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Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

The Geography and Spatial Sciences Program sponsors research on the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on Earth. Investigators are encouraged to propose plans for research about the nature, causes, and consequences of human activity and natural environmental processes across a range of scales. Projects on a variety of topics qualify for support if they offer promise of contributing to scholarship by enhancing geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns.

Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program

The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales. Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they enhance fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Doctoral Student Funding

Grants and fellowships available to doctoral students at Columbia during the summer and academic year for research on various topics and countries in Asia.

Deadline: 

Friday, March 12, 2021

Non-Standard Employment

Areas of interest include the measurement and classification of non-standard work; trends in non-standard employment; causes of the increase in alternative work arrangements; effects of non-standard employment on workers; and the changing social contract.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 30, 2018

Immigration and Immigrant Integration

The Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation Initiative on Immigration and Immigrant Integration seeks to support innovative research on the effects of race, citizenship, legal status and politics, political culture and public policy on outcomes for immigrants and for the native-born of different racial and ethnic groups and generations. This initiative falls under RSF’s Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Program and represents a special area of interest within the core program, which continues to encourage proposals on a broader set of issues.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative

This funding opportunity announcement includes topics of interest to the Army Research Office, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Office of Naval Research.

Deadline: 

Monday, May 24, 2021

Defense Sciences Office

The current overarching office themes include accelerating scientific discovery, exploring fundamental limits, and expecting the unexpected. In support of this mission, the DSO Office-wide BAA invites proposers to submit innovative basic or applied research concepts in one or more of the following technical areas: Mathematics, Modeling and Design; Physical Systems; Human-Machine Systems; and Social Systems.

Deadline: 

Friday, June 11, 2021

Ground Truth

The Defense Sciences Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of new simulation capabilities to test the accuracy and robustness of causal modeling methods for understanding human social systems and behaviors.

Deadline: 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Small & Medium Projects

The goals of the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program are aligned with the Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan (RDSP) and the National Privacy Research Strategy (NPRS) to protect and preserve the growing social and economic benefits of cyber systems while ensuring security and privacy. The deadline varies based on type of project.

Deadline: 

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Smart and Connected Health

The purpose of this interagency program solicitation is to support the development of transformative high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral and/or cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Thursday, November 10, 2022

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