Category Archives: This is SoHE

COVID-19: A Message from Dean Soyeon Shim

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.

Research Funding Opportunities, News & Info

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.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

RWJF Interdisciplinary Research Leaders invites applicants for its leadership program in community health interventions. The Fahs-Beck Fund supports research projects on topics related to social, psychological, behavioral and public health. UW-Madison is holding a limited competition for the John E. Sayer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures. NEH Fellowships are due April 8. And more…

Research funding opportunities, news & info

Last call for SoHE Course Release Research Incentive Funding, applications are due March 1. Mark your calendars for three upcoming research-related events/workshops: March 4, ED/SBS IRB workshop on international research; March 4, WiscCores Showcase at Union South; and April 7, Grants: Tools for Finding Funding, a grant-seeking workshop for faculty, staff, and students.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

The Terra Foundation for American Art invites LOI for its Academic Workshop and Symposium Grant program. Russell Sage Foundation is accepting applications to its Small Grants program. Save the date! Grant-seeking workshop will be held at SoHE on Tuesday April 7, 2020.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

4W Engagement Grants for graduate students and Innovation Grants for faculty & staff are due March 2nd. News out of NIH: Notices of Special Interest (NOSI) are a new way for NIH to announce funding for specific scientific topics of interest.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

The Spitze Land Grant Faculty Award for Excellence invites nominations for faculty who exemplify the Land Grant philosophy through sustained research, teaching, and outreach. The UW Global Health Institute Planetary Health Scholars program supports graduate students and their advisors in fields of planetary and human health. The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites LOIs for its 2020 Community Impact Grant Program. The UW Center for the Humanities invites multidisciplinary workshop proposals from teams across campus.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

4W Innovation Grants invite applications from faculty and staff. Spencer Foundation invites applications to its Small Grants on Education program. American Philosophical Society welcomes applications in Native American linguistics and ethnohistory. In policy news, NSF has released the 2020 proposal and award guidelines, which includes changes to Current and Pending Support and Biosketch formatting.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

SoHE incentive funding opportunity: CCFW/CDL/P25 invites research proposals, due February 14th. SoHE course release incentive funding applications are due March 1st. Newly released: Alliant Energy Center Foundation invites applications for small community grants, due March 1. Several ED/SBS IRB workshops are offered in the coming semester.

Research funding opportunities, news & info

Find the complete list of current funding opportunities posted to the “Research funding opps, news & info” blog. Funding Opportunities for the week of January 13-17, 2020 INTERNAL – SoHE: SoHE research leads have issued calls for research incentive funding (“seed”) proposals for 2019-20, available only to those in SoHE. Proposal due dates are as […]

Rendering of inside of alumni space in Ember Hall

Innovation in Teaching & Celebrating Donors: Transforming the Second Floor

Details on construction to run February through August 2020 Innovation Lab: Fostering tomorrow’s breakthroughs A successful learning environment for innovation fosters creativity and brings together groups of students and faculty to collaborate, exchange ideas, feel engaged, and be a part of a team. Starting February 2020 construction on the new Innovation Lab will begin, transforming […]

Research funding opportunities for this week

SoHE research funding opportunities have been issued. UW Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program (IARP) proposals are due January 31. Russell Sage Foundation is accepting applicants to one of four summer institutes, with due dates in February.

Dakota Mace and Satillo serape

Textile Tuesday: Dye Analysis of a Saltillo Serape

Serape, Saltillo, Mexico, early 19th century, woven wool and cotton. Carolyn Jenkinson is the Curator of Collections of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection When faced with a lack of information about a historic textile, museum curators use many contextual clues such as textile structures and material or dye types to help identify how old […]

Research funding opps, news & info

SoHE internal funding opportunities are available. Morgridge Center for Public Service CBR grants and course development grants are due January 3rd. Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program invites proposals for artist residencies. UW’s Data Science is hosting the Data Science Research Bazaar on January 24-25.

Research funding opps, news & info

UW ICTR has released its Pilot Award Program call for proposals. SoHE internal funding calls are beginning to be released by the research leads. The William T. Grant Foundation invites proposals to its Reducing Inequality program. In NIH news, the open comment period on Data Management and Sharing is available through January 10th, and NIH has issued a guide notice to expand inclusivity and promote workforce diversity.

Fig 1 Lewis and Clark handkerchief

Textile Tuesday: Souvenir Handkerchief

Handkerchief from Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, United States, 1905, 13” x 13” By Natalie Wright is a first-year graduate student in Design Studies Twelve years after historian Frederick Jackson Turner proclaimed the end of American westward expansion during a speech at the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition, organizers of the Lewis and Clark Exposition in […]

‘Calories’ Handkerchief, Franshaw Inc, mid-20th century, United States, 14 x 14 inches.

Textile Tuesday: “Calories” Handkerchief

‘Calories’ Handkerchief, Franshaw Inc, mid-20th century, United States, 14 x 14 inches. While we cannot vouch for the scientific accuracy of the calorie counts on this handkerchief (which in fact seem quite dubious!), tucking this in your pocket might remind you of the relative merits or demerits of the holiday table this Thanksgiving week! This […]

Hello! Loom example weaving, multi-color, in process.

Q&A with Hello! Loom Creator and Design Studies Professor Marianne Fairbanks

Image: Hello! Loom example weaving, multi-color, in process. Marianne Fairbanks is a textile artist and assistant professor of Design Studies in the School of Human Ecology at UW–Madison, which offers undergraduate degrees in Textiles and Fashion Design and Interior Architecture, as well as MFA, MS, and PhD graduate programs. Professor Fairbanks, who recently earned tenure, […]

Research funding opps, news & info

This week’s research recap includes information about the NIH’s invitation for comment on a draft data management policy and guidance, and links and resources on the UW Office of Business Engagement’s newly updated website.