New MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science solicitation


Here’s some good news to start the new year – the MacroSystems Biology (MSB) program, which was on hiatus in 2015, just released a new solicitation for proposals under the revised program title “MacroSystems Biology and early NEON Science”. You can find the program summary here with a link to the solicitation (NSF 16-521). Continue reading

Prepare Now! Don’t Panic Later. [Updated x2]


Questions and Reminders about DEB’s Prepropsoal Deadline

We’re starting to get calls in noticeable volume relating to the upcoming preproposal deadline, and a few common questions are sticking out. So, to make sure everyone has access to these answers, we’re posting them for all to see, below. If your question isn’t addressed here, please leave a comment or send us an email and we’ll respond to you and post the response here if it’s sufficiently generalizable.

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DEB Numbers: FY2015 Wrap-Up


Fiscal year 2015 has come to a close. With the dust settled, we can crunch the numbers on the DEB Core Program merit review and funding outcomes.

This post follows the format we’ve used in previous years. For a refresher, and lengthier discussions of the hows and whys of the metrics, you can visit the 2014 and 2013 numbers.

Read on to see how 2015 compares.

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