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Rutgers Research Output Results Are In

In Fiscal Year 2018, Rutgers research resulted in 74 U.S. patents issued, 161 global patents, and 187 invention disclosures. Stay tuned for more facts and figures in upcoming issues. 
Announcements
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Research Integrity Website with New Resources Goes Live

A new,  online  resource is now available for Rutgers researchers of all career stages to help promote research integrity at the university. Learn more about mandatory responsible conduct of research training, a compliance requirement for several federal research funding agencies including NSF, NIH, and USDA-NIFA. Find a  new Responsible Conduct of Research Toolkit, with resources on authorship/publications, mentoring agreements, research dilemma case studies, rigor and reproducibility, recognizing predatory publishing, and more. Explore topics related to conflict of interest management and reporting research misconduct. Visit the site
Resources for Researchers
Veterinary Hematology Analyzer System Available for Rutgers Researchers' Use

A Heska HT5 Hematology System is now available for use by university researchers. The system conducts a 5-part White Blood Cell differential with RBC and Platelet enumeration on blood samples (15ul) and is validated for all common laboratory species. Results are displayed as numerical data, histograms and scatter plots. For more information on the system and for scheduling, please contact  Greg Voronin.
Meet QuickSearch, Rutgers Libraries' New Search Interface

Rutgers Libraries released a new research tool that makes it easier to search across its vast collection of scholarly resources. QuickSearch  provides access to millions of print and electronic books, journals, articles, and audiovisual recordings from a single, easy-to-use interface, accessible any time and on any device. Equipped with helpful features such as automated search suggestions, enhanced relevance ranking, targeted recommendations, and personalized results, QuickSearch offers new ways to discover scholarly content and manage your library account. Try QuickSearch
Funding Spotlight
Limited Submission Opportunities
The National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation program aims to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NSF  Research Traineeship program  serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training. Pre-proposals must be submitted through Rutgers'  Limited Submission process. Application deadline: October 19, 2018.

2018 Rutgers Brain Health Institute, RU-Newark, NJIT Pilot Grants Program in Neuroscience
The program is intended to  foster new collaborative, interdisciplinary research in the neurosciences among faculty across Rutgers and NJIT and   support pilot experiments that will lead to sustained, external funding.  Collaborative multidisciplinary efforts encouraged. Application deadline: October 8, 2018. Learn more

New Jersey Health Foundation Research Grant Program
Funds early health-related projects that demonstrate exciting potential and helps researchers qualify for larger grants to advance their projects. Application deadline: November 2, 2018. Learn more

Grants & Awards
Congratulations...  to the following Rutgers researchers for their recently-awarded grants: 

David Perlin - New Jersey Medical School
Kasper Larson - School of Arts and Sciences
Yair Rosenthal - School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Wujun Zhang - School of Arts and Sciences
Natasa Sesum - School of Arts and Sciences

Learn about their research under Grant Announcements .
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