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Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research  (IBSS)

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Thomas  J. Baerwald tbaerwal@nsf.gov (703) 292-7301   
Brian  D. Humes bhumes@nsf.gov (703) 292-7284   

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  15-588

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR 200). Please be advised that the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date:  December 1, 2015

All IBSS proposals must be submitted by 5:00 PM (local time of submitting organization) on the annual IBSS proposal-submission deadline, which is the first Tuesday in December.

First Tuesday in December, Annually Thereafter

SYNOPSIS

The Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research (IBSS) competition promotes the conduct of interdisciplinary research by teams of investigators in the social and behavioral sciences. Emphasis is placed on support for research that involves researchers from multiple SBE disciplinary fields and that integrates scientific theoretical approaches and methodologies from multiple SBE disciplinary fields.  Emphasis also is placed on the significance of expected intellectual contributions that are likely to yield generalizable insights and information that will enhance theoretical perspectives and advance basic knowledge and capabilities across multiple SBE disciplinary fields.  Although the IBSS competition will consider any proposal that addresses a topic for which the proposal makes a compelling case that the research will enhance broader theoretical understanding across multiple social and behavioral science fields, social and behavioral science researchers are especially encouraged to submit proposals for research on one of the following three broadly defined topics:  Population Change; Sources and Consequences of Disparities; and Technology, New Media, and Social Networks.

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Dear Colleague Letter for Interdisciplinary Research Across the SBE Sciences

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