Friday, September 25, 2009

Surf's up: NSF in Santa Cruz

Hawaiian royalty first taught mainlanders to surf in this town, and the National Science Foundation will teach new scientists how to hang ten with federal funding. NSF Day at the University of California-Santa Cruz is scheduled for Nov. 20, 2009. Click the headline for details.

NIH: The forms, they are a changin'

The paper PHS 398 and the electronic SF 424 (R&R) application packages will be updated in December and must be used with grants submitted on or after Jan 25, 2010. It's related to the new, enhanced review criteria. Click the headline for more information.

NIH AREA grant expiration date extended

The expiration date of PA-06-042 has been extended to Jan. 10, 2010. "Beginning with the October 25, 2009 receipt date, the funding limit for the AREA (R15) will be increased to a total of $300,000 direct costs plus applicable Facilities and Administrative (F&A)/ indirect costs, for up to three years," the NIH states. Click the headline for details.

NEH database of funded projects

Wondering whether the National Endowment for the Humanities has funded anything in your field? Check the database to find out.