DARPA Announces Next Generation Social Science Program; Abstracts Due March 31

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense has announced a new social science research effort – Next Generation Social Science (NGS2) – which seeks to “begin to assess the research opportunities provided by today’s web-connected world and advanced technologies.” NGS2 is looking to fund research that will enhance three core social science capabilities – predictive modeling and hypothesis generation, innovative experimental methods and platforms, and interpretation and reproducibility of research results. An initial focus of the program will be to “challenge researchers to develop and use new tools and methods to identify causal mechanisms…

Funding Opportunity Announcements

AHRQ: AHRQ Announces Interest in Research on Health IT Safety (NOT-HS-16-009) DARPA: Next Generation Social Science (NGS2) (DARPA-BAA-16-32) NIJ: Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence (NIJ-2016-9091) NIH: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) (RFA-RM-16-006) NIMH: Using the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Approach to Understand Psychosis (R21) (PAR-16-135), (R01) (PAR-16-136) NCI: Cancer Research Education Grants Program to Promote Diversity – Research Experiences (R25) (PAR-16-138), (R25) (PAR-16-139) NIGMS: Maximizing Investigator’s Research Award (R35) (RFA-GM-17-002) NIH/AHRQ: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01) (NOT-CA-16-025), (R21) (NOT-CA-16-026) [NCI, AHRQ, NCCIH, NHGRI, NHLBI, NIAAA,…


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