The Division of Research & Economic Development is pleased to announce to research faculty that the Research North Dakota (RND) program has received appropriations from the North Dakota legislature and is again accepting applications for all of its programs, including Venture Grants for the 2015-2017 biennium. Read more
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
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
2016 Scholarly Forum
March 1 – 2, 2016, Memorial Union
UPDATED SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Graduate students, faculty and undergraduates will showcase their research and creative scholarship with oral presentations, panel discussions and poster sessions. Read more
The Arts & Humanities speaker series, AH! Talks, will feature “The Human Being: Body and Mind (Consciousness)” from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, in 16-18 Swanson Hall. Read more
TEDxGrandForks will host its third main stage event, themed “Roots & Wings,” at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at the Empire Arts Center in Downtown Grand Forks. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. at the Empire Arts Center and an after party will follow the event (location to be announced). Read more
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.
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
Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of History Gordon L. Iseminger recently became the second professor in two years from his university department to receive an award that recognizes dedication to historical research in the region. Read more
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
Pathology – “Forensic Examiner – UND Autopsy Relief” – A multi-year award totaling $480,000
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.
The 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
Akongnwi Jungong, UND Chemistry, Physical Graduate Student will present “Quasicrystals: Trends for Potential Applications” on Friday, January 29, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. in Abbott Hall Room 138. Refreshment will be served in Abbott Hall Room 240, 11:30-11:50 a.m.
~ Kimberly Myrum, Administrative Secretary, Chemistry Department
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
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
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