2013 News and Announcements

Learn what is going on in the world of research through announcements and reports from various funding agencies, the federal government, and Howard University.

If you have an announcement or event that you wish to have posted on our site, please send details to researchcommunications@howard.edu.

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December 8-13, 2013 NIH Sponsored Advanced Training Course - FriSC2
  FRONTIERS IN STEM CELLS IN CANCER (FriSC2), an annual advanced training course, trains promising physician and scientists from predominately underrepresented communities in sophisticated technologies using pluripotent stem cells for clinically relevant discoveries in cancer... Read More
December 3, 2013 RAS Schedule During University Closure
  Research Administrative Services (RAS) will be closed during the upcoming University Full Campus Closure and Holiday observances... Read More
December 3-8, 2013 NIH Sponsored Advanced Training Course - REMEDY
  Rehabilitative and Regenerative Medicine for Minority Health and Health Disparities (REMEDY), a FRONTIERS Advanced Training Course, trains and mentors promising physician-scientists and other researchers... Read More
November 13-14, 2013 IACUC 101 and IACUC 301
  Howard University will be hosting IACUC 101 and IACUC 301 courses on November 13 and 14, 2013. The events will be held at the Armour J. Blackburn University Center... Read More
October 31, 2013 Summer Faculty Fellowship Opportunity
  Awarded annually by the Office of the Provost and Chief Academic Officer, summer faculty research fellowships are available for tenure-track assistant professors in the Academic... Read More
October 25, 2013 RAS Supports HU for Homecoming
  The staff of Research Administrative Services show their support of the University by ... Read More
September 27-28, 2013 NSBP/NRAO Workshop for HBCUs
  The NSBP and NRAO are organizing a workshop for HBCUs at Howard University... Read More
July 23-August 1, 2013 GHUCCTS Researcher Tools Workshop
  The Research Education Core of the Georgetown-Howard CTSA invites you to attend our upcoming “Researcher Tools Workshop-New Topics”... Read More
June 4, 2013 eGrants-Web-Based Grants Proposal System User Acceptance Testing
  The University is pleased to announce a new eGrants system to support electronic proposal preparation, routing, tracking, and submission... Read More
May 15, 2013 Nomination Invitation: Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
  The Pew Charitable Trusts invites you to nominate a candidate for the 2014 Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences award... Read More
May 7, 2013 PAIN: Myths, Stigma and Facts
  Organized by Howard University Department of Pediatrics and CHild Health and the Center for Sickle Cell Diseases... Read More
April 17, 2013 Physics Colloquium
  Howard University, Department of Physics and Astronomy presents Sylvester James Gates, Jr... Read More
April 12, 2013 "Write Winning Grants" Seminar!
  This program is organized by the FASEB Office of MARC and Professional Development Programs in association with Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops (GWSW) and the National Institutes of Health... Read More
April 2, 2013 Message about the 30-day Federal Register Notice
  The 30 day Federal Register Notice (FRN) notice regarding the collection of required performance measures has been posted and is available... Read More
April 1, 2013 Howard University Campus-Wide Research Day
  The 1st annual Research Day celebrates the breadth of research being conducted across the University... Read More
March 18, 2013 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration

The National Institutes of Health is proud to announce the annual NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration taking place June 26-28, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland!... Read More

March 18, 2013 Implementation of Enhanced Automated Compliance Checking in FastLane

The following outlines NSF policy on the handling of late proposals following implementation of enhanced automated compliance checking in FastLane

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March 4, 2013 HU Limited Campus Closure
  Due to the Howard University limited campus closure, our offices will be closed from the end of the March 8, 2013 business day to opening of the March 18, 2013 business day... Read More
February 27, 2013 HU ADVANCE-IT Cycle 1 NSF Mini-Grants
  HU ADVANCE-IT mini-grants are awarded to qualified individuals and/or teams of researchers in the Natural Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Computer Science in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science and the Basic Sciences in the College of Medicine... Read More
February 25, 2013 2013 Geothermal Student Competition
  The Competition seeks to engage students in a collaborative exercise to develop a business plan for developing a geothermal enterprise... Read More
February 25, 2013 NCTR: ORISE Summer Student Research Participation
  Summer research opportunities are available at the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Jefferson, Arkansas... Read More
February 12, 2013 GHUCCTS Researcher Tools for Success Workshop
  The Research Education Core of the Georgetown-Howard CTSA would like to invite you to participate in its upcoming Researcher Tools for Success Workshop... Read More
January 30, 2013 Q2 FY '13 Effort Certifications - Distribution for February
  The effort certification cycle for Q2 FY 2013, will commence the week of February 4, 2013... Read More
January 15, 2013 Implementation Research Institute (IRI)
  If you wish to join an exciting learning collaborative of implementation researchers, we invite you to apply to the Implementation Research Institute (IRI)... Read More
January 14, 2013 2013 NSF Regional Conference
  Howard University will host the 2013 NSF Regional Conference held in Arlington, VA on March 11-12, 2013... Read More
January 07, 2013 NSF GPG Changes and New Solicitation
  On March 18, 2013, NSF will transfer its current project reporting service from FastLane to Research.gov... Read More