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Environmental Biology (DEB)

DEB Special Announcements

Submission Due Dates:

January 23, annually- DEADLINE for Preliminary proposals for DEB Core Programs

August 2, annually-  DEADLINE for Invited full proposals for DEB Core Programs, RCN proposals, and OPUS proposals

First Tuesday in December, annually- DEADLINE for Education and broadening participation supplements (REU, ROA, RET, RAHSS). PIs should contact a Program Officer before submitting a proposal for an ROA, RET, or RAHSS supplement.

All deadlines require submission by 5:00PM, submitter’s local time, on the listed day. If the listed date falls on a weekend or holiday, proposals are due by 5:00PM the next business day. Due dates for other solicitations are found at the links below under “Programs and Funding Opportunities.”

DEBrief:

Join the discussion with the Division of Environmental Biology and other members of the research community at our blog site: http://nsfdeb.wordpress.com

Related BIO Announcements

If you're a new visitor to the Directorate for Biological Sciences website or just want a quick visual and textual summary of our areas of support, please visit the "About BIO" web page where we have added a new interactive organization chart.

See "Additional BIO Resources" for other items of interest including BIO's Guidance on Data Management Plans (posted 2/20/13) and BIO Dear Colleague Letters.

BIO Program Director and Reviewer Opportunities

NEON Dear Colleague Letter

If you're looking for information on the NEON Dear Colleague Letter please see:

NSF NEON Dear Colleague Letter
NSF NEON Program Summary
NSF NEON FAQ

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB)
DEB Cluster Descriptions
bullet Ecosystem Science Cluster
bullet Evolutionary Processes Cluster
bullet Population and Community Ecology Cluster
bullet Systematics and Biodiversity Science Cluster  (SBS)
Additional Funding Opportunities for the DEB Community
bullet Advances in Biological Informatics  (ABI)
bullet Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections  (ADBC)
bullet Genealogy of Life  (GoLife)
bullet Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2015
bullet Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences  (DDIG)
bullet Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems  (CNH)
bullet Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases  (EEID)
bullet Innovation Corps Teams Program  (I-Corps Teams) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Long Term Research in Environmental Biology  (LTREB)
bullet Coastal SEES  (Coastal SEES) Crosscutting
bullet Long Term Ecological Research  (LTER-NCO)
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research  (LTER) Crosscutting
bullet MacroSystems Biology:
bullet Ocean Acidification  (OA)
bullet Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis  (OPUS)
bullet Plant Genome Research Program  (PGRP)
bullet Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology
bullet Research Assistantships for High School Students  (RAHSS)
bullet Research Coordination Networks
bullet Research Experiences for Teachers: Supplement Opportunity  (RET)
bullet Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability NSF-Wide Investment  (SEES) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting
Current Activities: no longer receiving proposals - DEB
bullet Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization  (IBIV)
bullet Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy  (PEET)
bullet Planetary Biodiversity Inventories  (PBI)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

International Research Fellowship Program NSF Wide Flag

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: NSF Wide Flag

Faculty Early Career Development Program NSF Wide Flag

View All NSF-wide Programs

NSF Educational Opportunities by Audience

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For Graduate Students

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Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Letter of Intent: July 7, 2015

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 21, 2015, BIO, CISE, EHR

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 22, 2015, ENG

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 23, 2015, GEO, MPS, SBE

Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis
(NSF  12-506) Full Proposal: August 1, 2015


News See All

a diver surveys temperature-tolerant corals Corals are already adapting to global warming, scientists say
Released June 25, 2015
News From the Field
a camel spider Study takes close look at formidable camel spider jaws
Released June 22, 2015
News From the Field
two sand grain-size Daphnia crustaceans Old-school literature search helps ecologist identify puzzling parasite
Released June 22, 2015
News From the Field

Discoveries See All

Scientist in lake collecting sediment samples in Maine Methane-eating microorganisms help regulate emissions from wetlands
Without this process, methane emissions from freshwater wetlands could be 30 to 50 percent higher
Released  June 30, 2015

animated gif showing the wavelike gait of the millipede Motyxia sequoiae Night lights: The wonders of bioluminescent millipedes
A Virginia Tech researcher discusses bioluminescent millipedes and other glowing creatures
Released  June 5, 2015

forest As Massachusetts ecosystems shrink, hard-working "hotspots" emerge
Researchers call hotspots valuable, but say their growing numbers might be cause for concern
Released  May 14, 2015


Events Calendar See All

August 28, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Alaska Anchorage
Training

November 2, 2015  - November 3, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
Conference




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