Kagan Scholarship Information

Applications are now being accepted for the Norman Kagan Endowed Scholarship.  The scholarship is intended to honor and encourage graduate and professional students and faculty in research and scholarship related to provider-patient communications in health settings to include communication between healthcare professionals and patients or communication between healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals will include individuals licensed to deliver health services in a variety of...more

Register NOW! Viewing Information in KC

The registration for Viewing Information in KC eCourse is now available. This eCourse is suggested for Faculty and Department/College Research Administrators, however it is available to all users. To register please complete the request access to Viewing Information in KC You will be notified via email once the request has been processed ...more

Environmental Health & Safety Courses Moving to New System

As part of a collaboration to combine required training under a single secure portal, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) courses are moving to the Saba training system. The course links on the EHS website will soon pass trainees to the MSU NetID login portal.  Users can access topics from Asbestos to Water Protection by logging in with their MSU NetID and password. Researchers can now view biosafety and chemical safety training in the same portal as IACUC and IRB training records --...more

NIH Salary Cap $185K - Jan. 10, 2016

The National Institutes of Health has released notice NOT-OD-16-045 indicating that the salary cap will be increasing to $185,100 effective January 10, 2016. Please note, when creating a budget that includes faculty on Academic Year (AY) appointments, the capped amount for the academic year is $138,825, and $46,275 during the summer. See print-friendly details here. (PDF) Please contact your OSP Proposal Team if you have any questions....more

NIH App Changes, as of Jan. 25, 2016

NIH has released an updated SF424 (R&R) Application Guide to be used for proposals with due dates on and between January 25, 2016 and May 24, 2016. The new guide includes significant changes on what is to be included in proposals.   The most significant change included with the updated application guide is to incorporate NIH’s initiative to enhance rigor and reproducibility in funded research. To implement this initiative, NIH has revised what is included in the Research Strategy...more

Highlighting Clinical Research Professionals

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is raising awareness of clinical trials and recognizing the accomplishments of clinical research professionals in a special USA Today supplement highlighting clinical trials.    For Immediate Release: December 17, 2015 CONTACT: Jovan Petty +1 (703) 258-3520 ACRP Highlights Clinical Research Professionals in USA Today Washington, DC – The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) is...more

MSU University Outreach and Engagement Announces the 2016 Worskhops for Faculty, Staff and Students

Visit the UOE web site for the descriptions of the workshops, which include: 1) Broader Impacts in Grant Proposal Development for the Grants Development Staff; 2) Broader Impacts for Investigators for Faculty and Academic Staff; 3) Science Communication Workshop for Faculty and Academic Staff and many more at

Transgenic Animal and Genome Editing Consulting Available

As part of the Global Impact Initiative, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies will be establishing a Transgenic Animal and Genome Editing facility to provide labs on campus with capabilities to incorporate the latest genome editing technologies into their research projects.   Elena Demireva has joined MSU as one of the first members of this team serving in the capacity of Research Specialist. She has a background in molecular biology, genetics, development and...more

Great Lakes Biorepository Research Network Annual Meeting

GLBRN is a society of institutions that aims to raise the level of practices in managing the collection, quality, processing, storage, and distribution of biospecimens. The organization is dedicated to ensuring that stored biospecimens are managed with a high degree of stewardship that increases the opportunity for use along with quick access to biospecimens at reasonable research rates, and to inspire institutional research collaborations. Hosted by: William Beaumont HospitalLocation:...more

Grad Certification in Community Engagement--Accepting Applications 2015-16

Opportunity for graduate and professional students The MSU Graduate Certification in Community Engagement is a three-part professional development program open to graduate and professional students at MSU. This no-cost program helps students develop systemic, respectful, and scholarly approaches to their community engaged research, creative activities, teaching & learning, or service & practice and prepares them for academic and professional careers that integrate scholarship with...more