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ASCB awarded grant to develop tools for curation of scientific literature -

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) will experiment with innovative approaches to categorise the scientific significance of reported research without dependence on journal ‘name brands.’ The Society was one of three organisations selected by the Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to receive… Read More

2020 Ben Barres Spotlight Awards to support minoritized scientists gain visibility for their work and increase collaboration -

eLife, a non-profit organization, has announced the second round of its funding scheme to help minoritised researchers to showcase their work. First launched in 2019, the Ben Barres Spotlight Awards supports scientists in gaining exposure for their work and increasing collaboration, ultimately helping to advance… Read More

Collaborative research and development initiative, Building a National Finding Aid Network, receives IMLS funding -

The California Digital Library has announced a $982,175 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS – National Leadership Grants for Libraries grant program) to conduct a two-year research and demonstration project designed to build the foundation for a national archival finding aid network.… Read More

Library’s linked-data project gets new grant -

A $2.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is boosting a multi-institution initiative to develop tools and workflows that improve the sharing of catalogue data among libraries and help internet users discover library resources on the web. Known as Linked Data for Production,… Read More

New NEH grant to support Cornell University Press’ open-access effort -

A new grant to Cornell University Press (CUP) from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will support scholarly communication through open-access publishing in collaboration with Cornell University Library. The $103,336 economic stabilisation grant will fund a new project, Open Access… Read More

NIH to invest $58M to catalyse data science and health research discoveries across Africa -

The National Institutes of Health has launched a $58 million initiative to advance data science, catalyse innovation and spur health discoveries across Africa. The new five-year program, Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa), will leverage existing… Read More

American Cancer Society, Emerson Collective grants support collaborative online research -

The American Cancer Society and Emerson Collective have launched a partnership to support innovative, collaborative research projects using TheoryLab®, the American Cancer Society's online platform for funded researchers. The TheoryLab Collaborative (TLC) Grant mechanism is designed to support new and transdisciplinary collaborations among TheoryLab users to… Read More

Ex Libris launches Funding Insights dashboard, offering unique insights into status of Global Research Funding -

Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, has announced the launch of a new website with free access, the Funding Insights dashboard, which offers unique insights into the state of global research funding opportunities. With the research funding landscape changing rapidly as a result of the COVID-19… Read More

UKRI confirms COVID-19 grant extension allocation to ensure crucial world-leading research -

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced deployment of £180 million of funding for organisations to sustain UKRI grant-funded research and fellowships affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This is part of a wider package announced by the Government to support the continuation… Read More

SAGE Publishing announces winners of 2020 SAGE Ocean Concept Grant -

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has announced the winners of the 2020 SAGE Ocean Concept Grant, with £15,000 awarded to Knowsir, a GDPR-compliant portal for researchers and participants to manage their consent relationship. Five further grants of £2,000 are… Read More

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