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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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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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IOS Virtual Office Hours: June 20, 2019 at 1 pm EST

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) has now had two Virtual Office Hours, one on April 18th, and the other on May 16th, 2019. Our next Virtual Office Hour will be on June 20th, 2019, at 1 pm EST.  The upcoming Office Hour will have a focused discussion about the CAREER funding opportunity. Program …

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

Please join us for monthly information sessions to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) introduces IOS virtual Office Hours – a new way to stay in contact with NSF. Program Directors will be available on the third Thursday of each month at 1pm Eastern Time to …

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Notice: New Email Validation System May Block NSF Email Communications

NSF has applied a mandated global email policy change that may be interfering with NSF communications to and from external email recipients. All email activities may be impacted, including automatic NSF email notifications, ad-hoc review requests, panelist correspondence, and any correspondence with PIs, co-PIs, fellows and job candidates. This new email validation system, called “Domain-based …

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Ask a PD: When to submit and other question about no deadlines review

Q: When is the best time to submit a proposal? Ans: The best time to submit is as soon as you think your proposal is ready! With no deadlines, program directors are not required to have panels during specific times of the year. Instead they can convene a panel as soon as they feel they …

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A Revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (NSF 19-1)

We are pleased to announce that a revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) has been released, and will be effective for proposals submitted on or after February 25, 2019. Some significant changes in this PAPPG NSF 19-1 include: Addition of Research.gov as an option for proposal preparation and submission, and proposal file …

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Statement from the Acting Assistant Director for Biological Sciences on proposal submission limits

In August, the BIO directorate released new solicitations to its proposal submission process to eliminate deadlines and limit the number of proposals that could be submitted to a given division annually by a PI or co-PI. As BIO was receiving far more worthy proposals than it has money to support, this submission cap was established …

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May 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 May IOS virtual Office Hour session will be held on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 1pm-2pm. This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, a discussion …

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Upcoming Virtual Office Hours will be held on May 16th

On April 18th, 2019 program directors from the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held the first monthly Virtual Office Hour. Office hours are open to all and will occur on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1-2 pm eastern. During office hours, a program director from each research cluster in IOS (Behavioral Systems, …

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NeuroNex Webinar on April 5, 2019: Information on the New Solicitation NSF 19-563

The Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Program is having an informational webinar this Friday, April 5, 2019 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. The goal of this solicitation (NSF 19-563) is to support collaborative networks comprised of international teams of disciplinarily diverse experimentalists, theorists, and research resource developers working on a common foundational question …

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