Posts in Author: Jasmine Clark

June 2nd, 2021

Research 411 Talk Show: Rewiring the Brain After Injury

Interested in clinical trials or research related to VNS? During this talk show, Dr. Seth Hays will share information about a new strategy, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), used to boost recovery after a stroke or spinal cord injury. The VNS rewires neurons in the brain, enhancing the brain’s ability to relearn. Stimulation during rehabilitative …read more

May 24th, 2021

Research 101 Series: Detour Ahead – How to Avoid Common Pitfalls on the Road to IRB Approval

Take a ride down the Information Highway with our IRB team to learn about human subjects research. IRB Specialists will expose common pitfalls experienced during the IRB submission process. The discussion will provide guidance on Cayuse submissions and appropriate steps for investigators to avoid a potential delay in the IRB approval process. Speaker info:Mary Beth …read more

May 20th, 2021

Spring 2021 Seed Grant Winners

The Office of Research’s seed grant initiatives provides funding for faculty across various disciplines. The University’s award from the State of Texas National Research University Fund (NRUF) has helped us afford these internal funding opportunities. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Center for Emergent Novel Technology at the Innovation Quarter (CENT-IQ) Grant Center for Imaging and …read more

May 14th, 2021

Dr. Aria Nosratinia Lands Almost $450,000 from NSF

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Aria Nosratinia $449,410 for his research on CIF: Small: Community Detection Meets Non-Graph Data: Principles and Applications. The project focuses on the development of the field of graph inference in the presence of non-graph data. Dr. Nosratinia’s research analyzes the information limits of label recovery with side information …read more

May 14th, 2021

NIH Grants Dr. Kristen Kennedy $420,750 for Exploratory Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Kristen Kennedy received a $420,750 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research on The Effects of Cognitive Map Building on the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Kennedy’s goal is to explore new research directions in mitigating Alzheimer’s disease development via spatial cognitive mapping. Dr. Kennedy hopes the project will shed …read more

May 13th, 2021

UTD and the DFW Research Data Center: Overview and Proposal Development

Join the Office of Research as we provide information about our newest internal funding opportunity, the DFW Research Data Center (RDC) Grant. The RDC provides approved researchers access to restricted microdata from the Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the National Center for Health Statistics, among others. Having access to the …read more

May 7th, 2021

Dr. Andrian Marcus Lands NSF Grant for Software System Issue-Reporting Solutions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Andrian Marcus $408,677 for his Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Bug Report Management 2.0 project. With his research, Dr. Marcus plans to: develop novel techniques for the automated analysis and quality assessment of defect reports, improve the quality of issue reports through interactive mechanisms, as well as develop more …read more

May 4th, 2021

Research 101: Informed Consent goes Virtual – REDCap Guidance

Take a ride down the Information Highway with our IRB team to learn about human subjects research. This presentation will provide an overview of the REDCap consent form process for human subjects research studies. The IRB Administration will provide guidance on considerations needed to ensure compliance of applicable Regulations and Policies during the electronic consent …read more

May 4th, 2021

NSF CAREER Previous Awardees Panel Discussion

Featuring NSF CAREER award recipients Dr. Qing Gu, Dr. Giacomo Valerio Iungo, and Dr. Michael Kolodrubetz, this panel discussion provides practical tips and guidance on not only program development and writing, but what happens during the review process. “OSP Bank” of Previous CAREER Awards:…​ For additional information related to funding opportunities in the Office …read more

April 30th, 2021

Research 101: Single IRB Review for Multi-site Research

Take a ride down the Information Highway with our IRB team to learn about human subjects research. Join representatives from IRB Administration to learn about the new Single IRB requirements for multi-site research mandated by the 2018 Common Rule. During this session, we will also discuss NIH-funded Single IRB requirements, when a reliance is appropriate …read more