Addressing COVID-19 Societal Effects Via International Research TeamingLynette Michael | Office of Research Development and Education Apr 2, 2021
The National Science Foundation has announced their participation in the Trans-Atlantic Platform Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (T-AP RRR) international funding opportunity (PD-21-188Y). This program will support international teams of researchers for projects addressing key gaps in current understanding pertaining to the complex societal effects of COVID-19. Focus is on reducing inequalities and vulnerabilities; building a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable society; fostering democratic governance and participation; advancing responsible and inclusive digital innovation; and/or ensuring effective and accurate communication and media. All projects must fit within the mission of NSF's Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Science. Participating countries represent four continents: Africa (Republic of South Africa), Europe (Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom), North America (Canada, USA), and South America (Brazil, Columbia). Research teams must include at least 3 participating countries and partners from both sides of the Atlantic. Proposals are due July 12, 2021.