NYSG's 2014-15 Research Call
Grants & Policies: Funding Opportunities: Current RFPs

NY Sea Grant's 2014-2015 Call: Inviting Pre-Proposals for Research

Closes at: 4:30PM on Friday, February 22, 2013.

Full Call details and instructions to apply (pdf)

New York Sea Grant (NYSG) is pleased to announce its Biennial Research Call for 2014-2015.

The main goal of New York Sea Grant's research program is to provide valid scientific information that will serve as the basis for furthering the sustainable development, use, protection, conservation, and management of our coastal resources.  The research must clearly be driven by identified needs and must provide enhanced opportunities for NYSG to ‘make a difference’ and have an impact on addressing important coastal issues.

Pre-proposals are invited on the topics of the Call which come from NYSG’s new Strategic Plan and include:
  • Coastal habitats and ecosystems
  • Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture
  • Seafood products and businesses
  • Coastal businesses
  • Land use planning and watersheds
  • Coastal water quality
  • Coastal hazards
For the specific issues being targeted within these topics, and for complete instructions on how to apply and what to submit, see the Call document (pdf) in the Related Links box on the upper right of this page.

Research in many disciplines, including biology, chemistry, geology, physical oceanography, engineering, social science and others, will be appropriate.
Submission Deadline: Pre-proposals are due by 4:30 PM Friday February 22, 2013. Any submissions that are incomplete or received after the final deadline will not be accepted. You are encouraged to apply early!

Anticipated Funds: Approximately $1 million per year for 2 years, to support about 7-10 projects.

Funding Interval: Two years, beginning 2/1/2014.

Questions: Contact Assistant Director Cornelia Schlenk at cornelia.schlenk@stonybrook.edu

To Apply: When ready to submit your pre-proposal, return to this page and click the Apply Now button below. Fill in all required fields of the form and upload your pre-proposal as a single PDF. Be sure that your pre-proposal has all 9 required sections and follows required formatting as detailed in section VII (Pre-Proposal Submission Form Instructions) of the Call.

NYSG RFP 2014-15 Q&A Webinars - January & February 2013:

Hello Researchers,

We hope you flagged the announcement sent on January 4 about New York Sea Grant's Biennial Research Call for 2014-2015, see www.seagrant.sunysb.edu/proposals.  Pre-proposals are due by 4:30 PM Friday February 22, 2013.

Especially for those of you who do not know much about New York Sea Grant (NYSG), we will be holding an informational webinar that will include a brief presentation and time for Q&A.  Our goal is to encourage applications and interest from the many academic institutions and departments in New York State whose natural and social science expertises may be applied to Great Lakes, Hudson River, and marine topics.  The same webinar will be offered twice.

To ask questions or simply listen in:
Go to https://meeting.sinc.stonybrook.edu/r62578685 and sign in as a Guest.
You may hear the audio through your telephone by calling toll free (866) 394-2346 and entering conference code 3813496564.

Session A:  Tues January 29 at 2:00 PM
Session B:  Mon February 4 at 10:30 AM

If you have technical difficulties, please call NYSG at 631-632-6906.

To view a copy of the webinar, click here - pdf.

And please remember that you can always contact NYSG with questions at cornelia.schlenk@stonybrook.edu instead of, or in addition to, the webinar.

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