Mar. 21, 2023 - IU Research Impact

COVID-19 misinformation

Luddy researchers published a year-long Twitter study to see how much COVID-19 misinformation is out there, find out who’s doing it and stop them.

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New research institute

The Irsay Institute at IU has officially launched and aims to become a leading national center for addressing the stigma surrounding mental illness and other health issues.

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Cellular discovery

A never-before identified cell that provides critical insight into how new blood vessels can be made when needed for treatment was discovered by researchers from the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering.

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Funding opportunities and resources

  • The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program provides funding support for undergraduate students to work with a mentor on real-world problems to gain research and scholarly skills that can be applied to their college coursework and future careers. Deadline: Mar. 31.
  • The DEI Leadership Certification Program at Indiana University offers participants a comprehensive program with expert-led classes that help participants become better leaders, managers and allies for today’s workplace. Deadline: Mar. 31.
  • Faculty across all IU campuses are invited to join the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Research Competition as a faculty mentor. Winners receive $1,000 and have a chance to share their work with colleagues at six partner universities around the world at the Global Partners Research Forum in April. Deadline: Apr. 1.
  • The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for early-career researchers with interests in reducing inequality or understanding the use of research evidence. Awardees will receive $350,000 over five years. Deadline: Apr. 3.
  • The recipient of the Faculty Fellowship for Research in the Social Sciences will receive a single course release to pursue a research project in the social sciences. Preference will be given to projects that require substantial startup resources in the form of protected time and investigator effort. Deadline: Apr. 3.
  • The Faculty Research Support Program - Seed Funding at IU Bloomington supports new research projects that have not been previously submitted for external funding from federal, state, international or private entities but are targeted for submission to a specific external agency and whose likelihood of funding on submission would increase with the acquisition of data or proof of concept. Deadline: Apr. 3.
  • The Intelligent CI with Computational Learning in the Environment Educational Fellows program is awarding $6000 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Deadline: June 4.
  • Nature Masterclasses online courses are 10-20 minute lessons to learn techniques and strategies to develop your skills and confidence across a range of essential research activities such as grant writing, publishing, data analysis and research collaboration. Deadline: Always open.
  • 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.