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November 06, 2019

NSF awards 12 grants totaling $17 million to advance understanding of the brain

The National Science Foundation has awarded $17 million to support 12 projects under its Integrative Strategies... Read More ›

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November 06, 2019

NSF awards more than $18 million to better comprehend links between environmental and human aspects of ecosystems

Funding will advance understanding of integrated socio-environmental systems Read More ›

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October 23, 2019

NSF announces awards totaling $37.5 million as part of its Navigating the New Arctic initiative

Projects represent innovative approaches to understand Arctic change by combining perspectives from social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering Read More ›

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September 23, 2019

NSF Awards Cooperative Agreement for Management and Operations of its Green Bank Observatory

The National Science Foundation awarded Associated Universities, Inc. Read More ›

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September 19, 2019

New Awards Aim to Improve Online Learning for Today's Workforce

The National Science Foundation is making five new awards to create and study open-source learning platforms to train and reskill workers... Read More ›

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September 18, 2019

NSF names third PAWR wireless research platform in North Carolina's research triangle

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced the third award in its Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program. Read More ›

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September 10, 2019

NSF Convergence Accelerator awards bring together scientists, businesses, nonprofits to benefit workers

The National Science Foundation has issued the first awards through its Convergence Accelerator pilot... Read More ›

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September 4, 2019

NSF commits $36 million to uncovering Rules of Life that will drive next-generation research

The National Science Foundation has invested $36 million in the first projects under its Understanding the Rules of Life portfolio. Read More ›

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August 30, 2019

Career Compass Challenge winner announced

The National Science Foundation is helping to modernize the American workforce. And it all started with a challenge: The Career Compass Challenge. Read More ›

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August 7, 2019

NSF awards $250 million to early career researchers

The National Science Foundation has invested more than $250 million in nearly 700 recipients of the Fiscal Year 2019 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards, one of NSF's most prestigious honors. Read More ›

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July 23, 2019

New NSF awards target breakthrough technologies to enhance food security

Imagine crops that required less water because a "wearable sensor" could "grow" along with a plant and provide more accurate and continuous readings of its hydration. Read More ›

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May 9, 2019

National Science Foundation announces new Diamond Achievement Award

The NSF Diamond Achievement Award will be presented for the first time to the international team of researchers who recently captured the first-ever image of a black hole Read More ›

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April 4, 2019

National Science Foundation names Jennifer Dionne and Mark Braverman its 2019 Alan T. Waterman awardees

The Waterman Award annually recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by NSF. Read More ›