(Dec. 22, 2011) -- Next semester, The University of Texas San Antonio and the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will offer up to two $50,000 grants through a new funding Pilot Project program to support collaborative clinical and translational health research projects.
The primary goal of the partnership is to support early-stage collaborative translational and clinical studies that will lead to interdisciplinary, institutional and community-based research programs likely to compete successfully for national grant support and ultimately to improve human health.
Researchers applying for a FY 2012-2013 Pilot Project award must email a letter of intent by 5 p.m., Jan. 17, 2012, in PDF format directly to Cindy Russel. Download the guidelines and applications at the Health Science Center website.
To meet the Health Science Center deadline for full applications (5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21), UTSA applicants must submit completed proposals in PDF format to the Office of Grants, Contracts and Industrial Agreements (OGCIA) via Cayuse by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14. OGCIA then will electronically submit proposals to the Health Science Center.
Canadian scholar Jasmin Hristov will present a lecture on paramilitarism, complex type of politically-motivated violence in different parts of Latin America. This presentation will explain paramilitary violence as a tool of economic globalization.
Buena Vista St. Bldg., Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
Richard Peretz,’85, chief financial officer at UPS, will present the keynote address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the UTSA College of Business.
Business Building (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
UTSA Police Dept and UTSA Club Jiu-Jitsu offers a new self-defense seminar to teach participants basic skills needed to get out of a physical attack.
Recreation Center, Mac Gym, Main Campus
The UTSA Department of Philosophy and Classics hosts Michael Wheeler from University of Stirling as its Brackenridge Distinguished Visiting Professor. He will be giving a talk on how creativity works.
H-E-B University Center (HUC 1.102), Main Campus,
The Dept. of Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition and the South Texas Consortium for HIV and STI Research welcomes Dr. Joshua Rosenberger who will discuss his recent work on using innovative HIV-prevention strategies.
University Center (UC 2.02.12), Main Campus
Join the UTSA African American Studies program for a lecture by Gary Bledsoe, President of the Texas NAACP, who specializes in public interest law, employment and civil rights law.
Buena Vista Building (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Engineering Technology Symposium showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines including engineering, science and business. The public is invited.
H-E-B UC Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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