NSF PAPPG 2020 changes take effect on June 1


Batuibak Science Foundation Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide

NSF PAPPG 2020 changes take effect on June 1

Changes in the 2020 PAPPG affect biosketches, current and pendings, and government-wide representations and certifications. They must be incorporated in proposals submitted on or after June 1.

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Two ASU proposals in top 100 for $100M MacArthur grant

Selected were: Keepin’ it REAL, a youth substance abuse prevention program, and Global Biodiversity Observatory, a system of satellites, analytics and decision-support tools to monitor real time changes in Earth’s natural capital in unprecedented detail. The winner will be announced in Fall 2020.

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Call for speakers at VERGE 20

VERGE 20 seeks creative, interactive presentations on fresh and convergent content on five areas of interest: Energy, Transport, Circular Economy, Carbon and Food. Apply by April 24.

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New NSF call for human-environment research

NSF HEGS seeks research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes. The first deadline is August 18, 2020.

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Coronavirus concerns and the university community

As the APS cancels its annual conference, ASU faculty, staff and students may wonder how the Coronavirus will affect them and their work. ASU Health Services maintains a central repository of the current Coronavirus resources and information for the university community.


New ASU Zimin Institute for Smart & Sustainable Cities calls for proposals

ASU’s new Zimin institute seeks proposals for research and development aimed at rapidly advancing innovative solutions toward practical realization and societal impact in cities. A proposers’ meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 9 at noon in Biodesign B105.


“Everything Change” climate fiction contest

Applications are open through April 15, 2020, for the third annual Everything Change global climate fiction contest. All genres of short fiction are welcome, and there is no entry fee to submit your story. The first place winner will be awarded $1,000.