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February 10th, 2016

Q&A: Zika Virus – Insight From An Epidemic Expert

Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) gathered in Geneva, Switzerland to declare an international public health emergency over the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The response comes after an alarming number of cases were being reported across Latin America, including a worrying number of infants being born with abnormally small brains and skulls, a birth defect …read more

February 2nd, 2016

Proposal Writing Tips for Non-Native English Speakers

Proposals often require specialized language, providing a special challenge for non-native English speakers even though they may be very proficient in English. Because grammatical errors and awkward phrasing can distract reviewers from the content of the proposal, PIs should make every effort to avoid these mistakes. Below are a few mistakes that are commonly made by PIs whose native language is not English.

January 19th, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates for Limited Submissions

Below are some of the limited submissions with internal deadlines in February and March. To be considered for these opportunities, please send a letter of intent (LOI) to Beth Keithly by the internal deadline. The LOI for any internal limited submission needs to be a one page document (it may be a bit longer or shorter, …read more

November 10th, 2015

Biological Networks

A team of bioengineers from the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science have made new insights on the properties of biological networks. Read the full article on the UT Dallas News Center.

October 20th, 2015

Solicit and Acquire: NSF’s Major Research Instrumentation Program

Taken directly from the National Science Foundation (NSF) solicitation: “The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in the nation’s institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations. The Program provides organizations with opportunities to acquire major instrumentation …read more

October 13th, 2015

#Being13 with Social Media

Dr. Marion Underwood, dean of graduate studies and professor of psychological sciences, helped contribute to a study about cyber aggression and the effects on teens for CNN’s special #Being13 that aired last Monday. Read the full article on the UT Dallas News Center. Photo by R. Gabe Cavazos