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Vice President for Research Office Announces New Equipment Competition

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce two new Equipment Competitions, one for Minor Equipment ($10,000 - $100,000) and one for Major Equipment (>$100,000).  These opportunities and the details of the...

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Posted - Sep 18Read More

New Funding Opportunity for Pain Research through OnPAR

We would like to inform you about a new initiative called OnPAR (Online Partnership to Accelerate Research).  This was launched by Leidos Life Sciences in March, 2016.  It is a partnership with NIH that offers...

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Posted - Sep 12Read More

BIRCWH Announces Call for Applications

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women' Health (BIRCWH) program at UK is releasing a call for applications for faculty scholars.  The BIRCWH program is an NIH training...

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Posted - Sep 12Read More

Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism is Topic of Upcoming Lecture

Epidemiologist Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones will present the next installment of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, "Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National...

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Posted - Sep 12Read More

Neuroscience Symposium Registration Open, Abstract Submission Deadline Sept. 8

Abstracts are being accepted for the 2017 Annual Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translation Research Symposium, which will take place Sept. 29, 2017 at UK's Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion A Auditorium....

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Posted - Sep 8Read More

2017 Annual Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translation Research Symposium Opens Registration

The 2017 Annual Kentucky Neuroscience Clinical-Translation Research Symposium is a day-long event that will provide the opportunity for basic, translational and clinical neuroscience investigators including...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More

NIH Releases Policy Supporting the Early Career Scientists

On August 31, 2017, NIH released its updated policy promoting growth, stability and diversity in the biomedical research workforce.  NIH acknowledges that early career scientists have found it increasingly...

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Posted - Sep 5Read More

Kentucky Research Data Center to Hold Information Sessions

The Kentucky Research Data Center (KRDC) is now open on UK’s campus. The facility offers researchers with approved projects the opportunity to access restricted data from the Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor...

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Posted - Aug 31Read More

UK Student Co-Authors Paper on Recruiting Blacks/African-Americans for Dementia Research

In a paper published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, lead author Eseosa Ighodaro, Ph.D., encouraged fellow researchers to address the challenges associated with studying dementia in Blacks/African-...

Tags - Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, Students

Posted - Aug 31Read More

New eRA Enhancements Include Improvements to xTRACT

Several new features will be added to xTRACT in a software release scheduled for Thursday, August 24, 2017.  xTRACT is the Extramural Trainee Reporting and Career Tracking system and is accessed via eRA...

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Posted - Aug 29Read More

Graduate School Updates Actual Universal Tuition Rates and Health Insurance Premium Rates for FY 2017/18

The Graduate School Tuition Fee Schedule was updated recently.  The FY 2017/2018 acutal universal tuition rate for a full-time GA/RA is $12,246 ($6,123 per semester); and the actual health insurance premium is...

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Posted - Aug 29Read More

VPR Message about the E-IRB

Consistent with the University of Kentucky’s (UK) mission, vision, and values, the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) provides programs and services to facilitate research, as well as support UK...

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Posted - Aug 29Read More

Proposal Development Office Available as a Pre-Award Resource

The UK Proposal Development Office (PDO) is a pre-award resource within the suite of services provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research to support strategic research development across campus...

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Posted - Aug 22Read More

Changing Policies Impact NIH-funded Studies Involving Human Subjects

[from the NIH website]Message to NIH grant applicants/awardees, contractors, researchers and research administrators: If you are conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects, or are considering...

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Posted - Aug 22Read More

NIH Changes Appendix Policy for Clinical Trial Applications

On August 2, 2017, NIH released an updated policy eliminating appendix material related to clinical trials for applications submitted to the NIH, AHRQ or NIOSH for due dates on or after January 25, 2018.  The...

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Posted - Aug 8Read More

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences...

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Posted - Aug 7Read More