Grant Opportunities Available as of October 29, 2015

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Title: Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson’s Career Progression Award, Funding Opportunity #:W81XWH-15-NETPR-CPA, Department: DOD-DOA, Closing Date: 12/16/2015

Provide support for research of exceptional scientific merit leading to an understanding of the cause, prevention, and treatment of the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the Substantia nigra that result in Parkinson’s disease (PD).

Eligible: Unrestricted Read more

Lecture Features Peter Brown, author of ‘Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning’ November 10, 2015

Peter Brown, author of Make it Stick: The Sciences of Successful Learning, will visit UND and give a public lecture on Tuesday, November 10, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. at the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.  Please stop by for an engaging presentation. Read more

UND Art Collections Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception November 10, 2015

An opening reception for Museful Treasures: Selected Artworks from Antiquity to the Dawn of the Twentieth Century, the newest UND Art Collections gallery exhibition, is set for 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 10, at the UND Art Collections Gallery at the Empire Arts Center, 415 DeMers Avenue.  Free refreshments will be served. Read more

Biology Seminar November 6, 2015

Dr. Catherine Brissette, Assistant Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of North Dakota, will present a seminar, “Lifting the (brain) fog: Probing the Pathogenesis of Lyme Neuroborreliosis.”  The seminar will be in room 141, Starcher Hall, on Friday, November 6, from Noon -1:00 p.m.

~ Rebecca Simmons, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biology

2016 DHS HS-STEM Summer Internships

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now accepting applications for its 10-week Summer Internship Program in a broad spectrum of research areas.  These internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in homeland security disciplines related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (HS-STEM).  Undergraduate and graduate students receive a 10-week stipend of $6,000 and $7,000, respectively, plus limited travel expenses. Read more

DEADLINE TODAY! The UND Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research or Creative Work

This award will recognize outstanding interdisciplinary, collaborative work in the past three years by two or more UND faculty investigators.  There are no limitations on disciplines that may be recognized.  Scholarly creative work can be demonstrated in many forms:  peer-reviewed publications, books, art, music, multimedia, and other forms.  Each investigator must have made a substantial intellectual contribution to the joint work product. The award winners will be recognized at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 25, 2016, and each will receive a plaque and an award of up to $2,000. If there are more than three individuals, each will receive a plaque and a $6,000 award will be divided among them equally. Read more

DEADLINE TODAY! Nominations Invited for Founders Day Faculty Research Award

Nominations are invited for The UND Foundation/Thomas J. Clifford Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Research.  The winner of this award will receive a plaque and $2,000 at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 25, 2016.  Tenured faculty who have been at UND for at least five years are eligible to receive this award. The following information should be provided: Read more

DEADLINE TODAY! Nominations Invited for Founders Day Departmental Research Award

Nominations are invited for The UND Award for Departmental Excellence in Research recognizing research, scholarly, and creative productivity.  The winning department will receive a $2,000 award and a plaque at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 25, 2016.  Nominations should include information that will allow the selection committee to judge the quantity and quality of the research, scholarly, and creative activities of the department.  At a minimum, such nominations should include: Read more

Research North Dakota Grant Proposal Deadline TODAY

The Division of Research & Economic Development is reminding research faculty that the Research North Dakota (RND) program has several more proposal submission deadlines and the North Dakota Department of Commerce is accepting applications for all of its programs, including Venture Grants for the 2015-2017 biennium.  The next deadline for proposal submission is November 20, 2015.  Read more