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Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)

The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and...

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Water in the West Symposium

The third annual Symposium will be hosted virtually this year on November 18 and 19, and will continue to bring together diverse stakeholders in water to network, share best practices, and work toward solutions to water-related issues in the region and beyond. The event has been held in Denver the past two years and will...

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CERES Seed Fund

The agricultural industry has experienced significant loss and economic consequences from infectious disease outbreaks in animals and plants caused by a variety of pathogens. Although preparedness, detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks have improved, significant gaps still remain. To address these gaps, the Coalition for Epi Response, Engagement, and Science (CERES) consortium of land-grant...

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AERA Grants Program

The AERA Grants Program supports highly competitive studies using rigorous quantitative methods to examine large-scale, education-related data. This research program is designed to advance knowledge and build research capacity in education and STEM education and learning. The Grant Program encourages proposals across the life span and contexts of education and learning of relevance to STEM...

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Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

The Career Awards at the Scientific Interface bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service. These grants are intended to foster the early career development of researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate and/or graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences,...

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CitSci.org

CitSci.org is an open and transparent citizen science data management platform that advances the utility, impacts, and outcomes of field-based citizen science programs globally. This platform now supports more than 600 projects ranging from those that monitor water quality to wildlife to biodiversity. CitSci.org is unique among field-based platforms in that it is fully customizable...

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CoCoRaHS

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow network (https://www.cocorahs.org/) is a citizen-science project where volunteers from all 50 states (and Canada) use low-cost equipment to measure and map precipitation from their backyard, workplace or school. Data are used by researchers, scientists and meteorologists all over the world.

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Little Shop of Physics

The Little Shop of Physics is a traveling hands-on science education outreach program at Colorado State University that presents school programs and teacher workshops in Colorado, neighboring states, and around the world. The Little Shop team makes science accessible to all students by building experiment stations from everyday objects that actively engage students in learning...

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Research Support Fund

The Edinburgh Mathematical Society (EMS) established the Research Support Fund to give financial support to a variety of mathematical activities, including research visits, conferences and publications.

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Awesome Foundation Micro-Grants

Each fully autonomous chapter supports awesome projects through micro-grants, usually given out monthly. These micro-grants, $1,000 or the local equivalent, come out of pockets of the chapter’s “”trustees”” and are given on a no-strings-attached basis to people and groups working on awesome projects. Every chapter interprets “”awesome”” for itself. As such, awesome projects include initiatives...

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