EPA: Integrating Human Health and Well-Being with Ecosystem Services; Collaboration Pop-Up and EPA Webinar March 22

Funding Opportunity Numbers

EPA-G2016-STAR-A1: Regular Projects
EPA-G2016-STAR-A2: Early Career Projects

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through its Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program, seeks applications for collaborative, community-based research that will foster better understanding of how ecosystems support human health and well being. Research should examine how communities can integrate ecosystem services with human health and wellbeing to inform decision making and management practices.  It should also develop information that allows communities to integrate environmental, societal and economic information and to better manage multiple stressors and their cumulative impacts on humans and ecosystems in ways that build long-term sustainability and recognize the impacts of multiple stressors on ecosystem services and community health and well-being. This funding opportunity strongly encourages partnerships with communities or community-based organizations

RFA: https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/integrating-human-health-and-well-being-ecosystem-services

Solicitation Closing Date:  April 21, 2016

There will be a Collaboration Pop-Up meeting Tuesday, March 22, at 10am in Bulter Auditorium, Triplett Almuni Center, Oxford campus. Aimed at helping researchers find collaborators for this funding opportunity, the meeting will last until 11am, but we have the room until 2:30 so people who want to linger to explore collaboration opportunities are welcome to stay. 

To attend the collaboration pop-up in person, sign up here, (or just show up at Butler Auditorium). To access interest statements from other potential UM collaborators, see https://olemiss.box.com/s/vad2knmwzvqpb6hjuj4fhre3vi9vftxs. To participate via teleconference (first six callers only): Call in number:  1-888-915-6567 (or on-campus 7844); access code: 311919

At 1PM, March 22, there is a Webinar about this opportunity. For those who want to watch the webinar together, just come back to Butler at 1pm. For those who want to watch it on their own, you will need to register first at https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/star-integrating-human-health-and-well-being-ecosystem-services-webinar.