/PDF/SCAC/GS2008-09cycle2recipients.pdf.
2/24/09 - Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants Program - The Associate Vice President for Research has approved the use of $60,000 to support the Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants Program. Grants of up to $2,000 per project will be awarded to support research or creative activity. Proposals are invited from all interested full time, non-visiting faculty. Faculty are encouraged to submit proposals for projects that have the potential to produce externally funded support. The awarded funds may be used for expenses associated with a particular research project or creative activity. The deadline for applications is 5:00 P.M. CST, Friday, March 13, 2009. Guidelines and application forms are available on the SCAC Web page at https://nautical.uwf.edu/org/disporg.cfm?orgunitid=CREATE.
1/9/09 - SCAC Graduate Student Forums - Research and Sponsored Programs will host three one-hour forums to provide graduate students with suggestions, hints and pointers to better prepare their proposals for submission to the Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee for funding up to $1,000. The first forum will be held Jan. 21 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the John C. Pace Library Conference Room 116. The second forum will be held Jan. 27 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Research and Sponsored Programs Department, Building 11, Conference Room 105. The third forum will be held Jan. 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the John C. Pace Library Conference Room 116. Reservations are requested by Jan. 20 to Cheryl Allen at Ext. 6378 or e-mail email@example.com. Graduate student Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) grants are funded by the Research and Sponsored Programs Trust Fund.
1/7/09 - Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants - Applications are now being accepted for the Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants competition for spring 2009 semester. Graduate students in good standing may now submit applications for independent projects, conference travel or research required for degree completion. Grants of up to $1,000 may be given. Guidelines and application forms are available on the SCAC Web page at https://nautical.uwf.edu/org/disporg.cfm?orgunitid=CREATE. The application deadline is Feb. 13 by 5 p.m. Proposals received after the deadline will be ineligible to compete for an award. For projects that require human or animal participants, approval is required by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Research Participants or by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). The IRB or IACUC must give their approval to such projects before the grant selection date of Feb. 27. This approval process may take several weeks, so applicants should begin the process early. For more information, contact Research and Sponsored Programs at Ext. 6378, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Building 11, Room 113.