ESPP provides a unique opportunity for faculty across 12 colleges and 40 departments to work together in a collaborative environment.
ESPP students learn science based environmental decision making and policy through interdisciplinary courses and explore their interest areas within a world-class network.
ESPP is an umbrella for environmental research and graduate studies at MSU.
KBS Seminar: John Vandermeer
Friday, December 6, 10:45 a.m., Stack 237
A less than glorious past: Perspectives on the amount of aquatic resource damage in the U.S.
Friday, December 6, 3:40 - 4:40 p.m., 1 Natural Resources
Center for Water Sciences Celebration
Tuesday, December 10, 5:00-7:00 p.m. , Kellogg Center
Discrete-Choice Recreation Demand Models of Hunting and Fishing in Michigan
Wednesday, December 11, 11:00 a.m. , Room 338, Natural Resources Building
Science Studies at State
Friday, December 13, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Holmes Hall Cafeteria
Sociology - NSF PD 98-1331
The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography -- and processes of individual and institutional change.
January 15, 2014
Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI: BIC) - NSF 13-587
The Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) program supports academe-industry partnerships, which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team with a least one industry partner, to collaborate in building technological and human innovation capacity.
Letter Of Intent: 11-18-2013 Full Proposal: 01-27-2014
NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows - NSF 13-595
Through the SEES Fellows Program, NSF seeks to advance science, engineering, and education to inform the societal actions needed for environmental and economic sustainability and human well-being while creating the necessary workforce to address these challenges.
Nov. 26, 2013
Hydrogen Production Research and Development - DOE DE-FOA-0000826
This FOA supports research and development efforts to address critical challenges and barriers for hydrogen production technology development.
Concept Papers due Nov. 26, 2013 Full applications due Jan. 31, 2014
International Collaboration in Chemistry between US Investigators and their Counterparts Abroad - NSF 13-573
The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to enhance opportunities for collaborative activities between U.S. and foreign investigators.
Full proposal deadline: December 2, 2013
Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research IBSS - NSF 12-614
The Interdisciplinary Behavioral and Social Science Research competition promotes the conduct of interdisciplinary research by teams of investigators in the social and behavioral sciences.
Hydrologic Sciences - NSF 13-531
The Hydrologic Sciences Program focuses on the fluxes of water in the environment that constitute the water cycle as well as the mass and energy transport function of the water cycle in the environment. The Program supports studying processes from rainfall to runoff to infiltration and streamflow; evaporation and transpiration; as well as the flow of water in soils and aquifers and the transport of suspended, dissolved and colloidal components.
12-05-2013, December 5, Annually Thereafter 06-03-2014, June 1 Annually Thereafter
Arctic Research Opportunities - NSF 13-592
The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites investigators at U.S. organizations to submit proposals to conduct research about the Arctic.
12-06-2013, 10-20-2014, October 18, Annually Thereafter
Discovery Research K-12 (DRK-12) - NSF 13-601
The Discovery Research K-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of innovative resources, models and tools (RMTs). Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and development efforts that provide theoretical and empirical justification for proposed projects.
Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences NSF PD 11-8069
The CDS&E-MSS program accepts proposals that confront and embrace the host of mathematical and statistical challenges presented to the scientific and engineering communities by the ever-expanding role of computational modeling and simulation on the one hand, and the explosion in production of digital and observational data on the other.
December 9, 2013
Smart and Connected Health - NSF 13-543
The goal of the Smart and Connected Health (SCH) Program is to accelerate the development and use of innovative approaches that would support the much needed transformation of healthcare from reactive and hospital-centered to preventive, proactive, evidence-based, person-centered and focused on well-being rather than disease.
Full proposal deadline for integrative proposals: December 10, 2013 Full proposal deadline for exploratory proposals: October 10, 2014
NSF/DOE Partnership on Advancing Frontiers in Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Production Via Solar Water Splitting Technologies 2014-2016 NSF 14-511
The Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF) has established a partnership with the Fuel Cell Technologies (FCT) Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in order to address critical fundamental and applied research challenges associated with advanced technologies for the production of hydrogen fuel via solar water splitting processes.
Letter of Intent Due Dec. 13, 2013
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science - NSF PD 12-7731
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is exploring new opportunities to use science and technology to meet the world’s development challenges. As part of its science and technology strategy, USAID is supporting various mechanisms to leverage the investments that other U.S. government agencies make in scientific research and training.
Innovation Corps Teams Program - NSF 12-602
The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon fundamental research to guide the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society.In order to jumpstart a national innovation ecosystem, NSF has established the NSF Innovation Corps Teams Program (NSF I-Corps Teams).
Dec 16, 2013, see full solicitation for details
CISE Research Infrastructure: Mid-Scale Infrastructure - NSFCloud - NSF 13-602
The CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) program drives discovery and learning in the computing disciplines by supporting the creation and??enhancement of world-class computing research infrastructure. This infrastructure will enable CISE researchers to advance the frontiers of CISE research.
