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BTI Research Opportunity

The Borders, Trade, and Immigration Institute, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Houston, announces a competitive research opportunity related to the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America.

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MHSRS Call for Abstracts

The Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) is accepting abstract submissions for the 2019 MHSRS meeting. The deadline for papers is Friday, March 15.

Call for Submission: Concept Papers, Round 2

A call for submissions is now open for concept papers to identify and execute strategic projects aligned with UH's Research Thrusts. The deadline for papers is Friday, March 8.

Seed Grant Resubmission

An issue has been identified with the High Priority Area Research Seed Grants submission process. If you submitted an application for a seed grant, please resubmit your proposal by Monday, February 18 at 5 p.m.

IDC Rate for Clinical Trials

The Division of Research is pleased to announce the approval of a new indirect cost rate for clinical trials. The rate of 31% will be applied to new studies beginning on or after February 1, 2019.

HPE Data Science Institute: Research Data Assessment Survey

The UH Research Data Storage Taskforce (Hewlett Packard Enterprise Data Science Institute, University Information Technology (UIT), and UH Libraries) has developed a survey to determine research data storage, preservation and access needs of faculty and staff on campus.

IRB Regulatory Changes

As you are likely aware, new human subjects regulations go into place for all new protocols submitted on or after Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Study on Deadline Stress of Academic Faculty – Call for Participation

The Computational Physiology Laboratory (CPL) at the University of Houston is conducting a study using NSF funding about deadline stress in academic environments. For this study, CPL looks to recruit volunteer participants among the faculty of the University of Houston – Main Campus.

The Current Impact of the Government Shutdown on UH

The impact of the government shutdown has been minimal on UH research. As the shutdown continues, there will be some impact to the grant submission and award process, which may delay funding.

U.S. Government Shutdown

Despite the U.S. government partial shutdown, university research and administration will continue as usual.

Call for Submission: Concept Papers

A call for submissions is now open for concept papers to identify and execute strategic projects aligned with UH's Research Thrusts. The deadline for papers is Friday, December 7.

McAllister and Quinn Opportunities

As part of UH's 50-in-5 initiative, the DOR has engaged with McAllister and Quinn, a DC-based firm specialized in large grants consulting, to identify funding opportunities, assist with major proposal development, and provide tailored training in complex proposal preparation over the next two years.

DARPA's "AI NEXT" Campaign

At DARPA’s D60 Symposium, a multi-year investment of more than $2 billion was announced to support new and existing programs through the "AI Next" campaign. DARPA sees this next generation of AI as a third wave of technological advance; one of contextual adaptation.