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Precision Medicine and Society Pilot Grant Program

Pilot grant awards for Columbia faculty, post-docs, and graduate students are available from the Precision Medicine and Society Program (part of Columbia’s Precision Medicine Initiative). The awards are designed to support work on issues relating to the social, legal, economic, humanistic and ethical impact on society of the introduction of precision medicine and new genomic technologies.

Deadline: 

Friday, November 15, 2019

CELSS Junior Faculty Research Funding

The Columbia Experimental Laboratory in the Social Sciences (CELSS) announces a seed-grant competition targeted to untenured faculty members for experimental projects that will make use of the lab.

CELSS Graduate Student Experimental Project

The Columbia Experimental Laboratory in the Social Sciences (CELSS) provides funding to support promising experimental projects by graduate students who intend to use the lab.

CELSS Dissertation Grant

The Columbia Experimental Laboratory in the Social Sciences (CELSS) provides funding to support PhD dissertation chapters that utilize data collected in the lab.

Title VIII Research Scholar Program

Funded by the US Department of State, these grants fund 3-9 consecutive months of research in the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, and Ukraine.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

ILAS Grants

Faculty may apply for grants for (1) individual research and travel; (2) individual and joint faculty curriculum innovation; (3) research conferences and workshops; and (4) sustaining faculty working groups.

Deadline: 

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Thomas Jefferson Fund

The French Embassy and the FACE Foundation are launching the Thomas Jefferson Fund to support new collaborations and the most innovative projects between promising young researchers in France and the United States. The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Understanding Teacher Change and Teachers as Learners in K-12 Classrooms

The James S McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) announces a new program in 2017 that will fund education research on the science of teaching and expand our understanding of teachers as learners and as agents of change in education.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Research to Inform Child Support Policies and Programs

About half of all American children will spend at least part of their childhood living in a single-parent, most frequently single-mother, family. Single-parent families with minor children are particularly economically vulnerable.

The child support enforcement program plays a critical role in facilitating private income transfers from noncustodial parents to their nonresident children.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Doctoral Dissertation Grant: An Ethnography of Chronic Disease Risk and Pre-Diabetes

This project examines how risk is made into an object of biomedical intervention. It will explore how biomedical risk practices and discourses are transforming contemporary social life. To illuminate these processes, the investigators will study the phenomenon of pre-diabetes in an urban environment. Pre-diabetes is a new and rapidly expanding diagnostic category. The use of the term speaks to new methods of surveillance and management of glucose in the bloodstream. It is creating a wide and growing at risk population that is situated between ill and healthy.

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