News for Researchers

Research News features information to enhance the success of our research, scholarship and creative activities. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Office of Research and Economic Development publishes the newsletter monthly to provide news about research, faculty resources, services, policies and procedures, accomplishments and coming events.

Top Sponsored Programs, June 2017

Posted June 30, 2017

The awards list includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln between May 19, 2017, and June 18, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.


Accolades, June 2017

Posted June 30, 2017

Accolades are compiled from faculty and staff nominations, weekly Achievement columns published by University Communication, and college, center and departmental websites.


From Nebraska to DC: Goodrich gets tips for building a competitive team

Posted June 30, 2017

In the final installation of a Q&A series about faculty visits to Washington, D.C., Marc Goodrich shares advice from program officers at the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences on making proposals more competitive.


The Mill Coffee & Bistro open for business at NIC

Posted June 30, 2017

A longtime Lincoln restaurant opens a third location at Nebraska Innovation Campus, elevating NIC’s social vibe and offering amenities for meetings and small gatherings. The Mill Coffee & Bistro is open to the public 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and features signature coffee, tea and an expanded food menu.


NIH develops new plan to boost funding for early-, mid-career scientists

Posted June 29, 2017

After withdrawing an earlier proposal, the National Institutes of Health has launched the Next Generation Researchers Initiative to increase funding for early- and mid-career researchers and remove barriers to starting and sustaining careers.


NSF online systems unavailable June 30 to July 4

Posted June 12, 2017

The National Science Foundation website, FastLane and Research.gov will shut down from 8 p.m. Friday, June 30, to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 4. While the sites are inaccessible, researchers cannot use FastLane to submit proposals or Research.gov to submit project reports and cash requests.


NSF CAREER Award Club slated for June 27-29

Posted June 8, 2017

Providing protected writing time and centralized proposal development support for faculty submitting proposals to the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program is the goal of the inaugural NSF CAREER Award Club.


NIH proposes cap to balance funding distribution

Posted June 2, 2017

In an effort to increase the share of grants awarded to early- and mid-career scientists, the National Institutes of Health has proposed limiting the total grant support to individual investigators.



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