Office of Sponsored Programs

NSF Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Overview

Wed, 6 Apr 2016 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Calling all Social, Behavioral and Economic Scientists! 
National Science Foundation- Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Overview Hosted by Trinity University

Where: Trinity University, 125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017
O'Connor Auditorium

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 2pm to 4pm

The NSF/SBE Overview Session will take about 90 minutes and will involve numerous brief presentations. There will subsequently be time for questions and conversation. The session will provide those who attend with information about the SBE programs; opportunities for funding for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students and institutions; and contact with administrators from the central office and divisions within the SBE Directorate. 

The program will include the following: 1) An overview of disciplines included in the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences at NSF; 2) An introduction to funding opportunities in the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences as well as the Social and Economic Sciences; 3) Funding opportunities for undergraduates and undergraduate institutions; 4) The science and importance of broadening participation in the sciences; 5) The availability and utility of data resources and science and engineering statistics; 6) Tips and concerns of sponsored research offices and/or university personnel delegated with submission and fiscal responsibilities for grants; and 7) An array of special opportunities for students. 

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