Funding Opportunities Newsletter- December 21, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS NIST Proposes Overhaul of Federal Technology Transfer Policies Tenured Biology Professor Sacked for Research Misconduct Fei Wang, fired from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, falsified data on grant applications. House Democrats gear up to block planned move of USDA research agencies FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES DARPA Panacea DARPA seeks to develop new technological approaches […]

Funding Opportunities Newsletter- December 7, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS China Expands Research Funding, Luring U.S. Scientists and Students Trump’s nominee for USDA science post calls new U.S. climate report ‘genuine’ Crashing the boards: Neuroscientist Maureen Condic brings a different voice to NSF oversight body WUSTL OVCR: International Partnerships – disclosing and reporting requirements FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program […]

Funding Opportunities- November 21, 2018 (Links to an external site)

  FUNDING NEWS US Creating New Export Controls for ‘Emerging Technologies’ Research Universities and the Public Good Trump to Nominate Andrew Wheeler for EPA Head If confirmed, the acting administrator and former coal lobbyist will permanently replace former boss Scott Pruitt. Open-access plan draws online protest Public Colloquium Outlines Increasing Need for Effective Science Communication […]

Funding Opportunities- November 9, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS The new NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) has been issued Chairman Grassley Seeks Transparency from NIH on Foreign Threats to Research Grant Process FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES DARPA SIGMA + Network and Analytics Abstract Due Date: November 20, 2018; 4;00 pm DARPA Photonics in the Package for Extreme Scalability (PIPES) Abstract […]

Funding Opportunities- October 26, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS EPA Postpones Decision on Rule to Restrict Scientific Input Update on NIH Extension Policy for Early Stage Investigator Status (ESI) What a massive database of retracted papers reveals about science publishing’s ‘death penalty’ FY2018 OVCR Annual Report Now Available Check out Engineering’s new Research Toolkit FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES DARPA Accelerated Molecular Discovery (AMD) DARPA […]

Funding Opportunities- October 12, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS How Academic Corruption Works Teaching in Teams: A Planning Guide for Successful Collaborations Do Universities Value Public Engagement? Not Much, Their Policies Suggest NSF Statement on 2018 Manufacturing Day AAU Submits Joint Statement to NIH on Proposed Changes to NIH Guidelines Biologists Irate at NSF’s new one-proposal cap AAS CEO Defends Scientific Evidence, […]

Funding Opportunities- September 28, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS Science Walks, Money Talks Two federal science agencies announce actions on harassment, to two very different reactions — NSF moves forward with a plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but NIH says it’s not ready to take that step. In a World of Tenure and Promotion, Demotion Is a Murkier Matter No more […]

Funding Opportunities- September 14, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS Scientists Are Opting for Remote Postdoc Positions Technology and family constraints are making the “ghostdoc” more popular, but the setup is not without costs, researchers say. Does NIH Support “Edge” Science? How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for […]

Funding Opportunities- August 31, 2018 (Links to an external site)

  FUNDING NEWS Got an idea for science and engineering research? Send it to the NSF 2026 Idea Machine NSF opens 8-week competition starting Aug. 31 NIH Investigating Foreign Influence on Research EU Horizon 2020 Workshops in September and October Why a Federal Rule Change Has Some Scholars Worried They’ll Be Priced Out of Their […]

Funding Opportunities- August 17, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS US EPA’s Chemical Assessment Guide Creates Contention Funders must be wary of industry alliances Granting bodies have to do more to stop corporate money from distorting science, says Linda Bauld. Survey of U.S. government scientists finds range of attitudes toward Trump policies FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES DARPA Learning with Less Labels (LwLL) Soliciting innovative research […]

Funding Opportunities- August 3, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS NSF wants to know what you think it should fund Research Dollars Go Farther at Less-Prestigious Institutions: Study Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Removal of Deadlines for the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Program Stem Education Advisory Panel Announced The National Science Foundation (NSF), in consultation with the Department of Education, NASA and the […]

Funding Opportunities – January 5, 2018 (Links to an external site)

  FUNDING NEWS Workspace is now the standard grant application method (no more Adobe packages) 2018 Appropriations Watch: Government is funded through January 19 Sweeping Review of Technology Transfer Laws Among Top Priorities of New NIST Director In ‘defense of science,’ researchers sue EPA over move to overhaul advisory boards NIH tweaks plan to […]

Funding Opportunities – January 19, 2018 (Links to an external site)

