Revised Export Control policy takes effect April 15

A revised Export Control policy takes effect on April 15, 2018. The revised policy applies to all university faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars, visitors and others retained or working at the university. Updates to the policy include revisions to descriptions of exports and sanctioned transactions to conform to recently revised federal regulations and existing export practice and expands the procedure …

More than 140 researchers honored at faculty recognition program

President Michael Drake and  Interim Senior Vice President for Research Randy Moses hosted a Faculty Recognition Program on April 3, 2018, honoring Ohio State faculty members who received national or international awards during the period 2017-2018. Faculty members whose achievements reached outside or across academic disciplines were also recognized. Among the honorees were winners of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty …

Battelle Endowment funds six science/technology projects

The Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Endowment annual grant competition supports projects that examine the complex relationship between science and technology on society and cultural issues. A record number of 37 proposals were submitted for the 2018 competition, of which six projects were selected for funding.  Monitoring Social and Economic Impacts of Green Infrastructure: Blueprint Columbus Jeremy Brooks, …

Six named 2018 Distinguished Scholars

The Distinguished Scholar Award, established in 1978, recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments by senior professors who have compiled a substantial body of research, as well as younger faculty members who have demonstrated great scholarly potential. The 2018 honorees are: Jane Hathaway, professor, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences William Berry Lyons, professor, School of Earth Sciences, College of Arts …

Dehua Pei, Yizhou Dong and Laura McLaughlin named 2017 Innovators of the Year

As Ohio State continues to expand its role in the commercialization of research, it is important to create an environment that facilitates and rewards research creativity and entrepreneurship. To support and stimulate entrepreneurial activity among Ohio State researchers, three university-wide awards were presented on March 6, 2018, to Ohio State’s most successful entrepreneurs. Innovator of the Year: Dehua Pei The …

Watch the State of Research address live on March 6 at 8:30 a.m.

Randy Moses, interim senior vice president for research, will present research highlights from 2017 and set the stage for aligning the Office of Research with the university’s strategic plan to position Ohio State as a global leader in research, creative expression and innovation. At the conclusion of the address, awards will be presented to Ohio State’s Innovator of the Year, …

Garfinkel joins ORC as assistant vice president for research compliance

Dr. Susan Garfinkel joined the Office of Research Compliance as assistant vice president for research compliance in December 2017. Dr. Garfinkel will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading programs and policies to ensure the university is compliant with federal, state and private sponsor requirements as well as university policies to support and promote ethical research practices. Read more.

Impact of a federal government shutdown on research

MESSAGE FROM RANDY MOSES, INTERIM SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH Congress ended the three-day federal government shutdown on Monday, January 22, 2018,  by passing a stopgap bill that keeps federal funds flowing through February 8. However, there remains the possibility that we could face another shutdown. We do not expect that another brief shutdown will have a major impact on …

2018 President’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program call for nominations

The Ohio State University President’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program (PPSP) seeks to recognize outstanding young researchers at the university and aid in the recruitment of highly qualified postdoctoral fellows who will become leaders in their fields. The program will provide funding to support further scholarly training of PhDs and terminal degree holders who wish to pursue careers in research and creative …

State of Research Address and Innovator of the Year Awards: March 6

Research and Innovation: 2017 Highlights and the Path Forward Tuesday, March 6, 2018 8:30 a.m. U.S. Bank Conference Theater Ohio Union Randy Moses, interim senior vice president for research, will present research highlights from 2017 and set the stage for aligning the Office of Research with the university’s strategic plan to position Ohio State as a global leader in research, …