Lisa Chasan-Taber's column gives advice on how to write a successful proposal. Dr. Chasan-Taber brings over 20 years of experience with grant writing and research.
AAAS has a full-time opportunity for an Associate Program Director, S&T Policy Fellowships (STPF) in Washington, DC. This individual will oversee the day-to-day and annual operations of the STPF program and help drive and implement programmatic strategic development. STPF provides opportunities to outstanding scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and contribute their knowledge and analytical skills in the policy realm. Fellows serve yearlong assignments in the federal government and represent a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines, and career stages. The Associate Program Director will have the opportunity to use his or her insight and ability to create and implement real advances in a highly visible and important program.
The Chronicle of Higher Education outlines ten common mistakes in grant writing in this article written by Jude P. Mikal and Gina Rumore.
The OSU Graduate School Awards announce nominations for the FY18-19 period. This year they opened all awards for the 18-19 cycle for your review and nomination to make it easier to facilitate the nomination process for all programs and departments, while allowing plenty of time to review and submit the required nomination forms and documents.
The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (PRFB) Program awards fellowships to recent recipients of the doctoral degree for research and training in selected areas supported by BIO and with special goals for human resource development in biology. Additional information about the program is available at: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503622
This Guide outlines the administrative policies and procedures for Fellows and PRFB Host Institutions and incorporates all policies found in the Fellowship Offer Letter and the annual PRFB Program Solicitation. This guide does not supersede the award letter terms and conditions. The current Guide applies to the 2017 Fellowship year forward, unless otherwise noted or superseded by an updated version.
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SCIENCE TALK '18 will unite scientists, science communicators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others for two exciting days of learning how to talk science to non-scientists or those outside your discipline. It will feature presentations, workshops, expert panels, and more. Come network with other like-minded individuals and learn new ways to tackle some of the impediments scientists face every day. Ticket prices range from $75-250.
On March 3rd, 2018, scientists are invited to attend “Share Your Science”: a free event to develop skills and strategies for communicating research to the public hosted at Lucky Labrador (Hawthorne) from 1:30pm - 5:00pm. Attendees will have access to training, on-site coaches, and ongoing resources, as well as food and beverages. Interested researchers can register online at http://www.shareyourscience.org/pdx by February 20th, 2018.
The NSF Grants Conference will be held 4-5 June 2018. If you are a new faculty or researcher, this conference could be very beneficial. Registration opens Thursday, March 15th at 12:00 PM EST. The conference will quickly reach capacity, so we encourage you to register as soon as it opens.