September 24, 2010 (Vol. 19, No. 36)
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This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Research Project Grant (R03) applications from institutions/organizations that propose to study the impact of human-animal interaction (HAI) on children's health and development and to test the efficacy of therapeutic uses of HAI with children. The purpose of this FOA is to build an empirical research base on how children perceive, relate to and think about animals; how pets in the home impact children's social and emotional development and health (e.g., allergies, the immune system, asthma, mitigation of obesity); and whether and under what conditions therapeutics uses of animals are safe and effective. RFA-HD-12-105 (NIHG 9/3/10)
The NIAAA Program Project Initiative provides leadership in conducting and fostering interdisciplinary research on a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to: the nature, causes, consequences, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of alcohol abuse and alcoholism; and in developing new topics, approaches and methodologies to pursue these areas of research. PAR-10-187 (NIHG 5/7/10)
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), through the issuance of this program announcement, with set aside funds (PAS), invites Phased Innovation (R21/R33) grant applications from new-to-NIH investigators into basic chemistry research applied to drug abuse and addiction. NIDA invites newly independent investigations and investigators who have not had previous NIH funding to submit applications for research projects related to NIDA's mission.PAS-10-274 (NIHG 8/27/10)
The School for Advanced Research (SAR) awards approximately six Resident Scholar Fellowships each year to scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy. Both humanistically and scientifically oriented scholars are encouraged to apply.
In order to promote Japanese Studies overseas, this program provides support to outstanding scholars in the field by providing the opportunity to conduct research in Japan. Applicants must be American citizens, American citizens temporarily residing abroad, or permanent residents of the United States. In principle, Scholars and Researchers (both Long-Term and Short-Term) must hold a Ph.D. and have substantial experience in research, teaching and writing in the fields of the humanities or social sciences.
Getty Scholars grants provide a unique research experience. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue their own projects free from academic obligations, make use of Getty collections, join their colleagues in a weekly meeting devoted to an annual theme, and participate in the intellectual life of the Getty. These grants are for established scholars, artists, or writers who have attained distinction in their fields. Applications are welcome from researchers of all nationalities who are working in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.
The Folger Shakespeare Library offers research fellowships to encourage access to its exceptional collections and to encourage ongoing cross-disciplinary dialogue among scholars of the early modern period.
36-8 Fellowships in Creative Non-Fiction, Literary Translation (Into English), Film Studies, Literary Studies (Howard)
The Howard Foundation awards a limited number of fellowships each year for independent projects in selected fields. The Foundation targets its support specifically to early mid-career individuals, those who have achieved recognition for at least one major project.
The National Humanities Center offers 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities during the academic year, September 2011 through May 2012. Young scholars as well as senior scholars are encouraged to apply, but they must have a record of publication, and recent Ph.D.s should be aware that the Center does not support the revision of a doctoral dissertation. In addition to scholars from all fields of the humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects.
Museums for America is the Institute's largest grant program for museums, supporting projects and ongoing activities that build museum's capacity to serve their communities. Museums for America grants are designed to be flexible: funds can be used for a wide variety of projects, including: ongoing museum work, research and other behind-the-scenes activities, planning, new programs, purchase of equipment or services, and activities that will support the efforts of museums to upgrade and integrate new technologies. Grants are awarded in the following categories: Engaging Communities (Education, Exhibitions, and Interpretation); Building Institutional Capacity (Management, Policy, and Training); and Collections Stewardship. MFA-FY11 (GG 8/30/10)
DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of integrated circuit (IC) analysis to determine functionality and reliability of complex integrated circuits for military applications. The objective of the Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits (IRIS) program is to develop the technology to derive the functionality of an IC to determine unambiguously if malicious modifications have been made to that IC, and to accurately determine the IC's useful lifespan from a physical perspective. DARPA-BAA-10-33 (GG 9/15/10)
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 authorized the NRC Nuclear Education Grant Program to support courses, studies, training, curricula, and disciplines pertaining to nuclear safety, nuclear security, nuclear environmental protection, and other fields that the Commission determines to be critical to the NRC's regulatory mission. The NRC Nuclear Education Grant Program's primary purpose is supporting and developing the educational infrastructure necessary to allow the Nation to safely move its nuclear energy initiatives forward. The NRC currently supports curriculum development in numerous areas including the following technical areas: Nuclear Engineering, Criticality safety courses for nuclear professionals, Thermal-hydraulics model development, Reactor physics, Nuclear power plant safety, Nuclear power plant design and operations (including operating and emergency operating procedures), Fuel performance Radiochemistry and Radiobiology Health Physics, Health physics modeling, Dosimetry and measurements, Environmental transport, dissolution, and migration, Decontamination and decommissioning, Reprocessing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering, Material corrosion Reliability and Risk Analysis Electrical Engineering, Power generation and distribution or electrical components, Human factors modeling. HR-FN-0610-EDU5 (GG 9/20/10)
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), will promote timely human otopathology research relevant to new discoveries in genetics, physiology and disease. Emphasis is on collaborative infrastructure for research on human ear disorders, where a combined approach can optimize expertise from a few small laboratories, improve the targeted procurement and shared use of particular temporal bone tissues, and coordinate training of new otopathologists and technicians. Explicit collaborations to link modern biology, imaging, and informatics technologies with patient history and pathology will provide a new approach to otopathology. Applicants may not submit more than one application in response to this FOA. RFA-DC-11-003 (NIHG 9/10/10)
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, invites proposal submissions for the design and implementation of five different Study of the United States Institutes to take place over the course of six weeks beginning in June 2011, pending the availability of funds. These Institutes should provide a multinational group of experienced educators with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions. Four of these Institutes will be for groups of 18 foreign university level faculty, focusing on American Politics and Political Thought, Contemporary American Literature, Religious Pluralism in the United States, and U.S. Foreign Policy. The fifth Institute will be a general survey course on the study of the United States for a group of 30 foreign educators. Applicants may propose to submit one proposal to host only one Institute listed under this competition. ECA-A-E-USS-11-05-09 (GG 9/17/10)
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States. ED-GRANTS-091710-001 (GG 9/17/10)