Office of Research Faculty Fellow

The Office of Research (OR) is seeking 2 faculty fellows to develop and implement programs that can help improve faculty grant success and accelerate growth of research enterprise.

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Office of Research Founders' Day 2024 Award Recipients

Please join us in congratulating our Office of Research 2024 Founders' Day Award recipients!

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PI Dashboard Update - April 2024

The Office of Research and the Workday Enterprise Systems teams have released a new version of the PI Dashboard.

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New Initiative Grant Seeking and Preparation Fundamentals webcourse

This is a self-guided webcourse available as a resource for faculty as they prepare their first grant proposal.

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Office of Research's Grant Writing Academy will be launched this Fall.

The Academy's intent is to help UCF faculty develop compelling research ideas and project narratives that are likely to win research funding. This semester-long, hands-on interactive program will commence on August 21st. Participation in the Academy is by nomination from the College Associate Dean of Research (ADR). Interested faculty may contact their respective ADRs to be nominated.

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Upcoming Huron PI Certification Requirement and System Downtime

The Principal Investigator (PI) assurance is transitioning to a system-tracked task beginning April 8th and the Huron Research Suite (all modules) will be unavailable from Friday, April 5th at 5 p.m. until Monday, April 8th at 8 a.m. to implement the upgrade.

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PI Certification of Assurances at Proposal --- NEW Process Effective April 8, 2024!

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Office of Research Annual Report 2023

We're pleased to present the University of Central Florida Office of Research Annual Report for 2023. Inside we showcase some of UCF's successes in research and innovation, alongside compelling highlights from our colleges, faculty research clusters, and various centers and institutes.

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PI Dashboard in WD Recorded Training Session Available

Learn more about the enhancements to the PI Dashboard (November 2023) through this new training video.

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NSF SciENcv Biographical Sketch Current and Pending (Other) Support Requirement

NSF now requires all PIs, Co-PIs, and Senior Personnel to use the SciENcv for their (1) Biographical Sketch and (2) Current and Pending (Other) Support.

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Revised PI Dashboard Available Nov. 29, Feedback Requested

A significant revision of the PI Dashboard in Workday will become available on Wednesday, November 29. The Dashboard lets faculty with grant or startup accounts view their budgets, expenses, and payroll. Please read the Revised PI Dashboard announcement for more information

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Revised Proposal Submission Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Please see our 2023 Revised Deadline Holiday Schedule.

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Submission Planning Prior to Holiday Break

With the holidays fast approaching, please review these submission deadlines and plan accordingly.

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2023 Proposal Deadline Holiday Schedule

The university will be closed for official business starting Wednesday, December 20 through Monday, January 1. Please see our 2023 Proposal Deadline Holiday Schedule.
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ADA Compliance Training and Resources

UCF Office of Research Faculty and Staff are invited to an ADA Compliance Training. Kristeena LaRoue, UCF's Deputy ADA Coordinator, will delve into how digital documents can be made accessible in accordance with the American Disabilities Act.

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Tamara Gabrus Promoted to Director, Research Initiatives at UCF

In this role, Gabrus will lead the university's efforts to foster research excellence and collaboration across multiple disciplines, further enhancing UCF's reputation as a hub for cutting-edge research and innovation.

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Hurricane Idalia Update: Most campus operations are suspended Wednesday, Aug. 30.

Standard operations will continue through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, and are planned to resume Thursday, Aug. 31. All critical research labs will remain accessible.

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Tropical Storm Idalia: Updates for Faculty and Researchers

As the State of Florida and UCF prepare for the potential impact by Tropical Storm Idalia early this week, please be reminded that it is the responsibility of each Department to take protective actions in their own laboratories to safeguard people, research, labs, and buildings. Please do your part in assisting UCF to prepare for this tropical storm now so that later you are not faced with an emergency.

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Research Computing and Data (RCD) Fall 2023 Workshop

Check out the Research Computing and Data (RCD) workshop schedule.
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Check out the RCD Workshop Descriptions here:

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Founders' Day 2023 Honorees include More Than 30 Office of Research Employees

The honorees were recognized for their excellence and years of service.

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Office of Research Special Recognition

The UCF Office of Research would like to give special recognition to people within UCF's Office of Research who are demonstrating UCF excellence through recent appointments and publications.

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Spring 2023 Research Computing & Data Workshop Dates Announced

January 19, 2023 - Free workshops are available to UCF researchers, including students.

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NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy (2023) - NEW

January 17, 2023 - A new NIH Data Management plan policy will go into effect January 25, 2023.

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Terri Bigham recently was appointed to
Director of Contracts and Subawards for UCF Office of Research after serving as a longtime leader in contract and proposal management
at UCF.

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UCF Energy Symposium Spotlights Groundbreaking Power Generation and Sustainability Innovations

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John Miner, UCF's Assistant Director in the Office of Technology Transfer, has earned the 2024 Chair's Award from AUTM in recognition of his contribution to the AUTM Licensing Survey and the AUTM Salary Survey.

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Joshua Roney, Hanin Alhaddad, and Celeste Rivera recently authored an article in the Sponsored Research Administration Guide subscriber October Update titled,
Evaluating the Impact of Internal Submission Deadline Policy on Grant Proposal Success

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Terri Bigham, associate director of sponsored programs in the UCF Research Foundation, has been selected to receive the Society of Research Administrators Interna􀆟onal (SRAI) Excellence Award for 2023.


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Felecia Sookhoo, contracts officer in the UCF Research Foundation, has recently earned her Certified Research Administration (CRA®) credentials.


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ORLANDO, April 26, 2021 - The Office of Research has just published the PI (Principal Investigator) Handbook as a resource for researchers at UCF.


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The National Science Foundation CAREER Awards recognize early career professionals with promising researchers who have the potential to serve as academic role models and lead their respective fields.


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Sponsored Awards


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