MAY 20 and 22: OPP virtual office hours for information regarding NSF’s current operations
May 29, 2020
The Antarctic Sciences (ANT) and Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Sections in the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) will be hosting virtual office hours this week to share information with the academic community regarding NSF’s current operations. These office hours will also allow the community to ask questions, share concerns, and/or offer suggestions on how ANT/AIL can do more to address the impact of COVID-19 on researchers.
Current awardees, pending proposers, and future proposers are welcome to attend.
To participate, you must register for a session. Sessions dates and times are as follows. If additional sessions are requested by the community, we will schedule them in the near future.
Wed., May 20, 2020, 3:00PM – 4:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Fri., May 22, 2020, 1:00PM – 2:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Additional COVID-19 information for the research community:
- Information from NSF on coronavirus
- Antarctic Sciences (ANT) and Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Sections Virtual Office Hours FAQ
- UPDATE: How USAP is responding to COVID-19 challenges and planning for the upcoming season
- OPP science support and operational changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
- Statement from Dr. Kelly K. Falkner regarding COVID-19 and Antarctica
- Message from NSF GEO Assistant Director and Deputy Assistant Director
The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2020 budget of $8.3 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.