12/02/2010 The December Annual Funding Opportunities (Excel) is now available. The spreadsheet hyperlinks to RFPs and includes government, foundation, and corporate funding sources. Contact Susan Feathers for more information.
11/8/10 SCAC Graduate Student Grant Recipients - View the complete list of Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) Graduate Student Grant recipients for fall semester 2010 online at http://research.uwf.edu/dev/internal/funding/internal-gradstudents.cfm or http://research.uwf.edu/dev/internal/PDF/SCAC/GS2010-11cycle1recipients.pdf (PDF).
10/12/10 Dr. Jill Singer's PowerPoint presentations that were provided during Friday's Focus on Undergraduate Research workshop are now available.
10/12/2010 The October Annual Funding Opportunities (Excel) is now available. The spreadsheet hyperlinks to RFPs and includes government, foundation, and corporate funding sources. Contact Susan Feathers for more information.
10/8/10 Faculty Friday - Getting Support for Research & Scholarly Work - On Oct. 22 from noon to 2 p.m. in the University Commons, Room 255, the Center for University Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CUTLA) Faculty Friday will provide information about services provided by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Theresa Byrd will describe the assistance available in identifying potential funding sources, proposal preparation and submission. Carla Thompson will discuss IRB issues, and John Worth (chair of the Scholarly & Creative Activities Committee) will discuss opportunities to obtain internal funding for research and other scholarly work. The session begins at noon with a lunch. The formal program will begin around 12:45 p.m. Information or R.S.V.P.: Mary Hallford, 473-7435, firstname.lastname@example.org.
09/27/10 Dr. Terry J. Prewitt, Professor in the Anthropology and Archaeology Department (standing on the right) received a gavel plaque as tribute to his outstanding service as chair of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Research Participants from 2007 through 2010. Dr. Richard Podemski, Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School presented the plaque to Dr. Prewitt at the September 15, 2010 meeting of the IRB.
09/14/10 On October 8, Dr. Jill Singer, Director of Undergraduate Research at Buffalo State College, will present a program on undergraduate research including funding opportunities and strategies for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Dr. Singer has served as the President of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) which promotes learning through research. She served as Program Director of NSF’s Division of Undergraduate Education and has reviewed proposals for NSF in numerous programs (Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (TUES); Advanced Technological Education (ATE), STEM Talent Expansion (STEP); National STEM Digital Library (NSDL) and others).
Dr. Singer’s presentation is October 8, Friday, in Room 102, Science and Engineering Building, and is open to faculty, staff and community members. Coffee will be served from 8:30 to 9 a.m. with the lecture beginning at 9 a.m. Please invite colleagues and community partners to attend. The program is sponsored by the UWF Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. For more information (PDF) or to RSVP, contact Susan Feathers at 474-2609 or email email@example.com.
09/13/10 - Nominations are now being accepted for the four annual Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Awards. 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 14, 2011. More...
08/23/10 Cycle 1 Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant - The Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) is pleased to announce the competition for Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants for the fall 2010 semester. More....
08/11/2010 The August Annual Funding Opportunities (Excel) is now available. The spreadsheet hyperlinks to RFPs and includes government, foundation, and corporate funding sources. Contact Susan Feathers for more information.
07/12/10 UWF Summary of Submitted Proposals & Abstracts (PDF) in response to the 6/29/10 BP Quick Start Proposals Request are now available.
Summer 2010 Work Schedule The university is observing a special summer schedule July 12 through Aug. 13. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
04/12/10 Annual Funding Opportunities is a new initiative of the RSP staff to assist faculty with planning ahead for recurring grant opportunities. The spreadsheet hyperlinks to RFPs and includes government, foundation, and corporate funding sources. The document will be updated at the end of each month.
03/26/10 Faculty Distinguished Research and Creative Activities Awards The 2010 Recipients (PDF) were announced during Honors Convocation.
03/26/10 Million Dollar Research Hall of Fame - The 2010 Recipients of the Million Dollar Research Hall of Fame were announced during Honors Convocation.
03/25/10 - Graduate Student Research Award Recipients Announced - View the recipients of the Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee Graduate Student Research Awards for spring. This competition awards graduate students in good standing for independent projects, conference travel or research required for degree completion. Grants of up to $1,000 were awarded. These grants are funded by the Research and Sponsored Programs Trust Fund. For more information, contact Cheryl Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
02/11/10 - The Graduate Student Research Awards application deadline is extended to 5:00 PM, Monday, February 15, 2010, due to UWF closing on Friday, February 12, 2010, due to the winter storm.
02/04/10 - Forum PowerPoint - The PowerPoint used at the Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards forums held in January and February 2010 is now available.
02/03/10 - 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. on Friday, March 12, 2010. Visit the SCAC web page for more information including the guidelines and application cover page. For questions or assistance, contact Research and Sponsored Programs at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, 850-857-6378 or 850-474-2824.
01/19/2010 - Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Awards Forums - Research and Sponsored Programs will hold two 1-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 forums will be held Thursday, January 28, and Wednesday, February 3, 2010, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Both forums will be held at the John C. Pace Library, Conference Room 116. RSVP by Monday, January 25 or Monday, February 1. For more information or to RSVP, contact Cheryl Allen at 857-6378 or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
01/08/10 Cycle 2 Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant - The Scholarly and Creative Activities Committee (SCAC) is pleased to announce the competition for Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grants for the spring 2010 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. The application deadline is 5:00 P.M., February 12, 2010. Proposals received after the deadline will be ineligible to compete for an award. If your project requires 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) before funding is released. Questions should be directed to Research and Sponsored Programs at 857-6378, email@example.com or visit us in Building 11, Room 110.