DoD: Minerva Research Initiative (Social Sciences)
DoD recently published the Minerva Research Initiative (MRI), which funds primarily basic research in social science. MRI topics and sub-topics are listed below, and a description of each begins on p. 24 of the solicitation. (There may be amendments along the way, so make sure you download the most current version.)
A four-page white paper is due by 3 p.m. EST on Feb. 29, 2016. However, PIs are “strongly encouraged” to contact the appropriate topic chief to discuss ideas before submitting a white paper. Note that MRI funds single investigator as well as multidisciplinary and multi-institutional teams.
- Identity, Influence, and Mobilization
- Culture, identity, and security
- Influence and mobilization for change
- Contributors to Societal Resilience and Change
- Governance and rule of law
- Migration and urbanization
- Populations and demographics
- Environment and natural resources
- Power and Deterrence
- Global order
- Power projection and diffusion
- Beyond conventional deterrence
- Area studies
- Analytical methods and metrics for security research
- Innovations in National Security, Conflict, and Cooperation
White Papers: Monday, February 29 by 3:00 PM EST
Full Proposals: Friday, June 17 by 3:00 PM EST
DoD anticipates 10-12 awards ranging from $150K – $1M annually for 3-5 years.
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- NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) (PA-16-077)
- NIAID Broad Agency Announcement (BAA): Development of Radiation/Nuclear Medical Countermeasures or Biodosimetry Devices, BAA-NIAID-DAIT-NIH-AI-2015042 (NOT-AI-16-020)
- NIDA Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition (B/Start)(R03) (PAR-16-071)
- NIDA/NIAAA Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program (R01) (PA-16-072)
- NIDA/NIAAA Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program (R34) (PA-16-073)
- NIDA/NIAAA Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program (R03) (PA-16-074)
Find information about limited submissions on the Limited Submissions Opportunities page.
FY16 American Honda Foundation Youth Education
The American Honda Foundation (AHF) is soliciting proposals on youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment.
Please see the full RFP for complete information.
Notification of Interest to ORE: 1/19/2016 12 PM
Application to Agency: 2/1/2016
Estimated Program Funding: $75K per award
Anticipated No. of Awards: TBD
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