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NSF Fall Grants Conference – 2019

February 11, 2019 by | Office of Research

The Spring 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference is May 20-21, 2019 in Los Angeles at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City. These events are primarily designed to provide new faculty, researchers and administrators with key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF, including proposal preparation and merit review basics, award management

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Opportunities to Judge Undergraduate Research at CSU Fullerton

February 11, 2019 by | Faculty & Students

CSU Fullerton will host the prestigious CSU system-wide 2019 Student Research Competition in April, 2019. This event promotes excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the 23 campuses of the California State University system. They are looking for faculty and/or professionals from every discipline to serve as judges for the

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FREE screening of HILLBILLY: EXPLORING AMERICA’S GREAT DIVIDE

January 29, 2019 by | Faculty & Students

Award-winning documentary HILLBILLY to screen at Musco Center for the Arts on March 12th 7:30pm. Presented by the Office of Research and directed by Professor Sally Rubin, the film will be followed by a panel featuring Chapman professors Lori Cox Han, Joel Kotkin, and Stephanie Takaragawa. Praised by Michael Moore and Dolly Parton as “wonderful,”

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2018-2019 Faculty Opportunity Fund Supporting the Development of Knowledge and Creative Works

January 28, 2019 by | Office of Research

In collaboration with Provost Glenn Pfeiffer and Faculty Fellow – Laura Glynn, I would like to announce the 2nd year of the Faculty Opportunity Fund program that provides competitive merit-based support for short-term non-renewable projects as described below. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship

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Chapman Carnegie R2 Classification An indication of growth in research, scholarship and doctoral studies

January 17, 2019 by | Office of Research

As an indication of the growth of research, scholarship and doctoral studies, Chapman has achieved the Carnegie Classification of R2: Doctoral University – High Research Activity. This is a wonderful accomplishment and indicates the hard work of our students, faculty and administration. Recent accomplishments that attributed to this growth include: $11 million in research expenditures

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Welcome to New Members of Office of Research, Schmid College and Crean College

January 14, 2019 by | Office of Research

Please join me in welcoming two new Sponsored Projects Analysts that will work within Schmid College and Crean College to support faculty and provide pre and post-award grant management within those units.   Nadia Hajjar, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Schmid College: Nadia has extensive experience with both pre and post-award grants management.  In her previous position

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Protection of Human Subjects Revised Common Rule New Rules Effective January 21, 2019

January 14, 2019 by | Research

On January 19, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services issued revisions to the regulations governing human subjects research (called the Common Rule). The Revised Common Rule will take effect on studies starting on or after January 21, 2019.  Researchers can expect minor changes to review processes, Cayuse IRB forms, and informed consent templates when preparing study submissions. We strongly

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Update on Partial Government Shutdown and Impacts on Research Grants

January 8, 2019 by | Office of Research

Dear Campus Colleagues At midnight, December 21, 2018, current year funding to approximately twelve federal government agencies expired. Following is guidance during the partial shutdown. In general, the following will be true for agencies in shutdown.  Please contact Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) for specific questions about your proposal and/or award.  Awards:  For existing awards, work

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Notification Requirements Regarding Sexual Harassment National Science Foundation

November 6, 2018 by | Office of Research

Summary Chapman University is committed to creating and maintaining an educational, working, and living environment free from all forms of harassment and sexual misconduct. The University’s policies prohibit such harassment and misconduct and apply to all members of the University community. On September 21, 2018, the National Science Foundation (NSF) published in the Federal Register