Research Matters

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NSF: Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems (PPoSS) Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - The aim of this program is to support a community of researchers who will work symbiotically across the multiple disciplines above to perform basic research on scalability of modern applications, systems, and toolchains.
NIH: Collaborative Approaches to Engineer Biology for Cancer Applications (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - This FOA supports applications from transdisciplinary teams that develop and apply innovative synthetic biology approaches to address challenges across the spectrum of cancer research.
Department of Energy Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2021 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Energy announced it is accepting proposals for the 2021 DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program to support the research of outstanding scientists early in their careers.
Limited Submission: SEC Faculty Travel Program Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - The SEC Faculty Travel Program aims to foster relationships that stimulate collaboration between SEC member universities.
Limited Submission: Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - These competitive research awards provide seed money for junior faculty members that often result in additional funding from other sources.
Limited Submission: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA) Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - SPECA-funded projects encourage academic institutions, in partnership with organizations and employers to identify and address challenges facing the food and agricultural sciences education and workforce community.
Google Cloud Research Credits Friday, October 16, 2020 - Google is funding projects from modeling the outbreak of COVID-19 to predicting sepsis and discovering new planets. Google Cloud research credits can advance your research by giving you access to computing power that will make the next big thing possible.
NIH: Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Consortia Research Resource (U24) (Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, October 16, 2020 - This FOA solicits Research Resources applications to provide resource and technological support to the administrative resource cores and the individual research projects within each of the two INIA consortia.
DOE: Connected Communities Friday, October 16, 2020 - Under this FOA, DOE will select a portfolio of “Connected Community” projects to find and share technical and market solutions that will increase demand flexibility and energy efficiency.
NIH: New Cohorts for Environmental Exposures and Cancer Risk (CEECR) Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, October 16, 2020 - The goal of the CEECR is to support innovative scientific research in new prospective cohorts to address knowledge gaps between environmental exposures and cancer etiology, and the genetic, lifestyle, and behavioral factors that modify risk across diverse populations.
Limited Submission: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32) Friday, October 16, 2020 - The goal of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program is to develop a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D., who have the skills to successfully transition into careers in the biomedical research workforce.
Limited Submission: ARI Young Investigator Grants Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Intended to encourage, and promote the early career development of clinicians and scientists in vision research and ophthalmology.
Diversity Research and Scholarship Grant Program Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - The program will fund competitive internal grants to support initial work by early career faculty or to support a new emphasis on research and scholarship into diversity and inclusion by established faculty.
Department of Defense: Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Commercial Solutions Opening Friday, October 9, 2020 - The DoD STTR Program objectives include stimulating technological innovation, strengthening small businesses’ role in meeting DoD R&D needs, fostering and encouraging minority and disadvantaged persons’ participation in technological innovation, and increasing commercial application of DoD-supported R/R&D results.
NSF: Dear Colleague Letter: Future of International Research Collaboration Post COVID-19 Friday, October 9, 2020 - This letter invites Rapid Response Research (RAPID) and EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) proposals for research to clarify lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for international collaboration and research to strengthen international collaboration in the future.
Limited Submission: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Study Vaccine-elicited Immunity and Efficacy against Malaria (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, October 9, 2020 - The purpose of this initiative is to support research to advance understanding of the underlying immune mechanisms that contribute to malaria vaccine-elicited protection or vaccine hypo-responsiveness in endemic regions.
Limited Submission: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals Thursday, October 8, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to increase the supply of behavioral health professionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce and thereby increasing access to behavioral health services.
Teaming for Interdisciplinary Research (TIR) Pre-Seed Program Thursday, October 8, 2020 - The Teaming for Interdisciplinary Research Pre-Seed Program is accepting applications Oct. 1 – Nov. 16, 2020. The Program provides early stage developmental funding for team-building activities intended to facilitate the formation of faculty teams focused on important, interdisciplinary research topics.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1) Thursday, October 8, 2020 - The NSF Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 Program supports the design or implementation of unique and compelling RI projects.
NSF: Infrastructure Capacity for Biological Research (Capacity) Monday, October 5, 2020 - This program supports the implementation of, scaling of, or major improvements to research tools, products, and services that advance contemporary biology in any research area supported by the Directorate for Biological Sciences at NSF.
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Quality of Life Grant Program Friday, October 2, 2020 - The aim of this program is to address social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic with the goal of enhancing connectedness of people living with paralysis and their caregivers to their communities and preventing adverse health outcomes.
The Foundation for a Smoke-free World: COVID-19, Smoking, and Nicotine Research Friday, October 2, 2020 - The Foundation is seeking to conduct research at the nexus of COVID-19, smoking, and nicotine that will require significant collaboration and research efforts with outside experts and organizations.
IMA Research Foundation: 2020 Special COVID-19 Call for Research Proposals Friday, October 2, 2020 - To support management accounting-related research in these especially hard financial times, the IRF is pleased to announce a special “COVID-19 call for research proposals” for the 2020-21 academic year.
DOE: FY 2021 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program Friday, October 2, 2020 - The Office of Science of the DOE hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Isotope R&D and Production, and Accelerator R&D and Production.
