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International Research Funding Alert

November 2021

TTU-FAPESP SPRINT Program: 2022 Call for Proposals

The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) & Texas Tech University have announced the 2022 call for proposals for the exchange of faculty and postdoctoral researchers under the SPRINT 2021 Edition. FAPESP will provide funding of up to the equivalent of $5,000 per proposal per year and Texas Tech University will provide funding of up to $5,000 per proposal per year, for the duration of the grant (up to 24 months) to cover research-related mobility expenses. This call invites research proposals in all fields of knowledge.

The closing date for proposal submissions is January 31st, 2022.

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Title:Collaborative Research
Sponsor:National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline:December 1st, 2021
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Amount:$250,000
Website:https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/collaborative-research-grants
Summary:The Collaborative Research program aims to advance humanistic knowledge through sustained collaboration between two or more scholars. Collaborators may be drawn from a single institution or several institutions across the United States; up to half of the collaborators may be based outside of the U.S. The program encourages projects that propose diverse approaches to topics, incorporate multiple points of view, and explore new avenues of inquiry in the humanities.
 
Title:Japan-U.S. Network Opportunity (JUNO)
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:December 13, 2021
Location:Japan
Amount:$450,000
Website:https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/japan-us-network-opportunity-juno
Summary:NSF and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) of Japan have agreed to embark on a collaborative research program to address compelling research challenges associated with programmable networks for next generation core and beyond. This calls for creative and innovative ways of approaching the associated challenges and experimental demonstration and verification on research testbeds where appropriate. This program seeks joint Japanese-US research projects that leverage each nation's expertise and address the following topic areas: Network architectures/In-network intelligence and programmable network functionality; Smart services, applications, and experimentation on research testbeds.
 
Title:U.S. Consulate General Chennai Public Affairs Section (PAS) Annual Program Statement
Sponsor:U.S. Department of State
Deadline:December 31, 2021
Location:India
Amount:$25,000
Website:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332224
Summary:This funding opportunity seeks to invite project proposals focused on one of four areas: Transformative Technologies, Inclusive Democracy, Indo Pacific Strategy & Cooperation, and Higher Education. This program will support projects proposed by U.S. and Indian organizations that fulfill U.S. Mission India goals, such as promoting greater understanding of the U.S. and fostering people-to-people ties, reinforcing shared values between U.S. and India, and ensuring mutual prosperity. Examples of awarded projects include U.S. experts conducting speaking tours and public talks, academic and professional lectures and seminars; cultural and arts programs, and development of initiatives aimed at maintaining contacts with alumni of our exchange programs.
 
Title:U.S. Embassy Philippines PAS Small Grants FY2021
Sponsor:Department of State
Deadline:December 31, 2021
Location:Philippines
Amount:$50,000
Website:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331698
Summary:PAS Philippines invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the Philippines and the United States through programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives.
 
Title:Joint Research on Sustainable Regional Systems
Sponsor:National Science foundation / National Natural Science Foundation of China
Deadline:January 17, 2022
Location:U.S. & China
Amount:See solicitation for details
Website:https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf21103&org=NSF
Summary:This call is for research proposals from joint U.S. - China teams on Sustainable Regional Systems. The goal of this program is to fund convergent research and education that will advance sustainable regional systems science, engineering, and education to facilitate the transformation of current regional systems to enhance sustainability. Convergent Research is defined as research that is a) driven by a specific and compelling problem and b) requires deep integration across disciplines.
 
Title:Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1-Clinical Trial Option.)
Sponsor:National Institutes of Health
Deadline:January 27, 2022
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Amount:See solicitation for details
Website:https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-103.html#_Section_III._Eligibility
Summary:This program will accept applications from organizations that propose to conduct research to address complex and challenging biomedical problems, important for the mission of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, through deeply integrated, multidisciplinary research teams. This includes basic research that increases the understanding of biological processes at a range of levels, from molecules and cells, to tissues, whole organisms, and populations. Truly new interdisciplinary ideas for approaching significant biological problems are encouraged.
 
Title:Diversifying Partnerships in WASH Program (DiP-WASH)
Sponsor:USAID
Deadline:February 11, 2022
Location:Global
Amount:See Announcement
Website:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331500
Summary:The United States Agency for International Development is announcing the Diversifying Partnerships in WASH Program (DiP-WASH). Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), USAID announces its desire to engage a diverse range of partners, including new, underutilized and/or locally-established partners, on innovative and evidence-based approaches that address persistent challenges in the safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and water resources management (WRM) sectors that are not adequately addressed by other USAID investments, and that result in increasing the equitable availability and sustainable management of safe water and sanitation for the underserved and most vulnerable.
 
Title:Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2)
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:February 22, 2022
Location:Global, see solicitation for details
Amount:See Announcement
Website:https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19609/nsf19609.pdf
Summary:Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2) funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing those factors in all STEM fields that NSF supports. ER2 solicits proposals for research that explores the following: ‘What constitutes responsible conduct for research (RCR), and which cultural and institutional contexts promote ethical STEM research and practice and why?' Successful proposals typically have a comparative dimension, either between or within institutional settings that differ along these or among other factors, and they specify plans for developing interventions that promote the effectiveness of identified factors. ER2 research projects will use basic research to produce knowledge about what constitutes or promotes responsible or irresponsible conduct of research, and how to best instill this knowledge into researchers and educators at all career stages.
 
Title:Facilitator of Polar STEAM
Sponsor:National Science Foundation
Deadline:February 25, 2022
Location:Antarctic
Amount:$3,500,000
Website:https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21618/nsf21618.pdf
Summary:NSF’s Office of Polar Programs (OPP) and the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) seek proposals for a Facilitator to manage a Polar Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (Polar STEAM) initiative. The successful proposal for the Facilitator of Polar STEAM will be administered as a Cooperative Agreement (CA) over a five-year period of performance, with the option for a renewal for up to five years pending review. Polar STEAM is a new initiative, which encompasses efforts to support writing and artistic projects specifically designed to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and the human endeavors on the southernmost continent and support for educators to travel to the Antarctic to work collaboratively with researchers.
 
Title:Lead Agency Opportunity in Biological informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology, and Synthetic Cell
Sponsor:National Science Foundation / UK Research & Innovation (UKRI)
Deadline:Proposals Accepted Anytime
Location:U.S., U.K.
Amount:See Solicitation for details
Website:https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf21100
Summary:This lead agency opportunity allows US and UK researchers to submit a single collaborative proposal that will undergo a single review process on behalf of both NSF/BIO and UKRI/BBSRC. Proposers must provide a clear rationale for the need for a US-UK collaboration, including the unique expertise and synergy that the collaborating groups will bring to the project in the areas of Biological informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology, and Synthetic Cell.