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Science policy weekly news update: October 13, 2017

Published on:Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:26:06 +0000
Category: Uncategorized

What’s new in blotter news? ASBMB Science Policy Analyst André Porter discusses the National Science Foundation Directorate for Biological Science’s announcement that it will eliminate proposal deadlines in 2018 for a majority of its grants. Read more here.   U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., introduced a bill that would change the formula used by the…

NSF’s BIO directorate to eliminate deadlines in 2018

Published on:Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:14:34 +0000
Category: Directorate for Biological Sciences

  The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Biological Sciences announced last week that the majority of its research funding programs will be eliminating proposal deadlines in 2018. The BIO Directorate has chosen to discontinue current solicitations that include deadlines and the preliminary-proposal mechanism used in the Division of Environmental Biology and the Division of Integrated…

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