Promoting Innovation in the Social Sciences

The Office of the Vice President for Research and the Rackham School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce a request for proposals for a new program, the Social Sciences Annual Institute:  A Five-Year Experiment in Promoting Innovation in the Social Sciences. The program is intended to support innovative proposals for new directions in the […]

Request for Proposals (RFP): Bryer Medical Research Fund

Proposals are now being accepted for the Dr. Ben F. Bryer Foundation Medical Research Fund Fall for 2010.  The Fund was established by the family of Ben F. Bryer to encourage and support the medical research endeavors of University of Michigan-Flint faculty.  This research fund honors the accomplishments of Ben Bryer, surgeon, scientist, educator, author, and […]

New NSF Program Aims to Accelerate Innovation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships has issued a new solicitation “to strengthen the U.S. innovation ecosystem.” Accelerating Innovation Research offers two options for applicants: The Technology Transition Plan competition will encourage the translation of the numerous, technologically-promising, fundamental discoveries made by NSF researchers, while drawing upon and building the […]

Call for Proposals: Research and Creative Activity Awards

The Office of Research and The Research Creative Activity Committee (RCAC) would like to announce the Fall 2010 Call for Proposals! Proposals are due in the Office of Research by Friday, October 29th at 5:00 pm.    Please note that all proposals must be submitted in hard copy and electronically.   Please follow the guidelines located on […]

National Science Foundation Proposal Preparation Basics, Part 1 and 2

The Office of Research will be hosting free National Science Foundation webinars, themed “Proposal Preparation Basics 1 & 2″ on Tuesday, September 14, 2010.  The schedule for the day is below.  All sessions will be held in the Office of Research Seminar Room, 530 French Hall, and are free to all interested faculty and staff.  NSF […]

Free External Funding Webinars: Grants Resource Center

On August 23, 24, and 25, the Office of Research will host a series of webinars with live feeds from the Grants Resource Center’s External Funding Conference in Washington, D.C.  There will be several sessions each day, listed below.  Please give us a call to let us know you’d like to attend -   810-762-3147 or research@umflint.edu.  […]

RCAC Recepients – Winter, 2010

The Office of Research and the Research & Creative Activity Committee are pleased to announce the results of the winter 2010 Request for Proposals.  Twelve proposals were received, requesting more than $198,000 in funding.   In total, 6 awards, totally $74,371, were distributed to the following researchers: Jessica Anderson, Ph.D., Chemistry/Biochemistry Department, Principal Investigator  Prevention of […]

Call for Proposals: Research and Creative Activities Awards

The Office of Research and the Research Creative Activity Committee (RCAC) would like to announce the Winter 2010 Call for Proposals.   Proposals are due in the Office of Research by Friday, March 12, 2010 at 5:00 pm.    Proposals will be reviewed by the Research and Creative Activities Committee with funding decisions announced in […]

Energy Research Resources Available

The Association of Public Land-grant Universities held a workshop on peer review and best practices in energy efficiency and renewable energy research funding on January 26, 2010. Video recordings of the sessions and PowerPoint presentations delivered by representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Office of Science, […]

Call for Proposals: Bryer Award

The Office of Development & Alumni Relations and the Office of Research are pleased to announce the Winter 2010 Request for Proposals (RFP) for The Dr. Ben F. Bryer Foundation Medical Research Fund. The Fund was established by the family of Ben F. Bryer to encourage and support the medical research endeavors of University of […]