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Weekly Research Update: Thursday, January 11, 2024

Join us for the Second Annual Research Core Fair 

The University of South Carolina is hosting a Research Core Fair on Friday, March 15, 2024, to spotlight the wealth of resources at the University that are available to researchers. The Research Core Fair is open to all USC students, faculty and staff. There will be four sessions featuring short talks which will detail capabilities of cores in the following areas: life sciences, chemistry, engineering and aerospace and earth, ocean and environment. We encourage USC graduate and professional students, Principal Investigators, and those from other institutions who are interested in learning more about the USC Research Cores to register for the fair by March 8, 2024. Students and postdocs who wish to present a poster at the fair should submit their abstract by Friday, March 1, 2024.


University Libraries Digital Research Services Workshops 

Digital Research Services at University Libraries is pleased to offer workshops on topics such as data visualization, text analysis, and digital projects for members of the University of South Carolina community. Many are open to faculty, staff, and students at all USC campuses. To find out more and register, click here.


Review the Monthly New Grant Awards Report for December 2023

Each month the Office of the Vice President for Research produces a comprehensive list of awards received by faculty throughout the preceding month. We are proud to share this list each month because it reflects the hard work of our faculty and their exemplary dedication to USC’s research community. For the December 2023 awards report, please visit our website

Input requested - Pilot NIH DMS Plan Templates 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) are piloting two new Data Management and Sharing Plan templates. They request that NIH researchers test these templates during the DMS Plan creation process and submit feedback. The pilot aims to mitigate the administrative burden associated with developing Data Management and Sharing Plans and increase consistency in plan requirements across the agency. To learn more and participate in the pilot, click here


11 January 2024

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