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Posted September 13, 2012
The Office of Research Administration and Development is offering a faculty professional development workshop in grant writing for tenure-track and tenured faculty at USM. The workshop is comprised of four, 3-hour sessions. Dr. Terry Shehata, Grants Development Specialist and Coordinator for Institutional and Research Grants Development, and Larry Waxler, Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs, will conduct the workshop.
Posted July 19, 2012
Dr. Ah-Kau Ng, a Professor of Immunology in the USM Department of Applied Medical Sciences, will be receiving MEIF funding to support the commercialization of his project Monoclonal Anibodies to C-Terminal Domains of Osteopontin, a potential cancer biomarker, a tissue development factor, and an early T lymphocyte activation marker.
Posted July 16, 2012
The Office of Research Administration and Development is pleased to announce a new student research journal, dedicated primarily to highlighting the accomplishments of the numerous students engaged in research, scholarship and creative activity from all academic fields at USM. Submission portal will become available this Fall.
Posted May 16, 2012
The objective of the Commercialization Fund Program is to expand the commercialization of USM technology. The funds are to support the development of innovations with commercial potential, with the result that more USM technology reaches the marketplace. The funding is intended to support a range of stages in technology development, from initial concept (prior to intellectual property disclosure), through proof of concept, to licensing and commercialization. Existing industry connections are not a prerequisite for funding; however, all projects should have a clear commercial benefit or potential for the state of Maine.
Posted May 1, 2012
At the Faculty Senate Banquet on April 27th, 2012, Professor of Criminology Piers Beirne was announced as the recipient of the annual Provost's Research Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year. He is only the third USM faculty member to receive this prestigious award.
Posted May 1, 2012
A committee of representatives from each of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) departments, have developed a policy and set of procedures for the maintenance of core research equipment at USM. This process is designed to increase the transparency and equity of the use of Maine Economic Improvement Funds (MEIF) for maintaining equipment. This is a call for proposals to participate in the Core Equipment Competitive Process.
Posted January 13, 2012
Research Administration and Development is offering a faculty professional development workshop in grant writing. The workshop is comprised of three, 3-hour sessions. Dr. Terry Shehata, Coordinator for Institutional and Research Grants Development, and Larry Waxler, Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs, will conduct the workshop.
Posted December 9, 2011
Dr. John Wright, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce that Professor Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh has been reappointed to the position of Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity for two additional years effective January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2013.
Posted June 28, 2011
The Office of Research Administration and Development is delighted to present the first issue of USM's magazine for research and scholarly activity. Through their research, scholarship, and creative activity USM's faculty create new knowledge, expand our perspectives, and improve lives. The magazine is intended to be an annual publication, a forum to share and celebrate our progress and successes.
- Confidentiality/Nondisclosure Form
- Equipment Repair Fund
- Fee for Service vs. Research
- Human Subjects Research
- Internal Competitive Grant Deadlines
- Maine Economic Improvement Fund (MEIF)
- UMaine Intellectual Property Policy
- Undergrad Research Computer Lab Access Form
- USM New Invention Notification Form
- USM Patent Procedure & Policy
- USM Standard Research Contract
- USM Statement on Animal Use