Weekly Memo of Announcements and Funding Opportunities – Oct. 12, 2017

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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
A digest of updates, announcements, and significant funding opportunities Oct 12, 2017

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Noteworthy Funding Opportunities this Week
Featured Announcement

NVIVO Workshops

What: NVIVO software for Qualitative and Mixed Methods researchers with applications for Text, Survey and Social Network Analysis (SNA).

When: Wednesday Oct 18, 2017 from 9 AM – 10 AM, 11 AM- 12 PM, 12 PM – 1 PM

Where: LIB 282

RSVP: Rick Harvey, 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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2018 Carnegie Fellows Competition

Image result for carnegie corporation of new yorkFor 2018, the competition is focused on the areas listed below (full details attached) and SFSU is allowed to nominate two people, one junior (Ph.D. 2007 or later) and one senior scholar.  Nominees must be US citizens or permanent residents. Complete details can be found here. Formal applications are due at the Foundation by November 17th. 

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Other News & Events

Video of the Week: The National Science Foundation: A Foundation for Innovation

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Grants Management Tip of the Week

Travel Policy Reminder

Please remember that University Policy requires all faculty and staff to have received Authorization to Travel on University business prior to travel.

For international travel, the approval process is complete when the traveler receives an email confirmation from Risk Management. Please allow additional processing time for international travel

If you travel without prior authorization, you run the risk of not being able to be reimbursed for your expenses.

Please see:

CSU Travel Procedures and Regulations

Risk Management Foreign Travel page

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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