Now Available: Templates for NSF Bio and Current & Pending docs

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released templates and links to all approved formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support documents. These documents must be submitted in an approved format for all submitted proposals beginning June 1, 2020. Upcoming Webinars To assist the community about these new requirements and to start using […]

Research Office Website on COVID-19 Available

The Washington University Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has launched a new website with guidance and FAQs for research operations addressing the threat of COVID-19. Visit the Guidance for Researchers on COVID-19 for information from sponsors and WashU central offices. Topics include continuing human subjects research, animal care and use, submitting proposals, charging […]

2020 NSF Policy Updates

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after June 1, 2020. Significant changes include approved formats for biographical sketch and current & pending support documents, as well as small changes to RAPID, EAGER, and conference grant submissions. […]

Call for Proposals: McKelvey Collaboration Initiation Grant (CIG)

We are pleased to announce the sixth annual call for our seed grant program: Collaboration Initiation Grants (CIG). CIG aims to: encourage connections across departments and schools; promote an understanding of research across campus; provide pilot data funding for high risk/high reward projects; and, serve as a platform for external grant applications. Only junior, untenured […]

Engineering a Better Researcher Series

Please join us for this four-part seminar series on research tools and resources. One-hour seminars will be held monthly from January - April. We encourage you to attend any or all of these events as they pertain to your research and professional development. ROOM CHANGE: All events will be held in Brauer Hall, Room 12 […]

NSF RCR Workshop

Environmentally Responsible Research: "Green Labs" at WashU Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:00 - 4:00 pm Whitaker Hall Auditorium, Room 100 Presenter: Alicia Hubert, Sustainability Coordinator, Operations & Facilities Management, School of Medicine Register Here: Learn@Work Registration Link Hosted by: McKelvey School of Engineering   Washington University houses millions of square feet in lab space. With […]

2020 Researcher Forum

Registration is now open for the 2020 Researcher Forum, an event specifically for faculty engaged in sponsored research. This event offers over 40 sessions that will help navigate the complexities of the research environment and highlight resources available at the University. To view the preliminary schedule of sessions and speakers, visit the 2020 Researcher Forum […]

MEMS Seminar: Mark Spector, ONR Program Officer

Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Brauer Hall Room 12 The Office of Naval Research - Advanced Naval Platforms Division Attend to learn more about ONR's research portfolio and opportunities.  

Funding Opportunities Newsletter- January 19, 2019

FUNDING NEWS Science and the shutdown: 5 things to watch as US impasse drags on If History Is Any Guide, End of Federal Shutdown Won’t Bring Quick Relief for College Researchers The Government Shutdown Is Reaching Historic Territory. Here’s What That Means for Higher Ed. Government Shutdown Hits Funding, Resources, and Morale in Science Making […]

Call for Proposals: Collaboration Initiation Grants (CIG)

We are pleased to announce the fifth annual call for our seed grant program: Collaboration Initiation Grants (CIG). CIG aims to: encourage connections across departments and schools; promote an understanding of research across campus; provide pilot data funding for high risk/high reward projects; and, serve as a platform for external grant applications. Only junior, untenured […]

RCR Workshop: Study Design: Ethics and Considerations

Friday, February 15, 2019 2:00 - 3:00 pm Whitaker Hall Auditorium, Room 100, Danforth Campus Open to all interested researchers Presenter: Tucker Krone, Adjunct Instructor, Engineering and Policy REGISTER HERE Attendance will be recorded to Learn@Work to help fulfill the Continuing RCR Education Requirement for participating researchers. Face-to-face RCR training is required annually for NSF […]