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NIU faculty and staff secured over $30 million in external funding for fiscal year (FY) 2013.
A description of support provided by OSP and the Division of Research and Graduate Studies is included, along with information on three new Division initiatives in FY14.
NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation program is available. There are limits on the number of proposals NIU can submit. Internal deadline dates are announced for this fall.
OSP developed a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to help demystify the concept of F&A and how we manage these costs.
In August, NSF and the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released a report that establishes common guidelines for the design of research and development studies in STEM education.
Big data was one of the key issues discussed at a recent conference of the Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers (NACRO), and it is something that will no doubt have a significant impact on NIU faculty, staff, and students.
As certain research questions and social needs have become increasingly complex, so have the projects that effectively address them. Such complex projects often benefit from, or even demand, collaboration among partners with varying disciplinary backgrounds and skill sets.
Several Federal agencies have transitioned to the Research Performance Project Report (RPPR) format and NSF has transferred all report submissions from Fastlane to Research.gov. Based on the RPPRs submitted by NIU, we have 5 tips for preparing progress reports.
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