NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2013
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Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP).
The National Science Foundation AGEP program supports the development,
implementation, study, and dissemination of innovative models and standards of graduate education and postdoctoral training that are designed to improve
underrepresented minorities’ participation, preparation, and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics graduate education and
postdoctoral training. Application deadline: February 5, 2014, or February 12, 2014, depending on project.
Exceptional Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration (EUREKA) for Neuroscience and Disorders of the Nervous System (R01).
The National Institutes of Health EUREKA program is designed to fund research that addresses exceptionally novel hypotheses and/or remarkably difficult
problems in neuroscience and disorders of the nervous system. Letter of intent deadline: January 3, 2014; application deadline: February 3, 2014. http://
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP).
The National Science Foundation HBCU-UP provides awards to
develop, implement, and study evidence-based innovative models and approaches for improving the preparation and success of HBCU undergraduate
students so that they may pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics graduate programs and/or careers. Support is available for a variety
of project types. Letter of intent deadline: December 18, 2013, or August 25, 2014, depending on project; full proposal deadline: February 18, 2014, or
October 27, 2014, depending on project.
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is considering proposals to support projects that address immediate
challenges and opportunities facing undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, as well as those that anticipate
new structures and functions of the undergraduate learning and teaching enterprise. In addition, NSF is considering proposals for developing Ideas Labs
in biology, engineering, and geosciences that will bring together relevant disciplinary and education research expertise to produce research agendas
that address discipline-specific workforce development needs. Application target date: February 4, 2014.
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A complete list of upcoming meetings can be found at www.
ascb.org/global-meetings-calendar. The following meeting was
added since the last issue of the Newsletter:
March 14, 2014. London, UK
A Biochemical Society Workshop: Understanding Scientific
August 21–24, 2014. Montreal, Canada
ISEH 43rd Annual Meeting.
December 14–18, 2013.
December 6–10, 2014.
December 12–16, 2015.
December 3–7, 2016.
December 2–6, 2017.
December 8–12, 2018.
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