A monthly publication of the UGA Office of Research with the latest funding opportunities and announcements in support of our research community.
Now (and all the time) is the perfect time to assess lab safety
Have you wondered what you would do if a dangerous spill or injury happened in your lab? The immediate response, after ensuring the safety of those working in your lab and addressing the unexpected event, is to consider why it occurred and how to prevent a future similar occurrence. Perhaps there was even a lapse in compliance with federal or state regulations, which can seem ever-changing and hard to understand.
Humanities & Arts Opportunities
NEH Media Projects
Amount: Up to $1,000,000
Deadline: Aug. 9
The National Endowment for the Humanities Media Projects program supports the development, production and distribution of radio programs, podcasts, documentary films and documentary film series that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.
Beckman Young Investigator Program
Amount: $600,000 over four years
Deadline: Aug. 1
Funds promising young scientists who have not yet received a major award from another organization. Proposed projects should be innovative, high-risk and show promise for contributing to chemistry and the life sciences.
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Diez-Gonzalez elected to the American Academy of Microbiology
Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, director of UGA’s Center for Food Safety, has been elected as a fellow into the prestigious American Academy of Microbiology. The academy seeks to advance microbial sciences and is one of the largest professional societies for life sciences.
The Office of Research maintains a list of external honors and awards to encourage faculty applications.
Bringing regenerative medicine to Georgians
The Regenerative Engineering and Medicine Center, a collaboration between UGA, Emory University and Georgia Tech, through its collaborative grant program is accepting seed grant proposals intended to stimulate new, collaborative research in regenerative medicine. The collaborative grant team must have a minimum of two investigators and must have an equal partnership of faculty from two of the participating institutions. Submission deadline is July 2.
Joro spiders have become a fall fixture of northeast Georgia, but the invasive species might be on its way to habitating the entire Eastern Seaboard. Read full story here. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski )