Pause in Buck-IRB Initial Submissions

Changes in the federal Common Rule governing research with human participants go into effect on January 21, 2019.  To prepare for these changes, there will be a temporary freeze imposed on new study submissions (initial IRB and Exempt applications) between Wednesday, January 16th at 4 p.m. and Sunday, January 20th at 8 p.m. Other submission types will be accepted during …

Research Awards by Sponsor: November 2018

Awards by Sponsor: November 1-30, 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 50 $5,478,541 384 $74,779,131 National Science Foundation 11 $1,172,257 133 $34,426,882 Department of Defense 31 $4,001,922 108 $21,445,580 Department of Education 2 $902,523 23 $6,404,284 Department of Energy 12 $1,797,904 64 $12,540,709 Department …

2019 ENGIE Sustainable Energy Research Seed Grant Program Call for Proposals

As part of Ohio State’s academic collaboration with the Comprehensive Energy Management Project, the Office of Research is pleased to offer seed grants to promote collaborative research in sustainable energy. This program strives to stimulate scholarly collaboration with ENGIE North America. We encourage faculty, along with their graduate student advisees, to explore new and innovative research and scholarship that addresses …

Research Awards by Sponsor: October 2018

Awards by Sponsor: October 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 70 $7,914,745 334 $69,300,589 National Science Foundation 15 $5,429,096 123 $33,333,817 Department of Defense 19 $7,233,484 77 $17,443659 Department of Education 10 $2,243,867 21 $5,501.761 Department of Energy 14 $3,492,545 51 $10,742,805 Department …

New study will track ways to cut runoff from elevated phosphorus fields

Phosphorous runoff from farm fields is a significant driver of the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie. A new study led by Jay Martin, professor of food, agricultural and biological engineering, plans to monitor and manage more than a dozen elevated phosphorus fields in northwest Ohio’s Maumee River watershed. The researchers on this $5 million study, funded by the United …

I-Corps@Ohio Request for Proposals

I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide program, funded by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, to assist faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges to validate the market potential of their technologies and launch startup companies. The program is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s successful I-Corps program, which has successfully increased innovation, entrepreneurship and industry collaboration. The Ohio program …

Ohio State selected for new nationwide high-intensity laser network

Ohio State is part of a new research network called LaserNetUS. The U.S. Department of Energy is backing the new network with $6.8 million in funding over the next two years to help restore the United States’ once-dominant position in high-intensity laser research. The department’s Fusion Energy Sciences program (FES) is supporting the network that includes institutions nationwide operating high-intensity, …

Ohio State to lead national study of same-gender couples

The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, will receive $2.3 million from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples. The National Couples’ Health and Time Study is the first population-representative study ever to focus on couples of the same gender …

Rattan Lal Receives International Agriculture Award

Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, received the 2018 World Agriculture Prize from the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA). GCHERA consists of 15 world-wide higher education organizations representing hundreds of universities working in the field of agricultural and life sciences. Dr. Lal received the award in recognition of his “exceptional and …

Research Awards by Sponsor: September 2018

Awards by Sponsor: September 1-30, 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 90 $24,138,966 264 $61,385,844 National Science Foundation 31 $6,075,340 108 $27,904,721 Department of Education 7 $2,000,364 11 $3,257,894 Department of Defense 17 $4,146,680 58 $10,210,175 Department of Energy 16 $3,967,533 37 $7,250,260 Department …