EVENT: Arctic Program Manager Chat: COVID-19 Impacts to National Science Foundation Operations
July 24, 2020
Join NSF Office of Polar Programs (OPP) Arctic Sciences Program Officers to discuss the NSF response to COVID-19, including impacts on awards, regulations, and the 2020 Arctic field season. This is an opportunity for open dialog with OPP and they welcome the research community to join, ask questions, and share feedback.
Additional COVID-19 information for the research community:
- Information from NSF on coronavirus
- Recorded OPP Arctic Program Manager office hours from May 6, 2020
- OPP science support and operational changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
- 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.