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Date: Thu Mar 13 2008 - 19:16:46 MDT
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 19:16:46 -0600 (MDT) From: Administrative E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: SAVE THE DATE! -- Andrew Light NSF Presentation
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FROM: Center for Humanities and the Arts
SENDER: Paula Anderson
DATE: March 13, 2008
SUBJECT: SAVE THE DATE! -- Andrew Light NSF Presentation
The Center for Humanities and the Arts (CHA) invites you to attend a free
public lecture by Andrew Light (Department of Philosophy and Evans School of
Public Affairs, University of Washington).
"How Humanists and Social Scientists Can Take Advantage of Grant
Opportunities at the National Science Foundation"
Thursday, April 3, 2008
2:00 to 4:00 pm
This talk will provide an overview of funding opportunities in the
humanities and social sciences at the US National Science Foundation with a
focus on the programs in science, technology and society. Light has had a
relationship with NSF since 2000 when he received an individual scholar
award for a project on ethical issues in restoration ecology. He is
currently finishing another project on building capacity for new work on
ethics and emerging technologies. He has served on funding review panels and
tracked the growth of resources for "human dimensions" research at NSF and
in other federal agencies.
Samples of grants won by Professor Light:
--National Science Foundation Ethics Education Award: "Nano-ethics on the
World Wide Web: Helping Faculty Enhance Graduate Education," with Suzanne G.
Brainard, Marjorie Olmstead, Francois Baneyx, and Buddy D. Ratner (all of
the University of Washington), 2008-2010.
--National Science Foundation Development Award, Research on Science and
Technology Division: "Building Capability in Philosophical Approaches to
Ethics and Science and Technology," with Michael Kelly, American
Philosophical Association, 2004-2007.
--National Science Foundation Scholar's Award, Ethics and Values Studies &
Science and Technology Studies Divisions: "The Ethics of Ecological
Restoration and the Value of Public Participation," 2000-2002.
--New Directions Initiative, Colorado School of Mines: "Urban Ecosystem
Restoration, An Interdisciplinary Approach. Waterway Enhancement in
Christchurch City, New Zealand," with Margaret Kilvington and Colin Meurk,
Landcare Research Institute, New Zealand.
For more information, please contact: Michael E. Zimmerman, Director, CHA,
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