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Re-integrating Biology Town Halls

Register for the upcoming Reintegrating Biology Virtual Town Hall, which will take place the week of September 16, 2019. Reposted on behalf of our colleagues from the Office of the Assistant Director. “Biology has the goal of understanding the processes that generate and sustain life.  Despite this unifying principle, the actual practice of modern biology …

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Next Steps for NEON

The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) has recently become fully operational making 179 environmental data products freely available! NSF has released a Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 19-080) that announced an intent  to compete management of future operation and maintenance of the network. You can read the full story on BIO BUZZ, BIO’s Office of the Assistant …

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August Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)!

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The August IOS Virtual Office Hour session will be held August 15th, 2019 from 1pm-2pm EST. This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, a discussion about …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours: Co-review, how does it work?

Projects submitted to the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) are integrative and cross-disciplinary in nature, and in many cases, review is warranted by more than one cluster. Program Directors in IOS held a Virtual Office Hour (July 11th, 2019) focused on co-review processes. Examples of co-review at NSF Co-review can occur between two clusters …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours – July: Upcoming CAREER proposals

The next Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) Office Hour will be on July 11th, 2019, at 1 pm EDT, and we plan to talk about co-review within the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) and between BIO and other Directorates at NSF, a subject that many people had questions about during our last office hour. …

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2019 IOS Quarterly Conferences Update: June-September

Program representatives of the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) will be attending various conferences and meetings throughout this quarter. This will provide opportunities for conversations with Program Directors regarding activities in IOS, across the Directorate for Biological Sciences, and about funding opportunities at NSF, in general. The table below provides a listing of the …

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NSF Needs Your Help with The Idea Machine!

The National Science Foundation (NSF) received more than 800 idea submissions for the NSF 2026 Idea Machine competition. Entries were judged and 33 are still in the running for the grand prize. Now, we need YOU to help NSF determine which entries will advance to the next stage by watching entrants' video pitches and commenting …

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New DCL: Research Opportunities Related to Coastlines and People (CoPe)

Reposted from the DEBrief Blog The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorates for Geosciences (GEO), Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE), Biological Sciences (BIO), Engineering (ENG), Education and Human Resources (EHR) and the Office of Integrative Activities (OIA) announced their intent to support Research Coordination Networks (RCNs), a select type of Early-Concept Grants for Exploratory Research …

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Now Hiring: Deputy Division Director!

Re-posted from our DEB colleagues: https://debblog.nsfbio.com/2019/07/01/now-hiring-deputy-division-director/ The Directorate for Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation is seeking a Deputy Division Director for the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB). This is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position within the Federal government, which can be filled as either a Federal employee, or as a rotator (Intergovernmental Personnel …

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Virtual Office Hours with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)!

Please join us for our monthly information session on July 11th, 2019 from 1-2pm EST  to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at the National Science Foundation (NSF)! This month’s Office Hour will include discussion on: Recent Solicitations, Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, and How co-review within the Directorate for Biological …

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Virtual Office Hour with the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)!

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The June IOS virtual Office Hour session will be held June 20th, 2019 from 1pm-2pm. This Office Hour will include a discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF and how to …

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