On March 13, the University of Colorado campus and the David Skaggs Research Center closed due to inclement weather. When campuses are closed for this reason, administrative leave is granted to regular employees for their scheduled work hours during the period of closure. When paid administrative leave is granted as a result of a campus… Read More


Research faculty employed between July 1, 2018 – May 1, 2019, are required to complete an Annual Summary of Accomplishments (ASA). The ASA interface is open year-round to encourage continual update of accomplishments (e.g. publications) throughout the review cycle. In addition to being a great tool for periodic evaluation and conversation, a completed ASA for… Read More


Managers Academy is a free, 2-day program and provides a comprehensive overview for supervisors and managers of legal guidelines, campus policies, and CU-Boulder practices related to employee management and development. This program is offered quarterly and, upcoming sessions are offered in April, July and November. If you are interested,  please review the program, discuss your… Read More


Want to make your science more usable? Join Lisa Dilling, Director of Western Water Assessment, on March 6 for a talk on usable science, followed by a panel discussion featuring CU researchers whose science has been used beyond the university. More information here. Sign up here.… Read More


CIRES D&I has a new newsletter that goes out to external subscribers, including many underrepresented students and scientists. Please let Susan Sullivan know at susan.sullivan@colorado.edu if you have an open position you’d like to highlight or some other D&I opportunity at CIRES that people should know about.… Read More


CIRES supports a Graduate Student Research Award program to promote student scholarship and research excellence. The goal of the program is to recognize the scholarship and merit of CIRES’ outstanding graduate students. Any current Ph.D. student that is formally supervised by a CIRES Fellow or CIRES Researcher is eligible for this one-time award opportunity. Applications… Read More


In honor of George C. Reid, one of the four founding CIRES Fellows, and his wife Joan, who passed away in 2011 and 2015 respectively, the George C. and Joan A. Reid Memorial Scholarship Fund awards $1,500 to an outstanding CIRES graduate student. To be eligible for nomination, graduate students must be currently enrolled in… Read More


The Innovative Research Program encourages novel, unconventional, or fundamental research that might otherwise be difficult to fund. The 2019 IRP competition opened February 11, 2019 and applications will be due March 25, 2019. More info here.… Read More


Please complete your DEPA (Conflict of Interest) form for 2019. DEPAs are required for proposal submission and receipt of new grant funding. Click here for more information.… Read More


Reminder – please be sure to notify CIRES Proposals of any upcoming proposals, as soon as possible (ideally 3 weeks prior to deadline), for optimal service. This includes all funding opportunities, including participation on other CU department submissions, for which CIRES will need to build your budget. Please contact CIRESProposals@colorado.edu.… Read More