Weekly Memo of Announcements and Funding Opportunities – Nov. 02, 2017

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From the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, SF State research.sfsu.edu

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
A digest of updates, announcements, and significant funding opportunities Nov 02, 2017

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Noteworthy Funding Opportunities this Week
Featured Announcement

ORSP Training

Who? Faculty and Administrative Staff interested in learning about Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

What? Two hour training session broken into pre- award and post- award (i.e. before submitting the proposal and after getting the award) Both sessions will be covering the same material. 

When? Session 2: Tuesday November 7 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. 

Where? Faculty Commons (LIB 286)

Please RSVP to jmankus@sfsu.edu which date if interested in attending; the sessions will be identical. 

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Stat CORR Methodology and Multivariate Analysis (MAMA) meeting

Professor of Educational Leadership Stanley Pogrow. Pogrow will speak on the topic "How Practical Significance Misleads Practice." The presentation will be held Monday, Nov. 6, from 12 P.M. to 1 P.M. in LIB 286 (Faculty Commons). Lunch will be served. Interested in attending? Send an RSVP to rharvey@sfsu.edu.

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Changes to Proposal Submissions in FY2018

The Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO) is notifying members of the research community of important changes to the core program solicitations effective in calendar year 2018. You are strongly encouraged to read the Dear Colleague Letter and the Frequently Asked Questions for complete details and contact your program officer for specific questions.


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Other News & Events

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Grants Management Tip of the Week

Application for Determination of Exemption from IRB Review

ORSP – Human and Animal Protections
has released an online application for determining exemption from IRB review is submission tool will enable researchers and students to submit their project descriptions online to determine if they qualify for exemption.

If you are applying for a grant...
  • Review the funding opportunity announcement to confirm appropriateness and eligibility
  • Tell ORSP you want to apply by filling out our online PI CheckList
  • Consider contacting the Program Officer to discuss suitability of idea(s)
  • Stay on the Route to Successful Grant Submissions

Free online workshops for grant seekers

Pivot Funding Research Tool

ORSP provides campus-wide access to the powerful and flexible funding research tool “Pivot.” With a few easy steps, you can sign up for a Pivot account, link it to a pre-populated profile (or create a new one), and instantly find funding opportunities. ProQuest also provides Pivot customers with training webinars here. Questions and comments to Jessica Mankus, Grant Development Specialist, jmankus@sfsu.edu


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