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 …

El Gamal named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Hesham El Gamal, chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.  El Gamal is a world-renowned information theorist with key contributions to wireless communications that have been recognized by industry and academia.  His research has led to the development of pioneering technology that is helping revolutionize the mobile …

Proposals invited for Academic Collaboration Awards

Ohio State Energy Partners (OSEP) contributes $810,000 annually to the university or affiliated philanthropic causes as part of its academic collaboration with Ohio State. Working with OSEP, the Energy Academic Collaboration Council is engaging the Ohio State community in a request for proposals for FY 2019 funding that help advance important priorities across the university while also promoting inter-college and …

Five Ohio State faculty named AAAS Fellows

Five Ohio State researchers were elected this year as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the most prestigious honors given to U.S. scientists. Ohio State’s new fellows are: Jennifer Crocker, professor of psychology Russel Fazio, professor of psychology Ellen Peters, professor psychology John Casterline, professor of sociology Juan Alfonzo, professor of microbiology With …

Ohio State selects two scholars for President’s Prize

Ohio State has selected two graduating seniors as recipients of the President’s Prize, the highest university recognition bestowed on exceptional students committed to social change. Recipients are selected for the boldness of their ideas, their capacity to champion change and their commitment to the global community. Zac Graber and Christian McGhee, both seniors in the Fisher College of Business, will …

Ohio State’s newest Rhodes Scholar focuses on international diplomacy and refugee rights

Laila Ujayli, a 2018 Ohio State graduate, has been named the university’s seventh Rhodes Scholar. She is one of 32 men and women chosen from 880 applicants. The Rhodes Scholarship, founded in 1902, supports graduate study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Ujayli plans to pursue master’s degrees in refugee and forced migration studies and world literature. She graduated …

Pelotonia 18 raises record $27.4 million for cancer research

Pelotonia, a grassroots organization that raises money to accelerate funding for innovative cancer research, raised a record-breaking $27.4 million this year to benefit cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). This brings the organization’s ten-year total to more than $184 million. Pelotonia 18 …

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 …