Call for Applications: Columbia Population Research Center Seed Grant Program


The goal of the CPRC seed grant program is to help faculty lay the groundwork for intellectually innovative research projects in population, health, and society that can subsequently attract external funding. Substantively, the CPRC is interested in proposals that address one or more of our research priorities. All full-time faculty and research scholars or scientists at Columbia University are eligible to apply. Up to $15,000 will be awarded. Continue reading

Call for Proposals: Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) Program – National Science Foundation

Deadline: September 18th 2018

This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7000 currently used languages, this effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. Due September 18, 2018. Continue reading

Call for Submissions: Richard Sussman Prize at the Goethe Society

Deadline: May 1st 2018

The Goethe Society of North America invites the submission of essays on Goethe’s contribution to the history of science and on Goethe in the history of science. The Richard Sussman Prize is awarded annually for the best essay published in 2017 in an academic journal on Goethe’s contributions to the history of science and on Goethe in the history of science. The prize carries a $500 award. Continue reading

Call for Applications: MOOCs and the Large-Scale Teaching and Learning Grants

Deadline: April 30th 2018

Requests for proposals are being accepted for two new grants programs: Large-Scale Teaching and Learning Grants are designed to support efforts around teaching initiatives and exploration at the school, department, or program level. Awards provide up to $20,000 per academic year plus in-kind CTL support. Continue reading

Call for Applications: Carl B. Boyer Memorial Prize in the History of Science

Deadline: April 23rd 2018

The Carl B. Boyer Memorial Prize in the History of Science may be awarded annually to the Columbia University undergraduate who writes the best essay on any topic in the history of science or mathematics as judged by a faculty committee. Deadline April 23, 2018. Continue reading

Call for Applications: 2018 Collaboratory Fellows Fund at Columbia University

Deadline: April 20th 2018

The goal of the Collaboratory Fellows Fund is to support innovative curriculum development that meets the data and computational literacy needs of a given discipline, set of disciplines and/or cohort of students at Columbia University. Continue reading

Job Opportunity: VISTA Postdoctoral Fellowships, York University

Deadline: April 16th 2018

Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA) is a collaborative program at York University funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund that builds on York’s world-leading interdisciplinary expertise in biological and computer vision. In collaboration with over 50 academic, public, and for-profit partners … Continue reading

Call for Applications: Hybrid Learning Grants and Start Small! Mini-Grants

Deadline: April 16th 2018

Requests for proposals are being accepted for two new grants programs: the Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery grant program, which supports faculty who are developing innovative and technology-rich pedagogy and learning strategies in the classroom. Awardees will receive a grant ranging from $5,000 to $20,000, along with access to resources and support from the Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) for content development, instructional design, media production, software design, and assessment. Continue reading

Call for Proposals: Precision Medicine and Society Workshops and Seminars

Deadline: April 15th 2018

The Precision Medicine and Society (PM&S) Program was established as part of the University’s overall Precision Medicine Initiative to address the ethical, legal, economic, social, and humanistic issues relating to precision medicine and advances in genomics. As part of this effort, the PM&S Program is pleased to issue a request for workshop and seminar proposals. This call for proposals is aimed at encouraging the Columbia community to explore the issues critical to realizing the potential benefits of precision medicine in an equitable fashion. Continue reading

Call for Papers: On the Natural History of Destruction: Technology, Politics, and Material Transformation in Asia’s Long World War II

Deadline: April 6th 2018

Early-career scholars and advanced PhD students are invited to submit 300-word abstracts online at by April 6, 2018 for the one-day workshop that aims to illuminate the complicated relationship between political possibilities and material transformation in Asia during the catastrophe of World War II. Continue reading