Science Spotlight Highlights - January 2023

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Science Spotlight Highlights - January 2023

Jan. 9, 2023

Exercise is Medicine On Campus opportunities begin in January!

EIM-OC’s renewal and recognition period began Jan 1 where campuses can re-register or submit to be recognized for their activities in 2022 (Gold, Silver, Bronze). Previously registered campuses can also apply for one of three ($500, $750, $1250) Barry & Linda Franklin Microgrants starting January 16th. If you are an EIM-OC registered campus, look to your inbox for application materials to help develop, execute, and evaluate EIM On Campus programs, through financial support. Visit EIM Website for additional information or contact with any questions. 

Applications for the L'Oréal USA For Women in Science STEM Fellowship now open

The For Women in Science Program (FWIS) is now accepting applications for five program awards to women postdoctoral scientists. Awardees are eligible for annual grants of $60,000 for their contributions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields and commitment to serving as role models for younger generations. Candidates must have completed their Ph.D., D.P.H., or Sc.D. and started in their postdoctoral research position by the application deadline. Candidates exclusively holding any other degree, including M.D. and D.V.M., are not eligible. Completed applications are due 5:00pm ET on Friday, January 27, 2023. Visit the FAQ page or click HERE to access the application.   

RADx Data Hub Now Open to Researchers

The National Institutes of Health Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Data Hub (RADx® Data Hub) cloud-enabled platform is now open to researchers. The RADx Data Hub represents collections of NIH COVID data available to allow researchers to explore, access, and analyze COVID-related data developed through NIH RADx program initiatives. On January 23, 2023 from 1-2 p.m. ET, researchers are invited to tour the RADx Data Hub. This tour will feature an overview of the RADx Data Hub program and its portfolio, a demonstration of RADx Data Hub capabilities, and an open question and answer session. The webinar will be recorded and made available to those who register HERE.

Physical Activity Alliance 2022 Year End Report available

Guided by the National Physical Activity Plan, the mission of the Physical Activity Alliance (PAA) is to lead efforts to create, support, and advocate policy and system changes that enable all Americans to enjoy physically active lives. View the final year end report HERE or visit the PAA website for more information.