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Research Tip: Best practice process for proposals

Categories: Research

A new research proposal checklist was developed in Jan. 2022. But because even one small change to the budget tool affects the proposal packet, and thus the Novelution submission, please follow a best practice procedure up front. To help navigate the checklist, then, follow the procedure below, which should result in needing fewer changes in all areas of […]

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

Research Tip: Only use the ‘Save’ button on Novelution

Categories: Research

Did you know that the only button you need to use at the bottom of the Novelution screen is the blue “Save” button? Please do not click “Submit for Approval,” “Check Validations,” or “Request Budget Pre-Review” when you reach the bottom of the submissions page (pictured above). If you choose anything other than “Save” you […]

Introduction to UND’s new Practice-Based Research Network AICoRN to be held online March 4

Categories: Events, Research

UND’s new American Indian Collaborative Research Network (AICoRN) is hosting a virtual event to introduce itself and discuss research proposals at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4. AICoRN is UND’s new Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN), which is a network of health providers in a region who want to do clinical research in a focused way. […]

Data management workshop to be held online through Chester Fritz Library on Feb. 15

Categories: Library, Research

Research data management education provides guidance on how researchers can effectively manage their data to increase the scholarly impact from their research, comply with funder mandates, and take control of their research data. In this workshop hosted by the Chester Fritz Library and led by Digital Initiatives Librarian Zeineb Yousif and Social Sciences and Scholarly […]

Call for Applications: Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Grants

Categories: Research

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is a competitive pilot grant program to […]

Deadline Extended: Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program

Categories: Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the Centers […]

Nobel laureate James Allison to speak at biomedical sciences seminar series Feb. 23

Categories: Research

The Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Biomedical Graduate Student Association are excited to announce the next event in their Seminar Series. On Feb. 23, 2022, Dr. James P. Allison, 2018 Nobel Laureate in Medicine and Physiology, will give an online talk to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences entitled “Immune Checkpoint Blockade in […]

Frank Low Research Day to be held on April 21

Categories: Events, Research

The 42nd Annual Frank Low Research Day will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, April 21, 2022, and will feature keynote speaker Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). NIGMS supports more than 5,500 investigators and 5,000 research grants–around 11 percent of the total number of […]

Research Tips: Do you need a modification on your sponsored project?

Categories: Research

If you need to make changes to an awarded project, a Request for Modification form must be completed and forwarded to the central Research and Sponsored Program Development (RSPD) Office. These changes could include a no-cost extension, principal investigator change, or a carry forward request. The form is located on their website. Once the form […]

Research Tip: Proposal checklist and proposal routing in Novelution

Categories: Research

Did you know the SMHS Grants Management website provides various resources needed to submit proposals? One of the newest items is a Proposal Checklist with proposal routing (Novelution) instruction highlights. This checklist gives you some things to think about early in the proposal process and a walkthrough of the order of what should be done first. There […]

Request for applications: DaCCoTA TREE Pilot Grant

Categories: Research

The Pilot Projects Program and the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Core for the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) are requesting applications for Translating Epidemiology to Experiments (TREE) Pilot Grant Awards. The goal of the DaCCoTA program is to stimulate the growth of expertise and engagement in health-related translational research (CTR) in the […]

Research Tip: Frequently used facts

Categories: Research

Are you looking for instutitional facts and numbers for your grant proposal: Federal Identification Number, Congressional District, DUNS, CAGE CODE, etc.? The SMHS Grants Resources website has a frequently used facts page at: https://med.und.edu/grants-management/facts.html. If you don’t find what you are looking for, be sure to contact Diane.Hillebrand@UND.edu.

ND-INBRE team receives multiple grants from National Institutes of Health

Categories: News, Research

A team of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) biomedical researchers affiliated with North Dakota’s IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) has received a collaboration award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Emily Biggane, Ph.D., research faculty at United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) in Bismarck, N.D., […]

Research Tips: Naming and saving files

Categories: Research

When naming NIH files to attach to a packet, please be sure to follow these guidelines (summarized below): File names need to be 50 characters or fewer (including spaces). All names in one packet need to be unique. Use any of the following characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, underscore, hyphen, space, and period. Use only one space […]