Inaugural cohort of President’s Postdoctoral Scholars selected

Ohio State has named 11 scholars as the inaugural cohort of President’s Postdoctoral Scholars. The recipients were selected from a diverse and highly competitive pool of 103 national and international applicants. Their research ranges from a mathematical examination of complex biological patterns, to the cumulative nature of depressive syndromes, to the history of fiction reading in the United States, to the …

Cybersecurity Days Events for the Research Community

Cybersecurity Days is hosted annually by Enterprise Security to provide meaningful training and resources to the university community. Planned events include a Community Forum on October 2, 2018, at the Ohio Union. Experts will discuss the topics that are shaping the future – including presentations from Palo Alto, Apple and Amazon Web Services. New this year is a focus on the challenges researchers face …

Research Awards by Sponsor: August 2018

Awards by Sponsor: July 1-31, 2018, and Current Fiscal Year-to-Date SPONSOR NO. OF AWARDS AWARD AMOUNT NO. OF AWARDS YEAR-TO-DATE AWARD AMOUNT YEAR-TO-DATE National Institutes of Health 123 $27,088,547 174 $37,246,879 National Science Foundation 46 $14,368,945 77 $21,829,381 Department of Education 4 $1,257,530 4 $1,257,530 Department of Defense 31 $4,494,459 41 $6,063,495 Department of Energy 12 $1,354,319 20 $3,202,727 Department …

Bringing new perspectives to broad data science challenges

Ohio State receives three NSF TRIPODS+X awards Three Ohio State research projects will receive $800,000 in TRIPODS+X awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Building on the success of its 2017 Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science (TRIPODS) program, NSF is awarding a total of $8.5 million in TRIPODS+X grants to 19 collaborative projects at 23 universities for 2018. TRIPODS brings …

Get Connected at the 2018 Research Expo

October 9, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ideation Zone and Labs Pomerene Hall (3rd Floor) 1760 Neil Avenue This event, sponsored by the Office of Research, features information to support the growth and success of your research program. More than 50 exhibitors – research support services, centers/institutes, community partners and vendors – will be on hand to help you navigate …

There’s still time to register for the Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity Summit on Sept. 23

Seeking Solutions in Research Integrity: A View from All Perspectives The free, one-day national conference will bring together multiple stakeholders – researchers, institutions, publishers, funders, scientific societies, the press, and federal agencies – to discuss concerns in research integrity from different perspectives and to reflect on current efforts being taken to address these concerns. A broad collaboration between multiple partners …

Research Awards by Sponsor: July 2018

Awards by Sponsor: July 1-31, 2018, and Current Fiscal Year-to-Date SPONSOR NO. OF AWARDS AWARD AMOUNT NO. OF AWARDS YEAR-TO-DATE AWARD AMOUNT YEAR-TO-DATE National Institutes of Health 51 $10,158,331 51 $10,158,331 National Science Foundation 31 $7,460,436 31 $7,460,436 Department of Education 0 $0 0 $0 Department of Defense 10 $1,569,036 10 $1,569,036 Department of Energy 8 $1,848,408 8 $1,848,408 Department …

BETHA 2019 Call for Proposals

Full-time assistant, associate and full professors (with a minimum 75% appointment for a nine or 12-month period) are invited to submit proposals to be considered for 2019 Battelle Endowment funding. The Battelle Memorial Institute-Ohio State partnership fosters programs that examine the relationship between science and technology and its impact on broader social and cultural issues. Emphasis is placed on educational and public …

2019 President’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program Call for Nominations

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announces the second President’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program competition. This program, sponsored by the Office of the President, 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 provides funding to support further scholarly training of PhDs and …

Ian Howat named director of Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center

Ian Howat, professor in the School of Earth Sciences, has been named director of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center (BPCRC).  BPCRC is internationally recognized as a leader in polar, alpine and climate research. As director, Howat will work to further the center’s mission to achieve research excellence, producing national and international contributions in understanding climate variability, detecting and …

Nominations sought for 2019 Distinguished Scholar Awards

The Office of Research is requesting nominations for the 2019 University Distinguished Scholar Award (DSA). Each year, through the DSA program, the university recognizes and honors six faculty members who demonstrate scholarly activity, research or other creative works which represent exceptional achievements in their fields. Recipients of the award receive a $20,000 research grant and a $3,000 honorarium to pursue …