The National Science Foundation has issued the following program announcement which allows UND to submit only a limited number of submissions. Thus, if you are interested in submitting a proposal to NSF for the program, please let us know as soon as possible (barry.milavetz@UND.edu or 777.6737). Read more
Title: Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s Quality of Life Research Award, Funding Opportunity #:W81XWH-15-PRARP-QUAL, Department: DOD-USAMRAA, Closing Date: 11/25/2015
Address one or more of the following FY15 Overarching Challenges: Quality of Life: The need for technologies, assessments, interventions, or devices to benefit individuals living with the symptoms of TBI and AD. Caregiver Burden: The need for technologies, assessments, interventions, or devices with the goal of reducing burden for caregivers of individuals living with the symptoms of TBI and AD.
Eligible: Unrestricted Read more
Atmospheric Sciences – “Airplane & Cloud Measurements” – $358,936
Fifty-four undergraduates present the results of their labors this summer at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience poster session on Thursday, August 6, in the Vennes Atrium of the school.
The North Dakota Department of Commerce, Workforce Development Division and the State Commission on National and Community Service AmeriCorps Program will be hosting a free workshop on the basics of grant administration and writing. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, at the North Dakota Department of Commerce, located at 1600 E. Century Ave, Suite 2, Bismarck, North Dakota. Groups such as non-profit and faith based organizations are encouraged to attend. Read more
This is to notify the research community of the newly released and upcoming funding opportunities for the Department of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) being managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). Read more
The National Institutes of Health has granted over $1.7 million to biomedical scientist Dr. Brij Singh at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences to fund his research in improving oral health.
Almost 9 million Americans suffer from the common problem of dry mouth or xerostomia, a result of decreased saliva flow from underfunctioning salivary glands. Patients with dry mouth suffer symptoms of varying severity, ranging from being an annoyance to a major detriment to general health. Chronic dry mouth significantly increases the risk of developing dental caries as well as other oral diseases. Read more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $381,500 two-year grant to biomedical scientists Assistant Professor Bibhuti Mishra, PhD, and Professor Brij Singh, PhD, at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences to fund their research on the role played by proteins called “galectins” in salivary gland inflammation. Read more
Atmospheric Sciences – “Research Aircraft Support of Olympic Mountains Experiment” – A multi-year award totaling $758,436
Space Studies – “Multi-purpose Research Station in ND in Support of NASA’s future Human Missions in Mars” – A multi-year award totaling $750,000
Assistant Professor of English Sheila Liming recently had the opportunity to show off her research on an American literary legend to a former librarian.
But this wasn’t any ordinary librarian; Liming presented her research on Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, poet and short story writer Edith Wharton to former First Lady of the United States Laura Bush. Read more
Seventy-nine first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Class of 2019, begin their journey next week to become physicians at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Students are formally inducted at the school’s White Coat Ceremony. The students, 41 men and 38 women, range in age from 21 to 42 years, with the average age of 24. Read more
A team, led out of the Department of Computer Science, recently was honored as the top university team and top United States team in the Ohio University SunSat Design Competition. The team included students from the Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering Departments as well as faculty support from the Art & Design, Computer Science and Space Studies Departments. The team took third place overall being bested by a unit of the Chinese Space Agency and a Canadian Firm that did modeling for the Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser.
~ The Odegard Monthly
Twelve students from across the country have come to UND to participate in the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored research experience for undergraduates (REU) program focusing on small spacecraft software. Read more
The Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camp program is an opportunity for students in grades 5-12 to learn about health care professions in fun, interactive ways. The Center for Rural Health and the North Dakota Area Health Education Center provides funding and support to communities to host a local Scrubs Camp. Grant proposals for the 2015-2016 Scrubs Camps are now being accepted. Read more