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Effective immediately, Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) will send only one notice of award to the principal investigator. Principal investigators will receive an award package via email from their grant administrators. This package will be sent to the investigator after the grant account has been set up and will include the following project management forms: Notice...
Clyde Kimball
For five decades, physicist Clyde Kimball – a man of big ideas, immutable passion and abundant kindness – was a fixture on the Northern Illinois University campus. An NIU distinguished research professor, he is credited with cementing the university’s collaborative ties with Argonne National Laboratory, attracting tens of millions of dollars in funding for research...
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NIU’s Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Forum Series will focus on lab safety during its Wednesday, Sept. 23, session. Upcoming topics include peer review (Sept. 30), animal care and use (Oct. 14), mentor and mentee responsibilities (Oct. 28) and collaborative research (Nov. 18). All sessions begin at noon in Room 201 of LaTourette Hall. Sponsored...
Looking to become more independent in your research? Interested in learning more about your major and future career? NIU’s Student Engagement Fund is a collaborative effort by the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to provide stipends for students working on faculty-mentored research projects and to...
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Staff from Sponsored Programs Administration will host brown-bag lunches throughout the academic year to chat informally with researchers about their interests. The first is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Room 304 of Lowden Hall. No registration is required; faculty and any others interested in the research process need only bring...
Anna Calvo
Proposals are invited from NIU faculty to support research and artistry activities in all academic areas. This financial support reflects the university’s commitment to investing resources in faculty research, scholarly and creative activities. In 2015-16, proposals will be accepted in three categories: Opportunity Grants; Facilitation Grants; and Completion Grants. Applications are due Monday, Oct. 19;...
Looking to become more independent in your research? Interested in learning more about your major and future career? USOAR USOAR is a program that funds student-generated research projects, whether the study is conducted on campus, somewhere else in the United States or internationally. USOAR is open to students from all colleges, departments and majors. Students...
Anna Quider, director of Federal Relations for NIU, talks to summer research students about her role on behalf of the university.
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning will host the third annual Summer Research Symposium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, in Altgeld Hall. Undergraduate students who have participated in faculty-mentored research or artistry projects will showcase their work through posters and oral presentations. The three main summer programs include the...
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Many people work behind the scenes to make sure Northern Illinois University is front and center. That’s the case for NIU’s Office of Media and Public Relations. “We want to raise the profile of the university and make people realize that NIU is involved in some very important and exciting research, teaching and artistry,” said...
Biblioteca Pública del Estado de Jalisco
NIU undergraduates Suzanne Serrano, Steven Smith and Ricardo Soto are beginning today a two-week summer research program on indigenous Mexican studies in Guadalajara, Mexico. Students will conduct their research at the Archivo de la Real Audiencia, the Spanish empire’s Royal Court Archive, now held in Jalisco’s public library. They will study criminal and civil court...
SROP
NIU’s Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning has announced the 2015 cohort of Summer Research Opportunities Program participants. Thirteen undergraduate students have been chosen to engage in a full-time, intensive research program from June 15 until Aug. 7. These students will work to design, propose and complete research or artistry projects, as well as...
Emma Kuby
When classes begin in the fall, Emma Kuby will be heading east. The NIU Department of History professor has been awarded a fellowship at Princeton University’s Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies for the 2015 fall term. Kuby is one of five faculty Fellows-in-residence from around the world who will work on projects related...
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