Weekly Memo of Announcements and Funding Opportunities – Aug. 24, 2017

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A digest of updates, announcements, and significant funding opportunities Aug 24, 2017

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Noteworthy Funding Opportunities this Week
Featured Announcement

Dean to lead American Psychological Association's Ethnicity and Race division

Alvin Alvarez, the dean of San Francisco State University’s College of Health & Social Sciences, has been elected president of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race. Alvarez has spent more than 20 years as a psychologist looking into the ways people experience racism and how discrimination impacts people of color, particularly Asian Americans. 

Alvarez will be president- elect beginning in January 2018 and will reign his position as president beginning in January of 2019.

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Other News & Events

Video of the Week: 8 Ways to Successfully Navigate NIH Peer Review and Get an R01 Grant

More videos10 Things PIs need to know about Managing Grants

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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