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Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), January 2019

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 16:03

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HTML: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappg19_1/index.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_179

Document Number: nsf19001
Public Comment: Effective January 28, 2019


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Media invited to NSF for distinguished lecture with evolutionary biologist Sheila Patek

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:54

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences invites media and members of the public to a distinguished lecture series with Sheila Patek of Duke University. From the extraordinarily powerful acceleration of the mantis shrimp's hammer-like claws to the superfast jaws of trap-jaw ants, Patek studies, among other things, the mechanics of animal motion and will discuss how this translates into human-designed and engineered systems.

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Ceramics (CER)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:55

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Document Number: nsf19515


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Ceramics (CER)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:55

Predicting Seasonal Weather

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:15

Large-scale weather patterns play a large role in controlling seasonal weather. Knowing the conditions of these atmospheric oscillations in advance would greatly improve long-range weather predictions.
More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/autumnwinter/index.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51


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Socially assistive robots for children on the autism spectrum

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 00:00

Study to advance in-home robots that adapt to the individual needs of children with autism
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NSF announces new awards for research to better understand Earth’s biodiversity

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 12:17

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is investing over $18 million in 10 new projects to research processes in nature and their complex interactions with climate, land use and invasive species at local, regional and continental scales. The awards are funded through NSF's Dimensions of Biodiversity program in the agency's environmental biology division.

Despite centuries of discovery, most of our planet's biodiversity remains unknown. The scale of the unknown diversity on Earth is ...
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Navigating the New Arctic (NNA)

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:08

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Document Number: nsf19511


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Navigating the New Arctic (NNA)

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:08

Contractual employee dies at NSF's Palmer Station, Antarctica

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 15:00

An employee for a subcontractor to the National Science Foundation's Antarctic logistics contractor has died of natural causes at Palmer Station, Antarctica. The death occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. Chile Summer Time (CLST) on Tuesday, Oct. 23.

The employee's next of kin have been notified. NSF is not releasing any medical or personal information on the deceased.

The U.S. Embassy in Chile has been informed of the situation. Palmer Station is on the Antarctic Peninsula, ...
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