A message from Dean Shim, a fellow international scholar at UW–Madison.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Systems for Action (S4A) program invites supplements for COVID-19 systems alignment research, LOI due July 20. The William T. Grant Foundation invites Letters of Inquiry (LOI) for its Reducing Inequality program, due August 4. The UW-Madison Prevention Research Center invites small-scale, innovative research projects in wellbeing, health equity, and disease prevention, due August 17. Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) has released its call for Hatch proposals, due September 14. In research news, RSP has updated several resources related to International Research Collaborations (IRC) and has posted changes related to the flexibilities due to COVID-19 pandemic that were previously granted to federal awarding agencies by the the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). NIH now requires all Supplement applications to be submitted electronically.
Funding opportunities this week include from the Russell Sage Foundation, whose next cycle is dedicated to covid-19 impacts and systemic racial inequality and mass protests – LOI are due August 5. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invites applications to its Evidence for Action program on gender equity from around the globe – due August 26. NIH has two opportunities: R01 applications studying community interventions and covid-19 impacts on health disparity are due August 28; and an extended deadline for R21 and R01 proposals for research to improve Native American health, with a new due date of August 14. In professional development, the NIH Regional Seminar will be held in Nashville, TN in October and registration is now open. This is a great seminar for new investigators interested in NIH programs and funding.
Funding opportunities this week include Alliant Energy Foundation Community Grants, due September 1; WI Humanities Council Major Grants, due August 15; Nathan Cummings Fellowship Program, due September 1; NSF Social Psychology program, due July 15 and again January 15, 2021; NIH mid-career development opportunities (K18), due March 2021. In NIH news, the High-Risk, High-Reward Program has a series of informational webinars for potential applicants.
Coursework equips emerging and established change agents with the skills to expand their impact.
Funding opportunities this week include the Joyce Foundation, LOI due by June 24; Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants on education, due July 1; American Family Insurance Data Science Institute at UW-Madison invites proposals on a wide range of data science research, due July 8; WI Humanities Council Major Grants are due August 15; Greater Milwaukee Community Foundation Cycle 3 grants are due August 28. NIH offers a mid-career development opportunity (K18) with due dates in March of 2021. Check out the rest of this post for UW-Madison research news.
Dean Shim, on behalf of the School of Human Ecology at UW–Madison, addresses students directly on recent police violence against Black Americans and resulting uprisings nationwide.
Newly released funding opportunities include USDA NIFA Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE) for community-based health programs, due July 1. AccessLex Institute invites Letters of Intent (LOI) for its Financial Education Research Grant program, due June 30. RSP requests researchers report pandemic-related impacts to their sponsored projects via a newly developed reporting tool.
Currently the National Poverty Fellow at the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families, Harvey studies how public policies affect economically vulnerable populations in the U.S., with a focus on the effects of K-16 financial education on the financial outcomes of youth and young adults across different socioeconomic groups.
Funding opportunities this week include Spencer Foundation COVID-19 impacts on educational inequality, due May 18; and Social Science Research Council small grants for COVID-19 research, due June 1. NIH funding opportunities include those for biopsychosocial research; Native American health; and maternal health racial disparities. NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) program’s annual funding cycle has a deadline of July 15. Campus is offering a Grant-Writing Boot Camp for social scientists, apply by June 1. RSP has a new webpage addressing furlough impacts on sponsored programs.
Student accomplishments to celebrate, Collins joins Crossroads of Ideas COVID-19 discussion, Addo on financial impacts for millennials, and more.
Congratulations to Danielle Wendricks (CNPL) and Nina Sugaya (IA)! Their projects, two of just nine awarded this year, will address local hunger relief and biomass energy production in Kenya.
Whelan on the baby boom (or bust), Fairbanks featured by Wisconsin Idea Seminar, CFS webinar now online, and more.
The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood invites LOIs for its upcoming deadline of May 31. USDA NIFA invites applications to the New Beginning for Tribal Students Program, due June 12.
SMPH medRAMP now offers a listing of both UW and external COVID-19 funding opportunities. USDA expanded its AFRI program to include rapid response proposals for agriculture and food systems, due June 4 . Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks proposals for its Pioneering Ideas call, rolling deadline. RRF Foundation for Aging invites proposals for its next grant cycle, due August 3. This week’s NIH Nexus highlights a tool to mine and analyze COVID-19 research articles; provides updates to FAQs; and offers practical advice to proposers impacted by the pandemic. Also, be sure to check out UW-Madison’s knowledgebase that summarizes the features and options available for online video meetings and conferences.
Mariela Quesada Centeno is linking area Latinx and Indigenous families struggling financially due to COVID-19 with “resilience boxes” of purchased and donated produce from southwest Wisconsin farms.
Several open-access compilations of COVID-19 funding opportunities are now available. The Russell Sage Foundation has changed its immediate priorities for the next LOI deadline, May 25. The Research at UW newsletter is chock-full of updates, news, and resources for campus researchers. NIH Nexus provides a number of newsworthy updates relevant to applicants and awardees of NIH funding.
Two SoHE faculty win awards | Gaddis op-ed in USA Today | Halpern-Meekin on Big Ten Network | Thomas on WKOW and Madison365 | Hartley on WPR | Bartfeld on food security | and more…
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) invites proposals for Rapid Response COVID-19 funding, due May 1. The William T. Grant Foundation invites Letters of Intent for its Research Grants on Reducing Inequality program, due May 6. UW-Madison OVCRGE invites applications to the limited competition for NIH Science Education Partner Award (SEPA), for Research Education activities in alignment with the mission areas of the NIH. Internal applications are due May 8.
The Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) has issued a call to the UW community for rapid response proposals related to COVID-19, due April 15. RWJF invites proposals to its Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions-Cities Program on the topic of health, equity and climate change, due April 30.
Updates under COVID-19 health and safety measures. News and updates on SoHE internal research funding awards for faculty: Fall 2020 Course Release Incentive Funds and Research Centers Discretionary Research funding.
In your classrooms, at home, in the community, ask the unique human-ecological questions that can build knowledge and foster empathy out of this shared experience.
See new resources for impacts on research due to COVID-19. Applications for mentored scholars are invited by the NIH program in SMPH, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’ Health. The Russell Sage Foundation invites applications to its visiting scholars program. USDA-NIFA has released its call inviting pre- and post-doctoral fellowship applications, including food-related research projects. News items out of NIH include an upcoming NIH-wide strategic plan feedback webinar and updates to NIH’s Continuous Submission Policy.
A Q&A with Dr. Cliff Robb, of Consumer Science, on UW–Madison’s personal finance major becoming an AFCPE® Registered Education Program.