RCN-UBE Call for proposals announced
From the NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Biology Directorate Education and Human Resources Directorate
RESEARCH COORDINATION NETWORKS IN UNDERGRADUATE BIOLOGY EDUCATION (RCN-UBE) NSF 18-510
RCN-UBE supports projects that build communities of biology faculty and stakeholders. Proposals can focus on any topic likely to enhance undergraduate biology education. Awards do not support primary research, but instead facilitate exchange of information and resources, build community, integrate research and education, and minimize duplication of efforts. A list of recent awards is available with the Program Summary for NSF 18-510
Some potential themes: Active learning, Course-based research experiences, Incorporating sub-disciplines into the curriculum, Service learning, Quantitative reasoning, Biological literacy, Improved assessment, Improved transfer success, Engaging underrepresented students, Faculty/instructor professional development
Webinar: 30 November 2017, Noon (EST) email: firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Full proposals: up to $500K, five years Incubator proposals: up to $75K, one year
Proposals due Jan 30, 2018