University Research Council

April 20, 2011

Meeting Summary

Central Research Development Fund

The deadline for submission of small grant proposals was Friday, March 25.  Proposals are being reviewed by one of three Council subcommittees, whose members specialize in the health sciences, the sciences and engineering, and the humanities and the social sciences.  Steve Wisniewski, Steve Stern, and Mike Lewis chair the respective committees.  Eighteen people applied for grants in the health sciences, twenty-three people applied in the sciences and engineering, and seventeen people applied in the social sciences and the humanities.

Report from the Office of Research

Allen DiPalma, Director of the Office of Research discussed several aspects of the Office’s operations: