Mayo-UCF Request for Proposals


The Mayo Clinic and University of Central Florida (UCF) Convergence Pilot Project Program aims to stimulate collaboration and synergistic proposal development among researchers from both institutions. Researchers from UCF and all campuses of Mayo Clinic may submit joint collaborative research projects.


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NSF Announces FastLane Changes


Effective January 30, 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement changes in FastLane to support the policy updates in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1) and to run new and enhanced automated compliance checks on proposals.


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NIH Refines Font Guidelines


NIH & AHRQ Update Font Guidelines for Applications to Due Dates On or After January 25, 2017.


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FDP - NIH Announces Implementation of New Final Research Performance Progress Reports


NIH has announced its implementation of the new Final Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR)in January of 2017.


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New Sponsored Awards


The ORC will begin posting monthly lists of sponsored award recipients.  A big shout-out to all UCF investigators who received sponsored awards in April!  The list includes total expected amount of funding for each listed award.  Congratulations to all!


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FY 2018 UCF Federal Priorities Information & Full Proposal Format


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The Office of Research and Commercialization welcomes Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Klonoff to UCF



Vice President for Research and Dean of
Graduate Studies


Liz joins us from San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego.  In her new position, she will be charged with advancing UCF’s reputation and impact as a 21st-century metropolitan research university by growing graduate enrollment, specifically for research-focused degrees, and elevating the scale and quality of its research.


  Welcome, Liz!