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All content posted here does not necessarily reflect the views/ opinions of the university. Maribel Salazar manages this page, as well as other social media accounts for the division. You may contact me at [email protected] or [email protected].

Competing for funding is the big business of research, but starting a consortium can smooth out cash flow and bring othe...
04/22/2021
How to Build a Research Consortium | The Big Idea

Competing for funding is the big business of research, but starting a consortium can smooth out cash flow and bring other benefits to your research program.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/university-research-explained/how-to-build-a-research-consortium/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=consortium&utm_content=consortium

Most principal investigators spend many hours laboring over proposals to fund their research programs – and for good reason. While competing for funding is the big business for researchers, some have opted to fund their programs another way, like building a research consortium.

Financial compliance is essential to a researcher’s work. It can be tricky to handle cost allocation appropriately and d...
04/16/2021
Cost Allocation: Multiple Projects, One Funding Source | The Big Idea

Financial compliance is essential to a researcher’s work. It can be tricky to handle cost allocation appropriately and document it properly.

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Financial compliance is essential to a researcher’s work. It can be tricky to handle cost allocation appropriately and document it properly.

Data management plans are invaluable to researchers and their universities. Libraries have resources to help you create ...
04/15/2021
Manage Your Data Better: Data Management Plans | The Big Idea

Data management plans are invaluable to researchers and their universities. Libraries have resources to help you create one.

Here we talk to Reid Boehm of University of Houston Libraries

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A data management plan are invaluable to researchers and their universities. Libraries have resources to help navigate these issues.

Practicing inclusive language will help writers – in fact, anyone writing words – avoid potentially harmful language.htt...
04/14/2021
Using Inclusive Language at Your University | The Big Idea

Practicing inclusive language will help writers – in fact, anyone writing words – avoid potentially harmful language.

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Practicing inclusive language will help writers – in fact, anyone writing words – avoid potentially harmful language.

Here, we take a look at four misconceptions about university tech transfer offices that keep faculty at bay.https://rese...
01/14/2021
4 Misconceptions of University Tech Transfer Offices | The Big Idea

Here, we take a look at four misconceptions about university tech transfer offices that keep faculty at bay.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/the-startup-experience/4-misconceptions-of-university-tech-transfer-offices/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=tech-transfer-misconceptions&utm_content=tech-transfer-misconceptions

Here, we take a look at four misconceptions about university tech transfer offices that keep faculty at bay.

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week is November 1-7. It is a week set aside for reviewing your university’s rules and r...
10/30/2020
Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week | The Big Idea

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week is November 1-7. It is a week set aside for reviewing your university’s rules and regulations.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/what-went-wrong/corporate-compliance-and-ethics-week/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_content=compliance-ethics-week

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week is November 1-7 this year. It is a week set aside for reviewing your university’s rules and regulations.

The latest from UH Research's blog, The Big Idea, on InnovationMap. uh.edu/thebigidea
10/22/2020
InnovationMap

The latest from UH Research's blog, The Big Idea, on InnovationMap.

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Reports find that more and more tech companies are leaving the bustling Silicon Valley. But where exactly are they going?

InnovationMap
10/15/2020
InnovationMap

InnovationMap

UH has launched its Tech Map, which visualizes startup and innovation activity across the city.

UH Cullen College of Engineering
10/14/2020
UH Cullen College of Engineering

UH Cullen College of Engineering

#UHEngineering's Navin Varadarajan, M.D. Anderson Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has created a nasal vaccine for COVID-19 and a company to market it in partnership with the University of Houston. Tap the link to read more about this COVID-19 therapeutic. http://ow.ly/Uavv50BQtkS

InnovationMap
10/14/2020
InnovationMap

InnovationMap

Have you heard the latest episode of the Houston Innovators Podcast? This week, we caught up with nanotech expert Shay Curran.

