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Institutional Review Board Announcement: Revised "Common Rule" For Human Subjects Regulations Takes Effect

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 15 other federal departments and agencies have issued final revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the Common Rule).  This new rule took effect on Monday, January 21, 2019 . Find out if and how this change affects your research. Read more
Announcements
I-Corps Program Deadline Extended to January 30

If you have an innovation that you are hoping to commercialize, consider the I-Corps@Rutgers program. The  National Science Foundation-funded program supports STEM-based teams universitywide to help them identify and explore market opportunities and connect them to programs and resources supporting technology startups. Student, faculty and staff teams with STEM-based innovation are encouraged to apply.  Cohort 4 begins in February Read more
New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research Deadline Change for FY20 Grant Cycle

The New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research announced a major change in its deadline application date beginning with the Fiscal Year 2020 grant cycle. The Commission is moving its deadline from December 2019 to May 2019; all future grant cycles will use a May deadline due date. Read more
Resources for Researchers
Updated Grant and Contract Accounting Training Schedule Now Available Online

The Grant and Contract Accounting training classes, held in both Piscataway and Newark, provide a better understanding on utilizing the functionalities for sponsored projects administration within the university's Financial Management System and Effort Certification and Reporting Technology (ECRT). There are also two new prerecorded NCURA webinars hosted on "Financial Research Compliance" and "Civility in Research Administration" with the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Credits.   Learn more
Research Development Offers NSF CAREER Workshop

The Research Development office is hosting an NSF CAREER Workshop on March 7th at 1 p.m. for faculty who are planning on submitting a proposal for the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) in 2019 or in the future.  The workshop will take place in the  Busch Student Center, Multipurpose Room A. Due to the limited availability of seats, early registration is strongly recommended to ensure your participation. Register
Funding Spotlight
Limited Submission Opportunities
The Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation is seeking highly innovative and groundbreaking medical research proposals in both basic biological and applied research that will have the greatest impact on scientific knowledge and human health. Proposals for the Medical Research Grant should be distinctive and novel in their approaches, question the prevailing paradigm, and lead to advancement of knowledge in the field. Proposals are limited to one per Rutgers and pre-proposals must be submitted through the Rutgers   Limited Submission process The internal application deadline is February 4, 2019.

American Parkinson Disease Association Research Grant
APDA Research Grants are intended to support basic or applied research aimed at reducing the burden of Parkinson's disease. The APDA seeks to promote the entry of new investigators in to the field of Parkinson research, as well as to support important new ideas in the field worthy of investigation. All research scientists in the field of Parkinson's research can apply, but the selection committee will more favorably consider researchers who are new to the field of Parkinson's disease. Deadline: March 12, 2019  Learn more

Department of Energy Solicits Proposals for Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science
The Office of Basic Energy Sciences within the DOE Office of Science issued a $45 million Funding Opportunity Announcement soliciting proposals from research universities and National Laboratories for materials and chemical sciences research related to Quantum Information Science. Proposals must address one of two specific topics: Quantum Computing in Chemical and Materials Sciences; and Next-Generation Quantum Systems. Pre-applications are required and are due on February 13, 2019.  Learn more
Grants & Awards
Congratulations...  to the following Rutgers researchers for their recently-awarded grants: 

Antonio Merolli - New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, School of Arts and Sciences
Gary Heiman - School of Arts and Sciences
Jay Tischfield - School of Arts and Sciences
Joel Cantor  - Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Chuanlong Cui - New Jersey Medical School 

Learn about their research under Grant Announcements .
Upcoming Events
March 1   - RDI2 Distinguished Seminar: The Role of Architecture and Software Researchers in Making Quantum Computing Practical


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