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NSF Funds New Cognitive Science Research

As part of its BRAIN initiative, the National Science Foundation announced a second series of grants this week awarded to multidisciplinary teams to further explore cognitive and neural systems, including "data-intensive Read more…

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NSF to Launch National AI Research Resource Pilot, Strengthening Educational Opportunities in AI

Jan 24, 2024 |

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 24, 2024 — Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation and collaborating agencies launched the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) pilot, a first step towards realizing the vision for a shared research infrastructure that will strengthen and democratize access to critical resources necessary to power responsible AI discovery and innovation. Read more…

NSF Announces $16M to Strengthen and Diversify AI Research Capacity

Nov 1, 2023 |

Nov. 1, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation today announced the latest recipients of the Expanding AI Innovation through Capacity Building and Partnerships (ExpandAI) program. The $16.3 million investment seeks to advance artificial intelligence innovation by strengthening and broadening participation in AI research and education at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) while fostering the development of a diverse, well-trained national AI workforce. Read more…

NSF, NGA and NRO Extend ArcticDEM Availability Until 2032

Jul 21, 2023 |

July 21, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) have finalized an agreement to provide continued public access to historical and new digital elevation models created using commercial imagery collected over the Arctic and Antarctic. Read more…

NSF Advances AI Research Infrastructure Through New Investment

Apr 25, 2023 |

April 25, 2023 — Today, the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a $16.1 million investment to support shared research infrastructure that provides artificial intelligence researchers and students across the nation with access to transformative resources including high-quality data on human-machine interactions in the context of collaborative teams, automated driving and news recommendation. Read more…

NSF and 5 Other US Agencies Launch Program to Build an Integrated Data and Knowledge Infrastructure

Mar 27, 2023 |

March 27, 2023 –In collaboration with five other U.S. government agencies, the U.S. National Science Foundation has launched the Building the Prototype Open Knowledge Network, or Proto-OKN, funding opportunity, a $20 million initiative that will build a prototype version of an integrated data and knowledge infrastructure called an open knowledge network. Read more…

NSF Analytics for Equity Initiative Phase 1 Proposals Due March 3

Feb 27, 2023 |

Feb. 27, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation is piloting the Analytics for Equity Initiative to support social, economic, and behavioral sciences research that leverages federal data and scientific advances in researching equity-related topics for greater public benefit. Read more…

New NSF-CSIRO Awards Will Tackle Responsible and Ethical AI

Feb 22, 2023 |

Feb. 22, 2023 — The U.S. National Science Foundation, in partnership with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is announcing grants totaling $1.8 million on the U.S. Read more…