Mayo-UCF Mini Symposium


A mini symposium to promote collaboration between UCF and Mayo Clinic (all campuses) research scientists, engineers, and physicians will be held on April 28th from 11 am to 3 pm in the Harris Engineering Center at UCF, Room 101.


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Increase Research Funding Success ORC Mentorship Program for Researchers


The ORC Research Mentoring Opportunity is intended to increase the probability of success for research funding for junior researchers by pairing UCF senior researchers and junior researchers in a mentoring relationship. A total of $3,000 will be awarded to the senior researcher. Proposals are due April 15, 2017.


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NSF Announces FastLane Changes


Effective January 30, 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement changes in FastLane to support the policy updates in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1) and to run new and enhanced automated compliance checks on proposals.


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NIH Refines Font Guidelines


NIH & AHRQ Update Font Guidelines for Applications to Due Dates On or After January 25, 2017.


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FDP - NIH Announces Implementation of New Final Research Performance Progress Reports


NIH has announced its implementation of the new Final Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR)in January of 2017.


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New Sponsored Awards


The ORC will begin posting monthly lists of sponsored award recipients.  A big shout-out to all UCF investigators who received sponsored awards in March!  The list includes total expected amount of funding for each listed award.  Congratulations to all!


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FY 2018 UCF Federal Priorities Information & Full Proposal Format


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The Office of Research and Commercialization welcomes Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Klonoff to UCF



Vice President for Research and Dean of
Graduate Studies


Liz joins us from San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego.  In her new position, she will be charged with advancing UCF’s reputation and impact as a 21st-century metropolitan research university by growing graduate enrollment, specifically for research-focused degrees, and elevating the scale and quality of its research.


  Welcome, Liz!