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Environmental Biology (DEB)

DEB Special Announcements

Submission Due Dates:

January 23, annually- DEADLINE for Preliminary proposals for DEB Core Programs

August 2, annually-  DEADLINE for Invited full proposals for DEB Core Programs, RCN proposals, and OPUS proposals

First Tuesday in December, annually- DEADLINE for Education and broadening participation supplements (REU, ROA, RET, RAHSS). PIs should contact a Program Officer before submitting a proposal for an ROA, RET, or RAHSS supplement.

All deadlines require submission by 5:00PM, submitter’s local time, on the listed day. If the listed date falls on a weekend or holiday, proposals are due by 5:00PM the next business day. Due dates for other solicitations are found at the links below under “Programs and Funding Opportunities.”

DEBrief:

Join the discussion with the Division of Environmental Biology and other members of the research community at our blog site: http://nsfdeb.wordpress.com

Related BIO Announcements

If you're a new visitor to the Directorate for Biological Sciences website or just want a quick visual and textual summary of our areas of support, please visit the "About BIO" web page where we have added a new interactive organization chart.

See "Additional BIO Resources" for other items of interest including BIO's Guidance on Data Management Plans (posted 2/20/13) and BIO Dear Colleague Letters.

BIO Program Director and Reviewer Opportunities

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB)
DEB Cluster Descriptions
bullet Ecosystem Science Cluster
bullet Evolutionary Processes Cluster
bullet Population and Community Ecology Cluster
bullet Systematics and Biodiversity Science Cluster  (SBS)
Additional Funding Opportunities for the DEB Community
bullet Advances in Biological Informatics  (ABI)
bullet Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections  (ADBC)
bullet Genealogy of Life  (GoLife)
bullet Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2015
bullet Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences  (DDIG)
bullet Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems  (CNH)
bullet Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases  (EEID)
bullet Innovation Corps Teams Program  (I-Corps Teams) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Long Term Research in Environmental Biology  (LTREB)
bullet Coastal SEES  (Coastal SEES) Crosscutting
bullet Long Term Ecological Research  (LTER-NCO)
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research  (LTER) Crosscutting
bullet MacroSystems Biology:
bullet Ocean Acidification  (OA)
bullet Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis  (OPUS)
bullet Plant Genome Research Program  (PGRP)
bullet Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology
bullet Research Assistantships for High School Students  (RAHSS)
bullet Research Coordination Networks
bullet Research Experiences for Teachers: Supplement Opportunity  (RET)
bullet Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability NSF-Wide Investment  (SEES) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting
Current Activities: no longer receiving proposals - DEB
bullet Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization  (IBIV)
bullet Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy  (PEET)
bullet Planetary Biodiversity Inventories  (PBI)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

International Research Fellowship Program NSF Wide Flag

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: NSF Wide Flag

Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program NSF Wide Flag

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NSF Educational Opportunities by Audience

For Undergraduate Students

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For K-12 Educators

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Full Proposal: March 3, 2015, Planning Grant and Full Center Proposal

Genealogy of Life
(NSF  15-520) Full Proposal: March 25, 2015, Fourth Wednesday in March, Annually Thereafter

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  15-542) Letter of Intent: March 25, 2015, Applies to both tracks

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF  15-519) Full Proposal: April 3, 2015

Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2015
(NSF  15-533) Full Proposal: April 9, 2015


News See All

Andrew Suarez Discovery: Tropical fire ants traveled the world on 16th century ships
Released February 18, 2015
News From the Field
a blacklegged tick In a warmer world, ticks that spread disease are arriving earlier, expanding their ranges
Released February 17, 2015
News From the Field
sampling microbial communities in beach sand Study details impact of Deepwater Horizon oil on beach microbial communities
Released February 17, 2015
News From the Field

Discoveries See All

coral reef and fish near Philippines Good news and bad news for coral reefs
There's good news related to marine protected areas, but bad news related to loss of coral cover
Released  February 9, 2015

houses in the Los Rios region of south-central Chile. Field fever, harvest fever, rat catcher's yellows: Leptospirosis by any name is a serious disease
Infection is more prevalent in lower-income tropical areas
Released  February 3, 2015

cover of Frontiers in ecology journal Drylands: Desolate, scorched, uninhabitable? Scientists say otherwise
Complex ecosystem is patchwork of grasses, shrubs, agricultural fields, urban-dwelling species, including humans
Released  February 2, 2015


Events Calendar See All

March 19, 2015  - March 20, 2015
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Panel Meeting
Panel

April 1, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Washington Bothell
Workshop

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
Outreach




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