Need to Know

Your source for research and scholarly activity updates including news, research and policy information.

Attend the workshops to learn more about the regulations and guidelines for safe, responsible and successful research.

Fine tune your grant proposals for greater success. Learn more about NSF funding priorities. Hone your budget-writing skills. ORA offers several workshops to help you achieve your research goals. 


The Germination Space program allows SUNY researchers to think big about their research. They challenge traditional assumptions, explore unchartered areas and germinate high-impact, transformative research questions targeted at major societal challenges. 

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has revised its Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide.
The National Institutes for Health (NIH) is changing how they accept NIH-defined clinical trial applications.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) have created new FORMS-E, grant application instructions.
11/27/17 is changing to be more effective in 2018.

UB is creating Innovation Districts to increase university research and student engagement with industry and other strategic partners.