RePost — Recording Available: Inclusive Wildland Fire Science Planning Proposals Webinar 2

RePost from DEBrief -- NSF held its final webinar on the Inclusive Wildland Fire Science Planning Proposals Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on Wednesday, November 30th. The webinar provided information about NSF Dear Colleague Letter 22-122 as well as a Question-and-Answer Session. A recording of the webinar is now available here with a transcript available here. Please note that the webinar starts …

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What is an NSF Dear Colleague Letter (DCL)?

Did you just receive another announcement of a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) from the NSF? Are you wondering what it really means? DCLs provide a means for rapid communication from the agency and are also used to highlight specific areas of research we’d like to see represented in our submissions. DCLs vs. SolicitationsThe DCL is …

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RePost: DCL: Planning Proposals to Catalyze Innovative and Inclusive Wildland Fire Science through Diverse Collaborations

RePost from DEBrief To begin to address the complex issues posed by wildland fires, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) recently published a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL). This DCL calls for proposals that engage diverse stakeholders and rights holders in innovative and inclusive wildland fire science. A planning proposal is a type of proposal used to …

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Did you know? There are new opportunities to support U.S. – U.K. collaborations!

NSF has released a new Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) on Research Collaborations between U.S. NSF and the U.K. Research and Innovation (UKRI). The DCL, NSF 22-107, details how the NSF and the UKRI have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to encourage collaboration between U.S. and U.K. researchers. This DCL provides information, including topic …

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Meet TIP, the newest NSF Directorate!

In March, NSF announced the first new directorate in decades, the Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships or TIP. TIP will serve to advance use-inspired and translational research in all fields of science and engineering with the intention of accelerating breakthroughs in critical and emerging technologies and giving rise to new industries which will help …

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Check out this new opportunity to make international connections

DCL: Research Collaboration Opportunity in Europe for NSF Awardees  Submission Timeline: At least 3 months prior to the proposed visit, but no later than  May 27, 2022 for funding using Fiscal Year  2022 funds.  The NSF has just published a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) inviting the community to apply for supplements to existing NSF awards, …

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Learn More About a New Dear Colleague Letter from IOS: Organismal Systems and Infection Biology (OSIB) 

NSF 22-016  With this Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) the Division of Integrative and Organismal Systems (IOS) calls for proposals that build on our ongoing programs to move forward our understanding of infection processes in natural systems. All study systems are appropriate, except those that focus solely on human diseases. Proposals that focus on building a mechanistic understanding …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours August 2021 Edition: Guidance for Dear Colleague Letters (DCLs), Rapid Response Research (RAPIDs), Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER), and Conference and Workshop proposals

ios-voh-august-2021-slidesDownload The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on August 19, 2021, providing an overview of DCLs, RAPIDs, EAGERs and Conference and Workshop proposals. General questions about these opportunities included: Is there a general range of funding amounts available for the conferences? The IOS web site states $10,000 to $15,000 …

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Repost – Update: New COVID-19 Response to Support Post-Baccs

Repost from our colleagues in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) recognizes the importance of early-career research experiences and that the COVID-19 pandemic has denied many undergraduates – especially those from groups underrepresented in STEM – such a research experience, whether it was to be supported …

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REPOST: NSF Launches New Opportunity for Professional Societies to Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – BIO BUZZ

Repost from our colleagues in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. The National Science Foundation has recently released a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) encouraging professional societies to work together to form networks to promote cultural change in biology to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. The DCL, called LEAPS (LEAding cultural change through Professional Societies) of Biology, …

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