Request for Applications: 2019 Small Equipment Grant

Online application form https://syracuse.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1777917

DEADLINE: 5:00 PM DECEMBER 10th

Research infrastructure often becomes a limiting factor for routine operations of laboratories and research programs. This is particularly true with relatively small-size equipment because such equipment often is more expensive than is affordable on a research grant, but less expensive than those that can be funded through extramural equipment grant programs. The Small Equipment Grant Program is designed to strengthen research capacity and capability at Syracuse University.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education and not-for-profit scientific/engineering research organizations. An MRI award

supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs. Please refer to the following limited submission guidelines.

https://research.syr.edu/proposal-support-services/limited-submissions/national-science-foundation-major-research-instrumentation-mri-program-2019/

Limited Submission: The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award competition

We are pleased to announce the launch of the The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you!

  • Internal Submission Deadline: Friday, December 14, 2018
  • Funding Organization’s Deadline: Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Award Cycle: Yearly
  • Discipline/Subject Area: Chemical Sciences
  • Funding Available: 100,000.00
  • Description:

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment (see below), and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching. The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program provides an unrestricted research grant of $100,000.

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Request for Proposals: 2019 Collaborations for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the request for proposals for the 2019 Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program

Applications are now being accepted through Syracuse University’s Applicant Portal https://syracuse.infoready4.com

Deadline: 5:00 PM JANUARY 31, 2019

 Purpose: The purpose of this intramural grant program is to enhance interdisciplinary collaborations, to grow the research enterprise and enhance scholarship at Syracuse University in order to increase extramural funding and high-quality scholarly output. The program is designed to support faculty in becoming competitive in securing external funding and sponsorship. CUSE Grants should not be viewed as funds to conduct or complete projects, but rather to seed funding for faculty to build interdisciplinary teams, to produce preliminary data, and/or to seek help to obtain extramural funding that will advance knowledge and technologies through basic, translational and applied research. The grant program will support faculty research in all disciplines that span from basic, translational and applied sciences, social sciences, physical and life sciences, engineering, liberal arts, humanities, professional schools, creative research and various forms of all scholarly activities. The expectation is for the CUSE Grant Program funded faculty members to seek extramural support that will increase the national and international recognition of the awardees, their programs, and the university.

For more information, visit the CUSE Grants page

Request for Proposals: Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PFP)

Online application form http://syracuse.infoready4.com
Application Deadline: January 15, 2019

Postdoctoral fellows are next generation educators, scholars, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, and societal leaders. They are among the most important research personnel at universities. Postdoctoral fellows significantly contribute to the generation of scholarly research output of a university from the research they conduct during the fellowship period. As such, an institution’s postdoctoral fellow data is often used as an indicator of research activities. For example, the number of postdoctoral fellows is one of the major metrics used by Carnegie for classification of research universities. Postdoctoral fellows are not only important for research excellence, they are also an integral part of the driving force for high-quality college education. For instance, postdoctoral fellows are most often the trainers of graduate and undergraduate researchers; they work closely with tenure-track faculty to design research studies, set up research protocols, maintain research equipment, and provide day-to-day training of graduate and undergraduate students. The provision of such hands-on experiential learning by postdoctoral fellows has been demonstrated to be an effective path to increasing the success of undergraduate students.

In an effort to further strengthen our identification as a student-focused and research-most active (R1) university, Syracuse University has decided to invest $700,000 in dedicated postdoctoral support through its Invest Syracuse program. This document provides guidelines for the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (PFP).

For more information, please visit the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program page.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments. Please refer to the following limited submission guidelines

OPPORTUNITY – SSRC Social Data Initiative – Social Media and Democracy Research Grants

Overview

The longstanding study of media effects on democracy and elections has taken on new resonance with the rise of social media platforms, the dramatic change in the business model of traditional news media, changes in advertising infrastructure, and increasingly globalized and interconnected communications. Recent revelations about the unintended disclosure of industry data and spread of disinformation across national borders make clear the need to better understand the impact of social media on society.

Proposals for the Social Media and Democracy Research Grants should examine the impact of social media and related digital technologies on democracy and elections, generate insights to inform policy at the intersection of media, technology, and democracy, and advance new avenues for future research. This initiative seeks to study these processes in an independent, transparent, and ethical way according to the highest standards of data privacy and academic research, to improve the lives of all.

Researchers whose proposals are selected for support will receive research funding via the Social Science Research Council and access to Facebook data via Social Science One. The first dataset is a database of Facebook URL shares; details about these data, including the codebook can be found at the Social Science One Dataverse repository.

The research is funded by a group of charitable foundations including Laura and John Arnold Foundation, The Democracy Fund, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Charles Koch Foundation, Omidyar Network, and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

 

Preparing Your Application

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in the Request for Proposals (RFP).

 

Submitting Your Application

All grant applications must be submitted through the SSRC Application Portal, located at apply.ssrc.org.  In order to apply through the SSRC Application Portal, you must create a unique login ID and a secure password. You may begin filling out a proposal, save it, and return to complete it at a later time.

 

Inquiries

This program does not provide pre-submission review of proposals, but staff can answer questions about the program submitted to: socialdata@ssrc.org

 

Deadline

Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis, with the first period of review beginning August 9, 2018.

LIMITED SUBMISSION – Mellon Foundation “New Directions” Fellowship Internal Call for Applications

Syracuse University has been invited by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to nominate an eligible faculty member in the humanities and the humanistic social sciences for consideration for a https://mellon.org/programs/higher-education-and-scholarship-humanities/fellowships/new-directions-fellowships/. Candidates will be faculty members awarded doctorates within the last 6–12 years whose research interests call for formal training in another discipline. Please refer to the following internal call for applications.

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