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July 10, 2020

NSF addresses chemical research challenges through Centers for Chemical Innovation

Solutions to challenges in chemical research could transform advanced manufacturing, clean energy, quantum computing and biotechnology. The U.S. National .... Read More ›

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July 02, 2020

NSF advances materials research and innovation with new

Our lives, comfort, and well-being have come to depend on the development of new materials for everything ranging from smart electronics to implantable .... Read More ›

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July 01, 2020

Machine learning research to advance future wireless networks

While current wireless networks support cellular and Wi-Fi services, future networks will need to support a much broader range of technologies, from driverless .... Read More ›

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June 22, 2020

Preparing for the future today: Expanding U.S. researchers' access to advanced computing systems

Access to advanced computational capabilities like supercomputers and cloud computing allows researchers to make revolutionary discoveries at scale ranging .... Read More ›

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June 12, 2020

NSF advances frontiers of cybersecurity research

Cyberspace must be secure and reliable in order to continue driving U.S. commerce and innovation, which is why for years NSF's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program has supported .... Read More ›

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June 9, 2020

NSF announces 2020 Computing Innovation Fellows Program

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting all aspects of daily life and work, including what would normally be the new faculty recruiting season at institutes that perform research in computer and information science .... Read More ›

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May 18, 2020

National Science Foundation and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy initiate collaborative effort to develop critical resources for quantum education

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) are actively engaged in educating , growing and sustaining a qualified workforce for the .... Read More ›

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April 17, 2020

National Science Foundation awards rapid response grants to support coronavirus (COVID-19) research

Funding mobilizes the scientific community to better understand and develop measures to respond to the virus.... Read More ›

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April 08, 2020

Toward Smarter Communities: Federal Agencies Partner on a Research and Action Competition

The Civic Innovation Challenge, funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the Department of Homeland Security, supports partnerships.... Read More ›

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March 31, 2020

NSF awards $153 million for high luminosity upgrades to particle detectors at the Large Hadron Collider

The National Science Foundation today awarded a total of $153 million over five years to Columbia University and Cornell University for the construction... Read More ›

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March 24, 2020

NSF announces new Expeditions in Computing awards

S3 new $10 million awards continue NSF program pursuing ambitious, fundamental research agendas... Read More ›

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February 13, 2020

US-UK collaborate to preserve the world's diminishing soil resources

Signals in the soil will provide answers to long-held questions about soil ecosystems... Read More ›


November 18, 2019

In wake of wildfires and earthquakes, hurricanes and floods, NSF awards $19 million in natural hazards research grants

Scientists study ways to predict and respond to natural disasters... Read More ›


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 ›


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 ›


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 ›


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 ›


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 ›


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 ›

Black Hole

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 ›

Waterman Awardees

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 ›