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Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) 2012 Request for Proposals

The Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) invites proposals for water research from faculty and staff at any Mississippi research university. Key areas for this year’s priority research have been identified below. Three proposals will be funded as part of this RFP. Non-tenured faculty are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. The MWRRI strongly encourages applicants to collaborate with local, state, and federal agencies.

NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Water Sustainability and Climate Research (NSF 11-551)

Sponsor
NSF, with USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Deadlines
August 26, 2011 Optional notice of interest to vcrsp@olemiss.edu (for assistance w/ coordination & writing)
October 19, 2011 Full proposal due to NSF
Goal
To better understand and predict the impact of climate change and human activity on water availability and quality
Proposed projects should:
  • study water systems in their entirety

2012 Searle Scholars Program

Solicitation for Concept Papers

The purpose of this solicitation is to select one UM nominee for the 2012 Searle Scholars Program. The nominee selected will be expected to submit a full proposal to Searle by September 30, 2011. This is the seventh year UM has been invited to participate in this prestigious annual competition, whose prime objective is to support the research and career development of junior faculty with outstanding potential.

NIH High-End Instrumentation Grant Program (S10)

Goal

To purchase a single major item of equipment to be used for biomedical research that costs at least $750,000.

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