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New director takes helm at National Science Foundation

Tue, 2020-06-23 10:00

Following in the footsteps of many great science and engineering leaders before him, Sethuraman Panchanathan has been officially appointed and begins work today as the National Science Foundation's 15th director, sharing his vision for his six-year term and promising a continued push for inclusiveness in science and engineering.

"Right now, the world faces significant scientific challenges -- most obviously a pandemic." Panchanathan said. "But in addition to providing creative ...
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Statement on NSF Proposal Deadlines

Tue, 2020-06-16 13:00

The National Science Foundation is mindful of the challenges many in our country face today. We also are acutely aware that while the research community is dedicated to its work, science may not be at the forefront of everyone’s minds during this particular moment in our nation’s history. With this in mind, NSF has decided to extend some of our upcoming proposal deadlines where possible. In ...
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Zoom media briefing: The Event Horizon Telescope, a year after capturing the image of a black hole

Wed, 2020-04-08 08:38

Media are invited to join an April 10 Zoom media briefing with Sheperd S. Doeleman, founding director of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), and astrophysicist Michael Johnson to discuss the one-year anniversary of EHT releasing its revolutionary image of a black hole.

Doeleman and Johnson will be available to talk about what EHT accomplished and what its hundreds of researchers have been working on over the past year. They will also discuss the project’s path forward, including ...
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Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier Named Acting National Science Foundation Director

Wed, 2020-04-01 13:00

Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, has been named Acting Director of the National Science Foundation effective March 31, 2020.

Droegemeier has previously served two six-year terms on the National Science Board, the governing body of NSF. He currently serves as the President’s Science Advisor and Director of OSTP, with responsibility for coordination of science and technology initiatives across the Federal ...
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Wed, 2020-03-25 12:34

NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps)

Fri, 2020-03-20 10:51

I-Corps offers researchers unique opportunities to learn how to turn discoveries into new technologies and to participate in the national innovation ecosystem.
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NSF on coronavirus

Fri, 2020-03-13 09:59

NSF encourages you to take extra precautions to protect yourselves and your families against COVID-19.
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