Limited Submission: Emerging Infections Network – Research for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Travelers who Acquire Infectious Diseases Abroad Friday, October 2, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to support research activities that will assist with the prevention, detection, and management of international travelers who become ill during or after travel.
Limited Submission: Monitoring Cause-specific School Absenteeism for Estimating Community-wide Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Friday, October 2, 2020 - The purpose program is to support a research project that implements an influenza-like illness-specific student absentee monitoring system in K-12 schools and assess its usability for early detection of influenza, SARS-CoV-2, and other respiratory pathogen transmission in schools and surrounding communities.
Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Friday, October 2, 2020 - This program offers researchers from science and engineering disciplines funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit.
Limited Submission: Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2) Friday, October 2, 2020 - This program funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing those factors in all STEM fields that NSF supports.
RWJF: Policies for Action Thursday, October 1, 2020 - This program will fund research that addresses systemic racism in public policy.
NIH: Drug Development Collaboratory (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, September 25, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support intramural-extramural collaborations on late-stage translational science projects between NCATS Therapeutic Development Branch and extramural researchers, for therapeutic development of small molecules, biologics, or gene therapies. COVID-19 Grant Challenge Friday, September 25, 2020 - Generate data-driven insights to tackle COVID-19. Compete for $200,000 in prize money and change the world.
23andMe: Research Innovation Collaborations Program Friday, September 25, 2020 - The 23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program pairs up academic researchers with 23andMe scientists to perform analyses. Through this program, academic researchers can access de-identified, aggregated data from the 23andMe Research Cohort.
2020-2021 UGA Research Awards – DEADLINE EXTENDED Thursday, September 24, 2020 - This extension applies to the following research awards: Postdoctoral Research Awards, Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award (for recent graduate students) and the Faculty Research Awards.
Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Monday, September 21, 2020 - The MRI program supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs.
Limited Submission: VentureWell Faculty Grants Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Supports faculty with innovative ideas to create new or transform existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market.
Limited Submission: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Grants will support problem-based, solution-oriented research centers that consist of multiple, integrated projects representing both the biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines; as well as cores tasked with administrative, data management and analysis, community engagement, research experience and training coordination, and research support functions.
RWJF: Health Policy Fellows Friday, September 11, 2020 - RWJF's Health Policy Fellows program seeks the United States' best and brightest mid-career health professionals, behavioral and social scientists, and others interested in health and policy to join its 2021-2022 class.
DOE: Energy and Carbon Optimized Synthesis for the Bioeconomy (ECOSynBio) Friday, September 11, 2020 - This funding opportunity seeks submissions to establish new technologies to significantly improve the carbon efficiency of bioconversion platforms through the accommodation of external reducing equivalents.
NIH: NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Translation-Enabling Models to Evaluate Survival and Integration of Regenerated Neurons in the Visual System (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 11, 2020 - The National Eye Institute intends to advance the Audacious Goals Initiative by soliciting applications for projects using in vivo models for translation-enabling research related to neural regeneration in the visual system.
NIH: Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, September 11, 2020 - Supports the rapid development, testing, and refinement of novel and integrative approaches for (1) optimizing the effectiveness of therapeutic or preventive interventions for mental disorders within well-defined target populations; (2) organizing and delivering optimized mental health services within real world treatment settings; and (3) continuously improving the quality, impact, and durability of optimized interventions and service delivery within diverse care systems.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - Accepts proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities and/or services in production operations to support the full range of computational- and data-intensive research across all of science and engineering.
NIH: Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE) (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 4, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support the novel development of Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE).
NIH: HIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 4, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support multi-component, multi-disciplinary projects that address scientific questions relevant to AIDS prophylactic vaccine discovery research.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes Friday, September 4, 2020 - The National AI Research Institutes program will fund Institutes comprising scientists, engineers, and educators united by a common focus on advancing the research frontiers in AI.
ISBA Foundation: The ISBA Foundation Fellowships Friday, September 4, 2020 - The IBSA Foundation awards 5 fellowships to young researchers under the age of 40, who have distinguished themselves for their skills and have ongoing projects of particular relevance in 4 areas of research, with the addition of the 2020 special edition, coronavirus infections.
Simons Foundation: 2021 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards Friday, September 4, 2020 - The purpose of these awards is to help launch the careers of outstanding investigators in the field of marine microbial ecology and evolution who will advance our understanding through experiments, modeling or theory.
NSF: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - This program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.
WorkSafeBC: 2020 Specific Priorities – Impacts of COVID-19 – Request for Proposals Friday, August 28, 2020 - WorkSafeBC is interested in research projects to address both direct and indirect impacts arising from the COVID-19 pandemic unique to occupational health and safety, injured or ill worker recovery, and safe and sustainable return to work or stay-at-work.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard: COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Friday, August 28, 2020 - The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator is a collaborative effort to research, develop and bring effective treatments to market quickly and accessibly.
National Geographic: COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists Friday, August 28, 2020 - The National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities.