Call for Applications: Fellowship in the History of Knowledge, German Historical Institute

Deadline: December 1st 2017

The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6- to 12-month Fellowship in The History of Knowledge. Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: the dynamics of knowledge transfer, communication and dissemination (or restriction) of knowledge, the preservation, collection, and curation of knowledge, and the transformative nature of knowledge and its impact on societies. It is essential that the proposed research projects make use of historical methods and engage with the relevant historiography. The fellowship term begins September 1, 2018. Continue reading


NSF Interdisciplinary Grants on the Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems

Deadline: November 21st 2017

The Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) Program supports interdisciplinary research that examines human and natural system processes and the complex interactions among human and natural systems at diverse scales. Research projects to be supported by CNH must include analyses of four different components: (1) the dynamics of a natural system; (2) the dynamics of a human system; (3) the processes through which the natural system affects the human system; and (4) the processes through which the human system affects the natural system. CNH also supports research coordination networks (CNH-RCNs) designed to facilitate activities that promote future research by broad research communities that will include all four components necessary for CNH funding. Continue reading


Fulbright Opportunities in Sustainable Development in the Western Hemisphere

Deadline: August 1st 2017

The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S Scholar Program competition is now open and accepting applications for awards in Sustainable Development and Sustainability. The Institute of International Education’s Council for International Exchange of Scholars, administers the Fulbright Scholar Program on behalf of the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This award gives scholars the opportunity to teach and/or research at institutions of higher education, NGOs or research centers. Priority specializations include sustainable local development, sustainability of production processes and sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Continue reading


Precision Medicine and Society Pilot Grant Program

Deadline: June 1st 2017

Pilot grants up to $15,000 are available for Columbia faculty, post-docs, and grad students to support work relating to the social, legal, economic, humanistic and ethical impact on society of the introduction of precision medicine and new genomic technologies. Continue reading