Dean Communications

3 months 2 hours ago

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is pleased to announce the call for Research or Extension Summer Internships with the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station or the Florida Cooperative Extension Service. This internship program is a cooperative effort between the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), the Experiment Station, and the Extension Service. Interns will be paid $560 per week ($14 per hour) and will work under the supervision of an Experiment Station faculty member or a county Extension Agent.

5 months 3 weeks ago

This is a call for nominations for the 2013 "Awards of Excellence for Graduate Research", due in the Office of the Dean for
Research by 5:00pm on Friday, January 17, 2014. Nominations should include an electronic submission of the thesis or
dissertation, the current address and phone number of the nominee, the nominee’s major, any supporting materials, and the
name of a contact person. Cash awards ($1,500 Doctorate; $1,000 Masters) as well as plaques will be presented to the

10 months 2 weeks ago

IFAS is planning to implement some changes in the way that we administer IDC allocations for payment of the UF RCM tax and for allocation to interdisciplinary centers. The video link at the bottom of this email provides an overview of our plans.

11 months 5 days ago

Deadline for submission is Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

 

11 months 6 days ago

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) has made a solid commitment to make the plant breeding program one of the strongest and most diverse programs in the country. The IFAS plant breeding program has helped to establish Florida as an international leader in agricultural production. The combination of traditional cross breeding techniques and cutting edge technology allows IFAS breeders to develop new plant varieties with higher yields, better flavor and improved resistance to both pests and diseases.

12 months 3 days ago

Click here for the winners and the complete list of winners in each Major.

1 year 2 months ago

To help homeowners, industry personnel, UF/IFAS posts videos on turfgrass research

Feb. 19, 2013 / Photo available at http://news.ifas.ufl.edu
By Tom Nordlie, 352-273-3567, tnordlie@ufl.edu

Contact: Bryan Unruh, 850-995-3720, ext. 108, jbu@ufl.edu

1 year 3 months ago

To facilitate grantmanship skills and to help improve success in securing extramural funding, I am pleased to announce that the IFAS Dean for Research office will once again be hosting a grantsmanship workshop this spring. The full day seminar (“Writing Winning Grants”), hosted by Grant Writers’ Seminars and Workshops, LLC., comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal-writing process. It is designed for faculty members who have had some exposure to writing grant applications, either through training / mentoring or personal experience.

1 year 4 months ago

This is a call for nominations for the 2012 "Awards of Excellence for Graduate Research", due in the Office of the Dean for Research by 5:00pm on Friday, February 1, 2013. Nominations should include an electronic submission of the thesis or dissertation, the current address and phone number of the nominee, the nominee’s major, any supporting materials, and the name of a contact person. Cash awards ($1,500 Doctorate; $1,000 Masters) as well as plaques will be presented to the winners at the Florida Agricultural Experiments Station’s Annual Awards Ceremony.

1 year 6 months ago

IFAS will again participate in the 2013 UF Research Opportunity Incentive Seed Fund competition. Please see the following link: http://www.research.ufl.edu/researchsupport/internal_support.html#opportunity_fund. We also have put this information at our url site: http://my.ifas.ufl.edu/sites/admin/dean-rec/researchOpportunity2013/

2 years 3 months ago

IFAS scientists are truly changing the world through the impacts of their research. A key way that the new knowledge generated by IFAS researchers is evaluated and validated by the scientific community and shared is our research publications.

The impacts of our research are broad, and can be manifested in many different ways, including:

2 years 3 months ago

To help improve your success in grantsmanship and extramural funding, I am pleased to announce that we will once again be hosting grantsmanship workshops this Spring. This year, we are hosting two workshops for faculty; no workshops for graduate students are planned for this spring.

2 years 4 months ago

Colleagues,

2 years 4 months ago

Dear colleagues:

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative has issued another request for research proposals (RFP-II), which will provide up to $7.5M per year (total) for research by individual investigators or by teams of investigators, on research related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It is anticipated that each grant will range from $100,000 to $1,00,000 per year and that grants will be awarded for periods from one to three years.

2 years 4 months ago

Colleagues,

I am pleased to be able to announce that we will be sponsoring two opportunities this coming spring to help you fine tune and enhance your tools for success in grantsmanship.

2 years 5 months ago

This is a call for nominations for the 2011 "Awards of Excellence for Graduate Research", due in the Office of the Dean for Research by 5:00pm on Monday, January 16, 2012.  Nominations should include an electronic submission of the thesis or dissertation, the current address and phone number of the nominee, the nominee’s major, any supporting materials, and the name of a contact person.  Cash awards ($1,500 Doctorate; $1,000 Masters) as well as plaques will be presented to the winners at the Florida Agricultural Experiments Station’s Annual

2 years 6 months ago

IFAS will again participate in the 2012 UF Research Opportunity Incentive Seed Fund competition. Please see the following link: http://www.research.ufl.edu/researchsupport/internal_support.html#opportunity_fund. We also have put this information at our url site: http://my.ifas.ufl.edu/sites/admin/dean-rec/researchOpportunity2012/

2 years 10 months ago

On May 20th, 2011 the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station hosted its 3rd Annual Awards Ceremony recognizing some of our research leaders in IFAS.