NEH Grant Application Workshop 2016

Admin Announcements

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: 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

Admin Announcements

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. …

NSF EPSCoR RII Track-2 FEC – Internal Competition

Admin Internal Competitions

Guidelines for NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) Internal Competition NSF Program Solicitation:  NSF 16-511 UPRM Internal Competition Deadline:  Monday, November 30, 2015 by 12:00 noon NSF Letter of Intent (Required) Deadline:  January 11, 2016 NSF Full Proposal Deadline: February 04, 2016   Limit per institution:  One (1) proposal. Limit per PI …

Internal Competition – NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Admin Internal Competitions

The following grant opportunity, NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program (NSF 15-542) has become available, and there is a limit of (4) proposals (2 for each track, including subawardees) that can be submitted by our institution. For this reason, we have developed an internal competition procedure for selecting the applicants that will submit LOIs to this program on behalf of the institution.  Submitting a Letter of …

PRSTRT Science and Technology Grants RFP

Admin Funding Opportunities

The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (PRSTRT) recently announced its second Science and Technology Grants Request for Proposals. The Trust aims to fund 10 to 15 grants of $150,000 each. The RFP’s Letter of Intent submission window opened on October 1st, 2015, and closes on Monday, October 26, 2015. For more information, please visit the program web page at Creating …

Upcoming 125A Deadline for Fall 2015 Semester

Admin Announcements

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

Admin Announcements

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 …