The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects Services is pleased to announce that starting June 1, 2018, all external grant proposals will be submitted and routed using our new electronic proposal submission system – Cayuse SP/424. This is part of a multi-year project integrating all research administration into Cayuse for increased transparency and efficiency. To
Provided below, is an update on the recent budget that Congress approved and President Trump signed on March 23, 2018, which provided $1.3 trillion in spending and substantially increased research and development (R&D) funding. The FY2018 R&D spending will reach $176.8 billion, which is an increase of 12.8% ($20.1 billion) over FY2017 R&D spending. This
The Spring 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference will take place on June 4-5, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. The two-day event will be held in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Registration will open on Thursday, March 15th at 12:00 PM EST. The conference will reach capacity very quickly, so you are encouraged to register as soon as it opens. NSF will send an email reminder to their listserv
“We welcome you to the 2018 NSF CISE CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop, to be held at the NSF headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia on Monday, April 9, 2018. This event will introduce junior faculty to the NSF CAREER program, and help them prepare their CAREER proposal. ” To learn more about this workshop visit their website here.
A Chapman University faculty member has published new research showing why many teenagers consume energy drinks, how often, the age they started and what influences their choice of brands. Results showed that 40 percent of teens aged 13 to 19 reported an adverse effect while ingesting energy drinks. Although several of these adverse effects go
The first eight (8) months of FY 2018 (June 2017 – January 2018) have been very productive for Chapman faculty in obtaining sponsored projects from outside funding. To date, there has been $6.1 million from federal, local and state, foundations, and private businesses awarded to Chapman for various research and sponsored activities. The largest federal
It is with great pleasure to announce Jill Borland has accepted the position of Director of Sponsored Project Services, effective January 29th. As Director of Sponsored Project Services, Jill will oversee pre-award activities, as well as post-award activities in coordination with Financial Services. Jill has nearly 20 years of research administration and grant related experience
The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging recently awarded a five-year $3.7 million grant to Hillard Kaplan, Ph.D., to pursue his research on Alzheimer’s disease. As part of a larger research project called The Tsimane Health and Life History Project, Dr. Kaplan has been studying a tribe in Bolivia that are of interest to the scientific
Chapman University has published research measuring women’s perceptions of how media impacts their body image. Results showed that many women reported feeling worse about their bodies when shown media images of bikini or fashion models, compared to those shown images of paintings or products. In Study 1, the percentage of adult women who said the
The Research Aims and Research Plans in an NIH applications are key elements. National Institute of Health / National Institute on Aging Program Officer, Dallas Anderson, provides valuable tips for effective writing of Research Aims and Research Plans.