Posts Tagged ‘NSF’

Do Textile Professors Dream of Electric Sweaters?

Last month Brooks Hagan (Associate Professor, Textiles) updated faculty and students on his National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Virtual Textiles Research Group. Hagan with his co-Principal Investigators (PIs) Steve Marschner, Kavita Bala, and Doug James first attempted to demonstrate the potential for elements from the physical world to appear and behave in the computer in […]

Strohecker co-edits MIT Press e-book

Carol Strohecker (Vice Provost) is co-editor of an anthology and analysis of white papers received globally from researchers engaging collaborations that span sciences, engineering, arts, and design. In 2011, the National Science Foundation took a risk by providing funds to encourage dialog among researchers who work broadly across disciplines of sciences, engineering, arts, and design. […]

Research funding opportunities

RISD Research Find support for your research, including updates and new funding opportunities at the RISD Research website. While there, search our improved funding database, SPINPlus, to receive notifications that match your unique research interests. Upcoming Funding Opportunities: NSF/Intel Partnership on Visual and Experiential Computing (VEC) What:  To foster novel, transformative, multidisciplinary approaches that promote research in VEC technologies. When: February […]

Free SciComm Exchange & Workshop

How can you design a scientific poster that effectively conveys your research and captures the attention of a passerby at a busy scientific conference? On a more basic level, how can you communicate scientific data through compelling visualizations? With support from the Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR, Metcalf Institute is partnering with the Rhode Island School […]

STAC Collaborative Research Grant call for proposal

Through the Collaborative Research Grant program, funding is made available to support multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary projects that focus on building research capacity and infrastructure across institutions to advance the competitiveness of RI researchers. The 2015 Collaborative Research Grant Call for Proposals is now posted on the STAC website with the following important dates: Pre-proposals are due […]

2014 Collaborative Research Grant – Call for Proposals Now Posted

Through the Collaborative Research Grant program, the RI Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) makes available funding to support multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary projects that focus on building research capacity and infrastructure across institutions to advance the competitiveness of RI researchers. The 2014 Collaborative Research Grant Call for Proposals is now posted on the STAC website with […]

RI STAC Call for Proposals

Through the Collaborative Research Grant program, the RI Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) makes available funding to support multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary projects that focus on building research capacity and infrastructure across institutions to advance the competitiveness of RI researchers. The 2014 Collaborative Research Grant Call for Proposals is now posted on the STAC website with […]

Nicole Merola and Peter Hocking: Representing Anthropogenic Climate Change: Marine Environments

“How can we convert into image and narrative the disasters that are slow moving and long in the making?” Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environment of the Poor. This 6-credit interdisciplinary course, team-taught by Nicole Merola and Peter Hocking, offers students the chance to use collaborative and creative inquiry to explore the effects of […]

The Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) Grant Opportunity

2011 Collaborative Research Grant Program Guidelines Now Available Application guidelines for the Rhode Island Research Alliance 2011 Collaborative Research Grant program are now available. Click here to download guidelines. http://stac.ri.gov/alliance/applications/ Through this grant program, the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) will award funding of up to $200,000 per project to collaborative, multi-institutional, […]