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 Office of the Vice President for Research: Funding Opportunities
Research Seed Funds and Salomon Awards are competitive grants distributed and administered by the Office of the Vice President.
The Departmental Research Funds for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, along with the Research Reserve funds, are distributed to departments by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Energy Research: a fund of $50,000 has been provided to stimulate research related to energy; and Scientific Computing: a fund of $100,000 is being made available for projects that employ large scale scientific computing.
research.brown.edu /ovpr/funding.php   (533 words)

 Ethics in Public Life Research funding
Criteria for funding will include importance and relevance of the proposed research to advancing knowledge about ethics in public life, with particular interest in proposals that will result in on-going programs of research or secure sponsor support for the continuation or elaboration of the initial scholarship supported by this program.
Securing matching funds or cost sharing from the department or unit, school and college, or outside sources is viewed as an important sign of commitment to and support of the application.
Regular university policies and procedures are applicable to the expenditure of funds, and the recipient is responsible for working with the appropriate staff in the academic unit to arrange for good stewardship of the funds.
www.research.umich.edu /funding/um_sources/ethics.html   (773 words)

 Office of the Vice President for Research: Funding Opportunities
Research Seed Funds are intended to support activities necessary to advance large-scale, interdisciplinary, multi-investigator proposals, such as collecting preliminary data and facilitating collaboration.
Seed Fund proposals should identify the program and agency to which a future interdisciplinary proposal will be submitted, describe the research project in language understandable to faculty reviewers, describe how the Seed Fund activity will result in a more competitive proposal and include a budget and a timeline for submission.
Award funds may be used to support reasonable and necessary costs for the collection of pilot research data or for proposal development.
research.brown.edu /ovpr/funding_seed.php   (953 words)

 Counterterrorism Research Funding
In FY 2006, funding for domestic programs continues on a downward curve after several years of generous annual increases earlier in the decade, and the federal RandD investment lands on the same downward side of the slope in 2006.
Funds research on major traumatic events, such as terrorism, combat and war, mass shootings and various other forms of traumatic events.
Funds to develop, test, and transition to commercialization the next generation of biological and chemical detectors required to effectively counter biological and chemical attacks.
research.unc.edu /grantsource/counterterrorism.php   (998 words)

 Funding Overview: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Research and development contracts are awarded for specific scientific inquiry directed towards particular areas identified as needs by the Government.
Research that involves human subjects is governed by a number of additional policy and oversight requirements.
NINDS requires the clinical research it funds to meet high standards of scientific rigor in study design and execution as well as vigilance in the protection of human subjects...
www.ninds.nih.gov /funding/index.htm   (331 words)

 NINDS Funding Strategy -- FY2006: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Under the current Continuing Resolution, non-competing awards for every research project grant will be awarded at a level up to 80% of the amount indicated in the Notice of Grant Award for the previous budget year in accordance with NIH policy (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-07-004.html).
Funds from the set-aside for special initiatives will be made available for competing clinical trial awards depending on the scientific merit of applications received.
For purposes of this policy "clinical research" is as defined in the 1997 Report of the NIH Director's panel on Clinical Research (http://www.nih.gov/news/crp/97report/execsum.htm).
www.ninds.nih.gov /funding/ninds_funding_strategy.htm   (1227 words)

 Asthma UK - Funding research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Research proposals of a high standard are subjected to further scrutiny by international experts, who have experience closely related to the subject area.
The research strategy is designed to provide inspiration and guidance to anyone applying for research funding, as well as to ensure that the research we fund is relevant to people with asthma.
Asthma UK is therefore able to fund researchers who work directly with people with asthma as well as those who are undertaking basic science research in the laboratory.
www.asthma.org.uk /how_we_help/funding_research/index.html   (469 words)

 National Geographic: Apply for Research & Exploration Grants (Applications)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Researchers planning work in foreign countries should include at least one local collaborator as part of their research teams.
Funds may not be used for travel to scientific/professional meetings or conferences, legal actions, land acquisition, endowments, construction of permanent field stations, or publishing research results.
Grants funded by the committee are generally for one year's work in the field and laboratory.
www.nationalgeographic.com /research/grant/rg1.html   (770 words)

