BETHA 2018 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 2018 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 …

Get connected to research at Ohio State: Attend the annual expo Oct. 17

October 17, 2017 Noon to 2 p.m.* Research Commons 18th Avenue Library (3rd floor) 175 W. 18th Avenue Fifty exhibitors–research centers, institutes, core laboratories, community partners and campus vendors–will be on hand to help you navigate your way through the research enterprise. Network with fellow researchers and find collaborators for future endeavors. Demonstrations and short talks will be offered to …

Nominations sought for 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award

The Office of Research is requesting nominations for the 2018 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 …

Animal Care and Use Newsletter (Summer 2017) now available

The most recent edition of the “Animal Care and Use Newsletter” is now available on the IACUC Newsletters webpage. The newsletter includes information about the CITI refresher training course, zoonotic fact sheets for working with sheep, ULAR environmental enrichment program, IACUC policy updates, reminders for semiannual inspections and manual reporting of animal numbers and also includes helpful e-Protocol tips. Full …

Stoodley named director of the Campus Microscopy and Imaging Facility

Dr. Paul Stoodley, professor of microbial infection and immunity in the College of Medicine, has been appointed director of Ohio State’s Campus Microscopy and Imaging Facility (CMIF), effective July 17, 2017. The CMIF, a university-wide core facility, provides confocal, light and electron microscopy services, as well as live cell and multiphoton imaging capabilities for a broad range of biological samples. …

IRB Training for Graduate Students

The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering a workshop for graduate students on how to navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process. The session will focus on the following key topics: Understanding why we have an IRB process Exploring types of research and levels of review Reviewing application components Tips for successful application completion Finding out where to go for help …

Research Recruitment and Participant Compensation

The Office of Responsible Research Practices, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Optometry, and Office of Sponsored Programs are offering a workshop on participant recruitment and compensation.  The workshop will: Review recruitment methods and considerations Discuss participant compensation and how to select the best option Discuss administrative requirements to pay participants and monitor compensation The workshop will be …

Weisleder to lead Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Noah Weisleder, associate professor of physiology and cell biology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, has been named director of Ohio State’s newly created Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, effective July 17, 2017. The office, a partnership between the Graduate School and the Office of Research, will serve as a central resource for Ohio State’s postdoctoral researchers. Weisleder will …

Amendments and Buck-IRB Workshop

The Office of Responsible Research Practices and Center for Clinical and Translational Science are offering an advanced workshop on amendments to approved human subjects research and the Buck-IRB system. The session will: Describe the amendment process Review relevant HRPP policies and regulations Provide guidance and tips on amendment submission via Buck-IRB Explain how to expedite the amendment screening and review …