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  • Review of regulatory requirements associated with basic science laboratories at the HSC

    Monday, April 24, 2017

    In response to many concerns raised by PIs across the Health Sciences Center, the Office of Research and Graduate Education has undertaken an informal audit of regulatory requirements associated with basic science laboratories at the HSC. In partnership with the offices of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC), Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and the HSC Information Technology Services group, we identified reductions in the scope, frequency and length of several requirements, while still ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations. The following summarizes outcomes of this audit to date.

  • Week-long course offered highlighting holistic approach to wellness

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Foundations of Wellness (SBHS 630, CRN 52244) is an intensive, week-long course designed to give students a retreat-like, experiential learning opportunity. The course combines readings, mindfulness exercises, in-class lectures, discussions, group learning activities, and more to bolster overall understanding of wellness.

  • Diversity Week 2017

    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    Deadline to submit events or proposals is April 30th.

  • Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Research (BBS) Training Program accepting applications

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    The WVU Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Research Training Program, supported by NIGMS grant T32 GM081741, is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • 31st Annual Allegheny-Erie Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology meeting

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    The theme for the 2017 Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology meeting will be an examination of the toxic effects of environmental and workplace pollutants, the roles they play on health, and the disease states initiated from these exposures. Keynote speakers will headline each of the three scientific sessions. Undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and young investigators will have the opportunity to present their research in each session or during the unified poster presentation.

  • WV March for Science

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    In Morgantown on Saturday April 22, there will be a non-partisan celebration of science to coincide with the national March for Science. We invite you to join us in celebrating the science of West Virginia.

  • Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (PSCor) Fall Call for Proposals

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Solicitation for PSCoR (Program to Stimulate Competitive Research) funding for Fall 2017 has begun.  The purpose of PSCoR is to provide funding for activities that will lead to external funding for research.  Funding will be available to successful applicants starting July 1, 2017. 

  • WVCTSI Research Scholar first in state to secure PCORI funding

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Danielle Davidov, Ph.D., West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) research scholar and assistant professor in the West Virginia University (WVU) Schools of Medicine and Public Health, has become the first researcher in West Virginia to secure a grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). PCORI funding is extremely competitive; only 16 percent of applications were funded this cycle. Davidov’s proposal “The West Virginia Collaborative for Intimate Partner Violence Screening,” addresses a critically important issue.

  • "Write Winning Grant Proposals" Seminar has returned

    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    The Research Office is pleased to again support the one day grant writing seminar "Write Winning Grant Proposals".  The  seminar is scheduled for June 22, 2017 and will be held in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the Health Sciences Center.

  • WVU Heart and Vascular team invite public to Evening of Science on April 17

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    The university community will have an opportunity to learn about innovations in cardiovascular therapies and imaging at WVU's Heart and Vascular Institute during an “Evening of Science” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Mon., April 17 at the WVU Media Innovation Center in Evansdale Crossing, Morgantown.