KSU Research News and Announcements

  • Bat Conservation in the Pipeline

    March 1, 2017

    With funding from Williams' Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC, KSU Research Scientist Chris Cornelison is conducting field tests to treat the deadly white-nose syndrome plaguing bat colonies, specifically in the Black Diamond Tunnel in Rabun County, GA.  Read the full story on the research and how the partnership came about by clicking the link below.

  • NSF Grants Conference Registration opens March 30, 2017

    January 26, 2017

    Registration opens March 20, 2017 for the next NSF Grants Conference, which will be held June 5-6, 2017 in Louisville, KY. Mark it on your calendars! Registration usually fills up within a few hours!

    "This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators who want to gain key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. NSF program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answer your questions."

  • Dr. Tanja Link Collaborates with Acivilate to Win Georgia Research Alliance Award

    January 12, 2017

    Congratulations to Dr. Tanja Link, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, on being funded together with Acivilate, a KSU affiliated start up company, by the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) to develop an integrated case management platform to help individuals released from the criminal justice system. The idea will help reduce recidivism and dropout rates and save money for local governments. The GRA helps finance companies emerging from Georgia universities and normally funds more science related ventures. This award is an exciting recognition of both emerging technology in this field and the rising quality of research here at KSU.

  • Dr. Jennifer Priestley Interview Voted a Top Article on

    January 5, 2017

    Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Priestley! Her online interview that ran in January 2016 on made the site's "16 Standout News Articles in 2016" list. Click the link below to read the interview and to find out more about how KSU's Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science became the outstanding program it is today.

  • NIH 2017 Regional Seminars

    January 2, 2017

    NIH will hold its annual Regional Seminars in New Orleans, LA May 3-5, 2017 and in Baltimore, MD October 25-27, 2017. Registration will open in January 2017 and spots fill up fast! These Seminars are a great opportunity for learning about the NIH application process and related policies: "The NIH Regional Seminar offers a comprehensive program for the NIH extramural community about the NIH grants process and related policies, including such topics as Fundamentals of the NIH, compliance, peer review, grant writing for success, pre-award and post-award issues for administrators and investigators, animal and human subject research, and how to interact electronically with NIH" (NOT-OD-17-026).

  • NIH Implements Final Research Performance Progress Reports

    January 2, 2017

    "The National Institutes of Health intends to replace the Final Progress Report (FPR) with the Final Research Performance Progress Report (Final RPPR) through a new eRA Commons module effective January 2017." Click the link below to find out more about this announcement and how it might affect your NIH grant.

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