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January 2015



The Research Express

January 2015

Volume #4 Issue #1

Don McLemore, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Chemistry and Director of the Office of Industry Relations and Economic Development, has been appointed Acting Vice President for Research Dr.-Don-McLemore& Economic Development in the absence of Dr. Charles Patterson who is currently serving as the interim President of Georgia Southwestern University.  Prior to joining Georgia Southern, Dr. McLemore served as chief operating officer for Herty Advanced Materials Development Center in Savannah, Ga., where he launched new programs in biofuels development and restructured and expanded toll-manufacturing programs leading the company to nearly triple its revenues.

Dr. McLemore will serve from January 1 through June 30, 2015.  During this period, all operations are expected to continue uninterrupted.  Please join us in welcoming Dr. McLemore and supporting him in this exciting new role.

“Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review: Webinars for Applicants” are now available for on demand viewing

The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) held four Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review Webinars in early November 2014 to give new NIH grant applicants and others useful insights into the submission and review processes.  The NIH has now made the video and PowerPoint files available on the links below.

Webinar Focus Date View the Video​​ PowerPoint Slides​​​
Academic Research Enhancement Awards (R15)​​​ ​Nov. 4, 2014 Click​​​ Click​​​
Fellowship Awards​​​ ​​Nov. 5, 2014 Click​​​ Click​​​
Research Project Grants (R01) ​ ​Nov. 10, 2014 Click​​​ Click​​​
2015 Rates for NIH Grants Announced

The National Institutes of Health have announced the new salary cap rates and funding levels for 2015.

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels Effective for Fiscal Year 2015  (NOT-OD-15-048)
  • Notice of Salary Limitation on Grants, Cooperative Agreements, and Contracts  (NOT-OD-15-049)
  • NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards – FY2015  (NOT-OD-15-050)
An Inteview with Dr. Stephen Russell – What are your top 5 tips for a winning grant submission?

Stephen Russell, D.V.M., Ph.D., has twice visited GS, providing popular and informative workshops full of practical methods for writing a successful grant proposal.  Dr. Russell managed a rare feat, maintaining continuous funding throughout his 30 year research career and he has generously shared his top 5 tips for writing successful grant submissions. 

Dr. Stephen Russell, D.V.M., Ph.D. is the co-founder and managing member of Grant Writer’s Seimnars and Workshops.

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