Fall 2019 NSF Proposal and Merit Review Workshop

The SUNY College of Environment, Science and Forestry (ESF) and Syracuse University Offices of Research are pleased to co-sponsor a live webcast of the Fall 2019 NSF Grants Conference plenary sessions on Monday, November 18 from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm in the Gateway Center on the ESF campus.

Select webcast sessions will cover NSF proposal preparation and merit review processes, and are aimed to assist ESF and SU faculty to ‘break in’ to the NSF funding world and new NSF program areas. All faculty with research interests in NSF program areas are encouraged to attend. There is no charge for ESF and SU faculty, and partial attendance is possible. Lunch will be provided.

More information and registration can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program

The Syracuse University Office of Research is pleased to announce the internal competition for Syracuse University’s applicant to this year’s Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program, which provides research grants to faculty with full-time tenure-track academic appointments in the chemical sciences who have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2014.

Internal Deadline: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards

The Syracuse University Office of Research is pleased to announce the internal competition for Syracuse University’s two applicants to this year’s Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Program, which provides seed money for research by junior faculty at ORAU member institutions. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. Applicants must be within two years of their initial tenure track appointment (Jan. 8, 2018 through Jan. 8, 2020) at the time of application.

Internal Deadline: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the internal competition for Syracuse University’s nomination of one Assistant or Associate Professor for the 2020 Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program (BRF Seed Grant). The objective of the BRF Seed Grant Program is to support new and innovative projects, especially those of junior faculty, who are working in new research directions in the studies of neuroscience.

Internal Deadline: November 13, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

InCites Benchmarking & Analytics Training

Please join the Office of Research and the Libraries on October 16th for hands on workshop for InCites Benchmarking & Analytics. This research evaluation reporting tool – available to the entire University – allows users to analyze & visualize publication and citation data from the Web of Science Core Collection. In this workshop, learn the potential of InCites to benchmark different areas of Syracuse University’s research performance against peer institutions around the world, to identify areas of institutional strength and potential gaps.

Wednesday, October 16th
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (both sessions will be the same content)
Room 114 Bird Library

RSVP at http://syr.libsurveys.com/InCites

Please bring your laptop and your questions!  If you have not accessed InCites before, you will need to complete a brief sign-in page with your email, a password, your primary job type and area of interest.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 Moore Inventor Fellows Program

The Syracuse University Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the 2020 Moore Inventor Fellows Program. The program seeks outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. Syracuse University may nominate up to two candidates for this competition. Candidates must be faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time staff. Candidates must be no more than 10 years past receiving the terminal advanced degree in their field (M.S., Ph.D. or M.D.).

Internal Deadline: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

Syracuse University Cluster Hires Initiative

As part of ongoing efforts to advance the institutional research enterprise, the second round of the Syracuse University Cluster Hires Initiative is underway. Cluster hires are hires of multiple scholars into at least two schools/colleges in related areas, based on shared, multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary research interests. Cluster hires and academic cluster creation serve to align the University’s research to extramural funding trends, strengthen research activity, enhance faculty diversity and develop opportunities for student research and learning that responds to societal challenges.

The deadline for submission of the second round of cluster hire proposals is 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 1, 2019.

The guidelines, existing cluster information, and slides from the September 30 Information Session are posted on Answers (requires NetID and password to view). https://answers.syr.edu/x/dQ6bBQ UPDATE: Page limit for proposal narrative increased. Please see new posted guidelines file.

Questions regarding Cluster Hires may be directed to vpr@syr.edu.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2020 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

The Syracuse University Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the 2020 NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program. For this NSF program, Syracuse University may participate in two proposals per competition. Participation includes serving as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee on any proposal.

Internal Deadline: Monday, October 7, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – 2019 National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Syracuse University Office of Research is conducting an internal competition to determine nominees for the 2019 NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program. For this NSF program, Syracuse University may serve as lead on no more than three (3) proposals submitted to the November deadline. However, an institution or organization may partner as a subawardee on other proposals submitted. An individual may be included as a Principal Investigator (PI) /Co-PI on no more than three (3) proposals submitted to the November deadline.

Internal Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2019

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

Awardees Announced for Travel Subsidy Program – NSF Grants Conference

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the following individuals were selected for funding under the Travel Subsidy Program – Fall 2019 National Science Foundation Grants Conference.

Heath Hanlin, Associate Professor, Department of Transmedia
Bryan Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Fanxin Kong, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Zhen Ma, Assistant Professor, Samuel & Carol Nappi Research Scholar, Department of Biomedical & Chemical Engineering
Brian McKernan, Research Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies
Zhao Qin, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Baris Salman, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

More information can be found here.