Collaborative Research Excellence (CoRE) Initiative

An annual funding initiative to stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration across UNH

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The FY23 CoRE competition is complete.
 

 

UNH holds a deep commitment to interdisciplinary research and academic excellence to address issues facing UNH, our state, region, and beyond. CoRE supports this vision by providing five funding opportunities that collectively reinforce a broad culture of interdisciplinary exchange, collaboration, planning, and support.

CoRE is funded through the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research, Economic Engagement, and Outreach to support interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts driven by UNH researchers that address local, regional, and world issues.

The CoRE initiative launched in FY18 and has invested more than $2 million in 74 interdisciplinary awardees through annual competitions. Over its first three years, 46 interdisciplinary project teams received awards. CoRE-funded projects have reported a breadth of research and scholarship outputs that include over $134 million in external grant proposal submissions; $44 million in new awards; 33 courses impacted by CoRE-related teaching and instruction; 130 activities such as conferences, workshops and presentations engaging over 8,000 academic, community, and industry partners; and numerous manuscripts and publications.

To learn more about CoRE, see previously funded projects, access collaboration resources, and more: https://mypages.unh.edu/core.

Please contact Maria Emanuel (maria.emanuel@unh.edu) if you have any questions about CoRE.

 

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The sixth annual Collaborative Research Excellence (CoRE) internal funding competition is complete
CoRE supports the advancement of interdisciplinary research excellence to address issues facing UNH, our state, region, and beyond. This funding initiative provides five funding opportunities that collectively reinforce a broad culture of interdisciplinary exchange, collaboration, planning, and support. To-date, CoRE investments have been leveraged for over $44M in additional external funding for UNH research activities. 

Interested UNH faculty had to submit an application via https://unh.infoready4.com  no later than 5:00 P.M. on Friday, April 25, 2022.

New in 2022 year: Opportunity to apply award funds to core facility user fees!

Brief descriptions of the funding categories are provided below -- use the links to find details.

Interdisciplinary Working Groups support groups of faculty to convene around research topic areas to build awareness and relationships across disciplines, allow for cross-fertilization of ideas, identify potential collaborative research opportunities, and provide a venue for finding partners.

Pilot Research Partnerships seed-funds collaborative research projects with strong potential to garner future funding from external sources (including industrial support) and/or with outstanding commercial potential. Projects may be intra-institutional, multi-institutional, or public-private partnerships.

Creating New Centers supports the establishment of new, interdisciplinary Centers with research programs that have strong potential for significant future funding support from government agencies, corporations, industrial consortia or foundations.

Strengthening Existing Centers better positions existing interdisciplinary Centers for success.

Supporting Large, Complex Proposal Development provides dedicated funding and guidance to increase the competitiveness of UNH teams for major, interdisciplinary external grants.

Please contact Maria Emanuel (maria.emanuel@unh.edu) if you have any questions about CoRE.

 

A note about InfoReady:

The InfoReady system works best using the latest supported version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari as your browser when working from a laptop or desktop PC or Mac.
Compatibility with other browses and with tablets and other mobile devices is not guaranteed.

When you log in, be sure you enter your UNH username in the format: username@ad.unh.edu
If you encounter problems logging in directly, sign on to the UNH VPN first, then access the InfoReady portal.

For questions regarding using the Internal Competition Portal, please contact Lynnette Hentges.

 

 

 

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Learn more about CoRE and the CoRE TEAMs

Contact Information

Mark Milutinovich
Phone: (603) 862-5338
Email: 
mark.milutinovich@unh.edu

Maria Emanuel
Phone: (603) 862-4377
Email: 
maria.emanuel@unh.edu

 

We hosted an information/Q&A session on Thursday, 31 March 2022 to review the FY23 CoRE RFP, highlight CoRE funding opportunities and changes, and answer questions. A video recording of the session and a copy of the slides are available.