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A digest of the latest science policy solicitations from around the web.

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Plasma Science Decadal Survey Extends Call for White Papers

The National Academies has extended a call for white papers from both U.S. and international researchers to inform a decadal survey of plasma science that launched in October. Known as Plasma 2020, the study will assess recent progress in the field and identify promising avenues for research in the coming ten years. The study committee anticipates the white papers will be a major source of input. 

Deadline: 
March 8, 2019

NSF Earth Sciences Decadal Survey Seeking Input

A National Academies committee conducting a decadal survey for the National Science Foundation’s Division of Earth Sciences is seeking input on research and infrastructure priorities for the coming decade.

Deadline: 
March 1, 2019

Astro2020 White Paper Deadline Extended

The co-chairs of the upcoming decadal survey for astronomy and astrophysics (Astro2020) have extended the deadline to submit science white papers to March 11 because of the government shutdown. The co-chairs announced that this is the final date to provide scientific input, even if another government shutdown occurs. They are also continuing to accept nominations for the survey committee and panels until Feb. 5.

Deadline: 
March 11, 2019

Science Debate Awarding Science Policy ‘Mini-grants’

Science Debate, a non-profit organization, is accepting proposals for small projects that promote discussion of science policy by 2020 presidential candidates. Proposals will be reviewed as they are received through Feb. 28.

Deadline: 
February 28, 2019

Plasma Science Decadal Survey Extends Call for White Papers

The National Academies has extended a call for white papers from both U.S. and international researchers to inform a decadal survey of plasma science that launched in October. Known as Plasma 2020, the study will assess recent progress in the field and identify promising avenues for research in the coming ten years. The study committee anticipates the white papers will be a major source of input. 

Deadline: 
March 8, 2019

Student Groups Launch Science Policy Memo Competition

The National Science Policy Network and the Journal of Science Policy and Governance, both student-run organizations, have launched a policy memo writing competition for early career scientists. Memos can be submitted on any topic by teams of at least three individuals that are members of a science policy group. The top three entries will receive monetary awards that will go toward their group’s budget.

Deadline: 
March 1, 2019