Office of Naval Research Global visit to UPRM – ONR Associate Director Program

Admin Announcements

To all faculty and administrators, Dr. Patricia L. Gruber and Vicky Rahamatali, from the Office of Naval Research Global, will visit our campus on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 to provide information to our faculty about the ONR Associate Director Program. They will be hosting a session for investigators at 10:30 AM in the R&D Center Main Building (CID-123), and another …

Online Training on Use of AMEX Credit Card Under New Regulation

Admin Announcements

NEW ONLINE AMEX TRAINING! The R&D Center announces its new Online Module for Investigator Training on the Procedure for the Use of the Corporate Credit Card in Relation to Institutional Research Development.  This module is comprised of three components: A presentation on the new institutional corporate credit card regulation; A presentation of R&D Center processes and best practices; and Online assessment. The online …

Annual PDU Grant Writing Initiative Request for Applications

Admin Announcements

2016-2017 Grant Writing Initiative (GWI) Request for Applications (RFA) Sponsored by the R&D Center’s Proposal Development Unit and the NIH-BRAD program – COLLABORATIVE PROPOSALS THAT ADVANCE INSTITUTIONAL GOALS –   Purpose The purpose of this R&D Center’s Proposal Development Unit Grant Writing Initiative is to improve the grant writing skills of UPRM faculty, and their capability to obtain external funds …

NEH Grant Application Workshop 2016

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On March 15th, 2016 the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Proposal Development Unit will welcome Mark Silver, Senior Program Officer in the Research Division of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will conduct a free workshop on applying for NEH grants. Anyone interested in learning about NEH funding opportunities and application strategies is welcome to attend this event. NEH …

Symposium “Beyond Academia: Maximizing Research Impact”- Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 – Registration NOW Open

R&DC Director Announcements

Registration is now open for the upcoming UPRM research symposium–Beyond Academia: Maximizing Research Impact; to be held on Friday, February 12th, 2016 in the Amphitheater of the Business Administration Building at UPRM.  To register, please follow the link: https://sites.google.com/a/uprm.edu/beyond-academia-2016/register. The symposium will feature plenary talks and panels regarding Broader Impacts, and Big Data Science. Speakers include Dr. Susan Renoe, PI of the …

Four UPRM Faculty Members Awarded PRSTRT Small Grants!

Admin Announcements

Four out of five awardees of the first round of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology, & Research Trust Small Grants Program were from UPRM!  Congratulations to Pedro Resto, Jorge Almodovar, Wildeliz Torres, and Maribella Domenech.  All four faculty members participated in the UPRM Proposal Development Unit’s Grant Writing Initiative.  The Research and Development Center is proud of their success! 

Info Session: I-CORPS Puerto Rico at UPRM

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The University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez and Grupo Guayacán will be hosting an National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-CORPS) Puerto Rico info session at our campus. I-CORPS is an NSF program that promotes commercialization and innovation. The session will take place on December 9, 2015 at 9:30 am, and will be held in Room 248 of the Business Administration building. …

Upcoming 125A Deadline for Fall 2015 Semester

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If you are involved in funded (either through UPRM Seed Funds or External funding) research or creative endeavors, you are required to fill out 125 A (Time & Effort) forms at the beginning of every academic semester or summer period.  If you will be buying time with funding, there is a deadline of September 4th to complete 125 A forms. …

Kuali Coeus Post Award Goes Live!

Admin Announcements

On July 3rd, 2015, the Kuali Coeus Post Award Module will become active, facilitating award administration and metrics for research and creative endeavors at UPRM.  A team of R&DC staff, undergraduate and graduate students have devoted the month of June to bring this long term project to its final fruition.  Special thank you goes out to Hector Segarra, Diego Llorens, Genesis …

PSU (formerly ORE) Staff Receive Recognition for their Outstanding Commitment and Service

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Evelyn Albino and Nora Soto of the Proposal Submission Unit (formerly known as ORE) recently received recognition by UPRM faculty and the UPRM Academy of Investigation for their outstanding dedication, commitment and service to investigators at UPRM.  A plaque was presented to each of them at the most recent Research Symposium, hosted by the Academy of Investigation and the Professional Enrichment …