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Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology
(NSF  16-536) Posted February 2, 2016

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation
(NSF  16-532) Posted January 19, 2016

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  16-531) Posted January 12, 2016

Data Infrastructure Building Blocks
(NSF  16-530) Posted January 5, 2016

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems
(NSF  16-524) Posted December 21, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering
(NSF  16-512) Full Proposal: February 9, 2016

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF  16-503) Full Proposal: February 9, 2016, Applies to both tracks

Biological Oceanography
(PD  98-1650) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Chemical Oceanography
(PD  98-1670) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM
(NSF  15-528) Full Proposal: February 16, 2016

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News See All
hills, plants and dry land in the southwestern U.S. Southwest sliding into a new normal: drier conditions
Released February 4, 2016
Press Release
aerial view of NSF's Mo'orea Coral Reef Long-Term Ecological Research site NSF awards rapid response grants to study current El Niņo, one of the strongest on record
Released February 2, 2016
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researchers disembark on Antarctica Scientific expedition to Antarctica will search for dinosaurs and more
Released February 1, 2016
News From the Field
illustration of the bird known as Genyornis newton Ancient extinction of giant Australian bird points to humans
Released January 29, 2016
News From the Field
satellite data over the tropics Moon's tidal forces affect amount of rainfall on Earth
Released January 29, 2016
News From the Field
Carol Frost takes notes at Talus Lake Ancient rocks of Tetons formed by continental collisions
Released January 29, 2016
News From the Field
Matthew Schofield Uncertainties in tree-ring-based climate reconstructions probed
Released January 28, 2016
News From the Field
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Released January 25, 2016
Press Statement
Discoveries See All
White ibises flock Feeding birds in your local park? If they're white ibises in Florida, think twice
White ibises may transmit diseases like salmonellosis
Released  February 3, 2016

Researchers with equipment on mountain at NSF's Niwot Ridge LTER site. Colorado high peaks losing glaciers as climate warms
Ice disappears faster in drought years
Released  January 12, 2016

hands holding a pot with natural clay Scientists discover how blue and green clays kill bacteria
May be new answer to MRSA, other 'superbug' infections
Released  January 8, 2016

illustration showing plants and animals under snow Peering into the secret world of life beneath winter snows
Snow sustains species from frogs to birds to mammals in winter and beyond
Released  January 5, 2016

artist depiction of a dinosaur head Video: Triceratops gets a new cousin!
NSF-funded researchers discover a second oldest-known horned dinosaur species
Released  December 9, 2015

Events Calendar See All

November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
2016 NRT Informational Webinars
Outreach

February 22, 2016
Nanoscale Organic Hybrid Materials and Applications in Next-Generation Energy-Storage Technologies
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February 29, 2016  - March 1, 2016
NSF Grants Conference in Portland, Oregon
Outreach

March 21, 2016
2016 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop
Workshop

March 22, 2016
2016 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop
Workshop

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