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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say

...rch by: Requiring students to submit research proposals for evaluation by a scientific evaluation committee; Providing up to $200 in advance funding to approved student projects; Assigning mentors to each team to provide expert advice and access to equipment and supplies; and Having each student project...

Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise

... urgent veterinary healthcare issues in the field, proposals are evaluated and funded, and the work is complete...itical role in determining which clinical research proposals are funded. "The Veterinary Memorial Fund program is a terrific success story, for the coll...

Study: Emission of smog ingredients from trees is increasing rapidly

...ls, the authors note. The findings lend support to proposals among environmentalists to shift attention to regulating NOx, the other main ingredient for ozone. They also underscore the pervasive effect of human activities on the environment, because something as seemingly benign as planting forests can have a ...

Wolverine takes a road trip

...is known about these rare carnivores, and previous proposals to list them as a federally threatened species have been rejected due to a lack of data that documents declines caused by human related threats. ...

Washington University in St. Louis leads group studying aging process

...4, they then drew up a proposal to NSF, one of 100 proposals the FIBR program considered. Washington University is one of six institutions to receive FIBR funding this year. Team members of "A Systems Approach to Study Redox Regulation of Functions of Photosynthetic Organisms," include: Rajeev Aurora, Ph.D....

Laboratory grows world record length carbon nanotube

...evelopment focusing on employee-initiated creative proposals selected at the discretion of the Laboratory director. Los Alamos National Laboratory is operated by the University of California for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) of the U.S. Department of Energy and works in partnership with N...

Second call for proposals for the European Young Investigator Award

The second call for proposals for the European Young Investigator (EURYI) Award,...research group. The DFG is responsible for funding proposals in the Federal Republic of Germany; for the other participating countries the organisations listed i...

JGI announces community sequencing program portfolio

...were the result of a rigorous competitive call for proposals vetted by an external scientific review panel. The successful applications represent terrific science that will advance our understanding of the natural world," says Rubin. As with all other sequencing projects at JGI, data generated will be made fr...

EURYI Award given for the first time to 25 young European researchers

...e. In this first year of the award, a total of 762 proposals were received by the participating organisations, ...d travel expenses. The next call for proposals for the EURYI programme will begin on 1 September 2004. ...

NHGRI adds 18 organisms to sequencing pipeline

...g sequencing targets one at a time on the basis of proposals from individuals or groups of scientists, the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research (NACHGR), a federally chartered committee that advises NHGRI on program priorities and goals, recently approved a comprehensive plan that identified two...

Research shows oceans are becoming more acidic

...to discuss potential environmental consequences of proposals to use the ocean to sequester excess atmospheric CO 2 , which is one of the most important greenhouse gases. A report on the meeting's conclusions, now available online*, points out that the ocean is one of the Earth's largest natural reservoirs of c...

Funding to commercialize technologies of UC San Diego engineers tops $1.2 million

... through a rigorous screening mechanism, and their proposals were reviewed by an external committee of industry experts. "We have been impressed with the continuing high level of interest on the part of faculty in this mechanism to speed the transition of their technologies from the lab to the marketplace," sa...

Stem-cell research and reproductive cloning laws should be separate

... Scientists who do not know what types of research proposals can be considered for funding are likely to shy away from a particular area of investigation. In this respect, the US rules, while restrictive, might have some advantages over the EU's lack of agreement on rules. If clear rules exist about what can a...

International research conferences at the Villa Vigoni

...e participating researchers. The first two funding proposals have already been approved. The special conditions... be held in German, Italian and French. The first proposals to have been approved envision cooperation over the course of several years with three workshops eac...

51 globally threatened species get new lease on life in the Caucasus

...rom the six countries to assist in reviewing grant proposals as needed and act as a technical advisory group, as well as assisting the new Regional Council in its overarching role....

The $50 million solution

...of distinguished scientists and educators reviewed proposals and recommended the 42 awards approved by the Institute's Board of Trustees on May 4. Awardees are:...

Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop DOE leadership-class computing capability for science

...rcomputer. The department selected ORNL from four proposals received from its non-weapon national labs. This n...to a solicitation, the four laboratories submitted proposals designed to improve substantially the national research communitys computing capability or ability ...

GlaxoSmithKline Drug Discovery and Development Research Grant Program 2004

...solve clinical problems in HIV/AIDS. The research proposals will be considered according to: potential importance to the field and health in general, originality, appropriateness of the methodology and scope of the project, and the researchers' ability to conduct the proposed research. Projects submitted for ...

DFG establishes first German-Sino Research Training Group

...n 21 April. Amongst those selected from the 42 new proposals are six International Research Training Groups. For the first time, this includes a German-Sino Research Training Group. In addition, the Committee decided that, in the future, participants may apply for funding for network meetings between several R...

Harvard Stem Cell Institute hosts inaugural symposia

... Cell Research Committee is charged with reviewing proposals by Harvard scientists ? including those at the new institute ? to work on human embryonic stem cells that do not qualify for federal funding. The committee is made up of faculty from several schools, including the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harva...

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