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Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), January 2019

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 16:03

Available Formats:
HTML: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappg19_1/index.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_179

Document Number: nsf19001
Public Comment: Effective January 28, 2019

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Media invited to NSF for distinguished lecture with evolutionary biologist Sheila Patek

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 13:54

The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Biological Sciences invites media and members of the public to a distinguished lecture series with Sheila Patek of Duke University. From the extraordinarily powerful acceleration of the mantis shrimp's hammer-like claws to the superfast jaws of trap-jaw ants, Patek studies, among other things, the mechanics of animal motion and will discuss how this translates into human-designed and engineered systems.

More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=297071&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click

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Ceramics (CER)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:55

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HTML: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19515/nsf19515.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
PDF: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19515/nsf19515.pdf?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

Document Number: nsf19515

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Ceramics (CER)

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:55

Predicting Seasonal Weather

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 12:15

Large-scale weather patterns play a large role in controlling seasonal weather. Knowing the conditions of these atmospheric oscillations in advance would greatly improve long-range weather predictions.
More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/autumnwinter/index.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

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Socially assistive robots for children on the autism spectrum

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 00:00

Study to advance in-home robots that adapt to the individual needs of children with autism
Full story at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/sociallyassistiverobots.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51

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