Earlier this year ESPP, with the support of MSU’s Office of Research Facilitation and Dissemination, provided travel support to MSU faculty to attend the National Science Foundation Grants Conference in Washington, D.C. on March 11-12, 2013. Travel grant recipients included faculty from 5 MSU colleges: Drs. Rafael Auras (Packaging; CANR), Bruno Basso (Geological Sciences; CNS), Sophan Chhin (Forestry; CANR), Hui Li (Crop and Soil Sciences, CANR), Peter Lillehoj (Mechanical Engineering; CEng), Robert Richardson (CARRS; CSS), Laura Schmitt Olabisi (CARRS; CSS/ESPP, CANR), Bruno Takahashi (Journalism, CAS), and Wei Zhang (Crop and Soil Sciences, CANR, CSS/ESPP). ESPP was also represented by Drs. canadian pharmacy no prescription Volodymyr Tarabara and Jon McDonagh-Dumler.
This two-day conference was designed especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators to gain key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF. NSF administration representatives and directorate program officers provided up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and were available to answer questions during breakout sessions. An overview of the conference and links to key presentations are provided below.