 DFG - Research Funding
Promoting research includes supporting individual projects and research cooperation, awarding prizes for outstanding research achievements as well as funding scientific infrastructure and encouraging contacts in science and research.
Researchers who have completed their academic training (as a rule, those who hold a doctorate) are eligible to submit project proposals with a defined thematic focus and project duration.
Funding initiatives are measures taken by the DFG to promote specific research activities in individual areas of research.
www.dfg.de /en/research_funding/index.html   (250 words)

 WMRC - Research Funding - Program Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Program sponsors research projects that focus on environmental contamination, health effects issues, and industrial pollution prevention and alternative technologies.
WMRC is committed to funding high quality scientific research that will have a positive impact on the state’s waste-related problems.
Funded research projects generally result in peer-reviewed reports available through WMRC’s Clearinghouse.
www.wmrc.uiuc.edu /main_sections/research_fund   (121 words)

 Research funding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In addition, there are particular examples of government-funded research that are held up by the media as examples of a waste of taxpayers' money - for example on the mechanics of the interaction between milk and cornflakes.
Occasionally some research is politically controversial; in the US, there have been cases of controversy over research into sexually transmitted disease, and restrictions on federally funded research into stem cells.
Supporters of commercially funded research make a utilitarian argument, saying that the fact that profit potential directs investment in treatment for diseases that afflict the many individuals rather than few individuals is a good thing, since it results in alleviating the greater amount of human suffering.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Research_funding   (1347 words)

 NIH Disease Funding table, Special Areas of Interest - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This table displays funding levels for various diseases, conditions, and research areas, based on actual grants, contracts, research conducted at NIH, and other mechanisms of support in FY 2003 through FY 2005.
The FY 2006 and FY 2007 figures are estimates, and are based on the FY 2005 levels, and the FY2006 enacted level, and the FY 2007 Budget.
Funding included in one area may also be included in other areas.
www.nih.gov /news/fundingresearchareas.htm   (227 words)

 Research Funding
For postdoctoral and clinical fellows who are in the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of their postdoctoral research training at the start of the award year.
For postdoctoral fellows or clinical fellows in the 3rd, 4th, or 5th year at the start of the grant term, to support translational cancer research that involves the use of human tissue and reflects the required focus on individualized medicine and therapeutic applications in human patients.
Special emphasis will be placed on research that holds promise for leading to individualized therapeutic options for treatment in the near future or for developing promising new cancer therapeutics for metastatic colon cancer, which will translate into clinical applications within a one- to two-year period.
www.aacr.org /1600.asp   (409 words)

 Research Grants and Funding Opportunities - NCIPC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Research supported by the program focuses on the broad-based need to control morbidity, disability, death, and costs associated with injury.
For the purposes of the research program, injury is defined as physical damage to an individual that takes place over a short period of time and is caused by physical energy in the environment, by chemical agents, or by the absence of essentials, such as oxygen.
The research program classifies injuries as intentional, unintentional, or occupational: Intentional injuries result from interpersonal, or self-inflicted, violence and include homicide, assaults, suicide and suicide attempts, elder and child abuse, domestic violence, and rape.
www.cdc.gov /ncipc/res-opps/grants1.htm   (182 words)

 BBC NEWS | Education | Research funding plans set out (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Currently this funding is allocated on the basis of the findings of peer review panels which evaluate and grade academic research every five years.
This new process will use a set of indicators based on research income, postgraduate numbers and a measure of quality to set out the basis by which research funds will be distributed.
Professor David Eastwood, head of the Higher Education Funding Council for England which will oversee the development of the new process, said a world-class research base was essential in enabling the UK to respond to the challenges of globalisation.
news.bbc.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/education/6218264.stm   (620 words)

 APA Psychology Research Funding Bulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Research Funding Bulletin is designed to provide supplemental and timely information on funding opportunities for psychological scientists.
A national funding database containing information for researchers on all sources of funding opportunities related to biological, sensory processes and environment, language, literacy, and social, economic, and program influences.
Funds research in molecular biology and/or genomics which addresses questions about basic mechanisms of behavior in animal models.
www.apa.org /science/researchfunding.html   (246 words)

