Oman Research Fellowship — 9/17/2017

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) aims to promote and cultivate scholarly research about Oman across several academic disciplines. The fellowship is open to Ph.D. candidates and university academics who are US citizens or affiliated with an American university, and funds one … Continued

Baxter Young Investigator Awards — 6/30/2017

Baxter International Inc. is a global diversified healthcare company that couples its dedication to excellence and its passion for innovation with its unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology to advance patient care worldwide. To celebrate and promote … Continued

Job Opportunity at Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Boehringer Ingelheim Inc. seeks a candidate with strong analytical skills to perform routine and developmental scientific work in support of an innovative project under the instruction of a BI scientist. The project will function within Process Sciences in Fremont, CA. … Continued

Call for Papers for SNAMS 2017 — 4/21/2017

Prague, Czech Republic, August 21 – 23, 2017 Social network analysis is concerned with the study of relationships between social entities. The recent advances in internet technologies and social … Continued

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Don’t Miss the Berkeley Grad Slam Championship!

Come cheer on graduate students as they present their three-minute research talks on April 5, 2017, 3 – 5:30 pm, 309 Sproul Hall. The winner will represent Berkeley in the UC campus-wide Grad Slam.

UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship — 7/1/2017

The UC Laboratory Fees Research Program sponsors innovative research, fosters new collaborations between UC faculty and national laboratory scientists, and provides unique training for UC students and postdoctoral fellows. This competition cycle, the LFRP is offering two targeted funding opportunities. … Continued

UC San Francisco-IRACDA Postdoctoral Program — 4/2/2017

The UC San Francisco — IRACDA program is currently accepting applications to fund up to three postdoctoral scholars through the UCSF IRACDA (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award) Program, sponsored by a K12 NIH (NIGMS) award. The mission of this … Continued

UC MEXUS Collaborative Research Grants — 3/6/2017

UC MEXUS-CONACYT is providing seed funding to teams of UC and Mexican researchers with beginning projects in basic and applied collaborative research, instructional development, public service, and education projects that apply research to public issues. Chosen projects are expected to … Continued

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Research Fellowships — 3/6/2017

UC MEXUS-CONACYT is providing fellowships for postdoctoral researchers at the UC universities or at Mexican institutions of higher education or research.The primary objective of this program is to advance academic scholarship by emerging Mexican researchers and UC scientists and scholars … Continued

The ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/31/2016

The American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC) announced its graduate/postdoctoral fellowships for research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. Projects in all fields in the social … Continued

CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program — 2/26/2017

Awards of up to $10,500 each will be given to scholars who wish to carry out research on broad questions of multi-country significance in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and related natural sciences. Scholars must carry out research in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/13/2017

The World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) is now accepting applications for research grants. Scholars and graduate students with a focus on “wood and culture” in ongoing projects as well as new initiatives are encouraged to apply. The proposals will be evaluated … Continued

Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley — 10/31/2016

The Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) is currently soliciting applications for its new Entrepreneurial Fellows Program at UC Berkeley. Designed to catalyze the translation and commercialization of innovative research discoveries for practical benefit, this new program builds strong support networks in … Continued

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2016

The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to … Continued

Horowitz Foundation Dissertation Research Grants — 1/31/2017

The Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy was established in 1997 to support the advancement of research and understanding in the major fields of the social sciences, which include psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, urban affairs, area studies, and political science. Through … Continued

North America Elsevier Research Intelligence Conference — 9/29/2016

Enabling Data-informed Strategic Planning for the Research Enterprise Wednesday, September 28 (Evening Welcome Reception) Thursday, September 29, 8:30 am – 4:45 pm (Dinner to follow) DoubleTree Berkeley Marina, Berkeley, CA This conference will bring together close to one hundred of the region’s leading vice … Continued

UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships — 5/25/2016

In support of the University of California’s commitment to a smoke and tobacco free UC and its critical role in developing research, public health and policy solutions for this rapidly evolving landscape, the UC Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Task … Continued

Call for Papers for Reducing Urban Poverty — 5/15/2016

To encourage a new generation of urban policy makers and promote early career research, Cities Alliance, IHC – Global Coalition for Inclusive Housing and Sustainable Cities, USAID, the Wilson Center, and the World Bank are co-sponsoring the 7th annual paper … Continued

