The scholarship, which is the largest awarded on campus, recognizes a junior or senior who has a solid academic record, has demonstrated leadership capability, and has made an outstanding volunteer contribution to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their community.
The Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Consortium center just announced the 11 projects it will fund for 2020-21, with 3 SoHE faculty among the project leads.
SoHE and CommNS win 3 WPP grants, Addo featured in Newsweek on pandemic economic relief, Duncan publishes on postpartum wellbeing, Community Altar Project goes virtual for 2020, and more.
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Seed proposals and Project Grant pre-proposals
Due 11/11: Russell Sage Foundation Research Grants – LOI
Due 11/13: VCRGE Understanding and Reducing Inequality Initiative – Abstract
Due 11/18: Internal Competition deadline for USDA-NIFA Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS)
The School of Human Ecology and the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies will partner on three of six new grants announced Friday by the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The grants, each of $1 million over five years, support community-academic partnerships designed to improve health outcomes by addressing the social determinants that influence health and well-being over the course of a lifetime.
Kirkorian to feature in Wisconsin Science Festival with comedian Shane Mauss, Poehlmann-Tynan and Kerr win inaugural Olson Grant from the National Council on Family Relations, Whelan describes “acedia” on Channel 3000, Mary Hark presents on papermaking with Badger Talks next week, and more.
Due 11/5: Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant Program
Due 11/15: Graham Foundation Carter Manny Award (for graduate students)
Due 11/15: American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship Award (for graduate students/post-docs)
Due 11/27: NIH Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
10/16 at 2PM: Webinar on NSF Broader Impacts
Collins in Reuters on pandemic spending, Kerr on WPR on parent well-being, Raison in a new film on narrative-based healing, CommNS annual event next week, and more.
Due 11/9: Baldwin WI Idea Project Grants (pre-proposals) and SEED Grants
Due ASAP (rolling): Madison Education Project
Due 11/24: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies 4 Action (P4A)
Due 11/30: UW System/WiSys Ignite Grant Program
11/17: ED/SBS IRB workshop on Consent Considerations
ICYMI: View the PPT slides for the recent session for SoHE researchers
Next Monday, October 12, Wisconsin will celebrate its second official Indigenous Peoples Day. At the School of Human Ecology, special events, plus ongoing efforts, honor the Indigenous people who have called Wisconsin home since time immemorial.
Kerr recommends “relational savoring” for parents on NBC 26, Raison joins WPR to talk psilocybin treatments for MDD, Wong publishes new paper on savings automation, and more.
Fairbanks featured in a new Amazon documentary, Addo cited in The New Republic, Papp publishes on young people’s opioid misuse, and more.
Last call – Due 9/25: VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative
Due 10/15: Sociological Initiatives Foundation Participatory Action Research grants
9/25: Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
10/21: How to Avoid Delays in the IRB Approval Process
Congratulations Yiwei Zhang and Leah Horowitz, recipients of Course Release Incentive awards for Spring 2021
SoHE KnowledgeBase is live and includes over a dozen topics to support SoHE researchers
With millions of children learning from home or passing time during their parents’ workdays in the pandemic, Dr. Heather Kirkorian, SoHE’s Laura M. Secord Chair in Early Childhood Development and an expert in young children’s screen-based learning, advises parents to develop a “three Cs” system—and to forgive themselves when they can’t always stick to it.
Addo featured in MarketWatch, Raison on psychedelics’ “narrative intervention” therapeutic promise, Hartley on autism and bullying, CommNS’ Washington Mandela fellows event today, and more.
Funding: Deadline 9/25: Vilas Life Cycle Professorship, Deadline 9/28: Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative, Deadline 9/30: COVID-19 Dissertation Completion Funding
Events: 9/24: Introduction to the IRB, 9/25: Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
News: IRB Efficiency Project (IEP) seeks feedback from the research community, UW-Madison is canceling GrantForward subscription, Link to the latest Research @ UW Newsletter
Gaddis in The Atlantic on overlooked frontline workers in school reopenings, Carter op-eds in Washington Post and Cap Times, Sarmadi on mask safety and care on WPR, and more.
Deadline 9/28: VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative
Deadline 10/1: Craft Research Fund Exhibition Grant
Deadline 10/7: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Solutions for Health Equity
Event 9/25 (virtual workshop): Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers
Event 10/10: Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!: How to Talk about Your Research Without Compromising Your Identities
Event 10/27-10/30 (virtual seminar): Fall 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration – Now free!
Wei Dong’s teaching prowess profiled in Madison Magazine, Kerr research briefs examine parents’ mental health in the pandemic, Poehlmann-Tynan on children witnessing violence, Addo and Robb win grant to study transfer student success, and more.
Last call: VCRGE Fall Competition applications are due September 11. The VCRGE Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative is accepting applications until September 28. Caplan Early Childhood Education Letters of Intent (LOI) are due September 30. Russell Sage Foundation Pipeline Grants are due November 4. Register now for the online research training event Overview of Research and Sponsored Programs for SoHE Researchers, an to be held Friday September 25, 2020 from 2:00-3:15PM.
Newly published research briefs from the Kerr Parent Lab in the School of Human Ecology detail the challenges and opportunities to mental health and well-being that parents have found as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic with their families.
Sarmadi and Kurutz featured in UW News for cross-campus mask development project, new Angus show featured in Art & Object, Sarmadi discusses neck gaiters’ filtration against COVID-19, Gaddis featured in Edge Effects podcast, and more.
The deadline for submitting an application to the Fall Research Competition is September 11. The William T. Grant Foundation Institutional Challenge Grant deadline is September 10. Compeer Financial offers a small grant through its Rural Feasibility Study Grant Program, with applications accepted on a rolling basis.
Three undergraduate students recently presented the results of their Chipstone Foundation-supported summer research fellowships with the UW Center for Design and Material Culture at SoHE, showcasing projects in textile studies, material culture, and design thinking.