Apr. 4, 2023 - IU Research Impact

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Alzheimer’s breakthroughs

IU is leading the way in understanding early on-set Alzheimer’s disease thanks to the work of researchers like Liana Apostolova.

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"Safer" PFAS still toxic

IU study finds food packaging alternatives once thought safer to still be harmful.

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Funding opportunities and resources

  • The Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust Falk Catalyst Awards Program is designed to support high-risk, high-reward projects that address roadblocks in the areas of identifying biological markers of disease activity and progression, identifying targets for therapeutic interventions and developing therapeutic agents that will disrupt, arrest or prevent the disease process. Each award is up to $350,000 over 12-24 months. You must be logged into InfoReady to view this opportunity. Deadline: Apr. 10.
  • The Intelligent CI with Computational Learning in the Environment Educational Fellows program, facilitated by the Pervasive Technology Institute at Indiana University, is awarding $6,000 and travel expenses to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early-career educators and researchers working with artificial intelligence, cyberinfrastructure, education and training. Deadline: Apr. 16.
  • Falling Walls Science Summit (former Falling Walls Conference) has become a leading international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral forum for scientific breakthroughs and dialogue between science and society. It is currently accepting applications in nine areas. Deadline: May 1.
  • The Russell Sage Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry for social science research projects that address questions in the following fields: behavioral economics; decision making & human behavior in context; future of work; social, political and economic inequality or social movements. Awards will be up to $200,000. Deadline: May 3.
  • Brain Research Foundation’s Scientific Innovations Award Program provides funding for neuroscience research in well-established research laboratories that may be too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources but still have a high likelihood of producing important findings. Each award is $150,000 over a two year period. You must be logged into InfoReady to view this opportunity. Deadline: May 7.
  • Spencer Foundation Racial Equity Research Grants support education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. Proposal submissions are not required to be developed around a particular research topic, discipline, design, method or geographic location. Budget amount can be up to $75,000 for up to five years. Deadline: May 16.
  • Mallinckrodt Grants provide tenure track faculty members in their first to fourth year in biomedical science start-up support to move the project forward to the point where R01 or other independent funding can be obtained. Applicants with current R01 funding should not apply. Grant provides $60,000 per year for up to three years. You must be logged into InfoReady to view this opportunity. Deadline: June 4.
  • Looking for additional funding opportunities? Use Pivot to search for external funding to support your work. Private foundation and corporate funding is also available through the Office of Business Partnerships and the Office of Foundation Relations. 

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