Clemson Division of Research

Nov. 2020: Key updates as online instruction is set to resume

Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil wearing a mask to help slow the spread of COVID-19

This has been an incredible semester, one unlike any other in my 24 years at Clemson. I am increasingly proud of how you have navigated the challenges brought on by COVID-19, and I want you to know we are working to provide support. First, I want to share my gratitude. Despite COVID-19, institutional research expenditures […]

Sept. 2020: Extraordinary work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil wearing a mask to help slow the spread of COVID-19

This fiscal year, Clemson University faculty collectivity submitted $734 million in research proposals, a 23 percent increase from the prior year. Your productivity in the months on-campus access was limited was extraordinary. As you juggled online instruction, uncertain funding guidelines, childcare, remote working and many more matters that I’m sure I am forgetting, you did […]

May 2020: Thank you. Hang in there. Be ready.

Tanju Karanfil

I want to thank you again for your patience and perseverance as we continue to manage a major disruption to our personal and professional lives. Your response to this unprecedented challenge has been inspiring. You have adjusted to online instruction here at Clemson, while in some cases homeschooling your children, too. You are juggling work-from-home […]

Lapidas joins Industry Contracts team

photo of Adam Lapidas

Adam Lapidas joined the Office of Industry Contracts as a contracts associate. He will be working with the Industry Contracts team to review proposals to industry and negotiate sponsored research and other research-related agreements with industry. Prior to joining Clemson, Lapidas served as the contracts officer in the Office of Research Administration at East Carolina […]

Tyndall named director of research compliance

Robin Tyndall

Experienced university compliance officer Robin Tyndall has joined Clemson University as director of the Office of Research Compliance. Before joining Clemson, Tyndall worked as director of Research Protections at Appalachian State University, where she served as administrator of the Institutional Review Board (IRB), the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and the Institutional Biosafety […]

Jan. 2020: Something Special is Happening at Clemson

Tanju Karanfil

The growth in our research enterprise is being noticed. In December, President Clements was contacted by a PhD student studying higher education management at the University of Pennsylvania. The student is researching Carnegie R2 universities who achieved R1 status in 2015 and had that status reaffirmed in 2018. Clemson, of course, fits the bill. “And, […]

ORCID ID required for research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards

Individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards from the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be required to have Open Researcher and Contributor Identifiers (ORCID IDs) beginning in FY2020. The requirement for ORCID identifiers will be […]

NSF Announces New Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide

A revised version of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) has been issued and will be effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or after June 1, 2020. Significant changes include: NSF-approved format in submission of the biographical sketch and current and pending support documents, once the PAPPG […]