Each of the awardees participated in a number of workshopsduring the year and worked closely with their research administrator to submit an external grant proposal. Tenured and tenure track faculty, staff who serve as co-PIs, and other staff members who are active in grant development are all eligible for the program.
Margaret Ellis (Plant Science) received second-year funding from USDA for her project titled, "Identification of Fusarium Wilt Populations in Cotton Fields and Pathogen Infection for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA."
Fresno State ensures that activities and practices on campus do not create potential for conflict of interest or nepotism. The University has a detailed Policy on Nepotism that outlines the definition and campus procedure for situations where a conflict of interest may arise. The Academic Policy Manual contains a sample Nepotism Disclosure Memorandumfor use in cases involving potential nepotism/conflict of interest.
Posters/abstracts are online from the first Virtual Research Showcase, which was hosted by College of Science and Mathematics earlier this month and drew more than 1,000 visitors. Congratulations to all the participants, including first-place winners Blanca Nino (graduate poster), Yessica Casas (undergraduate poster), Sarah Kroeker (graduate oral presentation) and Alexandra Hough (undergraduate oral presentation).
The Fresno State Digital Repository will soon be migrating to the CSU-wide Scholarworks platform. It will continue to provide an Open Access venue for faculty to disseminate scholarly, creative, or instructional materials related to their work at Fresno State.
Henry Madden Library has created an online exhibit to honor this year’s Outstanding Faculty Publications and the bold contributions to research, scholarship, and creative work made by Fresno State faculty.
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This newsletter is compiled and published by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Part of the Division of Research and Graduate Studies, RSP helps faculty and staff apply for and secure external grant funds.