Space Studies Colloquium will Feature ‘Engineering Elegant Systems’ February 8, 2016

The Spring Space Studies Colloquium Series focuses on human space exploration research for long-duration missions and will feature several leading experts in this field.  The third presentation in this series will feature Michael D. Watson from the Chief Engineers Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Read more

SSAC Deadline for New Faculty Scholar, Research/Creative Activity, and Publication Applications is February 12, 2016

SENATE SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE APPLICATION DEADLINE DATES:

The fourth deadline for submission of applications is Friday, February 12, 2016. Research/Creative Activity and Publication grant applications as well as applications for New Faculty Scholar Awards will be considered at that time. No travel applications will be considered at that time. Read more

UPDATED DEADLINE – 2016 Scholarly Forum – Now Accepting Online Submissions

2016 Scholarly Forum

March 1 – 2, 2016, Memorial Union

UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016

Click Here for the Online Submission Form & Guidelines 

Graduate students, faculty and undergraduates will showcase their research and creative scholarship with oral presentations, panel discussions and poster sessions. Read more

Mandatory PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Education Session April 12, 2016

The Public Health Service (PHS) has recently revised its policy requiring that all PHS grantees or those considering submitting to the PHS complete a mandatory education class. According to the new policy, all grantees must be trained in conflict of interest every four years. The Division of Research and Economic Development will be conducting a training session on

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Presidents Room at the Memorial Union.

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Grant Opportunities Available as of 2/5/2016

HEALTH

Title: Oocyte Mitochondrial Function in Relation to Fertility, Aging, and Mitochondrial Diseases (R21), Funding Opportunity #: PA-16-087, Department: NIH, Closing Date: 5/7/2019

Gain fundamental insight into the role of mitochondria and long-term consequences of their dysfunction in the oocyte and develop therapeutic or alternative approaches to treat mitochondrial dysfunction for improving oocyte quality and competency, and health of the resultant offspring.

Eligible: State, local, or tribal governments; tribal organizations; institutions of higher ed.; non-profits; for-profits Read more

ND EPSCoR 2016-2017 Advanced Undergraduate Research (AURA) Program

The ND EPSCoR AURA program at the University of North Dakota (UND) provides undergraduate students with opportunities to experience research in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines normally supported by NSF at a point in their college careers when they need to make important decisions about their future.

Student applications are due by noon, March 3, 2016. The RFA, including all other important instructions, are available at www.ndepscor.nodak.edu. Questions may be directed to Dr. Mark Hoffmann, ND EPSCoR Associate Project Director, at 777.2492 or mark.hoffmann@email.UND.edu

~ Cathy Lerud, Administrative Officer, ND EPSCoR, UND

Mohr Achieves National Certification from TBLC

Peggy Mohr, PT, PhD, a professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, achieved certification from the international Team-Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC). The TBLC will recognize Mohr’s achievement at its 15th annual meeting March 3–5, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

mohr-peggy-hsThe Team-Based Learning Collaborative is an international, not-for-profit, and volunteer-supported organization that encourages the use of team-based learning (TBL). TBL is an evidence-based educational tool where student teams are responsible for researching, developing and conveying course concepts. The students are guided by an instructor who has specialized training in TBL. Read more

Consortium for Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis Will Hold Webcast and Workshop January 29, 2016

On Friday, January 29, CARMA, the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis, will host three events on campus. We are starting off with a live webcast, followed by a lunch, and will finish up the day with a workshop. There is no charge for the lecture, lunch, or workshop and you are invited to attend any or all of these three events.

Our CARMA visiting presenter is Dr. Ernest O’Boyle from the University of Iowa, and his webcast topic is “What Moderates Moderators? A Meta-Analysis of Interactions in Management and Applied Psychology Research.” His biography is below. The webcast lecture will begin at 11:00 a.m. CT in Room 5510 of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Read more

Space Studies Colloquium February 1, 2016

The Spring 2016 Space Studies Colloquium Series focuses on human space exploration research for long-duration missions and will feature several leading experts in this field.  The second presentation in this series will feature Ronita L. Cromwell, A USRA Senior Scientist and Deputy Associate Manager for International Science for the NASA Human Research Program. She will present  “Ground-Based Analogs to Simulate Effects of the Spaceflight Environment on Humans” at 3:00 p.m. Monday, February 1, in 111 Ryan Hall. Read more

Psychology Colloquium February 1, 2016

The Psychology Department will host Tyler Shaw, Assistant Professor at George Mason University, who will present “Measuring Attentional Resource Allocation with Blood Flow Velocity” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2016 in 210 Nursing Building.

Tyler Shaw earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2008 where he studied issues related to sustained attention or vigilance. He has interests in not only sustained attention, but also explores issues related to trust in autonomy. Dr. Shaw is also currently collaborating with industrial/organizational psychologists, exploring issues related to personnel selection.

All are welcome.

~ University Letter, 1/1/2016