Announcements

Open Access Monograph Publishing Award

The Open Access Monograph Publishing Award (OAMPA) provides $15,000 to be used as a subvention in support of the publication of an open-access digital monograph of up to 90,000 words. Monographs must have been accepted for publication by a participating university press. Eligible monographs must be authored or co-authored by a member of the MSU faculty. Generally, critical editions, edited collections, creative works, textbooks, and translations will not be eligible for the award. More...more


Grant-Writing and Research-Related Events

Sign up for our email list here and get the latest information about research-related events.  Download a print-friendly flyer of Spring 2018 research-related events here. Spring 2018 Thurs., Jan. 18, 3pm Seeking Research Funding from Foundations Join us live, online or by phone! Main Library, Fourth Floor Green Room (MAP) PC, Mac, iOS or Android: https://msu.zoom.us/j/124852117  Phone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 408 638 0968 US Toll - Meeting ID: 124 852 117  Presenters...more


Workshop: Communicating Beyond Journals and Peers

Sign up for a communications workshop where you’ll learn the foundations needed to communicate your research and scholarly work in a succinct and public manner.  Contact Communication and Brand Strategy Jessi Adler (jessi.adler@cabs,msu.edu or (517) 355-6469 or Kim Ward (kim.ward@cabs.msu.edu or (517) 432-0117). Print-friendly flyer. You can also access the Communications Toolkit for Academics at cabs.msu.edu/communications-toolkit-for-academics. ...more


Register NOW for Click Training!

Research Administration System Click™ The IRB module will be live in December. Register now for a Zoom instructor-led demo: Tues., Nov. 14, 4pm - Register Help with registering or Zoom meeting: train@ora.msu.edu or 517-884-4600...more


Hands-On Animal Training for MSU Researchers

Personnel involved in care, treatment, and use of animals by law must complete training in proper care and to minimize their use in teaching and research. Hands-On Workshops and Classroom Instruction Experts from Campus Animal Resources are available to instruct investigators and their project personnel on special procedures at no charge.  receive detailed demonstrations and individualized coaching get time to practice learn more efficient techniques, new surgical techniques, and ways to...more


Essentials of Research Administration Begins Sept. 26

The Essentials of Research Administration certification series provides training for research administrators and other support staff who have responsibilities for research proposals, grants, contracts, pre- and post-award administration and related activity at Michigan State University. (*Training is complimentary.) More......more


Drug Discovery: Posters due Sept. 21

Oct. 10 - Wayne State Student Center (MAP) Register now for The Cutting Edge/Drug Discovery & Development in Michigan Symposium This full-day event will showcase drug R&D activities at the state’s University Research Corridor (URC) institutions and discuss their science, capabilities, and enterprises. The program is meant to bring together representatives from academia and the bio-industry, as well as others, to talk about Michigan’s current drug discovery efforts and future capacity...more


MSU Molecular Discovery Grant due Aug. 31

The Michigan State University Molecular Discovery Group (MSU-MDG) has been established in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology to provide pilot funding to accelerate the discovery and development of chemical technologies with applications for human health, animal health and agricultural use (max $30,000 average, $10,000-15,000). Support of this program is from the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Pediatrics...more


Center for Research on Ingredient Safety: RFP due July 31

Internal Submission Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET Administrator(s): Michael Holsapple (Director), Heather Dover (Research Assistant) Category: Seed Grants Award Cycle: January 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018 Possible Target Areas of Research:  Applications of alternative testing for ingredient safety Effects of ingredients on microbiota Impact of Maillard Reaction products on food safety Applications of exposure science/modeling for ingredient safety Mycotoxins and food safety...more


RA Project Proposal and Budget Courses Available

The new system is now live. Register now for instructor-led courses in Proposal Development in KC, Budget Development in KC, and Re-budgeting and Report Tracking in KC. See the User Education page for details about the courses and information on registration....more