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Q&A with Stuart Marcovitch, new Associate Dean for Research

On May 1, Dr. Stuart Marcovitch became the interim Associate Dean for Research in the College of Arts of Sciences. A Professor of Psychology, Dr. Marcovitch has been at UNCG for 20 years. He co-directs the D.U.C.K Lab (Development and Understanding of Children’s Knowledge), where his research focuses on how … Continued

UNCG announces new Indirect cost rates

UNCG’s Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) has announced new indirect cost rates. These rates should be used for all new grant proposals with a start date of July 1, 2024 or later, and are based on UNCG’s new federally-negotiated indirect cost rate agreement, dated March 26, 2024. These rates will … Continued


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The latest National Science Foundation guidance imposes new requirements around mentoring graduate students. Experienced NSF grant applicants are familiar with current requirements around mentoring postdoctoral scholars, but the new guidance broadens the PI’s mentoring obligations to include graduate students — both masters’ and PhD. Beginning May 20, 2024, if postdocs … Continued


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UNCG’s International Programs Center will host the “Fulbright Festival of Opportunities” on March 21 from 4-6 PM in the EUC Alexander Room. The event is geared for faculty but students are also welcome. Hear from current and past Fulbright recipients and learn about the varied programs Fulbright offers.

Upcoming trainings for UNCG Faculty & Staff managing research grants

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If you are a UNCG faculty member who has a research grant or a departmental admin who supports those faculty members, check out these upcoming trainings of interest. February 27, 11 AM – POST AWARD GRANT ADMINISTRATION (Level II) – An in-depth discussion of grants management topics, specifically around cost … Continued

You WON an NSF Grant? Congrats, Now Complete RCR Training

From UNCG’s Office of Research Integrity: The National Science Foundation has updated their proposal and award policies and procedures. For NSF proposals submitted on or after July 31, 2023, all faculty and other senior personnel must complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training before funding can be awarded. The requirement … Continued

Webinars Worth Watching

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This annual competition for UNCG graduate students provides a chance to win cash prizes for the most effective research presentation (10 minutes). Webinars do not need to present a thesis or dissertation; they can share any original student research. Interested graduate students should register by January 26! Optional virtual training … Continued


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UNCG’s Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is offering proposal development services to faculty members through a new partnership with Hanover Research Services. This support is available at no cost to the faculty member or department. Instructions and details can be found on the Project Request Form. Email completed forms to Chinaemeze … Continued


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All faculty and graduate students are invited to join the Atlantic Currents buffet luncheon on Monday, October 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Moore Humanities and Research Administration Building, first floor, room 1302. The event is sponsored by the Atlantic World Research Network (AWRN) and its Folger … Continued

Using SCIENCV to produce Personnel Docs

Last month, the CAS Office of Research hosted a webinar “Using SciENcv to prep NSF Personnel Docs.” The 30-minute session featured a demo of the SciENcv tool by Dr. Sally Koerner, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology. UNCG faculty and staff can view a video recording of the session … Continued