BROOKINGS, S.D. — Students, faculty and industry experts from institutions across the state gathered in Pierre, South Dakota July 31 – Aug. 1 to participate in the SD EPSCoR program’s third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium showcased summer research projects from more than 151 undergraduate students representing South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) summer research programs. The symposium was first established in 2014 to bring together undergraduate students across the state to gain real-life research…

2016 SBIR Road Tour will bring representatives from 15 federal agencies to Sioux Falls to provide overviews of their SBIR & STTR programs and to meet 1-on-1 with interested inventors and tech-based companies.

BROOKINGS, S.D. – July 25, 2016 – The South Dakota Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (SD EPSCoR) is scheduled to host the third annual Undergraduate Research Symposium Sunday July 31 and Monday August 1, 2016 at the Ramkota RiverCentre Conference Center in Pierre. More than 150 undergraduate students from South Dakota’s public, private and tribal universities who participated in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) undergraduate summer research programs will present at Monday’s symposium. Those attending the symposium include researchers, students, government partners and South Dakota graduate school recruiters. The general public is welcome to…

In nsfpartnership with the Education and Human Resources Directorate, EPSCoR is hosting a webinar on Monday, August 29, 2pm (ET) for all those interested in learning more about the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Download the webinar instructions here.

Each year SD EPSCoR provides $170,000 to schools through the SD Department of Education to increase hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) opportunities and enhance 7-12 STEM curricula to introduce students to STEM careers. This two-day workshop will guide teachers through writing a full development of a proposal to this program. At the end of the workshop participants will have a draft proposal for their school to submit. All travel and lodging will be provided by SD EPSCoR. Participation in this workshop does NOT guarantee funding of your proposal. Upon registering you will be provided with the request for…

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