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Monthly Update – Office of Research – January 2020

January 29, 2020 — This month's updates from the Office of Research. (more…)

New Provost Grant Program: Provost New Strategic Directions for Research Award (PNSDRA)

January 21, 2020 — In response to discussions with research deans across the USC schools and looking at USC research strategically, we are updating the call for proposals for the Provost New Directions in Research and Scholarship (PNDRS) program. (more…)

One last message for faculty…

December 18, 2019 — Since 2005, I’ve had the privilege to work with well over 1,000 faculty at USC – interacting through their appointment to research committees, award of Office of Research grants, my assistance in proposal creation, and organization of research events and trainings.   These faculty-centered activities reflect the pillars of the Office of Research. (more…)

USC Solicitations for Research & Sign Up for IncubateUSC for Faculty & Staff

December 6, 2019 — Research Solicitations: The annual solicitation for the USC Research Collaboration Fund is now posted. The fund supports faculty-led collaborations on interdisciplinary topics, aimed at building research communities at USC. (more…)

International Collaborations, Export Controls and Disclosure Requirements

November 19, 2019 — USC is a global institution committed to far-reaching global engagement in all of our research and learning programs, as well as inclusion of international students in our research, regardless of their nationality and religious beliefs. (more…)

Attend USC Faculty Workshop on Connecting to Media through “The Conversation”

November 11, 2019 — All USC faculty are invited to two workshops on Monday, Dec. 9, to discuss how to turn research into commentary to share with the world via The Conversation, a communications platform that gives USC professors priority to place articles in the news media. (more…)

Reuters Ranks USC as #8 in the World for Innovation + Funding for Innovation Research at USC

November 5, 2019 — I am happy to report that USC has risen to #8 among all universities in the world in Reuters’ annual ranking of innovation. (more…)

Provost New Directions in Research and Scholarship Awards Announcement

September 20, 2019 — I am pleased to announce the first two awards under the Provost New Directions in Research and Scholarship (PNDRS) program, which were chosen for their novelty, potential for establishing USC as a leader in a new area of scholarship, approach and societal impact: (more…)

How to Report Allegations of Research Misconduct

September 10, 2019 — All members of the USC community deserve confidence that the university will thoroughly and fairly investigate allegations of research misconduct, with appropriate confidentiality, and without fear of retaliation. We in the Office of Research are committed to maintaining the integrity of USC’s research through such due process, applied consistently throughout the university. (more…)

USC Funding for Faculty-Led Research and Scholarship & Associates Award Deadline

August 28, 2019 — The USC Office of Research supports faculty-led research and scholarship with peer-reviewed financial support and recognition, as well as mentoring. (more…)