The Brain Research Foundation has invited UC Irvine to nominate a senior faculty member for the Scientific Innovations Award (SIA), which provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This program is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators. The objective…

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The Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-funded investigators to purchase or upgrade scientific instruments necessary to carry out experiments using any vertebrate and invertebrate animal species in all areas of biomedical research supported by the NIH. Applicants may request clusters of commercially available instruments configured as specialized…

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The NSF has released a program solicitation seeking to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education at Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs).  UCI has HSI status and therefore qualifies as an applicant. This HSI Program supports standard and continuing grants that will: Develop, implement, and test models for the retention of students advancing from lower-division courses to…

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Dear all, Apologies.  I just confirmed with NEA that UCI may submit one proposal this calendar year for ArtWorks (due Feb 15th) or Challenge America Grants.  Unfortunately this means that even though the latter has a deadline out in April, we will need to include applications for that competition in the internal review for ArtWorks.…

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The NSF has released a program solicitation seeking to enhance the quality of undergraduate STEM education at Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs).  UCI has HSI status and therefore qualifies as an applicant. This HSI Program supports standard and continuing grants that will: Develop, implement, and test models for the retention of students advancing from lower-division courses to…

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The W. M. Keck Foundation supports groundbreaking fundamental research in the areas of biological and physical sciences and engineering that could not be funded in its current form by federal agencies.  For a Phase 1 submission the foundation asks a basic question: “What new science will this work enable?”  Basic research that seeks to establish…

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The National Science Foundation has release a call for proposals for the Partnerships for Innovation program which offers researchers the opportunity to transform new knowledge into societal benefits through translational research and technology development efforts which catalyze partnerships to accelerate innovations that address significant societal needs. The NSF PFI has six broad goals: (1) identifying…

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NSF has issued a new call for the Research Traineeship (NRT) Program where the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Track is no longer associated with it and is instead offered as a separate solicitation.  The new call is essentially just the “traineeship track” from previous years, and a summary description reads as follows: The NSF…

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UC Irvine has been invited again this year by the Rita Allen Foundation to nominate a candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program, which provides support for research scientists in the early stages of their careers (i.e. Assistant Professor level appointment), in the areas of cancer, immunology and neuroscience. The Foundation’s process is highly…

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Notification of Intent Deadline – December 8, 2017 Proposal Deadline – January 12, 2018 Faculty Hiring for Leveraged Research Excellence (FHLRE) is a faculty hiring program aimed at further elevating UCI’s research excellence by strategically leveraging resources from current and past investments. In the last several years, the campus has invested substantial resources — advanced…

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