Drawdown Fellowship Program — 3/18/2016

Project Drawdown is a US-based research organization that is developing a book, open-source database, and digital platform describing how 100 existing technological, social, and ecological solutions, deployed at scale and in combination, can alter the composition of our atmosphere and … Continued

Sitka Fellows Program — 03/29/2016

The Sitka Fellows Program is looking for visionaries of all backgrounds who wish to immerse themselves in their work alongside other smart and passionate people like themselves. The program is a fully-funded, seven-week residency at Sheldon Jackson Campus in Sitka, … Continued

Hydro Foundation Research Awards — 3/15/2017

The Hydro Research Foundation is leading the Research Awards Program designed to stimulate new student research and academic interest in conventional or pumped storage hydropower. The awards are made possible by a grant from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy … Continued

Science Leadership and Management (SLAM) Spring Seminar

SLAM is a program for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the sciences designed to foster and support the development of effective leadership and management skills for individuals seeking to reach their full potential in a variety of career paths. … Continued

Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award — 2/5/2016

The annual Pursuit Award is presented by the Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s largest hospital of its kind. This international award recognizes outstanding achievements in childhood disability research by current Ph.D. students … Continued

International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP) in Taiwan — 2/28/2016

The Taiwan International Graduate Program is pleased to invite applications to the International Internship Program (TIGP-IIP). TIGP-IIP is an intensive pre-doctoral research training program that prepares its participating interns with the necessary knowledge and skills for future research or career … Continued

Center for Race and Gender Graduate Grants — 11/9/2015

The Center for Race and Gender (CRG) at the UC Berkeley, announces the availability of grants of $200 to $1500 for graduate students for research or creative projects that address issues of race and gender. Topics should be consonant with … Continued

Call for Papers: 23rd International Conference of Europeanists

“Resilient Europe?” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 14-16, 2016 Organized by the Council for European Studies Resilience is the capacity to survive, to bounce back and to innovate in the wake of extraordinary stress or unexpected crises. Psychologists view resilience as a … Continued

Library Tours & Library Information for Graduate Students

 Tours of Doe, Main Stacks and Moffitt Libraries (Meet at North entrance of the Doe Library) 8/25/2015          4– 5 pm 8/26/2015          10 – 11 am, 1– 2 pm 8/27/2015          9 – 10 am, 10 – 11 am, 1– 2 pm 8/28/2015          … Continued

Student Positions Available for Inclusive Food Programming Project

Four student positions are available for 2015-16 for students to assist with the project “Building Equitable and Inclusive Food Programming at UC Berkeley,” funded by the UC Berkeley Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Innovation Grant Program. Equity and Inclusion in Food Systems … Continued

Postdoctoral and Student/Predoctoral Research Positions

The New England Complex Systems Institute has funding for postdoctoral and predoctoral research appointments. We look for outstanding applicants with training in physics, mathematics or computer science. We value strong writing abilities. Candidates should be interested in contributing to a … Continued

Call for Applications to SMART Program for Summer 2015 — 11/24/2014

Student Mentoring and Research Teams (SMART), a 10-week mentoring program administered by the Graduate Division during the summer, links undergraduate students with graduate students on a research project to facilitate professional development and mentoring skills. During the fall semester, 20 graduate … Continued

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science — 7/7/2014

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 fellowships in Japan. Programs last from 1 month to 2 years and are open to applicants from around the world in all fields of research including … Continued

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Berkeley Graduate Students Wow Sacramento Lawmakers

On March 12, doctoral candidates Margaret Rhee and Paul Yosefi joined Vice Provost Andrew Szeri — and their counterparts from the other nine UC campuses — in Sacramento for Graduate Research and Education Advocacy Day.

Margaret Rhee and Paul Yousefi with Graduate Dean Andrew Szeri (Melani King photos)

Graduate Researchers Bring their Passion to Sacramento

Graduate students from across the UC system shared their personal stories and research interests with Sacramento lawmakers at the University of California’s fifth annual Graduate Research and Education Advocacy Day, March 12.

Faculty Research Lectures Celebrate Excellence in Research

The Faculty Research Lectures are a campus tradition that celebrates research excellence at UC Berkeley. Every year since 1912, the Academic Senate has selected faculty members who are exceptionally distinguished for their scholarly research to serve as the Faculty Research … Continued