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RI Zoom Workshops and Researchers Reception 2023

The IUP Research Institute invites you to a series of Zoom workshops that will take place over the course of the Fall and Spring semesters.

IUP Students, Faculty to Conduct Third Forensic Archaeology Field School in Germany at Site of World War II Airplane Crash

The Department of Anthropology has been selected by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. through the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency to continue its field study in Germany at the site of a crash of a World War II airplane. This is the third year that IUP has been involved in the DPAA mission.

Discovering New Species in Central America

Students join faculty in the field by traveling to Honduras to find new species of animals while honoring local populations and their customs. It’s a project that has led to the discovery of more than 20 new species.

IUP and IUP Research Institute Chosen for International Research Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the IUP Research Institute were chosen by the International Research and Exchange Board (IREX) to host two international visitors as part of the University Administration Support Program Fellowships in Research Management.

Research Awards Reception Invitation

You are invited to the 29th annual Research Awards Reception on Monday, April 3, starting at 2:30 p.m. at the KCAC.

IUP Hosting Professor of Physics and Astronomy for Lectures on Physics of Musical Instruments and Changing Climate of Women in Science

Laurie McNeil, a nationally recognized condensed matter-materials physicist, will be at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on February 9 and 10 to present three programs as the spring 2023 IUP Sigma Xi distinguished speaker.

IUP Receives Funding from Pennsylvania Department of Education for Program to Address Teacher Shortage, Diversity in Teacher Workforce

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been selected to receive $72,049 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education through its Teacher Prep 2 Practice grant program. IUP’s funding will be used to design a culturally relevant teaching academy to diversify the teacher workforce and address the national teacher shortage. This work will take place in partnership with the Gateway School District in Monroeville, Allegheny County.

Farag Secures Largest Grant in University History to Enhance Cybersecurity Education 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $4.98 million from the Department of Defense for the first three years of a novel project to enhance Cybersecurity and STEM education in Pennsylvania (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

IUP Receives Funding from USDA to Develop Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received more than $460,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a specialized Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate program at IUP.

IUP Receives $200,000 for Big Ideas Program

Lynn Botelho, Distinguished University Professor and professor of history at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of a $200,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation – the National Endowment for the Humanities to implement the Big Ideas: Transformative Culture and the Professions program at IUP.

IUP Receives Funding from PLCB to Address Underage and Dangerous Drinking, Retention of Black and Brown Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $40,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s Reducing Underage Drinking and Dangerous Drinking Grant program, with a focus on both reducing underage and dangerous drinking and increasing retention of Black and Brown students, while welcoming all students to participate in grant project related events and activities.

Students, Faculty to Conduct Second Forensic Archaeology Field School in Germany at Site of World War II Airplane Crash

For the second year, IUP’s Department of Anthropology has been selected by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc. through the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency to conduct a field study in Germany at the site of a crash of a World War II airplane.

IUP Receives Funding To Host International Fulbright Recipients For Seventh Year

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $300,000 to continue to host the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers.

PIMA's Seventh Cohort Applications Open Now

Applications for the seventh cohort of the PI Mentorship Academy (PIMA) are now available!

Making Coffee Production More Sustainable

Jeff Larkin, an IUP Biology professor, uses his expertise in working landscapes as part of a team targeting coffee production’s environmental impact and exploring the use of solar power, carbon credits, and new farming methods to save forests and the biodiversity they host.

IUP Research Institute to Provide Services to System Universities

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Research Institute is partnering with four other Pennsylvania State System universities—Bloomsburg, California, Edinboro, and Lock Haven universities—to expand their work in sponsored research through a shared services initiative.

Research Institute Zoom Research Workshops

Given the extended inability to host in-person events and interact on campus, the IUP Research Institute is hosting a series of Zoom research-related workshops during the spring 2021 semester. No registration or RSVPs required.

RI Zoom Research-Related Workshops

Given the extended inability to host in-person events and interact on campus, the IUP Research Institute is hosting a series of Zoom research-related workshops during the spring 2021 semester. No registration or RSVPs required.

IUP Research Institute COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Although these are challenging times, the RI team is only an email away. We are working remotely and continue to provide assistance to you and support for your externally funded proposals and project activities. This message provides guidance and information regarding upcoming proposal submissions and current/active grant projects.

Status of IUP Research Institute (and Your Externally Sponsored Projects)

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and response plans provided by IUP President Driscoll, the IUP Research Institute wants to provide you with information pertinent to your externally funded proposals (with upcoming due dates) and current active awards.

RI Offers Kuali Training to Primary Investigators in Spring 2020

The IUP Research Institute is offering training to primary investigators on how to begin their own proposals in the Kuali system. Sessions are in February, April, and by appointment.