Announcement

Non-funding, non-event announcements.

NSF- FY 2015 Performance and Financial Highlights

The mission of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare;to secure the national defense; and for other purposes.  In FY 2015, NSF’s support fostered discoveries across a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. To view the full report, go to:  http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf16003

ORNL Challenge for Undergraduates, Summer 2016 Internships

This innovative new internship program at ORNL invites undergraduate juniors and seniors to help develop their own unique method for solving a complex and challenging scientific research problem. The program is geared towards students who think outside of the box and are ready to put their problem solving skills to the test.
 

Conversations with Program Officers Initiative

ORSP is piloting a new initiative to facilitate research visits or conversations with program officers and other decisions makers or policy setters at funding organizations.

See http://www.research.olemiss.edu/CfreePO for details.

 

ORSP Information Session: UM Gulf Oil Spill Recovery and Restoration Task Force

January 28, 2016

3pm – 4:30 pm

E.F. Yerby Conference Center
University of Mississippi

The UM Office of Research has put together a task force to monitor developments of the Gulf oil spill recovery and restoration process.  The goals of the Task Force are to:

Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference Webcast Nov. 14-15

The Fall 2016 NSF Grants Conference will take place on November 14-15, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA, with host Carnegie Mellon University. Key representatives from the National Science Foundation will be speaking. Although conference registration is closed, the plenary (general) sessions will be streamed live via webcast to those in the research community, and will also be recorded for on-demand viewing once the conference has conclude.

Science Communication: Take Charge of It!

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Physics Colloquium
Lewis 101
Tuesday, 10/25/16, 4pm

Title:                            Science Communication: Take Charge of It! 

ORSP Investment Grants Round 2 or Other R&D Program Coming Fall 2015

The original Round 1 RFP for the ORSP-IG pilot program anticipated that there would be a Round 2 competition with a pre-porposal due date of September 15. While we are still looking at the possibility of a ORSP-IG Round 2, or perhaps an alternative pilot research and development program, we are not ready to issue a call for proposals at this point, and so nothing is due September 15. Please watch UMToday in starting in October for announcements about a Round 2 or other possible internal grants opportunity. 

NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Webinar August 29

NSF EPSCoR is hosting a webinar on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 1 pm (CDT) for all those interested in learning more about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

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