The Science Alliance has announced a call for proposals for an internal funding opportunity. Support for Affiliated Research Teams (StART) was established to further build on Science Alliance’s strong history of fostering collaboration between UT and ORNL researchers. Continue reading
ORE to Host Faculty Fellowships and Awards Q&A Sessions
The Office of Research and Engagement is piloting a new process for faculty fellowships and awards solicited by private foundations and corporations. This is a question and answer session for department heads and other nominators who have questions about eligibility, competitiveness, and other details regarding the awards currently open for nomination.
Please note that both workshops are the same; participants can register for the time and date that is most convenient.
Date: February 10, 2021
Time: 1 p.m.
Registration required: Yes
Participants are required to register no later than noon on February 8. An email with a link to the virtual presentation and password will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the workshop.
Date: February 11, 2021
Time: 10 a.m.
Registration required: Yes
Participants are required to register no later than noon on February 9. An email with a link to the virtual presentation and password will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the workshop.
SARIF Funding Resumes
After pausing most Scholarly Activity and Research Incentive Funds (SARIF) funds over the summer, the Office of Research and Engagement has officially resumed normal operations for SARIF, albeit on a revised schedule.
As a reminder, tenured and tenure-track faculty with a primary appointment at UT Knoxville, UT Institute of Agriculture, or UT Space Institute are eligible to apply for SARIF. Additional eligibility criteria may apply; please review specific criteria in each SARIF opportunity.
TVA Announces University Project Grant
The Tennessee Valley Authority is now accepting applications for the University Project grant. TVA is interested in projects that focus on their identified research gaps and areas of concern, with the hope that these engagements with university partners will lead to additional research collaboration opportunities in the future.
Please review this presentation for additional information about TVA’s research challenge areas. Typical awards are between $75,000–100,000.
How to Apply:
Most SARIF Funding Paused Through August
Given today’s fiscal uncertainties, UT Knoxville’s Scholarly Activity and Research Incentive Funds (SARIF) will be paused through August 2020. SARIF provides support for research and creative activities via 10 separate funds and award programs. For now, the SARIF program will not be accepting new applications for FY20 or FY21; however, commitments that have already been made will be honored. Continue reading