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The Poole Research Perspective
A Monthly Newsletter on Research in Poole College
PCOM Think and Do
RISF Fall 2020 Cycle Now Open
The Fall 2020 cycle of the Research and Innovation Seed-Funding Program (RISF) is now open. Proposals are due Thursday, October 22, 2020, by 11:59 p.m. Investigators may request up to $25,000 in funding. The program requires a 25% cost match from internal or external sources.
Sony Sponsored Research Opportunity

Sony has announced two programs to partner with Universities in a broad range of research areas. The Faculty Innovation Award will provide up to $100,000 for 12-month projects. An extensive list of relevant keywords is available here. The Focused Research Award will award up to $150,000 for projects in one of thirteen focused research themes listed here.

TEARS Certification for the 2019-2020 Academic Year
If a portion of your academic year effort was charged to or cost-shared against a sponsored research project (ledger 5 project) then you will soon be receiving an effort report from The Employee Activity Reporting System (TEARS). Employees are required to certify their academic year effort report by September 30th.
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Spotlight on Sponsored Research: Robert Clark, Steve Allen and Beth Ritter, Sloan Foundation - Demand for Older Workers: Variation by Industry and Firm Characteristics
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has provided $249,957 to support the research of Robert Clark on a project titled, Demand for Older Workers: Variation by Industry and Firm Characteristics. Clark and his co-investigators, Steve Allen and Beth Ritter, are conducting research that will provide key insights on the demand for older workers and how firms are modifying their employment conditions and compensation programs. A key component of the work is to understand how firms in different industries are responding to the aging labor force and the desire of employees to delay retirement.


9/25: Non-laboratory Scholarship/Research Program (NSRP) proposals due by 5pm »


10/22: Research and Innovation Seed Funding Proposals due by 11:59 p.m.