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

New NSF App Guide Effective 1/29/18

The National Science Foundation recently issued a revised version of the NSF Application Guide, which has been updated to align with changes to NSF’s Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 18-1).  Information about FastLane system registration has been removed and replaced with guidance for registering in Editorial changes have also been made to either clarify or enhance the intended meaning of a sentence or section or to ensure...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., Feb. 15, 3pmVisiting Federal Funding Agency Program Officers Join us live, online or by phone! Main Library, Fourth Floor Green Room (MAP) PC, Mac, iOS or Android: Phone: +1 408 638 0968 or +1 646 876 9923 US Toll - Meeting ID: 135 265 731...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, or (517) 355-6469 or Kim Ward ( or (517) 432-0117). Print-friendly flyer. You can also access the Communications Toolkit for Academics at ...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: 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