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NSF has just released a new Antarctic program solicitation. https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/nsf18530/nsf18530.htm Importantly, this solicitation drops proposal submission deadlines for all programs in Antarctic Science (ANT). An associated FAQ has also been posted. https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf18042 Questions should be directed to one of the cognizant NSF Program Officers listed on the solicitation page.
All, The IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program is still looking for geoscience, physics and math students interested in working on a seismological research project this summer! Please help support the exciting program by forwarding the program description (below) to undergraduate students in your departments! Your personal invitation to student is what encourages many students to apply. The deadline for students to apply is February 1st. Best Wishes, Michael ---------------------------… [more]
IRIS has new animations and videos that may be of interest to the community. GENERAL A Brief History of Plate Tectonics (00:05:56) - https://youtu.be/nCIR0pZuqck What Drives Plate Tectonics? (00:06:53) - https://youtu.be/Nf8xvhb1eBE Plate Boundaries and Tectonic Plates (00:06:39) - https://youtu.be/Xzpk9110Lyw REGIONAL Japan - Overview of Earthquakes and Tectonics (00:10:04) - https://youtu.be/5BHnf1wGD9w VOLCANOLOGY Volcanic Evolution of the Pacific Northwest: 55 million year history (00:05… [more]
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) Early Career Investigators (ECI) Program invites applications to an IRIS ECI colloquium matching travel funds program. These funds are available to enable ECIs, defined as post qualifying exam Ph.D. students to pre-tenure faculty that reside at IRIS-member institutions, to present their research at another IRIS-member/affiliate institution. This program aims to promote the work of ECIs and bolster the external research intake of depar… [more]
Dear IRIS Colleagues, The news has been filled recently with allegations of sexual harassment, highlighting the importance of this issue in the workplace. IRIS takes sexual harassment, and all forms of harassment, extremely seriously and such behavior will not be tolerated either in the workplace or in our dealings with the members of the IRIS community. IRIS is taking a proactive approach to these issues by providing harassment and gender bias training for both employees and supervisors. … [more]
All, The IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program is accepting applications for summer of 2018 placements. Please help us spread the word about this exciting program by bringing it to the attention of the student in your departments! IRIS Interns will have the opportunity to conduct research with state of the art geophysical data and leading researchers at IRIS institutions. The will also receive… • A weekly stipend ($575/week for 9 - 11 weeks) • Free student memberships in the following prof… [more]