Craig Reynolds becomes the new associate director for the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP); read the full story in the University Record.
Representatives introduce a new bill to increase access to public ally funded research, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR). Read the press release about the bill, and the full bill here.
Funder: Office of the Vice President for Research
Opportunity: Research Faculty Award
Nomination Deadline: February 22, 2013
Award Amount: $1,000 – $2,000, depending on nomination category
Additional information: http://research.umich.edu/ovpr/recognition-programs/research-faculty-awards/
Funder: US Chamber of Commerce & Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation
Opportunity: Distinguished Life Sciences Scientist Award
Nomination Deadline: February 26, 2013
Award Amount: $10,000
Additional information: http://ccolumbusfoundationawards.org/lifeSciencesAwards/chairmenForm.cfm
Funder: University of Michigan, Office of the Provost
Opportunity: Third Century Initiative – Global Challenges Advisory Committee
Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2013
Award Amount: $10,000 – $300,000 (depending on the sub-program)
Funder: Michigan Campus Compact Venture Grants
Opportunity: Venture Grants Cycle 42, to develop or expand community service programs, service-learning opportunities, and/or civic learning activities.
Proposal Deadline: March 22, 2013
Award Amount: $1,000 – $3,500
Additional Information on the current funding cycle (cycle 42) is available here.
Funder: The Arthritis Foundation
Opportunity: The Arthritis Foundation Flagship Initiative in Osteoarthritis
Proposal Deadline: April 15th, 2013
Award Amount: $1 million
Additional Information: The full request for proposal is available here.
Funder: Department of Defense
Opportunity: Defense Medical Research and Development Program – Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program – Traumatic Brain Injury Research Award
Proposal Deadline: May 21, 2013
Award Amount: $12,000,000 for up to 6 awards
Additional information: Search grants.gov for CFDA 12.420 or http://www.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=gHTxRvCcTPJbv4ZTXGn02JCGvMg1JrFYF8yQcfVWYK8mwVqDLG1D!1848300817?oppId=217275&mode=VIEW )