The ONRS Nursing Research Seminar, "Transforming Nursing Research: Implications for Research Trajectories," featuring Dean Delaney and Drs. Henly, Monsen, was well attended on May 20, 2013. If you were unable to attend the final seminar of the semester, you can watch it here. Save the dates for upcoming Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship seminars:
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 - WDH, room 6-194 (*all from noon to 1 pm*)
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 - WDH, room 6-108
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 - WDH, room 6-194
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 - WDH, room 6-194
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 - WDH, room 6-194
Monday, March 3, 2014 - WDH, room 6-108
The Academic Health Center Information Systems unit (AHC-IS) offers mobile device help for users with personally owned smart phones or tablets that are used to conduct university business. To do this, AHC-IS requests completion of a mobile device management solution form that begins the process to properly set up your mobile device for security updates and settings. Relatedly, the AHC Tech Center just celebrated its first year of service to help more than 1,000 people in their Diehl Hall library location. Contact 612/626-5100 or email@example.com.
Join Dean Connie Delaney and Drs. Henly, Monsen and Westra on May 20 from noon to 1 pm in Weaver Densford Hall, room 6-108 for the final Nursing Research Seminar of the semester. Sponsored by the Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship (ONRS), "Transforming Nursing Research: Implications for Research Trajectories" will summarize the impact of the UMN Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) in terms of investment, innovation and collaboration benefits. Dean Delaney will provide an overview of the Academic Health Center Information Exchange (AHC-IE), an initiative resulting in a systems platform of applications, databases and analytical tools to support health sciences research. Drs. Westra and Monsen will present informatics research using large data sets, and Dr. Henly will provide commentary on the CTSA implications for nursing science.
The NIH publishes weekly program announcements and funding opportunities. Check out the May 10 bulletin for opportunities that include:
Closing the Gap in Healthcare Disparities through Dissemination and Implementation of Patient Centered Outcomes Research U18
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Deadline: July 31, 2013
Center of Excellence for Research on CAM (P01)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Deadline: September 25, 2013
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) solicits applications for a new multi-year, large-scale Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Institutional Mentored Career Development funding. This program supports career development of post-doctoral and junior research and clinical doctorate faculty scholars in comparative effectiveness research. Deadline to apply is July 17. See the announcement for details.
The UMN Women's Center, offers a variety of awards and scholarships:
The Women's Center Institutional Change Grants (formerly Special Grants) seek to support a more inclusive, diverse UMN community with an enhanced campus climate for women faculty, staff, and students. Institutional Change Grants are intended to foster and support increased awareness, improved understanding, and institutional change. (Includes grant funding for projects specifically focused on changing the climate for P & A and CS/BU women). Deadline to apply is Friday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m.
The Mullen/Spector/Truax Women's Leadership Award is given annually to a UMN faculty or staff woman awho has made outstanding contributions to women's leadership development. Nomination deadline is Friday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m.
The Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award recognizes UMN women faculty who have achieved significant national and international accomplishments and also reflect a strong commitment to fostering future leaders. Nomination deadline is Friday, May 17 at 4:30 p.m.
The Sharon L. Doherty Student Leadership Award is given to a UMN student who has demonstrated outstanding volunteer service concerning women's issues on campus or in the broader community. Nomination deadline is Friday, June 7 at 4:30 p.m.
~See all of the scholarship and award opportunities
Speaking about her research on improving quality of care during patient transitions, Nursing Research Day keynote speaker Dr. Kathryn Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN shared her experience and expertise in decision science and information technology. Check out the presentation and Facebook photos of the April 26 event that drew nearly 450 participants.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has redesigned its RePORTER tool so that data is now organized by frequency of use and other search parameters including fiscal year, patents and projects. The new interface allows users to search a repository of NIH-funded research projects and access publications and patents resulting from NIH funding.
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute offers KL2 scholar awards available to assistant professors (in rank ≤ 6 years) conducting clinical or translational research. The 3-year program provides 75% salary support (up to $100,000 inclusive of fringe), $25,000 in research funds, and up to $3,000 in travel funds. This opportunity requires use of a biostatistician faculty mentoring team and includes weekly multidisciplinary seminars. Up to five proposals will be awarded. Deadline to apply is 12 noon on June 26. Program information is here.