Call for White Papers for Salary Support for Large Proposal Development


ORC/Graduate Studies recognizes the level of effort required to develop successful, complex proposals and is announcing the availability of salary support to lead Principal Investigators (PIs) to improve the probability of success.


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Recognition of Early Career Grant Recipients


Externally funded Early Career Development grant recipients may apply for $10,000 in support of a doctoral graduate student as recognition of their prestigious award. However, the potential award of these funds should not be included in any external budget proposals, and voluntary cost share is prohibited on federal awards for career development. For more information, or to apply for the doctoral graduate student funding after you have received an award, contact Dr. Debra Reinhart (



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 November!  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!