Dec 17, 2013, Full Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2013
Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC) - NSF 12-516
Letter Of Intent: 01-06-2014, First Monday in January, Annually Thereafter 06-27-2014, Last Friday in June, Annually Thereafter Full Proposal: 03-04-2014, First Tuesday in March, Annually Thereafter 09-26-2014, Last Friday in September, Annually Thereafter
Research on Education and Learning - NSF 13-604
The Research on Education and Learning (REAL) program represents the substantive foci of three previous EHR programs: Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE), Research in Disabilities Education (RDE), and Research on Gender in Science and Engineering (GSE).
Jan 10, 2014, Letter of Intent Due (optional): October 25, 2013 Full Proposal Deadline: January 10, 2014
Ocean Sciences Research Initiation Grants - NSF 13-606
Research Initiation Grants provide start up funding for researchers who have been recently appointed to tenure track (or equivalent) positions, with the twin goals of enhancing the development of their research careers and broadening the participation of under-represented groups in ocean sciences.
Jan 13, 2014, Full Proposal Target Date: January 13, 2014, January 12, 2015, January 11, 2016
Environmental Health and Safety of Nanotechnology - NSF PD-14-1179
The Environmental Health and Safety of Nanotechnology (Nano EHS) program provides support to examine and mitigate the environmental effects of nanotechnologies. Fundamental research is sought to understand, evaluate, and lessen the impact of nanotechnology on the environment and biological systems.
Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology - NSF 12-608
The Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology Program (SGP) supports research in a wide variety of areas in sedimentary geology and paleobiology in order to comprehend the full range of physical, biological, and chemical processes of Earth's dynamic system. The program supports the study of deep-time records of these processes archived in the Earth's sedimentary carapace (crust) at all spatial and temporal scales.
"01-16-2014, Third Thursday in January, Annually Thereafter 07-17-2014, Third Thursday in July, Annually Thereafter Fall Deadline (Track 1 only) Spring Deadline (Track 1). In 2015 and 2017, deadline for Track 2 as well.
Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry - NSF 09-552
The Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry Program supports research on the interactions between biological and geological systems at all scales of space and time.
01-16-2014, Annually Thereafter, 07-16-2014, Annually Thereafter
Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics - NSF 09-537
Geomorphology and Land-Use Dynamics supports innovative research into processes that shape and modify landscapes over a variety of length and time scales.
Jan 16, 2014 Full Proposal Due: January 16, Annually and July 16, Annually
Catalyzing New International Collaborations - NSF 13-605
The Catalyzing New International Collaborations program supports the participation of US-based researchers and students in activities intended to catalyze new international research collaborations.
Jan 22, 2014, Full Proposal Target Date: January 22, 2014 January 22, Annually Thereafter April 22, Annually July 22, Annually October 22, Annually
Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) - NSF 13-517
The Major Research Instrumentation Program serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of higher education, and not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations.
Jan. 23, 2014
Indoor Air and Climate Change
USEPA Air, Climate, and Energy Research program (ACE) announces an extramural funding designed to support research that improves understanding of how climate change affects human health through indoor air quality as adapted by building designs and uses.
January 1, 2014
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE & SSI - NSF 13-525
Software is an integral enabler of computation, experiment and theory and a primary modality for realizing the Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21) vision, as described in http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2010/nsf10015/nsf10015.jsp. Scientific discovery and innovation are advancing along fundamentally new pathways opened by development of increasingly sophisticated software.
Feb 3, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: February 03, 2014 First Monday in February, Annually Thereafter
Science, Technology, and Society - NSF 12-509
STS considers proposals for scientific research into the interface between science (including engineering) or technology, and society. STS researchers use diverse methods including social science, historical, and philosophical methods. Successful proposals will be transferrable (i.e., generate results that provide insights for other scientific contexts that are suitably similar).
Feb 3, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: February 1, Annually Thereafter August 1, Annually Thereafter
EHR Core Research ECR - NSF 13-555
The EHR Core Research (ECR) program establishes a mechanism in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources to provide funding in foundational research areas that are broad, essential and enduring. EHR seeks proposals that will help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in the following core areas: STEM learning, STEM learning environments, workforce development, and broadening participation in STEM.
02-04-2014 First Tuesday in February, Annually Thereafter
Cyber-Enabled Sustainability Science and Engineering - NSF 13-500
The Cyber-Enabled Sustainability Science and Engineering (CyberSEES) program aims to advance interdisciplinary research in which the science and engineering of sustainability are enabled by new advances in computing, and where computational innovation is grounded in the context of sustainability problems. CyberSEES supports research on all sustainability topics that depend on advances in computational areas including optimization, modeling, simulation, prediction, and inference; large-scale data management and analytics; advanced sensing techniques; human computer interaction and social computing; infrastructure design, control and management; and intelligent systems and decision-making.
Feb 4, 2014 Letter of Intent Due: December 03, 2013 First Tuesday in December, Annually Thereafter - Full Proposal Due: First Tuesday in February, Annually Thereafter
Fundamental Research Program for Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers - NSF 11-570
The National Science Foundation encourages the submission of industry-defined fundamental research proposals from NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) in areas of shared value to both centers and their members. Industry-defined fundamental research broadens the scientific and engineering understanding beyond the more specific applied research interests of the industries traditionally served by the I/UCRC. Industry participation extends the scope and horizon of center research projects so as to drive innovation with industrially relevant fundamental research projects.
