NIH announces 79 awards to encourage creative ideas in science

NIH announces 79 awards to encourage creative ideas in science

The National Institutes of Health announced that it is awarding $143.8 million to challenge the status quo with innovative ideas that have the potential to propel fields forward and speed the translation of research into improved health for the American public.

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Collaborative Research Travel Grants

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Collaborative Research Travel Grants

This program provides up to $15,000 in support for researchers from degree-granting institutions to travel either domestically or internationally to a laboratory to acquire a new research technique, to facilitate a collaboration, or to attend a laboratory/lecture course. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or currently studying in a Ph.D. program in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics, or engineering interested in investigating research opportunities in the biological sciences. Biologists interested in working with physical scientists, mathematicians, engineers, chemists, statisticians, or computer scientists to incorporate their ideas and approaches to answering biological questions are eligible.

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Kavli Prize 2012 Call for Nominations

The Kavli Prize is now accepting nominations for excellence in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. The deadline is December 1, 2011.

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Grants.gov Announces "Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer"

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) FY 2012 Phase I (Release 2)

DESCRIPTION: Grants to stimulate technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns, especially those engaged in biological and chemical technologies, education applications, electronics, information, and communication technologies, and nanotechnology, advanced materials, and manufacturing.

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Nominations Are Now Open for the 2012 Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award

Nominations Are Now Open for the 2012 Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award! 

The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award is awarded annually for an outstanding contribution to any area of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The recipient of the award is expected to spend a proportion of the grant on implementing a project to raise the profile of women in STEM in their host institution and/or field of expertise in the UK.

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