Interdisciplinary Research Across the SBE Sciences - A new solicitation for the Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research (IBSS) competition has been published. See the IBSS program website for more details. A special interdisciplinary track for the SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SPRF) competition continues. See the SPRF program website for more details.
International Collaborative Research Opportunities - The NSF Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences and the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) announce international collaborating opportunities to United States and Israeli researchers in the fields of economics and psychology. Please visit the Dear Colleague Letter for more information.
Stimulating Research Related to the Science of Broadening Participation. Building on previous investments, the Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (SBE) and the Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR) announce their interest in stimulating research related to the Science of Broadening Participation (SBP). For complete details concerning this endeavor, see its Dear Colleague Letter. Two other SBP-related DCLs that include SBE involvement include: Announcement of Effort to Broaden the Participation of Students in Two-Year Hispanic Serving Institutions in STEM and Stimulating Research on Effective Strategies in Undergraduate STEM Education at Two-Year Hispanic Serving Institutions.
International Collaboration Opportunities related to the NSF Investments in Understanding the Brain. NSF is interested in promoting international scientific cooperation that links scientists and engineers from a range of disciplines and organizations across international borders. See the Dear Colleague Letter for more information about this initiative.
I/UCRCS in Areas Relevant to the Forensic Sciences. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) have partnered as co-sponsors to welcome proposals for the establishment of Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers in areas relevant to the forensic sciences. See the Dear Colleague Letter for more information.
Youth Violence: Opportunity for Breakthroughs in Fundamental Basic Research. SBE announces a special interest in basic research addressing the causes and consequences of violence perpetrated by and against youth. The goal is to stimulate research that addresses theoretical understanding of the contributors to youth violence and to its reduction. More information is available in our Dear Colleague Letter.
Research on Privacy in Today's Networked World. SBE and the Directorate of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) invite investigators to submit proposals that address the need to develop new and deeper understandings of privacy in today's networked world. See its Dear Colleague Letter for more information.
Stimulating Integrative Research in Computational Cognition. NSF is currently welcoming proposals in the Computational Cognition field. The aim is to encourage active dialogue across the cognitive and computational communities, facilitate bidirectional cross-fertilization of ideas, and nurture emerging areas of transdisciplinary research. See our Dear Colleague Letter for details on this initiative.
Forensic Science: Opportunity for Breakthroughs in Fundamental and Basic Research and Education. NSF is currently welcoming proposals that meet the agency's basic science mission while also potentially contributing to the advancement of forensic applications. For more information concerning this, see its Dear Colleague Letter.