Mason will host the Access to Research and Inclusive Excellence (ARIE) National Conference from March 18–19 on the Fairfax Campus. Join a transformative experience where scholars, researchers, and practitioners from many sectors come together to build and strengthen inclusive communities around research, innovation, and educational excellence.
Research Development Services in collaboration with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences is continuing grant writing support for faculty. This is open to all faculty eligible to serve as a Mason Principal Investigator. Sign up required.
The National Humanities Alliance (NHA) will be hosting their 2024 Annual Meeting and Humanities Advocacy Day March 10-12 in Washington, DC. The Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) will be hosting their 2024 Social Science Advocacy Day April 8-9 in Washington, DC. Registration is required for both events.
George Mason University’s $230 million in research funding in fiscal year 2022 was a 7% increase from 2021, putting the university three years ahead of its goal of $225 million by 2025. Mason's research funding in the social sciences was 10th among all universities and seventh among public universities.
Tania James is having an amazing year. Since her novel Loot was released by Knopf in June 2023 she has been named to longlist for the National Book Award. The novel has also been included in the Best Books of the Year lists by the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews.
Global Virginia will hosting its 5th Global Virginia Summit "Partnering for Global Career Readiness" focused on language and career readiness on Saturday, March 19, 2024 (10am-1pm) and will feature two panels: 1) the business case for language skills and 2) language and equity and access. The summit will be virtual.
The Office of Research Innovation and Economic Impact (ORIEI) is launching the 2024 Mason ORIEI NSF CAREER Cohort Support Program. The new program is intended to support early career faculty applying for 2024 NSF CAREER Awards through workshops, mentorships, and a structured grant writing process.
The Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) is seeking proposals for seed grants for research projects focusing on inclusion and accessibility in cybersecurity, with the goal of expanding research through larger, externally funded projects. The Call for Proposals specifically seeks multidisciplinary teams that include researchers from the social sciences, humanities, and public policy.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures (PAPPG) that will be effective for proposals submitted or due on or after May 20, 2024.
Calls for proposals are open for Mason full-time instructional and administrative faculty interested in launching pilot research and course redesign projects with colleagues at universities within the 4-VA collaborative in Virginia. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through February 15, 2024, but proposals must be submitted for Dean's signature no later than February 7.