CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/31/2018

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accepting applications for the CPRIT TRIUMPH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Cancer Research. This three-year fellowship provides basic, translational, and clinical training and aims to further develop talented PhD or MD/PhDs into … Continued

UC MEXUS Collaborative Research Grants — 2/25/2019

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 — 2/25/2019

UC MEXUS-CONACYT is providing fellowships for postdoctoral researchers at the ten UC campuses 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 … Continued

NEH Senior Research Fellowship Program — 1/24/2019

National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program The CAORC National Endowment for the Humanities Senior Research Fellowship Program supports advanced research in the humanities for U.S. postdoctoral scholars and foreign national postdoctoral scholars who have been residents in … Continued

Horowitz Foundation Dissertation Research Grants — 12/1/2018

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. Grants … Continued

Paul Crissey Research Grant — 11/1/2018

The California Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (CAPSAC) annually awards a grant of $750.00 for outstanding research by a graduate student (up to one-year post/pre MA/Ph.D. degree) in the field of child maltreatment. The recipient will also receive a … Continued

Trail to Tonk

Fifth year PhD researcher travels to India to study rare Persian manuscripts

UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program — 11/1/2018

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 outstanding … Continued

Rowland Fellowship — 8/17/2018

The Rowland Institute was originally founded by the late Edwin H. Land in 1980 as The Rowland Institute for Science, a privately endowed, nonprofit, basic research organization, conceived to advance science in a wide variety of fields. The Rowland Junior … Continued

Big Ideas is Hiring!

Innovation Ambassadors, UC System Are you a student interested in social impact, entrepreneurship, innovation, or public service? Big Ideas is recruiting highly motivated undergraduate or graduate students to serve as Innovation Ambassadors at each UC school! Benefits include stipends, training, and … Continued

Oman Research Fellowship — 9/16/2018

In 2010, Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) established its Research Fellowship Program, which 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 U.S. citizens or … Continued

Baxter Young Investigator Awards — 6/30/2018

Baxter’s Young Investigator Awards seek to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products that save and sustain patients’ lives. Current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are invited to submit descriptions of ongoing research. The … Continued

Berkeley MEng Capstone Showcase — 5/2 and 5/4/2018

Leaders in the Bay Area — including recruiters, engineering/business professionals, UC Berkeley staff and faculty, entrepreneurs, and current/prospective industry project advisers — with a passion for innovation and creativity will gather to uncover the future of business and culture together. … Continued

UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship — 5/31/2018

The UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowships provide support for doctoral graduate students to conduct in-residence research at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories in any area relevant to the labs. Applications Full program details are available in the Fellowship Request … Continued

18th Annual Education Research Day — 3/15–3/16/2018

Education Research Day is an annual conference hosted by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education that offers an opportunity for students to share work with their peers, faculty, and community members and engage in fruitful discussion about a range of issues … Continued

Grants from the Center for Race and Gender — 4/2/2018

The Center for Race & Gender welcomes proposals from graduate students to support research or creative projects. Project topics should be consonant with CRG’s mandate to support critical student research on race, gender, and their intersections in a wide variety of … Continued

Tomas Leon

Something in the Water

How tramping across rice paddies in Thailand can help unravel tropical diseases and improve public health.

Opportunities from Merck KGaA, Germany

This year Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, is celebrating its 350th anniversary. Merck is the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world. On the occasion of this anniversary, Merck KGaA is offering a series … Continued

Mentored Research Award — 3/5/2018

The Mentored Research Award gives academically promising graduate students an opportunity to conduct pre-doctoral research while developing and strengthening relationships with faculty advisers. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose backgrounds, life experiences, and/or work contribute to diversity. … Continued

Bloorview Research Institute Pursuit Award — 2/2/2018

Holland Bloorview’s research institute is proud to host the annual Pursuit Award competition – recognizing PhD students and recent alumni from across the globe for their outstanding contributions to and achievements in childhood disability research. Eligibility Current PhD student (less … Continued

The ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowship — 12/29/2017

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 $1,500 each. Projects in all fields in the social … Continued

World Wood Day Foundation (WWDF) Research Grant — 2/12/2018

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

CA Sea Grant State Fellowship — 9/1/17

The California Sea Grant College Program is soliciting applications for the 2018 California State Fellows Program. The State Fellows Program provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested both in marine resources and in the policy decisions … 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 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

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

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

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

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