Tuesday, December 15, 2015

More tales of the NSF OIG

In this semiannual report, the National Science Foundation's Office of the Inspector General discusses plagiarism in a proposal for an undergraduate textbook. Copied text came from college mission statements and college job advertisements. Read all about this, as well as prison sentences, audits and fraud, here.

Go granny go: NSF Day at Pasadena City College

Climb into your souped-up red Dodge Jan. 22 and head to NSF Day at Pasadena City College
for grant advice aimed at early-career faculty at two- and four-year institutions. Details are available here.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

NIH plans regional seminar for May 11-13 in Baltimore

The National Institutes of Health are planning two regional grants seminars for 2016. The first is scheduled for May 11-13 in Baltimore. That's soft-shell crab season, and the Orioles will be in town. Registration details are available here.

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Leap into NSF grant success Feb. 29-March 1 in Portland, OR

Put that extra day to good use at the National Science Foundation's regional conference. Registration details are available here.

NIH is changing application forms

Proposals submitted in 2016 must use new application forms. Read all about it at NIH's website.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

NSF grants conference Nov. 2-3 in Arlington, VA

Learn about new program initiatives, the merit review process, policies and more at the National Science Foundation's grants conference scheduled for Nov. 2-3 in Arlington, VA. Details are available here.

Friday, July 24, 2015

NIH with sea lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

The National Institutes of Health will offer a regional seminar Oct. 14-16 in San Diego, home of Sea World and the San Diego Zoo. Details are available here.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Education grant webinar for new investigators

The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Educational Sciences will offer webinars June 8 and 15 on how to write proposals for its education research and special education research grant programs. Details on registering are available here. These programs support work on literacy outcomes for students, including English language learners, students with disabilities and students at risk for academic failure.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

NSF Day at Texas Tech May 20

Texas Tech in Lubbock will host an NSF Day May 20. It's an opportunity to learn what the agency wants to fund, how to write a competitive proposal and learn budgeting basics. Registration information is available here.

Thursday, January 08, 2015

NIH Grant Seminar May 6-8 in Baltimore

NIH's next Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration will take place May 6-8 in Baltimore. The Orioles' schedule indicates that, alas, they will be out of town, playing the dreaded Yankees. However, faculty who have attended the seminar say it is quite helpful, with or without baseball.