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OVCR Announcements

NIH Mock Review Session

Dec 1

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Time:  10 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Auditorium, Rm. 109,  SPH-PI, 1603 W. Taylor Street

Speakers: Dr. Paul Brandt-Rauf,  Dr. Robin Mermelstein, Dr. Jamie Chriqui, Dr. Geri Donenberg, Dr. Samuel Dorevitch

Intended audience: Investigators seeking NIH funding

The purpose of this workshop is to inform investigators on the scientific review process at NIH and presenters will demonstrate the review process on "real" grant applications. 

2016 OVCR Holiday Schedules

Nov 7

Office of Research Services (ORS) 2016 Holiday Schedule

The Office of Research Services (ORS) will observe the UIC reduced service schedule for non-essential services that begins on Friday, December 23rd. As such, ORS will close at 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 22, 2016, and will reopen at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, January 3.

To ensure timely review and processing of sponsored project activities - applications and related documents due prior to Tuesday, January 3, 2017  - please be advised of the following internal deadlines:

School of Public Health Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Henry A. Anderson

Oct 26

Dr. Anderson has been Chief Medical Officer and State Environmental and Occupational Disease Epidemiologist for the Department of Health Services/Division of Public Health from 1980 until his retirement in early November 2016.  Over the past 30 years he has been the leader of the Consortium of Great Lakes States conducting and coordinating activities concerning fish consumption health impacts and the use of consumption advisories. He has lead multiple research projects documenting the human health hazards of consumption of Great Lakes and other sport fish.

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