Professional Development Training Opportunity for FacultyNew Yellow Explosion

On Friday, March 4, 2016, the Grants and Sponsored Programs Office (GSP) will host a Faculty Professional Development Day with an emphasis on Government Grantsmanship. The GSP has secured a prominent guest speaker - Robert Porter, Ph.D. - with extensive experience in research development, and well known for stimulation presentations/ workshops on grant writing at leading universities and medical schools internationally.

For more information and to register, please click here:

University Provost Seed Grant Program 2017

An official announcement for the 2017 University Provost Seed Grant competition will be released in January 2017.  The Seed Grant Guidelines have been revised to emphasize investigator-initiated research proposals, and provide information on eligibility, faculty commitment, peer-review, award information, research compliance and other special conditions. Please review the Guidelines carefully prior to completing the revised online Application. Fully-endorsed applications, along with all required supporting documentation, must be submitted not later than Monday, March 20, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. As in the past, late application will not be accepted.

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Please click here to visit the website for the Center for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance at FDU.

Information about the 2016 Cybersecurity Symposium will be posted soon. The previous Symposium was held on September 30, 2015.


Congratulations for Faculty Extramural Grant Successes!

Robert Prentky, School of Psychology, is the Principal Investigator on two prominent Cooperative Agreements sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice/Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) Office for a total of $1.8M.

Donald Hoover, ISHTM, is the recipient of multi-year contracts from the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development for Program Directorship of the Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Talent Network - North for a total of more than $1M.

Robert McGrath, School of Psychology, is the Project Director of Integrated Care for the Underserved of Northeastern New Jersey, a multi-year grant sponsored by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for a total of $843K.

Marion McClary, School of Natural Sciences, continues as Project Director on Phase II of the Garden State-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (GS-LSAMP) for a total sub-award of $181K under a prime award to Rutgers University by the National Science Foundation.

Oleksandr Rudniy, GHSCSE, is co-Investigator on an National Science Foundation PRIME Collaborative award with the University of So. Florida (lead), University of Pennsylvania and North Carolina State University for work on Cognitive, Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Competencies of Student Writers in STEM Courses for a total award of $45K.

Teresa Moore, School of Nursing, is the Program Director of the Nurse Faculty Loan Program sponsored by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) which has an available cummulative loan base of approximately $700K.

Marzieh Azarderakhsh, GHSCSE, is co-Investigator on a NASA-funded collaboration with RFCUNY-NYC College of Technology (lead) for work on a Multi-Sensor Calibration Algorithm for a total award of $71K.

For abstracts of these awards, please click here.


For more information about the Institutional Review Board, including the CITI training for Responsible Conduct in Research, please click here.