2020

November

USRC Small Grant Guideline Updates

As the COVID -19 situation continues affecting research and travel, the University Senate Research Committee has implemented temporary changes to the award categories, amounts, and program requirements. 

Student Research Grant Application Closes Friday

Get in your application for the fall 2020 Student Research Grant! You could get up to $1,000 to support your project, including thesis/dissertation research. Fall applications are due Friday, November 6, at 4:30 p.m.

October

NSF MRI Application

The internal application for the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program is live in InfoReady Review. Applications are due Monday, November 16, 2020. This program provides funding for the acquisition or development of a research instrument.

May

NEH Summer Stipend 2020

The National Endowment for the Humanities is holding a summer stipend opportunity for faculty. Summer stipends provide $6,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. Recipients must work full-time on their projects for these two months and may hold other research grants supporting the same project during this time. 

April

U-SOAR (formerly RESS) Program Moves Online

The Undergraduate Summer Opportunity for Applying Research program will be totally online this year. It supports undergraduate research and professional development, and it ends with a poster session to present research.

March

U-SOAR (formerly RESS) Application is Open

The Office of Undergraduate Research announces that the Undergraduate Summer Opportunities for Applying Research (U-SOAR), formally RESS, is planned to take place June 1 to August 6, 2020. We strongly encourage applications and have a set an application deadline of April 10 at 4:30 p.m.

IACUC Updates and Guidelines

In this time of curtailed activities, the IACUC asks that investigators review and adhere to these guidelines.

IRB Updates and Guidelines

In light of the ongoing closures related to the coronavirus, the Institutional Review Board office wants to provide guidance on human subjects research.

Applied Research Lab Open Remotely

The Applied Research Laboratory is open (remotely) for business.

Graduate Student Research Award Deadline Extended

The deadline for the Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award has been extended to Friday, March 20. 

Student Research Grants: Deadline Extended to March 20

There’s still time to apply for a student research grant! The spring 2020 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Research Grant applications will remain open until Friday, March 20, 2020.

February

Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award Application Open

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is proud to present the 2019–20 Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award. Students who graduated in May, August, or December 2019, or who have finished their project and will graduate in May 2020, are eligible to be nominated by any department offering graduate courses. 

Spring 2020 Student Research Grants Open

Applications for the spring 2020 Graduate Student Research Grant and Undergraduate Student Research Grant are live on InfoReady Review! Are you working on an interesting research or creative project? You could win a grant up to $1,000.

Sign Up for the Three-Minute Thesis Competition

The School of Graduate Studies and Research is pleased to again be holding a Three-Minute Thesis Competition in conjunction with Research Week events.  The deadline to sign up is February 21, 2020.

January

New IRB Overview Resource Available

The IRB Office is offering a new resource: a narrated PowerPoint that gives a clear overview of the purpose and processes of IUP’s IRB and guides researchers on how to prepare a protocol for IRB review.

IUP English Professor Wins Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute for $1 Million

Indiana University of Pennsylvania English professor David Hanauer has received a $1-million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for the continuing development of measurement tools and educational models for course-based research experiences in the sciences.