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This is the deadline to apply to participate in a research study on active learning in undergraduate STEM courses. Participants will be compensated up to $600, they will learn about their own teaching, and they may be selected to attend a free one-day active learning workshop at the University of Oregon. Any travel expenses will be covered. If you are interested, please read more below and complete the application before Dec 16, 2019, for full consideration. If you plan to or want to use active learning in your teaching (e.g., have students solve problems in class or use think/pair/share activities), and if you will be teaching a 1st or 2nd-year undergraduate course in a STEM discipline during the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years, you are eligible to be a faculty participant.
As part of its UVDF program, the OSU Research Office’s Office of Commercialization and Corporate Development (OCCD) are seeking commercialization investment proposals for between $20,000 and $60,000 to facilitate the further development and commercialization of OSU applied innovations in the areas of software, content, or digital media technologies. Routing via Cayuse to OSRAA for internal review & approval: 5 PM December 16, 2019
The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust regularly funds major equipment acquisitions at OSU. CoS faculty have regularly served as PIs and partners on successful Trust awards covering various instrument purchases, e.g., NMR spectrometers, X-ray diffractometers, electron microscopes, and others. The Research Office and OSU Foundation are instituting a new process to select proposals for submission. As a first step in selecting those proposals to move forward, they have requested from the Colleges the information below. If you have an interest in pursuing a submission to the Trust please submit an application by the deadline.
SciRIS-ii funds individual faculty who seek to establish or augment research relationships with external partners. Such partners may include OSU units outside COS, academic institutions, industry, and other organizations. The Betty Wang Discovery Fund is to be used by the Dean of the College of Science to support College faculty by maintaining state-of-the-art laboratories to advance fundamental discoveries in the basic sciences. The award is intended to support equipment acquisitions and laboratory infrastructure improvements, broadly defined.
NIH will host an informational public webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance. The purpose of this webinar is to provide information on the draft policy and answer any questions about the public comment process. Comments on the draft policy and draft supplemental guidance can be made electronically here through Friday, January 10, 2020.
Faculty funding opportunities. You can also view a full, filterable list of funding opportunities for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students. "