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CEREO January 2016

Earth Lab is hiring 7 new Post-Doctoral Research Scholars

Earth Lab is a new initiative launched in September 2015 by the University of Colorado-Boulder as part of the campus-wide Grand Challenge effort called “Our Space. Our Future.” Earth Lab’s mission is to harness the wave of Earth observations from space and integrate them to answer outstanding questions about the pace and pattern of environmental change, from our backyards to our world.   Post-Doctoral Research Scholars: Application DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 18, 2016

SEE FULL AD HERE:!.html TO APPLY, please go to the CU Careers website ( You can access the online application by searching for the posting # 03473, or you can go to this link directly: For general inquiries regarding Earth Lab jobs, please contact Chelsea Nagy at: Rachel.Nagy@Colorado.EDU

Call for Posters: BioEarth All-Hand Meeting due Feb 12.

Climate, Land Use, Agriculture and Natural Resources:
Activities in Interdisciplinary Research, Education and Outreach 3:00-5:30pm on Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Location: PACCAR Town Square (2001 Grimes Way)
Pullman Campus, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Submission Details
Abstract submission deadline: Friday, February 12
E-mail abstracts to: Jacqueline McCabe,
Poster Size Restrictions: horizontal dimension of 48 in

Research to Action: Assessing and Addressing Community Exposures to Environmental Contaminants (R01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages applications using community-engaged research methods to investigate the potential health risks of environmental exposures of concern to the community and to implement an environmental public health action plan based on research findings. The overall goal is to support changes to prevent or reduce exposure to harmful environmental exposures and improve the health of a community.    
Application Deadline: June 2016

More information

Food Summit 2016 – Feeding Ourselves: Collaborations for Increasing Local Food Access

When: Friday, January 29 from 9am-4pm
Where: Banyans on the Ridge in Pullman, Washington.

Registration closes on Sunday, January 24th.

The theme of this year’s summit is Feeding Ourselves: Collaborations for Increasing Local Food Access. Food Summit 2016 will feature over 15 speakers working in the areas of seed saving, local food production, market development, farm-to-school, and community food security. Afternoon session will provide opportunities for developing and enhancing regional collaborations in all of these areas.
To register


Natural Resource Conservation Endowment Fund, 2016 Call for Proposals

There could be up to two awards given for $1,200 each per year. The grant is subject to renewal up to a maximum of three years and may be requested by submitting a new proposal with a progress report each year. Equipment purchased with the fund money will become property of the WSU Foundation at the termination of the award and will be subject to sale with all proceeds going back into the endowment fund. Funds cannot be used to for general education costs (tuition, school related fees, textbooks, computers, laptops, or software); non-essential data collection; or refreshments.

Submit electronic copy (via eREX) to:
Sammy Rodriguez or Kellie Klein
Research and Arts Committee
Office of Research Operations and Support
Proposal Submission Deadline: 5 PM on Monday, April 14, 2016

For more information

Grand Challenges Seed Grant Program – 2016

Funds are available to support multidisciplinary team projects that address key themes from the Grand Challenges. Projects may be proof-of-concept research, public engagement or outreach, or workshops. All tenured/tenure track faculty are eligible to lead a proposals as principal investigators.

Please see the Grand Challenges seed grants RFP for details.