Monthly Archives: January 2017

My Trip to Austin: NCURA Fundamentals

This December I had the privilege of attending NCURA’s Fundamentals program in Austin, TX. Over the course of three days, we discussed best practices and the differences in approaches institutions take in the proposal process. Because of the differing sizes, … Continue reading

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January Funding Opportunities

Please note that these offerings are a sampling of what is available via our search funding tools and serve as examples for you to consider. If you have not attended a “search funding tool” training session, we encourage you to … Continue reading

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The NSF FastLane System – OSP Permissions-By Jim Casey, OSP Director

As you know, the NSF (National Science Foundation) FastLane system has been around since the 1990s and was the first comprehensive and stable Federal grant submission and management system. One critical facet of the proposal submission component is giving OSP … Continue reading

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December Research Awards

In December 2016 (FY 2017), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers. PI: John Bracht College of Arts and Sciences – Biology Title: MicroInvestigate: using genomics to detect pathogens Sponsor: National Science Foundation Funds: $50,000.00 … Continue reading

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Cayuse SP Implementation Enters New Phase

Cayuse SP, AU’s pending cloud-based solution for the management of sponsored projects, has entered its second phase of implementation.  Initially in the “discovery” phase, vendor staff aided the AU implementation team with an understanding of the product, configuration of customizable … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Funding Search at AU

Research is an important aspect of academia. It allows faculty to explore ideas, methods, and purchase equipment that can transform university laboratories and provide collaborative opportunities.  However, searching for funding opportunities can seem like a daunting task but there are … Continue reading

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