Award Nomination Opportunity: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards

November 18th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Monday, December 6, 2021. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment (see below), and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program provides an unrestricted research grant of $100,000. More

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and NSF Challenge Prizes

November 16th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Friday, December 10, 2021.The White House and the NSF have released a pair of challenges regarding DEI in STEM fields. The Office of Research and the Office of Federal relations are distributing these opportunities jointly, though only Systemic Strategies to Address Long-term Impacts of COVID-19 on DEI in STEM is institutionally limited. The Time is Now: Advancing Equity in Science and Technology Ideation: challenge to encourage stakeholders to share ideas about how to guarantee that all Americans are able to fully participate in science and technology. More

Research Revealed: Mid-Semester Collaboration Starters

November 10th, 2021

October 2021 | Information & Support for the BU Research Community Collaborate DATA SCIENCE & ANTIRACISM: Meet Collaborators Using Data Science to Investigate Racial Equity: On Tuesday, November 30, our Research on Tap lightning talk series brings together researchers using data science to uncover racial inequity and provide a data-driven path to an antiracist future. INFECTIOUS... More

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: St. Baldrick’s Foundation Scholar Awards

November 1st, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Friday, November 12, 2021. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer and donor powered charity committed to supporting the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation works hard to be sure that every dollar makes the biggest impact possible in childhood cancer research. The Foundation has held several Research Priorities Summits with many of the country’s leading pediatric oncology researchers participating to advise the staff and board of directors on funding priorities. The St. Baldrick’s team and Scientific Advisors meet regularly to be sure St. Baldrick’s funds make the greatest impact on pediatric cancer research. More

Award Nomination Opportunity: King Faisal Prize in Science or Medicine

October 28th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Friday, December 3, 2021. Boston University has been invited to submit names for the King Faisal Prize in Science in the field of Chemistry and for King Faisal Prize in Medicine on the topic of Pandemics and vaccine development for the Year 2023. Launched by the King Faisal Foundation (KFF) and granted for the first time in 1979, the King Faisal Prize (KFP) recognizes the outstanding works of individuals and institutions in five major categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science. More

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships (STC)

October 28th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Friday, November 19, 2021. Science and Technology Centers (STCs) support innovative, complex research and education projects that require large-scale and long-term awards. As first defined in the 2019 solicitation, “STCs focus on creating new scientific paradigms, establishing entirely new scientific disciplines and developing transformative technologies which have the potential for broad scientific or societal impact.” This STC competition is open to all areas of science and engineering supported by NSF and there are no priority areas identified in the solicitation. More

Annual CTSI Regional Shared Mentoring Symposium

October 27th, 2021

The Annual CTSI Regional Shared Mentoring Symposium, a half-day symposium geared towards fellows and early career faculty who are interested in clinical and translational research, will take place on Friday, December 10. The event provides networking, panel discussions and one-to-one mentoring with senior faculty from local clinical and translational science... More

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI)

October 20th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Friday, November 5, 2021. The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of higher education and not-for-profit scientific/engineering research organizations. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs. More

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant

October 20th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Monday, November 15, 2021. The objective of the BRF Seed Grant Program is to support new and innovative projects, especially those of junior faculty, who are working in new research directions. BRF Seed Grant awards are not intended to supplement existing grants. Each total grant is limited to $80,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period. The first grant payment of $40,000 will be made upon completion of the Seed Grant Acceptance Form (June 2021). More

Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers

October 19th, 2021

INTERNAL MATERIALS DUE: Wednesday, December 1, 2021. The Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) program provides sustained support of materials research and education of the highest quality while addressing fundamental problems in science and engineering. Each MRSEC addresses research of a scope and complexity requiring the scale, synergy, and multidisciplinarity provided by a campus-based research center. The MRSECs support materials research infrastructure in the United States, promote active collaboration between universities and other sectors, including industry and international organizations, and contribute to the development of a national network of university-based centers in materials research, education, and facilities. A MRSEC may be located at a single institution, or may involve multiple institutions in partnership, and is composed of two to three Interdisciplinary Research Groups, IRGs, each addressing a fundamental materials science topic aligned with the Division of Materials Research, DMR. More