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Isuru S. Godage, Ph.D.,
Professor in the College of Computing and Digital Media has received an
National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career
Development award , totaling $529,999. With
this funding, Dr. Godage will introduce a novel systematic approach to
combining simple soft robotic modules into sophisticated cyber-physical
systems, capable of performing complex manipulation and locomotion tasks.
University Research Website On March 3, the University unveiled the new University Research Website which provides a snapshot of the research, creative activities, and innovation of the faculty and staff at DePaul. The website was the effort of many months of work, with contributors from across the university. Highlights from the website include Featured Research, Progress through Partnerships, and Research in Practice.
DePaul University joins Illinois Science and Technology Coalition DePaul University solidified its partnership with the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) by becoming an official member in 2020. ISTC strengthens the state's innovation economy through data collection, policy advocacy, and impactful programs. Their affiliated Institute provides STEM-education programs that connect classrooms with companies to better prepare the next generation of problem-solvers.
Research & Innovation Leadership Fellows Program Announced
ORS Announces Fall Trainings Programs
NSF Announces 2020 CAREER Program Webinar
ORS Guidance on COVID-19
FY 2020 NIH Salary Cap
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-065.html for additional information.
On January 22, 2020, NIH released NOT-OD-20-058, "Additional Guidance on the NIH Policy on the Use of a Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Research." This guidance document outlines the two allowable exceptions to the single IRB review requirement, which became effective under the revised regulations on January 20, 2020. The NIH guidance reiterates OHRP guidance released on November 22, 2019. Additional Information is available at the below links:
National Institutes of Health has announced upcoming changes to the NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program. NIH is making these changes to focus AREA support on grants to undergraduate‐focused institutions that do not receive substantial funding from NIH, rather than all institutions with less than $6 million of NIH support. The current AREA Parent Announcement,
PA‐18‐504, will expire after
the January 7, 2019, AIDS due date and will not be reissued. Future funding opportunity announcements (FOA) for the AREA program will focus on supporting grants to undergraduate‐focused institutions. NIH will continue to provide R15
research enhancement opportunities for health professional and graduate schools under separate announcements. A complete copy of the NIH announcement on the AREA program is more fully detailed
NIH Policy for Review and Resubmission of New Investigator R01 Applications has been updated for R01 applications submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2019; additional information is available
National Science Foundation has released an updated Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG). The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or after
June 1, 2020. The PAPPG details NSF's proposal preparation and submission guidelines, and provides guidance on managing and monitoring the award and administration of grants and cooperative agreements made by the Foundation. The full text of the revised PAPPG, as well as a summary of Significant Changes to the document are available at the below links. NSF will also offer a webinar on PAPPG updates on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM EST. There is no cost to participate, however advanced registration is required.
Link to PAPPG:
Link To Significant Changes: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappg20_1/sigchanges.jsp
Webinar Registration Link:
National Science Foundation has released an updated CAREER Award Program Announcement. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is an NSF agency-wide solicitation designed to support early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. A single July 27, 2020 deadline will be used this year by all NSF Directorates for this initiative. For additional Information on this solicitation, see:
Each year, Academic Affairs recognizes faculty achievements in research, teaching, and service through the Spirit of Inquiry, Excellence in Teaching, Excellence in Public Service, and Gerald Academic Advising awards.
View a list of this year's award winners.
Twice each year, the University Research Council (URC), Quality of Instruction Council (QIC), and Public Service Council (PSC) award grants to DePaul faculty.
View the list of awardees for Spring 2017.
Created in 2016, the Academic Initiative Program is designed to support faculty scholarship and new program development, In the 2016-17 academic year, funding went to
projects involving 133 faculty from across the university.