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NSF CISE CAREER Workshop 2018

February 20, 2018 by | Office of Research

“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.

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Sponsored Project Activities on the Rise at Chapman

January 25, 2018 by | Office of Research

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

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New Director of Sponsored Projects Services – Jill Borland

January 11, 2018 by | Office of Research

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

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Electronic Research System (Cayuse)

December 14, 2017 by | Uncategorized

This is part of an extensive effort to bring all research systems (IRB, IACUC, COI, Sponsored Projects) into an integrated system (Cayuse). In October 2017, The Cayuse IRB was launched and now all protocols are being submitted through this system. Various group and one-on-one training have been conducted to ensure faculty and students understand the

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IRB Common Rule Update

December 14, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Updates to the Common Rule for human subjects are scheduled to take effect January 19, 2018. Researchers can expect minor changes to Cayuse forms and informed consent templates when preparing protocol applications as well as updated review processes. A summary is provided below and Information about the changes is posted on the IRB website. The

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Faculty Opportunity Fund "Supporting the Development of Knowledge and Creative Works”

November 17, 2017 by | Uncategorized

In collaboration with Provost Glenn Pfeiffer and Faculty Fellow – Laura Glynn, I am excited to announce the new 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 receives largest federal grant in school history

November 15, 2017 by | Office of Research

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

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New research shows most women report more body dissatisfaction directly after seeing fashion and bikini models

November 15, 2017 by | Office of Research

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