January 15, 2010 (Vol. 19, No. 2)
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This Research Announcement solicits single investigator proposals from junior faculty for research and development in the areas of the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics of interest to DARPA's Defense Sciences Office (DSO) and Microsystems Technology Office (MTO), and Social Sciences of interest to DARPA's Transformational Convergence Technology Office (TCTO). DARPA-RA-10-23 (GG 12/22/09)
The Short-Term Travel Grants Program (STG) is a flexible fellowship offering support to postdoctoral scholars and professionals to conduct research in Eastern Europe and Eurasia on issues relevant to the U.S. Government. Because STG supports research for a maximum of eight weeks, fellows have the ability to conduct shorter research trips without significantly affecting their teaching and work schedules. Scholars interested in STG can apply to conduct research in up to two countries for up to eight weeks.
The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) offers pre and postdoctoral and professional fellowships for concentrated study in a multidisciplinary environment. Fellows spend the academic year at Stanford University, where they participate in seminars, and interact with each other as well as faculty and researchers. They are expected to produce a research product (e.g. dissertation chapters, draft articles, a book manuscript). The Center considers applicants working within a broad range of topics related to peace and international security. (TGA 11/09)
The purpose of Pest Management Alternatives Program (PMAP) is to provide for and encourage the development and implementation of integrated pest management (IPM) practice, tactics, and systems for specific pest problems while reducing human and environmental risks. This purpose addresses the broad goals outlined in the "National Roadmap for Integrated Pest Management," developed by federal and non-federal IPM experts, practitioners, and stakeholders in 2004. The successful management of pest problems in commercial production is facing severe challenges due to regulatory changes, emergence of new pest problems, and the development of pest resistance to present management technologies. The greatest impact on current management technologies is in the production of speciality crops; however, other crops, including grain, forage and fiber, as well as animal health, are also being impacted by these changes. USDA-NIFA-SRGP-002799 (GG 1/7/10)
The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts offers two types of grants: 1) Production and Presentation Grants to individuals and organizations, and 2) Research and Development Grants to individuals. The Foundation makes project-based grants to individuals and organizations and produces public programs to foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society.
The priority for this competition supports the formation of education consortia between the EU and U.S. institutions. To meet this priority, the applicant must propose a project that encourages cooperation in the coordination of curricula; the exchange of students, if pertinent to grant activities; and the opening of educational opportunities between the U.S. and EU Members States. ED-GRANTS-010810-003 (GG 1/8/10)
This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities to provide tribal training and technical support for the American Indian Air Quality Training Program. The American Indian Air Quality Training Program (AIAQTP) provides workshop training, internships and technical support to tribal governments seeking to investigate, develop and establish air quality management programs for lands under their jurisdiction. The Tribal Air Monitoring Support Center is a component of the AIAQTP, and is a partnership effort between the selected grant recipient and EPA's Office of Air and Radiation, hosted by the Radiation and Indoor Environments National (R&IEL) laboratory in Las Vegas, to provide a full spectrum of technical support to tribes undertaking air quality monitoring and related activities. EPA-OAR-IO-10-01 (GG 1/7/10)
Cyber-Enabled Discovery and Innovation (CDI) is NSF's bold five-year initiative to create revolutionary science and engineering research outcomes made possible by innovations and advances in computational thinking. Computational thinking is defined comprehensively to encompass computational concepts, methods, models, algorithms, and tools. CDI seeks ambitious, transformative, multidisciplinary research proposals within or across the following three thematic areas: From Data to Knowledge: enhancing human cognition and generating new knowledge from a wealth of heterogeneous digital data; Understanding Complexity in Natural, Built, and Social Systems: deriving fundamental insights on systems comprising multiple interacting elements; and Virtual Organizations: enhancing discovery and innovation by bringing people and resources together across institutional, geographical and cultural boundaries. Two types of CDI awards will be supported as a result of the FY 2010 CDI competition: Type I awards will require efforts up to a level roughly comparable to: summer support for two investigators with complementary expertise; two graduate students; and their collective research needs (e.g. materials, supplies, travel) for three years. Type II awards will require larger efforts up to a level roughly comparable to: summer support for three investigators with complementary expertise; three graduate students; one or two senior personnel (including post-doctoral researchers and staff); and their collective research needs (e.g. materials, supplies, travel) for four years. The integrative contributions of the Type II team should clearly be greater than the sum of the contributions of each individual member of the team. NSF 10-506 (GG 11/18/09)
The NICDC P30 Core Center grant contains one or more research-serving cores, providing centralized resources and facilities for funded R01 research projects. Although no funds are provided for direct support of research projects, a P30 helps to integrate and promote research in existing funded projects, and may include multi-disciplinary and regional collaborations. A Core Center must be an indentifiable organizational unit either within a single grantee institution or representing a consortium of cooperating institutions (e.g., geographic or web-based). The Center may serve as an intellectual hub to stimulate cooperative research, to increase the effectiveness, capabilities or productivity of current research, and/or to promote new research directions through collaborations. Only one P30 award is allowed per institution; exceptions may be made with documented prior NIDCD approval for different user groups working in different NIDCD mission areas within the same institution, but no R01 grants may be counted as qualifying for more than one P30. PAR-10-077 (NIHG 1/8/10)
2-10 School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies, Obesogenic Behaviors and Weight Outcomes (NIH)
This FOA encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose to: 1) foster multidisciplinary research that will evaluate how policies (federal, state, and school district levels) can influence school physical activity and nutrition environments, youth's obesogenic behaviors (e.g., nutrition and physical activity behaviors), and weight outcomes; 2) understand how schools are implementing these policies and examine multi-level influences on adoption and implementation at various levels (e.g. federal, state, school district, and school); and 3) understand the synergistic or counteractive effect of school nutrition and physical activity polices on the home and community environment and body weight. This FOA will utilize the research project (R01) grant mechanism, and runs in parallel with two other FOAs of identical scientific scope, PA-10-053 and PA-10-054 that encourage applications under the NIH Exploratory/Developmental (R21) and NIH Small Research (R03) grant mechanisms. PA-10-052 (NIHG 12/11/09)
The purpose of this announcement is to describe areas of research of particular interest to the National Institute on Aging. This FOA seeks to promote research that develops, characterizes, refines and enhances systems for aging research, including but not limited to animal models, cell lines, and informatics. This FOA issued by the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, encourages Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose to: characterize aging at the physiological, biochemical and functional levels in existing animal models, including but not limited to animal models currently used in other scientific fields that have potential to benefit aging research; develop new animal models for aging research; use comparative biology to identify models of highest priority for aging research; or develop informatics that enhance the utilization of animals for aging research. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism and runs in parallel with another FOA of identical scientific scope, PA-10-015, that solicits applications under the Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21) mechanism. PA-10-014 (NIHG 10/30/09)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), in conjunction with members of the NIH Pain Consortium, is to inform the scientific community of the pain research interests of the various Institutes and Centers (ICs) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and to stimulate and foster a wide range of basic, clinical, and translational studies on pain as they relate to the missions of these ICs. New advances are needed in every area of pain research, from the micro perspective of molecular sciences to the macro perspective of behavioral and social sciences. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) grant mechanism and runs in parallel with FOAs of identical scientific scope, PA-10-008, which encourages applicants under R03 Small Research Grant mechanism and PA-10-007, which encourages applications under the R21 Exploratory/Developmental Grant mechanism. PA-10-006 (NIHG 10/9/09)