The University Record, September 5, 2000

Research Reporter

Research opportunities, application deadlines, U-M policies concerning sponsored research, campus research resources and more are available on the Research Web site. Point your browser to Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Division of Research Development and Administration.

Peaceful Applications of Nuclear Science

The Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project offers support for faculty research in peaceful applications of nuclear energy, science and technology and the associated social implications. This may include work in engineering; the physical, biological, health and social sciences; and the humanities. The applicant must be a member of the University’s regular teaching and/or research faculty. The deadline is Oct. 13. For additional information, call (734) 764-6213. Application materials may be obtained from the Phoenix Project at the Phoenix Memorial Lab or the Web site,

NSF Fastlane Proposal Preparation Workshop

This workshop will be a comprehensive overview of the NSF Fastlane proposal preparation system. Though not a hands-on program, participants will gain knowledge necessary to prepare a proposal with Fastlane. Topics covered in the workshop include: obtaining a login name and password, populating the PI information screen, preparing the NSF forms via Fastlane (Bio Sketch, Budgets, Other Support, etc.) and allowing SRO (DRDA) access.

This workshop will not focus on technical issues regarding Fastlane, reporting functionality, or notifications and requests. Future sessions will be offered regarding these topics. Research administrators, faculty, students and support staff who may submit proposals to the National Science Foundation should attend. The workshop will be held 9–11 a.m. Sept. 7, 9–11 a.m. Sept. 8, 2–4 p.m. Sept. 15 and 9–11 a.m. Sept. 26 (choose one) in Suite 18, Wolverine Tower.

Seating is limited to 40 people, so please register via the Web at You will find the information located under Currently Enrolling Workshops.

If you would like a demonstration at your school or college, please contact Kristen Scraggs at DRDA, for scheduling.