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Weekly Research Update: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Complete Propel nominations are due by Friday, August 27

Nominations are now open for Propel, the new Office of the Vice President for Research mentorship program for seasoned early-career faculty who are ready to take their research to the next level. Prospective participants and nominators are encouraged to read the call for nominations and learn more about the program. Any faculty member may nominate any number of eligible early-career faculty members for the 2022 Propel Research Mentorship Program. Complete nominations are due by Friday, August 27. For nomination details, including a link to log into the nomination system and a step-by-step Propel nomination guide, visit the Office of the Vice President for Research website.


2022 SPARC applications due October 13, 2021

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the application period for the 2022 SPARC graduate research grant program. 2022 SPARC grant applications are due by Wednesday, October 13, at 5:00 p.m. Complete information about the application process, including all 2021-2022 SPARC application materials are available on the SPARC program page. All graduate students who apply for a SPARC grant must view an application workshop video prior to submitting their proposals. Visit the Office of the Vice President for Research website for complete application details and to sign up to receive a notification when the workshop video is available.


UofSC Columbia Graduate Students: Register for SHARPGrads

University Libraries, Research Computing and the Graduate School invite UofSC Columbia graduate students to register for their SHARPGrads program to earn a certificate of achievement and learn important digital scholarship, data management, computing, scholarly communications, text analysis and research skills. SHARPGrads, which stands for the Skills, ­Habits and Research Program for Graduate Students, is a semester-long workshop and presentation series. Learn more and register on the University Libraries website.


19 August 2021

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