The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued this week a request for nominations of individuals for appointment to its eight existing Federal Advisory Committees. Several of these boards may be of interest to faculty, including the Technology Innovation Program (TIP) Advisory Board, Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Information
The Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation has established the Office of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) to serve a critical role in focusing on important emerging areas in a timely manner. The EFRI Office is launching a new funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing
The National Science Foundation Academic Research Infrastructure -Recovery and Reinvestment (AR-R2) is seeking reviewers for their upcoming panels to review proposals for this program. The announcement from NSF follows. National Science Foundation American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Academic Research Infrastructure – Recovery and Reinvestment (ARI-R2) July 31, 2009 Dear Colleagues The
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the availability of $200 million to support grants, loans, loan repayment, and scholarships to expand the training of health care professionals. The funds are expected to train approximately 8,000 students and credentialed health professionals by the end of fiscal year 2010. Today’s funds are part of the $500 million
On Monday, the Administration announced that federal agencies had met the goal set by President Obama of finding at least $100 million in administrative savings from their agency budgets. The 77 cost-savings measures identified by agencies would yield $102 million in savings this fiscal year (FY09) and about $140 million in savings in fiscal 2010.
WASHINGTON, DC- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $85 million in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be awarded in early 2010 to support at least 50 early career researchers for five years at U.S. academic institutions and DOE national laboratories. To be eligible for the competition, a
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced plans to provide up to $52.5 million to research, develop, and demonstrate Concentrating Solar Power systems capable of providing low-cost electrical power both day and night. Today’s announcement underscores the Obama Administration’s commitment to creating jobs and saving money, making electricity generated from solar energy competitive with conventional
OMB has scheduled webinars on Recovery Act reporting requirements. Individuals interested in participating must go to the website and register for each session. The webinars will be available for later viewing on the Recovery.gov website. **OMB Announcement** The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Recovery, Accountability and Transparency Board announce that webinars
Today, President Barack Obama nominated Francis S. Collins as the new Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Collins served as Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at NIH from 1993-2008. He is a physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project.
Yesterday, July 6th, the Department of Defense announced the appointment of Regina E. Dugan as the new Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Dr. Dugan has held several positions in industry, most recently as president and chief executive officer of RedXDefense, a company that develops defense against explosive threats. She worked at« Previous Page Next Page »