UCF Welcomes New Associate VP of Research Administration
After conducting a national search, the Office of Research has named Dorothy Yates its new associate vice president for research administration. She begins her duties on May 1.
Funding Available to Help Hire Postdoctoral Scholars
The College of Graduate Studies has money to help faculty researchers hire postdoctoral scholars who are new in this role at UCF. The program is called the Preeminent Postdoctoral Program or P3.
Dr. Liz Klonoff on 5-Day Rule
Last month I updated you on some of the changes that were occurring at the Office of Research as we realign some of our functions to provide better customer service to the university community, operate more effectively and march forward toward achieving our Collective Impact strategic goals.
Sea turtle nesting season is underway in Florida. Did you know that UCF has been conducting sea turtle research on the Space Coast for more than 30 years? The UCF Marine Turtle Research Group runs a monitoring and research program on the beaches of the Archie Carr National Refugee. The faculty and students study the turtles nesting habits, eating habits, health and much more. The group found its first loggerhead nest of the 2018 season on April 19. Want to know more?
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!