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.

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.


From Nebraska to DC: Aly Hassan gets tips to reshape proposal

Posted June 2, 2017

To illustrate the benefits faculty members reap from traveling to Washington, D.C., to meet with program officers, the Office of Research and Economic Development is running a three-part Q&A series with researchers who participated in recent visits. This month, the spotlight is on Ashraf Aly Hassan.


Accolades, May 2017

Posted May 31, 2017

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


Top Sponsored Programs, May 2017

Posted May 31, 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 April 17, 2017, and May 18, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.


Notifications of intent to submit for NEH Summer Stipends program due June 19

Posted May 30, 2017

The Office of Research and Economic Development is sponsoring an internal competition to select applicants for the National Endowment for the Humanities’ upcoming Summer Stipends program. Those interested in applying should complete an online notification of intent to submit by 5 p.m. CDT June 19.


Nebraska becomes Association for Women in Science institutional partner

Posted May 24, 2017

Nebraska is now a full partner of the Association for Women in Science, demonstrating its commitment to supporting and promoting diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. A nine-member steering committee will organize campuswide professional development opportunities.



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