Contemporary Issues in LGBTQ Research/Practice Event

Contemporary Issues in LGBTQ Research/Practice.  

Join the president of Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues) of the American Psychological Association, Kimberly Balsam, for a facilitated discussion of the current state of health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities. December 7th from 2-3:30 in Library 222.


For questions, contact Mickey Eliason (

A Forum on High Performance Computing

Faculty with current or anticipated computing needs that cannot be satisfied by personal computers are invited to join “A Forum on High Performance ComputingMonday, Dec. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in LIB 222. The forum will be led by Academic Technology Director of Technology Services Andrew Roderick. Lunch will be served at this free event. RSVP to Drop-ins for part of the meeting are also welcome and are asked to RSVP to reserve a lunch. Email questions to or


Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their needs and how they might be met. Of special interest are the needs and challenges encountered in accessing and using high-performance computing resources by those who use a computing cluster, a server, the cloud or the National Science Foundation supercomputing resources.


This event is sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs through its funding of the SF State Statistics Community of Representative Researchers (CORR) Research Cluster. Stat CORR hosts meetings, workshops and training clinics, to foster and promote the dissemination of quantitative and qualitative research skills. Stat CORR aims to connect faculty and staff with specialized methodological knowledge with to those who seek assistance designing new research projects, completing data analysis or developing, submitting and revising extramural grants.

Source: Campus Memo

Political Science Research on Negative Impacts of Ranked Choice Voting

Professor of Political Science Jason McDaniel discusses the results of a study examining mayoral elections that it can negatively affect voter turnout, especially among voters with limited education and younger people. The more complex the method of voting is, lower is the participation - thus negatively affecting voter turnout, especially among voters with limited education and younger people. 

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NSF - IOS Core Programs Solicitation - FAQs

Following is the link to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 17-508, FY 2017 IOS Core Programs Solicitation - NSF 17-026

The Development of Research and Creativity (DRC) Grants for 2017-18

On behalf of Faculty Affairs, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will be running the competition for the following funding opportunity: The Development of Research and Creativity (DRC) Grants


This program is funded by the CSU Chancellors office, but proposals will be reviewed and awarded within SF State. DRC awards are developmental in nature with a focus on supporting early scholars in work that will significantly benefit their scholarship and creative work, as well as assisting established scholars to leverage nascent projects in ways that make a difference to their careers at SF State.


Grant opportunity
Up to $8,000 maximum budget per grant proposal for individual projects; $12,000 maximum for collaborative projects (Collaborators must be SF State tenured or tenure-track faculty members). Funds are available for the 2017-2018 academic year, including summer 2018. 


Tenured and tenure-track faculty including lecturers are eligible to apply. Early to mid-career faculty are especially encouraged to submit applications. Faculty on sabbatical leave during the application or award period may apply. Faculty participating in the early retirement program (FERP) are not eligible for this grant program. Faculty who received a DRC award for AY16/17 and current PDC members are not eligible for the 2017-18 grant cycle.


Instructions for Applying to the DRC Grants


Application deadline: Monday, October 31, 2016, 5 PM

Announcement of awards will be made by late December 2016.


Apply Here