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Growing Convergence Research (GCR)

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 17:49

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Growing Convergence Research (GCR)

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:47

Statement on executive order to maintain American leadership in artificial intelligence

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:00

President Donald J. Trump is expected to sign an executive order Feb. 11, titled "Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence." The order aims to promote sustained investment and innovation in artificial intelligence (AI), enhance access to resources for AI research, and train a next-generation AI research workforce. National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova, who will participate in the signing ceremony, ...
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NSF selects Joanne Tornow to head its Biological Sciences directorate

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 09:30

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected Dr. Joanne Tornow to serve as head of the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO).

Tornow has served with NSF for nearly two decades, with a career that has ranged from program management to the highest levels of NSF leadership and strategic development. Her work at NSF has been marked by a focus on accountability, and on supporting cross-disciplinary, convergent research that draws on the strengths of scientists and engineers ...
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Research immerses HBCU undergrads in biomedical engineering

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 00:00

Center for Biomechanical & Rehabilitation Engineering lab inspires STEM careers by focusing students on helping the elderly
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Ocean expedition to West Antarctic Ice Sheet seeks to reveal climate history in region with greatest sea ice loss

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 14:34

The West Antarctic Ice Sheet in the Amundsen Sea off Antarctica could play a pivotal role in future sea level rise, but many questions remain unanswered, scientists say.

Now, researchers taking part in an international ocean drilling expedition funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and international partners are on Antarctica's remote Amundsen Sea looking for clues through an analysis of the ice sheet's history.

Led by researchers at the University of Houston and ...
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Media call: NSF post-shutdown Q&A

Wed, 01/30/2019 - 16:48

Media are invited to join a 30-minute call to learn about how National Science Foundation (NSF) activities were affected by the funding lapse.

The call will include updates on impacts, including rescheduling panels and extending deadline proposals. While NSF is still evaluating the full impact of the funding lapse, staff will speak to immediate actions already taken to ensure critical funding reaches members of the scientific and engineering research ...
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