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NSF offers opportunity for media to deploy to Greenland

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:00

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals from media professionals to visit Greenland and report on scientific research in the Arctic supported by NSF's Office of Polar Programs.

Competitive proposals must include the following:

• A documented ability to reach the widest possible U.S. audience across a variety of platforms (broadcast, print, web and social media).

• A solid field plan that indicates how the outlet will clearly and ...
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Dawn Tilbury begins appointment to head NSF Engineering Directorate

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:00

Today, Dawn Tilbury begins her appointment to lead the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Engineering (ENG), which supports engineering research and education critical to the nation's future and fosters innovations that benefit society.

Tilbury comes to NSF from the University of Michigan (U-M), where she is a professor of mechanical engineering and served as associate dean for research in the College of ...
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Researchers gauge impact of "Maker" job opportunities for underserved teens

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 00:00

3-D print shop helps answer crucial questions about engaging youth in STEM through after-school jobs
Full story at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/makerjobs.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51


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Emerging biotech with potential to improve US health care on display at 2017 International BIO Convention

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 16:14

Small businesses and startups funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will display emerging biotechnology at the 2017 BIO International Convention Innovation Zone June 19-22 in San Diego.

More than 20 NSF-funded projects will exhibit in a space dedicated to early stage companies with new biomedical technologies and products, including ...
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Third NSF Community College Innovation Challenge rewards top entries

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:15

Teams from Texas and Colorado received first and second place awards, respectively, in the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC).

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) co-sponsors the annual event, which fosters students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers by asking them to offer creative solutions to real-world ...
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Crystals once deep inside a volcano offer new view of magma, eruption timing

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:00

Find related stories on NSF's geosciences risk and resilience interest area.

Volcanologists are gaining a better understanding of what's going on inside the magma reservoir that lies below New Zealand's Mount Tarawera volcano. They're finding a colder, more solid place than they thought, according to research published today in the journal Science.

It's a new view of how ...
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Slow earthquakes in ocean subduction zones shed light on tsunami risk

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:00

Find related stories on NSF's geosciences risk and resilience interest area.

Understanding "slow-slip" earthquakes on the seafloor -- seismic events that occur over a period of days or weeks -- is giving researchers new insights into undersea earthquakes and the subsequent creation of tsunamis. Through an ocean discovery program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), ...
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Advanced Technological Education (ATE)

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:39

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Division of Chemistry Newsletter, Spring 2017

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:39

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Solar Eclipse 2017 Media Event

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:10

NSF will join several federal agencies and science organizations June 21 for two back-to-back briefings organized by NASA to provide important solar eclipse viewing safety, travel and science information.

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the nation Aug. 21. During the eclipse, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding research to learn more about the sun and space weather, including a citizen science project that will capture data about the sun ...
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National Science Foundation brings 'awesome' science to Awesome Con

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 13:41

Stand back Wonder Woman, Doctor Who and Bruce Wayne. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is bringing some of its own superheroes to Awesome Con D.C. 2017. Hands-on demos of NSF-funded science and talks about the science behind superheroes and superhuman science are sure to be as dazzling as some participants' costumes. NSF Director France Córdova will also participate in a roundtable discussion on women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 17-558, Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility - Phase 1

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 16:33

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Document Number: nsf17100
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) reference Program Solicitation NSF 17-558.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NSF 17-558, Towards a Leadership-Class Computing Facility - Phase 1

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 16:33

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Document Number: nsf17100
Public Comment: These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) reference Program Solicitation NSF 17-558.


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Media invited to Capitol Hill as students, lawmakers meet for NSF Community College Innovation Challenge

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:00

On June 14, media are invited to join members of the House and Senate on Capitol Hill as they meet this year's finalists in the third annual Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC).

Every year, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) invite teams from across the country to submit innovative solutions grounded in science, technology, engineering and ...
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Administrative Guide for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology Program

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 07:30

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Document Number: nsf17098
Public Comment: This document is related to program solicitation NSF 15-501, Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB).


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