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  News From the National Science Foundation
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Public Release: 14-Sep-2015
Laying the foundation for smart and connected cities and communities
The National Science Foundation announced 12 new projects -- a commitment of $2.5 million -- to help enable a vision for smart and connected cities and communities at a White House event today.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 10-Sep-2015
Investing in diversity
With an eye toward improving material science through increased diverse perspectives, the National Science Foundation awarded six Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials awards this year, in its fifth such competition since 2004.

Contact: Ivy F. Kupec
ikupec@nsf.gov
703-292-8796
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 10-Sep-2015
Archaeologists piece together how crew survived 1813 shipwreck in Alaska
Working closely with the US Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation has begun to piece together an archaeological and historical narrative of how the crew of the wrecked 19th century Russian-American Company sailing ship Neva survived the harsh subarctic winter.

Contact: Peter West
pwest@nsf.gov
703-292-7530
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 10-Sep-2015
In year of US wildfires, Nepal earthquake, NSF awards $27.5 million in hazards research grants
Wildfires raged through Idaho, Washington, Oregon and California this summer, taking the lives of firefighters and forcing thousands to flee their homes. Months earlier and half a world away, another disaster struck when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal resulted in thousands of deaths, hundreds of thousands left homeless and entire villages flattened.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 2-Sep-2015
NSF and USAID announce latest round of awards to address global development challenges
Building sustainable fisheries, monitoring landslide risk, studying the emerging bioeconomy: these are some of the research projects announced today in the newest round of an interagency partnership to foster collaborative global research.
National Science Foundation, US Agency for International Development

Contact: Jessica Arriens
jarriens@nsf.gov
703-292-2243
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 2-Sep-2015
NSF, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency support development of new Arctic maps
The National Science Foundation, in partnership with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, is supporting development of high-resolution topographic maps of the Arctic that for the first time will provide consistent coverage of the entire globally significant region, including Alaska.

Contact: Peter West
pwest@nsf.gov
703-292-7530
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 24-Aug-2015
Company R&D expenditures in US increased 6.7 percent in 2013
Companies spent $323 billion on research and development performed in the United States during 2013, 6.7 percent more than the $302 billion they spent the previous year.

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-8070
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 12-Aug-2015
NSF invests in interstate collaboration in science and engineering research
The National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program has made eight awards, totaling $42 million, aimed at fostering research collaborations among investigators and institutions across 12 states.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-8070
National Science Foundation

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