With the new stimulus bill passed during the COVID-19 national emergency, startup founders are seeking PPP loans.https:/...
09/01/2020
PPP Loans for Startups: Experts Weigh In | The Big Idea

With the new stimulus bill passed during the COVID-19 national emergency, startup founders are seeking PPP loans.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/the-startup-experience/ppp-loans-for-startups-experts-weigh-in/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=ppp-loans-startups&utm_content=ppp-loans-startups

With the new stimulus bill passed during the covid national emergency, startup founders are seeking PPP loans for startups.

Though the pandemic has impacted all American businesses, biotech startups have shown more resolve than others.https://r...
08/04/2020
Biotech Startups Are Withstanding the Pandemic | The Big Idea

Though the pandemic has impacted all American businesses, biotech startups have shown more resolve than others.

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With all of American businesses impacted by the pandemic, biotech startups have shown more resolve than most other businesses.

Finding funding in the age of coronavirus is tough. But there are a few tricks up the sleeves of these three startup fou...
07/28/2020
Finding Funding in the Age of Coronavirus | The Big Idea

Finding funding in the age of coronavirus is tough. But there are a few tricks up the sleeves of these three startup founders.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/the-startup-experience/finding-funding-in-the-age-of-coronavirus/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=finding-funding-covid-19&utm_content=finding-funding-covid-19

Finding funding in the age of coronavirus is tough. But there are a few tricks up the sleeves of these three startup founders.

Many universities have begun offering internal awards for COVID-19 and racial disparity research, and the University of ...
07/20/2020
Internal Awards for COVID and Racial Justice Research | The Big Idea

Many universities have begun offering internal awards for COVID-19 and racial disparity research, and the University of Houston is among them.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/university-research-explained/internal-awards-for-covid-19-racial-justice-research/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=internal-awards&utm_content=internal-awards

Many universities have begun offering internal awards for COVID-19 and racial disparity research, and the University of Houston is among them.

The field of machine learning is growing, and students across the country are beginning to train for careers in it in dr...
07/06/2020
Opening Moves: Expanding Research in Machine Learning | The Big Idea

The field of machine learning is growing, and students across the country are beginning to train for careers in it in droves.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/university-research-explained/opening-moves-expanding-research-in-machine-learning/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=machine-learning&utm_content=machine-learning

The field of machine learning is growing, and students across the country are beginning to train for careers in it in droves.

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies all over the country have chosen to repurpose operations rather than si...
06/22/2020
Repurposing Operations to Combat COVID | The Big Idea

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies all over the country have chosen to repurpose operations rather than sit idly by, waiting for re-opening.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/the-startup-experience/repurposing-operations-to-combat-covid/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=repurposing-operations&utm_content=repurposing-operations

In the midst of the covid pandemic, companies all over the country have chosen to repurpose operations rather than sit idly by, waiting for re-opening.

Across the world, scientists in labs are working tirelessly to find a vaccine and treatment for coronavirus. Three of th...
06/18/2020
Showing Promise: UH Researchers Explore Options for COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment

Across the world, scientists in labs are working tirelessly to find a vaccine and treatment for coronavirus. Three of those scientists are in their labs at the University of Houston.

Across the world, scientists in labs are working tirelessly to find a vaccine and treatment for coronavirus. Three of those scientists are right here in their labs at the University of Houston. They update us on their progress.

InnovationMap
06/17/2020
InnovationMap

InnovationMap

With virtual meetings on the rise in the age of coronavirus, there are plenty of things you can do to ensure your meetings go without a hitch.

Managing your professional and social life via web conferencing giving you "Zoom Fatigue?" Research backs this exhaustio...
06/11/2020
“Zoom Fatigue” Is Real | The Big Idea

Managing your professional and social life via web conferencing giving you "Zoom Fatigue?" Research backs this exhaustion with real science.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/what-went-wrong/zoom-fatigue-is-real/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=zoom-fatigue&utm_content=zoom-fatigue

Managing both our professional and social lives via web conferencing might be causing us Zoom Fatigue. And research backs this exhaustion with real science.

UH ties with Drexel University at No. 75 of the top 100 global universities for patents issued in 2019.
06/10/2020
InnovationMap

UH ties with Drexel University at No. 75 of the top 100 global universities for patents issued in 2019.

