Submitted 20 September 2014 by Anthony Di Fiore
Deadline: December 1, 2014 (new!)
The Pollitzer Student Travel Awards are designed to help students defray the costs of attending the AAPA meetings. They are named in honor of William S. Pollitzer, a Human Biologist who taught at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, was a Darwin Lifetime Achievement Awardee, and past president of the AAPA.
Qualifications: This award is open to all AAPA members in good standing (undergraduate and graduate) who are students and attending the annual meeting. You do NOT have to present a paper or poster to compete or receive an award. In order to be ...
Submitted 18 September 2014 by Ed Hagen
NSF is soliciting applications for the GRFP until the posted deadlines in late October and early November 2014. Since 1952, GRFP has provided Fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study in science or engineering and leads to a research-based master's or doctoral degree. The NSF expects to award 2,000 Graduate Research Fellowships under this program solicitation pending availability of funds:
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) PROGRAM SOLICITATION (NSF 14-590)
GRFP is also ...
Submitted 16 September 2014 by Ingrid Benirschke-Perkins
Join the live webcast! "Domestication and Human Evolution" is the topic of a free public symposium hosted by the UCSD/Salk Center for Academic Research & Training in Anthropogeny (CARTA) on Friday, October 10th (1:00 – 5:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time), co-chaired by Robert Kluender (UC San Diego) and Terrence Deacon (UC Berkeley).
The domestication of other species has played an undeniably central role in the evolution of modern humans, and in our planetary dominance and success. In view of this fact, researchers have over the years investigated the genetic underpinnings and the anatomical, neural, physiological and behavioral consequences ...
Submitted 12 September 2014 by Karen Rosenberg
The School for Advanced Research (SAR) in Santa Fe, NM invites applications for its 2015–16 Resident Scholar Fellowships.
SAR awards fellowships each year to scholars who have completed their research and analysis and who need time to think and write about topics important to the understanding of humankind. Resident scholars may approach their research from anthropology or from related fields such as history, sociology, art, and philosophy.
Competitive proposals have a strong empirical dimension, meaning that they address the facts of human life on the ground. They also situate the proposed research within a specific cultural or historical context ...
Submitted 27 August 2014 by Ed Hagen
The purpose of this funding mechanism is to support interdisciplinary, potentially transformative projects
Please note the recent Dear Colleague Letter for the Integrated NSF Support Promoting Interdisciplinary Research and Education (INSPIRE) pilot. The purpose of this funding mechanism is to support interdisciplinary, potentially transformative projects (up to 5 years, $1 million) that cannot be accommodated by other NSF funding mechanisms and would be funded by at least two intellectually distinct NSF divisions or disciplinary programs. Proposals must be approved by at least two NSF Program Officers prior to submission.
Complementing existing NSF efforts, INSPIRE was created to handle proposals whose ...
Submitted 22 August 2014 by Ed Hagen
Submitted 19 August 2014 by Ed Hagen
The National Science Foundation, Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rebecca Ferrell as Program Director for Biological Anthropology. Dr. Ferrell joins NSF on detail from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.
After receipt of her doctorate in Biological Anthropology from The Pennsylvania State University she served on the faculty at Howard University and then joined NIA in 2009. There she has served as a Scientific Review Officer in the Division of Extramural Activities. As SRO, she helped to craft the Funding Opportunity in Biodemography. Dr. Ferrell has broad research interests that ...
The National Science Foundation is pleased to announce a new competition round for Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships (STCs). STCs program supports innovative, potentially transformative, complex research and education projects that require large-scale, long-term awards. STCs conduct world-class research through partnerships among academic institutions, national laboratories, industrial organizations, and/or other public/private entities, and via international collaborations, as appropriate. They provide a means to undertake significant investigations at the interfaces of disciplines and/or fresh approaches within disciplines. STCs may involve any area of science and engineering that NSF supports.
STC investments support the NSF vision of creating ...
Submitted 11 August 2014 by Ed Hagen
This September the Center for Social Justice at the University of Oklahoma will present the second Clyde C. Snow Social Justice Award and honor the memory, work, and mission of the exceptional Dr. Clyde C. Snow. The Award Committee is very pleased to announce that this year’s awardee is the Agrupación de Familiares de Ejecutados y Detenidos Desaparecidos de Calama (AFEDDEP, the Association of Relatives of Executed and Missing Political Prisoners of Calama). This group of women has been searching for the remains of their murdered husbands, fathers, and sons in Chile’s Atacama Desert for over four decades ...
Submitted 6 August 2014 by Ed Hagen
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Submitted 26 July 2014 by Ed Hagen
Our meeting will take place on October 18th, from 8.30am – 7.30pm at the Duane Roth Auditorium of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, La Jolla, CA. Abstract submissions for podium and poster presentations are open now.
Submitted 25 July 2014 by Ed Hagen
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