With funds provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Institute sponsors several award programs to stimulate teaching and research in aging:
The Pilot Research Program - offers seed money grants up to $25,000 for new, innovative projects by faculty investigators.
The Community-Based Research Grant Program - offers grants of $5,000 to support collaborative, community-based research projects. This program is jointly conducted by the Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA).
Interdisciplinary Working Groups – funds are available to support faculty who wish to explore the possibility for forming collaborative teams. Funds can be used for meeting expenses, meals, speakers and consultants. Contact the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
Course Development - awards of $20,000 are available for summer salary, teaching assistants, and purchase of materials.
This popular community lecture series features UVA faculty members who describe their research and its implications in key topics related to aging. View upcoming events >
Distinguished Speaker Series
At least once a year, the Institute sponsors a lecture by a leading researcher to provide state-of-the art information to the university and regional community. View upcoming events >
Symposia and Workshops
The institute supports meetings to discus important issues. View upcoming events >