Catalyst: NSF

by SRA International on October 31, 2017

We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) has been issued.... Read more

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by SRA International on October 25, 2017

The Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) is a prestigious, two-stage competition where community college teams use science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to innovate solutions to real-world problems, compete for cash awards, and earn full travel support (students and faculty) to attend an Innovation Boot Camp in Washington, D.C.... Read more

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by SRA International on October 25, 2017

Through its Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), NSF has funded thousands of graduate researchers, many of whom have made important discoveries while still in graduate school.... Read more

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by SRA International on October 25, 2017

For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves -- ripples in space-time -- in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars.... Read more

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by SRA International on September 21, 2017

Extreme floods and droughts receive a lot of attention. But what happens when precipitation -- or lack thereof -- occurs in a more measured way?... Read more

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by SRA International on September 21, 2017

Symbiotic bacteria -- microbes that have close and long-term relationships with their "hosts" -- are everywhere on Earth: in soil, in coral reefs, in humans.... Read more

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by SRA International on September 21, 2017

Businesses spent $356 billion on research and development (R&D) performed in the United States in 2015, a 4.4 percent increase over the $341 billion spent in 2014.... Read more

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by SRA International on August 31, 2017

As a part of their research to understand the evolution of the human brain and how it differs from those of other primates, scientists from Kent State University discovered proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease -- believed to be unique to humans -- in a sample of brains of aged chimpanzees.... Read more

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by SRA International on August 31, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $4.8 million for 10 new projects that will pilot, test and validate innovative and potentially transformative ways to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in graduate education.... Read more

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by SRA International on August 31, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is moving its headquarters to Alexandria, Virginia. NSF will have a new mailing address effective Monday, October 2, 2017.... Read more

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