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INTERNAL AWARDS
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs assists
the Associate Provost for Research in coordinating and
administering internal award programs. The second
competition for the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North
Carolina (BCBSNC) pilot grant program was held in the
fall of 2015. In addition, there were two deadlines for
Pilot Research Grants and one for Collaborative Pilot
Grants. In the spring, a competition was held for a new
pilot grant in cooperation with the Maya Angelou Cen-
ter for Health Equity (MACHE). These new collabora-
tive awards, focused on health disparities, will be effec-
tive in 2017.
FY16 awards by program are as follows:
BCBSNC Pilot Grants $98,910
Pilot Research Grants (PRG) $60,411*
Collaborative Pilot Grants (PRG) $20,000*
*Funding from the ZSR Foundation provided $50,000
toward PRG and CPG Grants.
The office also manages matching/cost share funds. In
FY16, over $203K was provided for sponsored project
cost share, high-speed computing, open-access publish-
ing, and other initiatives.
FACULTY DEVELOPMENT
In FY16, the office spent nearly $60K hosting and coor-
dinating workshops and events, supporting research-
related committees, paying for faculty travel to profes-
sional development seminars, and research-related
training. Supported programs and events include:
Recognition of Research Excellence
Reception to Honor Authors, Editors, and Fine & Per-
forming Artists
Creative Research Activities Development & Enrich-
ment Program (CRADLE)
Responsible Conduct of Research Training for Gradu-
ate and Undergraduate Students
NEH Regional Grant Writing Workshop
ACC Innovation Competition
Building Research Success at Wake Forest University
The Winning Grants Seminar Part I, Federal
The Winning Grants Seminar Part II, Foundations
and Corporations
Quality Circles
Centers and Institutes Retreat
Professional Development
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