June 2, 2016

Animal Care and Use Accreditation Site Visit Set
Texas Tech's three-year visit by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International is scheduled for June 27-29. Read more >>

NSF Makes Draft of Proposal and Award Guidelines Available
The National Science Foundation is making a "for comment" draft of proposal and award guidelines available for the external community until July 25. Learn more >>
NSF Details Strategic Framework for Investments in Graduate Education
The NSF outlines the goals and objectives in their efforts to foster graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Read more >>

Department of Defense SBIR/STTR Pre-Release
The Department of Defense is now accepting SBIR/STTR solicitations. Solicitations are open until 6 AM EDT on June 22. Plan ahead and submit early! For more information >>

New Issue, New Design for Discoveries Magazine
The spring edition of Discoveries Magazine sports a new design as it looks at ways Texas Tech researchers are battling obesity. Read more >>

Are You Ready to Take the GLEAMM Challenge?
The GLEAMM Challenge is coming in September. The GLEAMM Challenge is an energy technology competition where you or your team have a chance to showcase your world-changing ideas. For more information >>



RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH

Is the Research World Facing a Crisis of Reproducibility?
How can researchers increase the reproducibility of research? Or are we just observing the natural self-correcting nature of research? Read more >>



UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Accessibility in a Nutshell
    3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    June 6
    Room 152, TLPDC

    9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    July 7
    Room 152, TLPDC

    Part of the TTU Worldwide eLearning "Steps to Online Accessibility" Series. This lecture will go over the federal guidelines instructors need to know to keep their courses accessible. Instructors will leave with a check list of items to implement into their courses and learn about the resources at Worldwide eLearning. Register online at events.tlpd.ttu.edu.

  • Making your Word Documents Accessible
    9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
    June 7
    Room 152, TLPDC

    2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    July 12
    Room 152, TLPDC

    Part of the TTU Worldwide eLearning "Steps to Online Accessibility" Series. This workshop teaches you simple steps to make word documents accessible to students who utilize screen readers. Learners will receive instruction and guided time to practice their new skills. Register online at events.tlpd.ttu.edu.

  • Accessible Power Points
    10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    June 7
    Room 152, TLPDC

    3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    July 12
    Room 152, TLPDC

    Part of the TTU Worldwide eLearning "Steps to Online Accessibility" Series. This workshop teaches you simple steps to make your PowerPoints accessible. Learners will receive instruction and guided time to practice their new skills. Please bring a PowerPoint to work on. Register online at events.tlpd.ttu.edu.



FACULTY AWARDS

Targeted Faculty Award Deadlines

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
June 3
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
June 17
NSF CAREER Awards
July 20-22
Faculty Scholars Program
July 28
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
Aug. 1
Cottrell College Science Awards
Aug. 1
Cottrell Scholar Awards
Aug. 15
Beckman Young Investigators
Sept. 2
Sloan Research Fellowships
Sept. 12
Guggenheim Fellows
Sept. 18
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
Sept. 23

Please see the Faculty Targeted Awards page for upcoming award deadlines.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Nominations Needed for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
Deadline: June 17, 2016
PAESMEM is the highest honor bestowed upon mentors who work to expand STEM talent.The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the honorary awards program on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). OSTP selects both individuals and organizations to receive the honor. Each awardee receives $10,000 and a presidential citation at a White House ceremony, among other activities and recognition events held in Washington. For more details >>

National Endowment for the Arts Releases New Research Labs Program
Deadline: July 12, 2016 (Proposal)
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has released a new program entitled “National Endowment for the Arts Research Labs” (NEA Research Labs). Through this program, NEA seeks to “support a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike.” For more details >>

Limited Submissions & Internal Deadlines

Please watch the Limited Submissions page for upcoming internal notice of intent deadlines.

Community of Science: Community of Science Pivot provides funding opportunities from federal sources as well as foundations.

Funding Opportunities: A listing of external and internal funding opportunities is available on the OVPR's Funding Resources website.


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