SSAC Deadline for Research/Creative Activity & Publication Applications is October 7


The second Senate Scholarly Activities Committee deadline for submission of applications is Friday, October 7, 2016. Only Research/Creative Activity or Publication applications will be considered at that time. No other applications will be considered at that time. Read more

Nov. 16: Host-pathogen interactions CoBRE research symposium

You are invited to the annual CoBRE Research Symposium for Host-Pathogen Interactions on Nov. 16 at the Gorecki Alumni Center.cobre

CoBRE, the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, was developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to spark research among junior faculty and strengthen the research infrastructure of states that do not receive as much NIH funding as other larger states.  The School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is digging deeper into infectious diseases such as Lyme disease, HIV, and zika. Read more

Atmospheric Sciences seminar Sept. 29, 2016

Xiaodong Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Earth System Science & Policy at UND, will present a seminar titled “From “The blind men and the elephant” to light scattering and particles in the ocean” on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in Streibel Hall, Room 106. Faculty and Students are encouraged to attend.  Please note time change. Read more

Call for Nominations: Allery Health Research Award

Call for nominations due October 3, 2016!

The Center for Rural Health is now accepting nominations for the Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award. This prestigious award is presented to two ambitious American Indian students, one graduate and one undergraduate, in recognition of conducting research dedicated to improving the health and well being of Native Americans throughout the country. Read more

Deadline approaching: Scrubs Camp grant applications

Thscrubs-penguine R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camps are one-day health career awareness camps in rural communities. A partnership of a local healthcare facility, economic or job development authority, and school work to create a one-day camp for students to learn about careers in healthcare from local healthcare professionals. Scrubs Camps are focused on rural students in grades 5-12. The overall purpose of the program is to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of health careers available in rural North Dakota through creative and interactive activities. This exciting program is supported by the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Read more

School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Premed Day

Anyone who is interested in learning about a career as a physician or is in the process of applying to medical school is invited to attend the annual PremedDay on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS) in Grand Forks. stethoscope-apple

Organized by the UND SMHS Student Council, this is a wonderful opportunity for college undergraduates and high school juniors and seniors who are thinking about becoming a physician.  Individuals who have applied to medical school and who need more specific information on the admissions process may also attend. Read more

Funding Opportunity: ND EPSCoR Track-1 Emerging Area Seed Award

The ND EPSCoR—UND office seeks to provide up to five $35,000 seed awards to UND researchers in areas of emerging high impact and transformative research related to the Track-1 research centers. Information on the Track-1 research centers (i.e., Regional Climate Studies (CRCS) and Sustainable Material Science (CSMS)) can be found on the ND EPSCoR website. Read more

Research North Dakota proposal deadlines

The Division of Research & Economic Development is pleased to announce to research faculty that the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s Research North Dakota (RND) program has funding remaining and is again accepting applications for all of its programs, including Venture Grants for the remainder of the 2015-2017 biennium.

The next deadline for proposal submission is November 18, 2016.  There will be subsequent proposal deadlines of February 17, 2017 and May 19, 2017.  Keep in mind that early proposal submission dates are recommended as the funding remaining in the program is winding down and later deadlines for proposal submission will only be used if sufficient funding remains. Read more

Important information regarding automated compliance improvements of NSF proposals

As part of NSF’s efforts to modernize proposal submission and increase competitive fairness in the proposal process, the Foundation continues to focus on implementing automated proposal compliance checks in FastLane.

Effective September 26, 2016, FastLane will now check to ensure that the combined text of the Project Summary text boxes (or uploaded PDF if the Project Summary contains special characters) does not exceed one page prior to submission, rather than the current check of 4,600 characters. See the Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), Chapter II.C.2.b, for further information. Read more

UND forges partnership with Norwegian university on public health education

norwegian-partnershipFaculty members in the Master of Public Health Program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences will partner with colleagues at the University of Bergen in Norway (UiB) to train graduate students from both universities in each university’s respective field of expertise.

UND SMHS Assistant Professor Arielle Selya, PhD, and Master of Public Health Founding Director and Professor Raymond Goldsteen DrPH, in collaboration with Associate Professor David Wheat and Professor Pål Davidsen in the Department of Geography at UiB, were awarded a grant titled “Model-based Public Health Education.” The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education under the Partnership Program with North America will fund 2,000,000 Norwegian kroner (approximately $250,000) for this project between January 2017 and December 2020. Read more