 Research Funding Priorities
Note: Research funding priorities are subject to change in response to new scientific opportunities or public health needs.
Using a formal semi-annual planning process, NCCAM considers the existing research portfolio, NCCAM's 5-year strategic plan, plans of other NIH institutes and centers, recommendations of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, as well as input from expert panels and other stakeholders to set its research priorities.
However, until results of the currently funded studies are available, many applications in these areas are likely to be considered of relatively lower program priority.
nccam.nih.gov /research/priorities/index.htm   (579 words)

 Research Funding Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
PWSA (USA) is seeking to fund 2-3 projects of up to $50,000 per year for two years aimed at discovering and developing treatments, cures, and technologies benefiting those with Prader-Willi syndrome.
However, PWSA also seeks to balance its research funding between “basic” and “applied” research in order to seek near-term insights that could benefit its membership right away as well as to elucidate the causes of Prader-Willi syndrome in order to spur more potent and complete therapies in the future.
To begin the grant process, researchers seeking funds are asked to submit a 1-2 page “Letter of intent” summarizing the proposed project.
www.pwsausa.org /research/research_funding_opportunities.htm   (700 words)

 Research & Funding
The definition of EU tracks is broad; it may include special readings and research assignments integrated into the main class or special sections of a class focused on the EU.
In addition a LAC course developer (Research Assistant) is also appointed to assist the faculty member in locating and adapting course readings and assignments.
We will make approximately six awards for faculty research travel in the US or Europe related to a project on contemporary European or EU Studies.
www.unc.edu /depts/europe/research_funding/fundingfaculty.htm   (456 words)

 Human Genome Project: Funding
Determination of All Functional Elements in Human DNA: Solicit participants for a Research Network that will conduct a pilot project to test and compare methods for identifying all the functional elements in a limited (~1%) region of the human genome.
This effort is part of a new public research consortium, the Encylopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE), the intent of which is eventually to identify all functional elements in the human genome sequence.
The DOE Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, and Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research have issued a call for research applications to support the Genomes to Life program.
www.ornl.gov /sci/techresources/Human_Genome/funding/fund.shtml   (296 words)

 Research & Funding Home Page - National Cancer Institute
A directory of research tools and services for cancer researchers.
Comprehensive database of all NCI-supported research, searchable by type of cancer and by type of cancer research.
Government and private sources of cancer research funding.
www.cancer.gov /researchandfunding   (114 words)

SEARCHABLE FUNDING DATABASES: The Provost's Office subscribes to two systems (IRIS and COS) which provide both keyword search capability and email alert mechanisms to assist in locating agencies and programs which may support specific research at Hopkins.
Research Projects Administration is part of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and responsible for providing current information on funding opportunities for interdivisional programs (some with limited application submission) that may require internal coordination and/or peer review.
Research Opportunities: Childhood Cancer Research and Aging Research (An internal review of applications by the Provost's Office is not required for these programs.
jhuresearch.jhu.edu /funding.htm   (1951 words)

 Community of Science (COS) - Funding resource, expertise database and abstract management system
ComDis Dome is a specialized information service developed for educators, clinicians, researchers, and students in the fields of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
Community of Science (COS) is the leading global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines.
showcase your research and expertise among researchers and scholars from universities, corporations and nonprofits in more than 170 countries.
www.cos.com   (192 words)

 External Research & Programs: Research Funding Opportunities
We focus on initiatives that advance the state of the art in computer science and computational sciences, as well as on the teaching of these disciplines.
We fund specific research or curriculum-development projects only pursuant to identified initiatives or programs.
All funding is awarded in response to solicited proposals.
research.microsoft.com /ur/us/fundingopps/default.aspx   (175 words)

 Research Funding Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA):The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD).
National Endowment for the Humanities: Includes information on funding for research, education, exhibitions, preservation, and other activities related to the humanities.
The Priority Research Initiative Awards are for 3 consecutive years with a budget of up to $500,000 per year, the Innovation Awards are for a 12-month period with a budget of up to $50,000, and the Young Investigator Awards are for a 12-month period with a budget of up to $25,000.
www.research.northwestern.edu /research/osr/funding.html   (704 words)

 Research funding
The NHMRC provides funding for all areas of research relevant to human health and wellbeing.
All researchers in Australia can apply for funding, through schemes ranging from scholarships through to large research programs.
The NHMRC provides research support through a variety of mechanisms, including support for individuals specifc research projects and broad programs of research.
www.nhmrc.gov.au /funding   (99 words)

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