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EMU Research



Office of Research Development and Administration
Events & Deadlines
September 14, 2020



National Science Foundation Approved Forms

NSF will begin enforcing the requirement to use approved forms for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support, effective October 5, 2020. Forms and instructions are found in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG).

Fall 2020 PAFS

Faculty expecting fall salary from grant funds should contact Brian Moynihan to process the appropriate paperwork.
[email protected]

Internal Deadlines

Culture of Research Excellence Grant Writing Program

The Office of Research Development and Administration is soliciting applications for the 6th cohort of the EMU Culture of Research Excellence (CoRE) Grant Writing Program, starting Winter 2021.

The CoRE program is for faculty who are ready to write a proposal and would like support during the process in order to produce a highly competitive application. To maximize the benefit of this program, eligible faculty participants should be ready to begin the development of a competitive proposal for federal funding. Evidence of readiness may include one or more of the following:

· Clear research idea with relevance for program within a specific directorate or institute

· Prior submission of federal research funding
· Prior non-federal funding
· Preliminary data in hand

· Relevant research publications

· Effective collaboration established (if applicable)

The CoRE program will offer:

· Winter 2021 grant writing course
o Includes

  • seminars by national experts

  • Peer support and review

  • Meet with Program Officers

· Release time during the Winter 2021 semester to attend the weekly grant writing seminars and work on your proposal

· Summer writing group

· Release time in Fall of 2021to complete your proposal.

Faculty Development Center Internal Research Award Workshops

Applications due October 5, 2020

Selections will be announced October 16, 2020

Apply online: 


Faculty Development Center Internal Research Award Workshops

The FDC holds a series of effective workshops for faculty seeking internal awards. Please see the FDC website for details and to register.


James H. Brickley Endowment for Faculty Professional Development and Innovation

The purpose of the James H. Brickley Award is to facilitate faculty professional development and innovation through a broad range of activities, including but not limited to, things such as:

· Reassigned time from teaching for scholarly, creative and innovative endeavor

· Conference presentations

· Travel
· Hiring of research assistants

· Purchase of special equipment or supplies for teaching, scholarly, research, creative, or innovative activities

· Development of a grant proposal for external funding

· Similar or related academic activities
Special emphasis is given to innovation, such as the application of newer techniques and technologies for creating mental health programs for immigrants, providing special workshops for parents with autistic children, or working with students, parents, teachers, and community leaders in addressing drug addiction.

· Ordinarily, the awards will be kept small so that more faculty members can benefit.

· Newer and untenured faculty members are encouraged especially to apply to this program.

· All applicants are encouraged also to seek matching funds from other internal and external sources.

Next Deadline: October 1, 2020

Summer Research/Creative Activity Award

The Summer Research/Creative Activity Award (SRA) is intended to encourage and support the research, creative, artistic, and scholarly endeavors of full-time tenured or tenure-track EMU faculty during the summer months (May-August) by providing stipends of $12,000 for outstanding proposals in lieu of summer teaching assignments. Next Deadline: November 2, 2020


National Institutes of Health, Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health Equity (R21, Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support observational or intervention research focused on reducing disparities in tobacco use and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in the U.S. Specifically, this FOA aims to stimulate scientific inquiry focused on innovative state and local level tobacco prevention and control policies. The long-term goal of this FOA is to reduce disparities in tobacco-related cancers, and in doing so, to promote health equity among all populations.
Next Deadline: November 12, 2020

ORDA Request for Information

ORDA is interested in sharing news about your research, scholarly, and creative activity with the University community, and beyond.

· Are you serving as an editor of a scholarly journal? Let us know!

· Have your students won a poster presentation at a regional conference? Let us know!

· Have you recently created and produced an original performance, or had an exhibition of your work? Let us know!

· Did you recently publish a book or article? Let us know!

· Did you receive a Fulbright-Hays, or other fellowship? Please tell us about it! 
The link below will take you to an e-form that provides an easy way to communicate this exciting news. This will help us identify activities that can be promoted both internally and externally.

ORDA Google Form

It Won’t Make a Difference to You When ORDA Works Remotely!

Returning for Fall Semester looks very different this year, and while our office continues to work remotely, we want to assure you that we are accessible and reachable.

Other than the inability to meet in-person, business continues as usual for us. Please find the following contact information for the ORDA staff. We are reachable by telephone during business hours, Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may also contact us through email or schedule a time to meet using teleconferencing or video call.

Caryn Charter, Director 
[email protected]

Jennifer Glass, Research Development Officer 
[email protected]

Susan Campbell, Senior Pre-award Officer 
[email protected]

Cindy Monzon, Sponsored Projects Officer 
[email protected]

Cathy Gable, Sponsored Projects Officer 
[email protected]

Brian Moynihan, Post Award Manager 
[email protected]

Phyllis Britton, Senior Secretary 
[email protected]


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Elevating Communities, Inspiring Generations

EMU Research, 200 Boone Phone: 734.487.3090 mail [email protected]