January 30, 2008 (Vol. 18, No. 4)
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The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the Spring competition for Faculty Development Awards and University Small Research Grant Awards for professional development and scholarly activities. There will be a Question & Answer session Thursday, February 12, at 3:30 in the K-State Union Room 213.
CSREES announces the availability of grant funds and requests applications for the Organic Agriculture and Extension Initiative (OREI) for fiscal year (FY) 2009 to solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research and extension activities. OREI funds research and extension programs that enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic agricultural products. Priority concerns include biological, physical, and social sciences, including economics. USDA-CSREES-ICGP-002012 (GG 1/21/09)
Funding will be available in 2009 to support community-based partnerships to reduce pollution at the local level through the Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) program. EPA anticipates awarding CARE cooperative agreements in two levels. Level I cooperative agreements range from $75,000 to $100,000 and will help establish community-based partnerships to develop local environmental priorities. Level II awards, ranging from $150,000 to $300,000 each, will support communities which have established broad-based partnerships, have identified the priority toxic risks in the community, and are prepared to measure results, implement risk reduction activities and become self-sustaining.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) requests applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. There are four CIG categories available in FY 2009: Natural Resource Concerns Category, Technology Category, Chesapeake Bay Watershed Category, and Grant Leveraging Category. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) into NRCS technical manuals, guides, and references or to the private sector. CIG does not fund research projects. It is a vehicle to stimulate the development and adoption of conservation approaches or technologies that have been studied sufficiently to indicate a likelihood of success, and to be candidates for eventual technology transfer or institutionalization. USDA-NRCS-NHQ-09-01 (GG 1/16/09)
A Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) is a planning and management framework that engages stakeholders in a process to: Identify watershed restoration and protection needs; Establish watershed management goals; Create a cost effective action plan to achieve goals; Implement the action plan. Kansas Department of Health and Environment is soliciting project applications for: Development Phase projects; Assessment and/or Planning Phase projects; Implementation Phase projects.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 is soliciting proposals to promote transition to reduced-risk pest management practices in agriculture within the area served by Region 7. The Strategic Agricultural Initiative (SAI) program supports grants for education, outreach, demonstration, and implementation of reduced risk practices for agricultural pest management. The following are 2009 priority areas for the Region 7 Strategic Agricultural Initiative (SAI) Program for which agricultural integrated pest management (IPM) advancements are sought: 1) Resistance management; 2) Pollinator protection issues; 3) Endangered species protection; 4) IPM approaches for controlling rodents and/or predators in livestock operations; 5) Urban/Rural Interface and volatile pesticides; and 6) Alternatives to the use of synthetic pyrethroid insecticides. EPA-R7WWPD-09-001 (GG 1/13/09)
The Office of Naval Research (ONR), Naval Air Warfare and Weapons Department (ONR 35) is interested in receiving technical and cost proposals for conduct of basic research in technology areas relevant to rotorcraft. As basic research, proposed projects should develop new scientific knowledge, improve theoretical understanding, and provide a basis for advances in rotorcraft technology. Research topics should have the potential for making significant contributions towards Navy research thrusts and DoD goals and missions. ONRBAA09-007 (GG 1/23/09)
The Impact Award supports unique research projects or ideas (from small- to large-scale) that specifically focus on scientific and clinical breast cancer issues, which, if successfully addressed, could ultimately revolutionize the understanding and/or treatment of breast cancer and move closer to the goal of eradicating the disease. The most important aspect of the Impact Award is the potential of the proposed research to have a radical, revolutionary impact on an area of paramount importance in breast cancer. The research project may be basic, translational, or clinical. Pre and Postdoctoral awards support promising graduate students and new doctoral graduates studying breast cancer for up to three years. W81XWH-09-BCRP-IMPT (GG 1/24/09)
The Idea Development Award supports high-impact, innovative research that will drive the field forward. Proposals in all areas of ovarian cancer focused-research are accepted. Proposals in the following three areas are encouraged: Initiation and precursor lesion in ovarian cancer with emphasis on the role of the fallopian tube disease pathogenesis; Molecular understanding of disease heterogeneity; Validation of biomarkers for diagnosis, molecular imaging, and therapeutic response. W81XWH-09-OCRP-IDA (GG 1/20/09)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), encourages complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and conventional researchers to carry out basic and/or preclinical research on CAM areas of special interest with an aim to understand the mechanisms of action of a CAM modality. This FOA will utilize the Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism and runs in parallel with an FOA of identical scientific scope, PA-08-185, that solicits applications under the Exploratory/Development (R21) grants mechanism. PA-09-010 (NIHG 10/31/08)
4-11 Grants to Enhance Culturally and Linguistically Specific Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Program (DOJ)
This program creates a unique opportunity for targeted community-based organizations to address the critical needs of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking victims in a manner that affirms a victim's culture and effectively addresses language and communication barriers. Research indicates that survivors are more inclined to seek services from organizations that are familiar with their culture, language and background that there is no one size fits all approach to adequately addressing these critical needs. OVW-2009-2043 (GG 1/14/09)
The National Institute of Justice solicits applications to inform its search for the knowledge and tools to guide policy and practice. NIJ is interested in stimulating a scientifically rigorous body of research on the topic of wrongful convictions, specifically focusing on the 200-plus cases of exonerations based on the post-conviction DNA examinations, and comparisons of DNA-based and non-DNAbased exonerations. This solicitation is intended to support a more expansive and empirical examination of wrongful convictions than currently exists. In particular, this solicitation seeks to fund research on post-conviction DNA exonerations in the investigation, trial, and post-conviction stages of the criminal justice process as well as a comparison to non-DNA exonerations. Proposals should seek to optimize the extent of the data that can be collected in each of these three stages. A strong preference will be given to proposals for the collection and analysis of data in all three of these stages. NIJ-2009-1936 (GG 1/14/09)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications on health services research to improve the quality of prevention and treatment services for drug and alcohol abuse. Such research projects might emphasize any of the following subjects: 1) clinical quality improvement; 2) organizational/managerial quality improvement; 3) systems of care and collaborative research; or 4) development or improvement of research methodology, analytic approaches, and measurement instrumentation used in the study of drug and alcohol services. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism and runs in parallel with FOAs of identical scientific scope, PA-08-264 and PA-08-265 that encourage applications under the Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) and Small Research Grant (R03) award mechanisms, respectively. PA-08-263 (NIHG 10/10/08)
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute on Drug Abuse encourages Small Research Grant (R03) applications to facilitate the entry of investigators to the area of neuroimaging, including both new investigators and established investigators seeking to adopt neuroimaging methodologies in their research programs. The R03 is intended to support small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time with limited resources. PAR-09-073 (NIHG 1/9/09)