Four University of Tennessee, Knoxville students have been selected to be a part of the 2021 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Continue reading
Virtual SPARKS: International Research Event Features NSF’s Rebecca Keiser
International research collaborations have been shown to support robust outcomes due to the diversity of viewpoints, training backgrounds, and methods. In addition, leveraging equipment, research sites, or resources across the globe can be essential to the project and publications with international co-authors tend to increase scope of impact of the publication. Yet, faculty involved in international research face unique challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading
DoE Office of Science Announces Changes to Proposal Formats
Proposal submissions to the Department of Energy Office of Science (DoE SC) now require the use of the format approved by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which may be generated by the Science Experts Network Curriculum Vita (SciENcv).
NSF’s updated guidelines (PAPPG 20-1) took effect October 5, 2020, incorporating significant changes to the biosketch and current and pending document requirements. Faculty interested in NSF or DoE SC funding must use the required formats for these documents on all proposals. This requirement applies to all senior project roles. Principal investigators (PI) should review the new requirements and begin the information transfer process as soon as possible.
ORE to Co-host NSF GRFP Application Workshop
The Department of Microbiology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Office of Research and Engagement are sponsoring an online workshop on Wednesday, September 9 from 2:15 p.m.-4 p.m. to help students prepare National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) applications. Continue reading