Five projects receive 2020 Battelle Endowment awards

The Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Endowment annual grant competition supports projects that examine the complex relationship between science and technology on society and cultural issues. Five projects were selected for funding for the 2020 award cycle. The Call for Proposals for 2021 BETHA projects is now open. A pre-proposal workshop will be offered for those interested in …

Research Awards by Sponsor: July 2020

Awards by Sponsor: July 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 100 $24,230,860 100 24,230,860 National Science Foundation 44 $18,377,058 44 $18,377,058 Department of Education 12 $4,817,674 12 $4,817,674 Department of Defense 26 $4,542,470 26 $4,542,470 Department of Energy 19 $3,633,812 19 …

Human Subjects Research Consultation Hours

The Office of Responsible Research Practices staff hold office hours through the Research Commons to help researchers (including graduate and undergraduate students) who are preparing Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions and exemption requests. Sessions are intended to help investigators, research staff, students and their faculty advisors navigate IRB forms, and policies and review procedures.  Researchers can get assistance with: Buck-IRB …

Human Subjects Research 101: From Inspiration to Approval

September 23, 2020 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. via Zoom Register to attend Are you new to human subjects research and in need of information to help you navigate the submission and review processes? The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering an introductory presentation for you or anyone who needs a refresher. By the end of the session, participants will be …

BETHA 2021 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 2021 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 …

Nominations sought for 2021 Distinguished Scholar Awards

The Office of Research is requesting nominations for the 2021 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 …

Seed Funds for Racial Justice Grants – Information Session and FAQ

Ohio State’s Seed Fund for Racial Justice grant program aims to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism and racial disparities found in all aspects of American society. A recent training webinar featured a panel of Ohio State faculty discussing the criteria for submitting a seed funding grant proposal and explaining the review process. The recorded webinar is available …

CARE Panel: The Ethics of Data Sharing in Research

Thursday, September 1, 2020 12-1 p.m. Via Zoom In an era of Big Data and collaborative science, there has been a push for researchers, universities and health systems to share data. The massive datasets that result from sharing have the potential to unearth unique insights and make powerful predictions that will positively benefit human health and wellbeing. However, data sharing …

Research Awards by Sponsor: June 2020

Awards by Sponsor: June 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 113 $53,183,035 995 $254,924,719 National Science Foundation 27 $6,527,331 272 $72,608,016 Department of Education 4 $1,016,901 33 $12,954,547 Department of Defense 20 $4,747,742 257 $44,485,285 Department of Energy 7 $1,541,179 140 …

Cybersecurity Canon now housed at Ohio State

Ohio State’s Institute for Cybersecurity and Digital Trust (ICDT), is the newest home for the international Cybersecurity Canon, a curated collection of must-read books for the cybersecurity community. The collection is revered by professionals in academia, government and military and currently includes over 90 reviewed books. Members of the canon identify lists of must-read fiction and nonfiction books for cybersecurity professionals …