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Anna Quider is not only representing NIU’s best interests in Washington, D.C. She also is playing a lead role in advocating for scientific research funding to our nation’s universities. Quider, NIU’s director of federal relations, recently was elected secretary of the board of directors for The Science Coalition, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization of more...
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Lucy Deckard of Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC, will visit NIU to present a workshop for new faculty on developing competitive grant proposals. Scheduled from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, in Altgeld 315, the workshop will cover strategies to enhance external funding success, including developing a research agenda, creating a funding plan, recruiting...
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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...
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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 2014-15, proposals will be accepted in three categories: Opportunity Grants; Facilitation Grants; and Completion Grants. Applications are due Monday, Oct. 20;...
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Research and Artistry is an annual internal grant program intended to support faculty research, scholarship and creative activities. Applications are due in the fall and awards are made in the spring. The process is competitive and all applications are externally reviewed. Proposals are invited from NIU faculty to support research and artistry activities in all academic...
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As the competition for research funding has intensified, institutions such as the University of Michigan, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) have developed specialized service units that help faculty improve the quality of the design, analysis and statistical sections of their grant proposals. Now, thanks to funding...
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Friday marks the inaugural session of the PI Academy for Research and Engagement, a new program funded under the Great Journeys Strategic Plan. The PI Academy is a year-long program that provides a select number of junior faculty members with in-depth professional development opportunities in the areas of research – how one becomes a successful...
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NIU’s Office of Sponsored Projects will host a three-day webinar series that provides an inside look into the FY12 research priorities for federal agencies. The webinar is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Monday’s session takes place in the Capitol Room South of the Holmes Student Center....