Research Awards by Sponsor: December 2020

Awards by Sponsor: December 1 -31, 2020, 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 85 $6,543,321 564 $119,842,492 National Science Foundation 12 $1,227,869 159 $51,862,033 Department of Education 3 $143,886 33 $9,635,947 Department of Defense 20 $1,198,193 131 $24,370,380 Department of Energy 17 $1,573,319 94 $17,972,306 …

Free screening and panel discussion on the film Picture a Scientist

Please join the Office of Research and The Women’s Place for a free screening and panel discussion on the film Picture a Scientist. The film chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, …

CARE Panel: The Ethics of Public Policy Research

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12-1 p.m.EST Via Zoom Register here Governments, scholars, and NGOs are increasingly making use of field experiments to accurately assess the effectiveness of policy interventions. For exam Ohio State researchers are currently studying the effectiveness of COVID-19 testing policies in select communities across Ohio, and others are studying the integration of prevention and overdose treatment in …

MAPS professional development training courses

The Glenn College of Public Affairs MAPS Program is offering facilitator-led, one-day professional training courses geared toward staff and faculty who are involved in research with grant funding. Upcoming Courses: Grants Plus Advanced Grant Writing Techniques Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Project Management for Researchers and Post-Docs Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:30 …

Discovery Themes peer mentoring events

Four Discovery Theme entities (SI, IDI, InFACT, TDAI) are developing a series of peer mentoring events geared specifically for interdisciplinary researchers and generally for more junior faculty. The first in the series will take place on January 7, 2021 (virtual) Interdisciplinary Mentoring Series: CAREER Proposal Development January 7, 2021 10-11:30 a.m., (Virtual) Register here. Interdisciplinary researchers interested in pursuing an …

Increase in per diem rates for animal care are effective January 1, 2021

The annual increase in per diem rates for animal care takes effect on January 1, 2021. Valerie Bergdall, institutional attending veterinarian and director of University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR), and her staff work continuously to find ways to control costs and hold per diem increases to a minimum. Unfortunately, this year resulted in an exponential increase in PPE used in …

Office of Research Workday Maintenance Schedule

The Office of Research is scheduling a maintenance window from 6 a.m. Tuesday, December 22 through 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 23 for Workday integration and data conversion. During this time, OR applications will be unavailable but will return to service as quickly as conversion and testing results allow. After the maintenance window, all OR applications will be using Workday data …

OFRN Round 5 SOARING initiative open for applications

The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN), a program of Parallax Advanced Research, announced that its Round 5 SOARING initiative is open for applications. OFRN, created by the Ohio Legislature, capitalizes on the capabilities of Ohio’s research universities to conduct research in technical areas related to national defense, space exploration and aeronautics that meet the research needs of Ohio’s federal laboratories. …

Research Awards by Sponsor: November 2020

Awards by Sponsor: November 1 -30, 2020, 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 $15,270,739 479 $113,299,171 National Science Foundation 19 $2,771,553 147 $50,634,164 Department of Education 7 $909,701 30 $9,492,060 Department of Defense 21 $5,605,738 111 $23,172,187 Department of Energy 9 $1,772,018 77 $16,398,987 …

First round awardees for the Seed Fund for Racial Justice announced

Ten team projects were awarded funding this week for the first round of Ohio State’s Seed Fund for Racial Justice. This program seeks to develop exploratory research approaches and creative ideas that will help contribute to the elimination of racism and solve its underlying causes and consequences on our campuses, in our community, and across the nation. Each project was …