UH has been ranked among the top schools for new patents.

InnovationMap
06/03/2020
InnovationMap

InnovationMap

The pandemic has destroyed a good part of the startup ecosystem. Here’s how it happened and how startups can pick up the pieces.

Ask any researcher, proposals take a long time to get approved. With an abbreviated timeline, RAPID grants go to the res...
05/28/2020
RAPID-ly Slowing the Spread of COVID-19 | The Big Idea

Ask any researcher, proposals take a long time to get approved. With an abbreviated timeline, RAPID grants go to the researchers on the front lines who are doing all types of studies concerning the novel coronavirus.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/university-research-explained/rapid-ly-slowing-the-spread-of-covid-19/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=rapid-grants-covid-19&utm_content=rapid-grants-covid-19

With an abbreviated timeline, RAPID grants go to the researchers on the frontlines who are doing all types of studies concerning the novel coronavirus.

In the era of quarantine and shutdown, virtual meetings are the norm. Here are some ways you can make the most of your v...
05/27/2020
More Tips For Enhancing Your Virtual Call | The Big Idea

In the era of quarantine and shutdown, virtual meetings are the norm. Here are some ways you can make the most of your virtual call until we return to work.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/the-startup-experience/tips-for-enhancing-your-virtual-call/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=virtual-call&utm_content=virtual-call

In the era of quarantine and shutdown, virtual meetings are the norm. Here are some ways you can make the most of your virtual call until we return to work.

Although PPE usage should be second nature to P*s, it’s worth reiterating some important points in the midst of the COVI...
05/22/2020
COVID-19 PPE Usage According to the CDC | The Big Idea

Although PPE usage should be second nature to P*s, it’s worth reiterating some important points in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Although PPE usage should be second nature to P*s, it’s worth reiterating some important points in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Proper face mask usage is essential for optimizing PPE. Here, we outline some not-so-well-known facts about face mask us...
05/07/2020
Proper Face Mask Usage | The Big Idea

Proper face mask usage is essential for optimizing PPE. Here, we outline some not-so-well-known facts about face mask usage according to experts.

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Proper face mask usage is essential for optimizing PPE. Here, we outline some not-so-well-known facts about face mask usage according to experts.

InnovationMap
05/01/2020
InnovationMap

InnovationMap

Houston Innovators to Know: Seamus Curran, professor of physics at the University of Houston

UH Cullen College of Engineering
04/24/2020
UH Cullen College of Engineering

UH Cullen College of Engineering

#UHEngineering David Mayerich, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop a software platform to produce searchable digital atlases of whole organs at the cellular level.

Mental health research around COVID-19 follows two main thrusts. One explores isolation and stress while the other looks...
04/24/2020
Staying Sane: Mental Health Research in the Time of COVID-19 | The Big Idea

Mental health research around COVID-19 follows two main thrusts. One explores isolation and stress while the other looks at the effects of the virus itself.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/university-research-explained/staying-sane-mental-health-research-in-the-time-of-covid-19/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=mental-health-covid-19&utm_content=mental-health-covid-19

Mental health research around COVID-19 follows two main thrusts. One explores isolation and stress while the other looks at the effects of the virus itself.

Virtual meetings have become more prevalent than ever. Here are some tips to help you make the most of them. https://res...
04/22/2020
Making the Most of Your Virtual Meetings | The Big Idea

Virtual meetings have become more prevalent than ever. Here are some tips to help you make the most of them.

https://research.uh.edu/the-big-idea/the-startup-experience/making-the-most-of-your-virtual-meetings/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=virtual-meetings&utm_content=virtual-meetings

In the time of COVID-19, virtual meetings have become more prevalent than ever. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your virtual meetings.

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The Division of Research assists researchers in all areas of sponsored projects, from identifying funding to submitting a proposal, setting up interim funding to closing out an award, and awards reporting to compliance. All content posted here does not necessarily reflect the views/ opinions of the university. Tim Holt manages this page, as well as other social media accounts for the division. You may contact me at [email protected] or [email protected].

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