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Weekly Research Update: Thursday, October 14, 2021

September 2021 grant awards report now available

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share the September 2021 monthly awards report listing new grant awards received by faculty throughout the University of South Carolina System. Get the report.


Postdocs and graduate students: View a recording of the Grant Basics Workshop

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to offer an online recording of a basic grant-writing workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who were unable to attend the live session. In Grant Basics: Strategies for Writing a Competitive Grant Proposal, attendees will learn to identify appropriate research topics, find funding opportunities, understand the characteristics of competitive grant proposals, avoid common mistakes and get an overview of the proposal review process. The workshop recording is offered via YouTube and can be found on the workshop announcement page.


Reminder: 2022 Breakthrough award nominations due tomorrow, October 15

The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking nominations for three Breakthrough signature awards: the Breakthrough Leadership in Research award for senior faculty, Breakthrough Stars for early-career faculty and Breakthrough Graduate Scholars for outstanding graduate students. Each of these awards has been carefully designed to recognize and honor scholarly excellence throughout the Carolina research community, providing opportunities for recognition at every career level. All 2022 Breakthrough award nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. tomorrow, October 15, 2021.


14 October 2021

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