Feb 5, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: First Wednesday in February, Annually
Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Research Alliance - NSF 13-591
The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) is an umbrella for two complementary subprograms, Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) and Building Innovation Capacity (BIC). Both programs are concerned with the movement of academic research discoveries into the marketplace, although each focuses on different stages along the innovation spectrum.
Feb 12, 2014, Letter of Intent Due (required): December 13, 2013 Full Proposal Deadline: February 12, 2014
Marine Geology and Geophysics - NSF PD 98-1620
The Marine Geology and Geophysics program supports research on all aspects of geology and geophysics of the ocean basins and margins, as well as the Great Lakes.
02-15-2014, February 15, Annually Thereafter 08-15-2014, August 15, Annually Thereafter
Civil Infrastructure Systems - NSF 12-1631
The Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) program supports research leading to the engineering of infrastructure systems for resilience and sustainability without excluding other key performance issues. Areas of interest include intra- and inter-physical, information and behavioral dependencies of infrastructure systems, infrastructure management, construction engineering, and transportation systems.
Feb 15, 2014, Submission Window Date: January 15 - February 15, Annually September 1 - October 1, Annually
Chemical Oceanography - NSF 98-1670
The Chemical Oceanography Program supports research into the chemical components, reaction mechanisms, and geochemical pathways within the ocean and at its interfaces with the solid earth and the atmosphere. Major emphases include: studies of material inputs to and outputs from marine waters; orthochemical and biological production and transformation of chemical compounds and phases within the marine system; and the determination of reaction rates and study of equilibria.
Feb 15, 2014, Full Proposal Target Date: February 15, Annually August 15, Annually
Expeditions in Computing - NSF 13-563
The far-reaching impact and rate of innovation in the computing and information disciplines has been remarkable, generating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for people throughout the world. But the best is yet to come!The Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) has created the Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program to provide the CISE research and education community with the opportunity to pursue ambitious, fundamental research agendas that promise to define the future of computing and information.
Computing Education for the 21st Century - NSF 12-609
The Computing Education for the 21st Century (CE21) program aims to build a robust computing research community, a computationally competent 21st century workforce, and a computationally empowered citizenry. In this undertaking, there are three interrelated challenges: the significant underproduction of degrees needed for the computing and computing-related workforce, the longstanding underrepresentation of many segments of our population, and the lack of a presence of computing in K-12.
Mar 12, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: Second Wednesday in March, Annually Thereafter
Antarctic Research - NSF 13-527
04-15-2014, Annually Thereafter
Antarctic Artists and Writers Program - NSF 13-540
The Antarctic Artists and Writers Program furnishes U.S. Antarctic Program operational support, and round-trip economy air tickets between the United States and the Southern Hemisphere, to artists and writers whose work requires them to be in the Antarctic to complete their proposed project.
May 1, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: May 01, 2014, May 1, Annually Thereafter
GeoPRISMS Program - NSF 12-537
07-01-2014, July 1, Annually Thereafter
Innovation Corps Sites Program - NSF 12-604
The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon research to guide the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society.In order to contribute to a national innovation ecosystem,
Jul 7, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: First Monday in July, Annually Thereafter
Collections in Support of Biological Research - NSF 13-557
The Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) Program provides funds: 1) for improvements to secure, improve, and organize collections that are significant to the NSF BIO-funded research community; 2) to secure collections-related data for sustained, accurate, and efficient accessibility of the collection to the biological research community; and 3) to transfer collection ownership responsibilities.
Jul 13, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: Second Monday in July, Every Other Year Thereafter
Instrument Development for Biological Research - NSF 13-561
The Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR) Program supports the development, production, and distribution of novel instrumentation that addresses demonstrated needs in biological research in areas supported by NSF Biology programs (see http://www.nsf.gov/bio). These systems would benefit a broad user community through mass distribution of the technology. Interdisciplinary collaborations are strongly encouraged, as are partnerships with U.S. industries that can facilitate knowledge transfer, commercialization and broad utilization in the research community.
Jul 25, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: July 25, 2014 Last Friday in July, Annually Thereafter
Division of Integrative Organismal Systems - NSF 13-600
The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) supports research aimed at understanding why organisms are structured the way they are and function as they do. Proposals should focus on organisms as a fundamental unit of biological organization.
Aug 1, 2014, Preliminary Proposal (required): Jan. 17, 2014, Third Friday in Jan., Annually Thereafter Full Proposal: Aug 01, 2014, First Fri in Aug, Annually Thereafter By Invitation Only
Division of Environmental Biology - NSF 13-508
The Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems.
Aug 4, 2014, Preliminary Proposal Due (required): January 16, Annually Thereafter Full Proposal Deadline: August 2, Annually, by invitation only
Advances in Biological Informatics - NSF 12-567
The Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI) program seeks to encourage new approaches to the analysis and dissemination of biological knowledge for the benefit of both the scientific community and the broader public.
Aug 12, 2014, Full Proposal Deadline: Second Tuesday in August, Annually Thereafter