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Research funding opps, news & info

Interested in applying to one of the below funding opps? Contact Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator.

Find the complete list of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opps, news & info” blog.

Funding Opportunities

UW Global Health Institute: The UW Global Health Institute (GHI) application period is now open for its 2020 grants and awards. This competitive grant program is designed to support global health efforts of faculty, staff and graduate students across campus, fostering the Wisconsin Idea locally and globally. Grant applications are due January 27, 2020, and Seed Grant applications require a letter of intent by December 20, 2019. Refer to the program website for additional information, timelines, and FAQs about the grant program.

UW Office of the Provost: Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Pre-Proposals are due November 11, 2019. SoHE faculty planning to submit a pre-proposal are asked to notify Sarah Marcotte, SoHE pre-award research administrator, by November 1, 2019, for planning purposes. Sarah can also pre-review the budget and provide non-technical/compliance review of the pre-proposal.

The Retirement Research Foundation: The RRF invites brief Letters of Inquiry (LOI) that align with their strategic priority areas, including Caregiving, Housing, Economic Security in Later Life, and Social and Intergenerational Connectedness. LOIs are due December 1, 2019. See the RRF announcement or refer to their website for information about the LOI, including geographic limitations for certain priority areas. For information about the RRF generally and the types of projects they support, see the RRF website.

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE): NEFE’s Research Funding Program furthers the field of financial education through interdisciplinary research. Grants are awarded to projects with actionable outcomes that are directly relevant to the financial well-being of the public and broadly applicable to a variety of U.S. households or individuals. Research proposals are due December 3, 2019.  Refer to the proposal guidelines for more information.

Training and Educational Opportunities

UW: The following is reposted from the Research at UW newsletter: While billed as an event for graduate students, the Lunch and Learn: Intellectual Property and Invention Disclosure for Graduate Students event on November 7, 2019 is a great learning opportunity for anyone involved in research on campus. Join intellectual property experts and early-career inventors for an introduction to IP and invention disclosure. The event runs 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the H.F. DeLuca Forum in the Discovery Building. For information and to register.

 Policies, Guidance, Other Resources

  • Guidance: Federal agencies are increasingly concerned with how awardees disclosure Other Support. RSP offers guidance to UW researchers on this evolving topic.
  • Guidance:  Federal agencies continue to manage concerns related to foreign influence in research in higher education. RSP outlines the issues and impacts to UW researchers.

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From the Grant Writers’ Seminars & Workshops blog: Three Strategies to Increase Odds of Winning a First Grant

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