SD EPSCoR Impacts

Posted on: February 8, 2018   |   Category: Uncategorized

SD EPSCoR Impacts for the Week of February 8, 2018:

  • Registration is now open for NSF Day at South Dakota State University (SDSU), which will be held March 29, 2018, in the Volstorff Ballroom at the SDSU Student Union. NSF Days provide basic insight and instruction on how to compete for NSF funding for science, engineering and education research. This day-long workshop will provide background on the Foundation, its mission, priorities, and budget. During the event, you will learn about proposal writing, NSF’s merit review process, and programs that fall within NSF’s seven directorates, as well as funding opportunities that cross disciplinary boundaries. If you are a South Dakota resident or an employee of a SD entity, and you register before March 21st, you are eligible to have your travel costs covered by SD EPSCoR. Reimbursement is being organized through your institution’s Sponsored Programs Office, see the website for details. More 
  • New Ed Blog, 4 Ways Science Fairs Benefit Our Children: The importance of STEM education for our children is increasing rapidly, with the ever-growing technologies of the future cropping up every day. Exposure to STEM education in school is often best applied through experiments and reportage of results. But the holding of science fairs, a mainstay of STEM education in America for many years, benefits children in many more ways, as well. More
  • Check out Biotech Businesses in the News, a monthly roundup of headlines from the SD Biotech Association. If you have biotech news to suggest email Joni at More