A monthly publication of the UGA Office of Research with the latest funding opportunities and announcements in support of our research community.
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Global Research Collaboration Grants
Amount: Up to $15,000
Deadline: May 19
Supports the development of sustainable international research and service activities such as preliminary international research, partnership development and preparation of proposals in pursuit of specific sources of external funding.
NEH: Digital Projects for the Public
Deadline: June 14
Supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments.
NSF: Social Psychology
Deadline: July 17
Funds research and research infrastructure to advance basic knowledge in social psychology and human social behavior.
NSF: Centers for Research and Innovation in Science, the Environment and Society (CRISES)
Deadline: June 26
Seeks to build research capacity and infrastructure to address complex national and global crises whose solutions require a human-centered approach to generate effective and long-lasting solutions.
NIH: Research Education Program (R25)
Deadline: July 14
Supports educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research.
NSF: A Science of Science Approach to Analyzing and Innovating the Biomedical Research Enterprise
Deadline: Sept. 11
Promotes scientific progress by maintaining the general health of research and education across all fields of science and engineering.
Humanities & Arts Opportunities
NEA: Grants for Arts Projects
Amount: $10,000 to $150,000
Deadline: May 11
Largest grants program of the National Endowment for the Arts for organizations, providing funding opportunities for communities. Applications for limited submissions are now being accepted through the UGA Internal Competition Space.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Amount: $500,000 to $1,500,000 over 36 months
Deadline: May 5
The foundation’s fourth annual call for ideas for flexible funding grants as part of the Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Initiative (EPiQS). Grants aim to drive innovation by supporting timely projects in quantum materials.
Development of a Launch Pad AI Mobile Studio
Funder: U.S. Department of Commerce via the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs
PI: Jamie Camelio, College of Engineering
Divergent Calcium Channels of the Apicomplexan parasite Toxoplasma gondii
Funder: National Institutes of Health
PI: Silvia Moreno, Department of Cellular Biology
CAREER: Experimental manipulation of host-microbe associations to reveal key features promoting symbiosis
Funder: National Science Foundation
PI: Kevin Vogel, Department of Entomology
CAREER: Improving Lifecycle Security for Microcontroller Devices
Funder: National Science Foundation
PI: Le Guan, School of Computing
Bridge and Culvert Designs for Reduced Wildlife-Vehicle Conflicts and Improved Climate Resiliency
Funder: Georgia Department of Transportation
PI: Brian Bledsoe, College of Engineering
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Two UGA faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships
Andrew Herod, a professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences geography department, and Sonia A. Hirt, dean of the College of Environment and Design, are among 171 recipients of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation 2023 Fellowships.
UGA faculty member receives NSF CAREER Award
Amanda Frossard, assistant professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry, has received a grant from the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) to study the physical and chemical properties of surfactants in atmospheric aerosol particles.
The Office of Research maintains a list of external honors and awards to encourage faculty applications.
UGA Green Labs program
The Green Labs program is committed to making UGA research labs more sustainable, equitable and efficient by reducing resource use, decreasing waste and implementing best practices and technologies. The program is recruiting faculty who can implement some of its sustainability practices in their labs.
The International Freezer Challenge
UGA Green Labs is inviting all UGA research laboratories to participate in the International Laboratory Freezer Challenge, running now through July 1. The Freezer Challenge is a global competition designed to promote best practices in cold storage management. Click here for more information.
REM Center annual retreat at Georgia Tech, May 9
The Regenerative Engineering & Medicine (REM) Center will hold its annual retreat on May 9 in the Petit Biotech Building on the Georgia Tech campus. Founded 10 years ago, the REM Center is a partnership between UGA, Georgia Tech and Emory University to facilitate inter-institutional collaborations in regenerative medicine. UGA faculty Brad Phillips (Pharmacy) and Lisa Renzi-Hammond (Public Health) will speak at this year’s retreat. RSVP here.