ARTS, HUMANITIES, and INTERNATIONAL
EDUCATION and ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
HEALTH and MENTAL HEALTH SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, and MATHEMATICS
NIOSH Exploratory and/or Developmental Grant Program (R21)
TITLE: NIOSH Exploratory and/or Developmental Grant Program (R21)
AGENCY: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
ITEM: Notice seeking applications for research related to occupational safety and health. The NIOSH research program goal is to support research that is relevant, of high quality, and demonstrates impact in reducing occupational disease and injury. Emphasis is placed on research projects that address needs in the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA).
ACTION: Applications are due February 16, June 16 and October 16 annually. Awards are for two years of support for up to $275,000, with no more than $200,000 being awarded in a single year. Colleges and universities are eligible to apply.
LINKS: Solicitation http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-06-552.html, Grants.gov notice http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=nr92JQvLVbWGF0CV8hQC2hR8nLJljL4MRH2jcF51s3cst9xNvspv!1691723039?oppId=45028&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
CONTACT: Susan Board, 404/498-2530. E-mail: SBoard@cdc.gov.
TITLE: Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement
AGENCY: National Science Foundation (NSF); Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR); Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE)
ITEM: Notice seeking proposals to contribute to the development of exemplary undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Projects may focus on Creating Learning Materials and Strategies; Implementing New Instructional Strategies; Developing Faculty Expertise; Assessing and Evaluating Student Achievement; or Conducting Research on Undergraduate STEM Education. Proposals may also describe untested, forward-looking, and unconventional activities that could have a high impact and contribute to transforming undergraduate STEM education.
ACTION: Type 1 proposals are due by May 21, 2009 for organizations located in states beginning with A through M, and by May 22, 2009 for organizations located in states beginning with N through W. Type 2 and 3 proposals and CCLI Central Resource Project proposals are due by January 13, 2009. CCLI Central Resource Project proposals for small focused workshops may be submitted at any time after consulting with a program officer. Approximately $35.8 million is available to support 70 to 75 Type 1 awards; 20 to 25 Type 2 awards; three to five Type 3 awards; and one to three CCLI Central Research Project awards.
LINKS: Solicitation http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf09529, Grants.gov notice http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=dSSJJQzB2rsPX4bsThc454nV7nJJ6GVMQD12Qz4Nc6Vtmwg9X5Gr!198294224?oppId=45033&flag2006=false&mode=VIEW
CONTACT: Russell Pimmel, 703/292-4618. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. ____________________________________________
TITLE: Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources Research and Development Program 2009 Annual Plan
AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Office of Fossil Energy
ITEM: Notice announcing the availability of the 2009 Annual Plan for the Ultra-Deepwater and Unconventional Natural Gas and Other Petroleum Resources Research and Development Program. The plan provides a comprehensive outline of the research activities planned for 2009. The primary focus of these activities is to fill in any technology gaps not addressed by the projects and solicitations to date. A highlight of this year's plan is the attention that will be given to technology transfer.
CONTACT: Elena Melchert, 202/586-5600. E-mail: UltraDeepwater@hq.doe.gov.
TITLE: NASA Civil Rights Survey
AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
ITEM: Notice seeking comments on a proposed online survey of beneficiaries of programs and activities receiving NASA financial assistance, such as student experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs, in order to more effectively conduct civil rights compliance reviews of programs receiving federal financial assistance from NASA.
ACTION: Comments are due within 60 days.
LINKS: Federal Register notice http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-1709.htm
CONTACT: Walter Kit, 202/358-1350. E-mail: Walter.Kitemail@example.com.