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NSF: Antarctic Research Program Solicitation

Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT) supports research to 1) expand fundamental knowledge of the Antarctic region, 2) improve understanding of interactions between the Antarctic region and global Earth systems, and 3) utilize unique characteristics of the Antarctic continent as an observing platform. Antarctic fieldwork is supported for research that can only be performed, or is best performed, in Antarctica. For full details and to submit

Science, Technology, and Society (STS)

The Science, Technology, and Society (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of STS topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy issues that are closely related to STEM disciplines, including medical science.
Full Proposal Due Date: February 2, 2018
Available Formats: HTML | PDF

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: NSF-USDA-BBSRC Joint Funding Opportunity

This NSF-BIO, USDA-NIFA and BBSRC Joint Activity is soliciting Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) proposals to support development of breakthrough ideas and technologies to speed the development for new crop varieties. This EAGER opportunity invites proposals to overcome these barriers to crop breeding in highly innovative and transformative ways.
Submission of two-page summary of EAGER proposal concept (Summary): Inquiries will be accepted from a Principal Investigator (PI) or a consortium of Investigators led by a PI at an eligible institution in the US or UK. (http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/documents/grants-guide/)
Due March 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM proposer’s local time

U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund – Accepting proposals

Due date is March 8, 2018
Two grant funding opportunities in Egypt. One is for Collaborative Research intended to foster collaboration between Egyptian and U.S. scientists (up to $200,000 maximum for each country’s research team; up to two to three years in duration). The second is for Junior Scientist Development Visits (short term non-academic training) for Egyptian researchers to U.S. institutions (up to a maximum of $30,000; up to nine months in duration).
Full information is available at the website below:
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/egypt/index.htm

Urban Green Infrastructure Summit

Join the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research’s Urban Green Infrastructure Summit on Feb 21 & 22 at the Embassy Suites in Tigard, OR. This summit will connect government and agency personnel, University researchers, and Extension professional, to create new collaborative networks, identify research and education priorities, and share existing resources.
More information can be found at http://metroextension.wsu.edu/GISummit/

Submit Abstracts for 2018 Academic Showcase & GPSA Research Expositions

Leverage the power of your ideas by sharing them with WSU colleagues. Submit your abstract of up to 250 words and your contact information no later than Monday, January 22, 2018. Event happens on March 29, 2018, 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.
Know more about Academic Showcase, the GPSA Research Exposition, and Eligibility & Abstract Submission Guidelines.

Take Your Ideas to Impact with WSU I-Corps

November 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm, PACCAR 202
WSU I-Corps is a FREE entrepreneurial immersion program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. We provide free training (and travel funding) to WSU faculty, students and staff. WSU I-Corps can help you: Achieve your entrepreneurial goals Discover commercial opportunities for your research. Meet new industry partners, mentors, and collaborators. Improve your resume with valuable business and marketing skills. Now available across the entire WSU system via AMS! Spring 2018 Cohort starts January 30. Click here to see how other Cougs have found success…
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Graduate School’s Research Assistantships for Diverse Scholars (RADS)

Are you looking to recruit excellent scholars to your graduate program for Fall 2018? Consider nominating students for the Graduate School’s RADS, which are intended to increase access and opportunities to graduate education for U.S. students from underrepresented/underserved communities and to increase graduate student diversity in our degree programs and Washington State University. Applications for RADS are due Friday, February 2nd, 2018 at Noon.
As an additional incentive, RADS nominees will could have a unique opportunity to visit WSU and meet with departments and communities on campus. Only students who are nominated for RADS and have been admitted by the prospective department, will be eligible to participate in the Campus Visitation Program. The campus visit will take place on the Pullman campus, March 4th- 7th, 2018.
***Please Note:
• Nominations for the RADS and Campus Visit use the same form
• Please limit nominations to a maximum of 3 per Department/Program
For more information about guidelines and eligibility, and the RADS/ Campus Visitation Program nomination form, please visit our website: https://gradschool.wsu.edu/research-assistantship-for-diverse-scholars/ and feel free to send questions to gs.rads@wsu.edu.

Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program: Announcement No. G18AS00009 under Section 104(g)

Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Proposals are sought on the topic of improving and enhancing the nation’s water supply, including evaluation of innovative approaches to water treatment, infrastructure design, retrofitting, maintenance, management, and replacement; exploration and advancement of our understanding of changes in the quantity and quality of water resources in response to a changing climate, population shifts, and land use changes; development of methods for better estimation of water supply, both surface and groundwater, including estimation of the physical supply and of the economic supply of water; development and evaluation of processes and governance mechanisms for integrated surface/ground water management; and the evaluation and assessment of conservation practices.
For more information and to apply.