See upcoming OARS-sponsored programs, deadlines, and other events of interest to Miami's researchers here.
The Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) supports international activities across all NSF-supported disciplines. Preliminary proposals must be submitted to the NSF electronically by September 14.
Miami University can submit one proposal on which we are the lead institution. The Miami nominee will be selected by the Associate Provost for Research. To provide time for internal review and the submission process, the internal deadline for proposals is Friday, August 5, 2016.
The Summer Stipends Program at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) provides $6,000 for individuals to spend two consecutive months of full-time advanced research and writing that is of value to scholars and general audiences in the humanities. Proposals and reference letters must be submitted to NEH electronically through grants.gov by September 29, 2016.
Miami University is eligible to nominate two full-time faculty for the program. The Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School is the nominating official for Miami University. The two Miami nominees will be selected by the Associate Provost with input from an ad-hoc committee of humanities scholars who will review all internal submissions. To provide time for the internal review and the electronic submission process the internal deadline for proposals is 5:00 p.m., Monday, August 15, 2016.
Following recent maintenance on the eSPA system, it is necessary for users to clear their browser's cookies and cache before accessing Cayuse SP or Cayuse 424.
As a reminder, eSPA functions best in Mozilla's Firefox browser, and it is strongly recommended for accessing any part of eSPA. To avoid malware infections, Miami University IT Services strongly recommends downloading the most recent version of Firefox from Miami's Self-Service portal (Mac users) or from the Miami Application Catalog (Windows users).
Directions for clearing cookies and cache in a variety of browsers are available here.
Together with university advancement, the office for the advancement of research and scholarship is rolling out a new crowdfunding platform called HawksNest.
Through HawksNest, alumni, family and friends of the university can directly support the research, scholarship and service projects of Miami University students, faculty and staff.
If you have a great idea that can be implemented for less than $6,000, create a HawksNest account and submit the project for review today.
Learn more here.