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  • NIH Opportunities and Notices April 10, 2015
    Monday, April 13, 2015
    Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices NIH Guide for Grants and ContractsApril 10, 2015 The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is the official publication for NIH medical and behavioral research grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunities. This weeks list can be found at:
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  • NSF Program Officer Panel Workshop
    Monday, March 9, 2015
    Office for Research & DiscoveryNSF Career Grant Preparation Program Phase INSF Program Officer PanelNEW DATE: March 10th, 20153:00pm - 4:30pmVine Avenue Annex, Room 102Please register by visiting the Research Gateway  A reminder that Research Development Services' (RDS) National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (Career) Grant Preparation Program will host a NSF Program Officer Panel on Tuesday, March 10th.  This interactive session will feature recent NSF program officers, Beth Mitchneck, Professor, School of Geography & Development and Suzanne Westbrook, Senior Lec...
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  • George H. Davis Travel Fellowship
    Thursday, March 5, 2015
    The Office for Research & Discovery is accepting applications for the George H. Davis Fellowship for tenure-track faculty until March 9, 2015. For more information about the program, please visit
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  • IRB Updates
    Monday, January 5, 2015
    Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were pleasant, restful, and a way to recharge. First, I wanted to let you know that our AAHRPP site visit, December 1-2, went extremely well. There were a few small areas to address. The final response to the site visit will be completed next week. We should hear by April the status of our accreditation. Thank you to everyone for their support and enthusiasm for protection of human subjects at the University of Arizona. Second, changes to forms, policies, and procedures will not occur until mid-Spring. Our accreditation took so much time that we were not ab...
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  • Upcoming IRB workshops
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014
      The following workshops will be offered by the Human Subjects Protection Program this fall. Please enroll in advance.  Navigating the Institutional Review Board (IRB) Process Tuesday, September 16, 2:00-3:30pm, Medical Research Building 102 Tuesday, November 18, 12:00-1:30pm, Santa Rita Room, Student Union This intermediate-level workshop provides a detailed overview of the Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP) and the process for gaining approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB). IRB approval is required for all research involving human subjects under the purview of the Univers...
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  • Guidance on Significant Changes to Ongoing Animal Activities
    Saturday, September 6, 2014
    Guidance on Significant Changes to Ongoing Animal Activities has been published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts on August 26, 2014, NOT-OD-14-126. This Notice provides guidance to PHS awardee institutions and IACUCs on what is considered a significant change to an ongoing animal activity that requires IACUC review. The PHS Policy requires that IACUCs “review and approve, require modifications in (to secure approval) or withhold approval of proposed significant changes regarding use of animals in ongoing activities.” (IV.B.7.). The guidance can be found on OLAW’s new webpage on Signif...
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  • NSF PIRE Limited Solicitation Notice
    Thursday, July 17, 2014
      The NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program supports international research and education projects across all NSF funded areas of science, engineering and STEM education.  The average award size is typically $4 million over 5 years.  A single organization may submit one preliminary proposal as the lead institution.  A PIRE webcast will be held on July 29, between 2:30 and 4:30pm (Eastern Time) and it is anticipated that the PIRE RFP will be released soon. To register for the webcast, go to Important dates...
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