  FUNDING NEWS What a US government shutdown would mean for science The National Institutes of Health would stop processing grants, but astronauts in space would keep working. 10 Common Grant-Writing Mistakes Medical Research? Congress Cheers. Medical Care? Congress Brawls. Democratizing Research Funding Data DOE-Sponsored Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Cut 100 More Jobs Previous […]

Funding Opportunities – February 2, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS NSF and NIST Directors, Senators Sound Alarm on Rising International Competition Take peer pressure out of peer review National Academies: Our Annotations on the 2018 State Of The Union Dimensions, a new citation database from Digital Science New Federal Policy for Human Research Subjects Delayed Both higher education and industry associations were advocating […]

Funding Opportunities – February 16, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS Trump rescinds planned 30% budget cut at NSF Trump science budget sows confusion US president makes last-minute decision to abandon proposal for major cuts to National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Energy’s science office. NIH stays flat, absorbs three institutes in president’s 2019 budget proposal Building the Future: Investing […]

Funding Opportunities – March 2, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS FY19 Budget Request: NSF Bets on Big Ideas FY19 Budget Request: DOE Office of Science Prioritizes Quantum Science and Exascale Computing Science needs to redefine excellence The concept of research excellence is ubiquitous, but its meaning depends on context. How to Protect Your College’s Research From Undue Corporate Influence Posttenure Review or a […]

Funding Opportunities – March 30, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS NIH moves to punish researchers who violate confidentiality in proposal reviews NSF-Public Access Repository (PAR) Expansion to Allow NSF Authors to Retrieve Submitted Department of Energy Manuscripts to Meet NSF’s Public Access Requirement Everyone needs a data-management plan They sound dull, but data-management plans are essential, and funders must explain why. Duke’s mishandling […]

Funding Opportunities – April 13, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS How researchers are ensuring their work has an impact Finding purpose and meaning in the lab Final FY18 Appropriations: National Institutes of Health Final FY18 Appropriations: Department of Defense Why The Ohio State University decided to go public about misconduct Panel calls for a postdoc tax and other measures to help biomedical scientists […]

Funding Opportunities – April 27, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS Study: Winning an Early-Career Research Grant Begets More Funding The relationship is independent of grantees’ scientific accomplishments. Mobile App Now Available Proposal Preparation Site Preview NSF is pleased to announce that beginning on April 30, 2018, proposers will be able to prepare and submit full, research non-collaborative proposals in The […]

Funding Opportunities – May 11, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS FY18 NRSA Stipend Levels Released NIST Seeks Public Input to Help Increase Return on Investment from Federal Research NIH’s Neuroscience Institute Plans to Limit Financial Support for Well-Funded Investigators Critics allege EPA’s new transparency rule has hidden pro-industry agenda Cutting Off Chinese Researchers White House reportedly considers new restrictions barring Chinese citizens from […]

Funding Opportunities – May 25, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS This Week in Appropriations: House Continues Refuting White House Science Budgets NASA, NSF, and energy science were winners in this week’s spending bills, while veterans’ health and agricultural research would receive more modest boosts USAF and NSF announce partnership in science and engineering research Two Percent: NIH announces stipend and benefit increases for […]

Funding Opportunities – June 8, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS Making grad school work for STEM students Applicant’s race or gender don’t appear to influence NIH peer reviewers Engineering faculty awarded $20,000 for collaborative research Dear Colleague Letter: Removal of Deadlines for the Core Programs in the Directorate for Engineering FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES DOD Minerva Research Initiative (MRI) The Minerva Research Initiative competition is […]

Funding Opportunities – June 29, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS White House Plan to Overhaul Federal Government Includes Science Agency Reforms Applying Research to Real-World Problems Storch Named Research Integrity Officer Fall 2018 NSF Grants Conference to be held in New Orleans, November 8-9 FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Semiconductor Research Corporation Call for Research in Nanomanufacturing Materials and Processes Deadline for white papers: July 11, […]

Funding Opportunities- July 13, 2018 (Links to an external site)

FUNDING NEWS Update on NIH Effort to Enhance Reproducibility of Research Coming Soon – The NSF 2026 Idea Machine The Idea Machine competition is expected to launch in late August Dear Colleague Letter: Transforming the CMMI Advanced Manufacturing Core Programs to Revitalize the Nation’s Strategic Industries What are “predatory” academic journals? Pruitt Successor Expected to […]